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US Youth Soccer adidas Workshop Features New Area for Players

January 30, 2008 09:00 PM

New Kick Zone and exhibit hall are free on Saturday
$25 Day Pass gets you access to all educational sessions and exhibit hall

The 2008 US Youth Soccer adidas Workshop will be held in Pittsburgh on February 7-9 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center and will feature the new, Kick Zone, open on Saturday, February 9, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. for kids of all ages.

This player area will feature the Kohl's US Youth Soccer American Cup Interactive Village complete with kick wall, soccer dribble inflatables and games.  Adding to the excitement, interactive games will be provided by adidas, Kwik Goal, Fox Soccer Channel, the Columbus Crew, AC Milan and the Pittsburgh Riverhounds. The exhibit hall and Kick Zone are free and open to the public on Saturday.

Two types registration is available for the convention, full registration, which provides access to all educational sessions, exhibit hall and the US Youth Soccer Awards Gala on Friday night, and a Day Pass, which provides daily access to educational sessions and the exhibit hall but not the Awards Gala.  The public may purchase day passes for $25 or full registration for $200.  Both are available at the convention center. 

More than 3,000 people are expected to attend the workshop including an exhibit hall with over 200 exhibitors featuring the latest soccer equipment, technology, apparel, fundraising ideas and more.  The event, the largest of its kind for youth sports in North America, features more than 90 educational workshops and demonstrations for administrators, coaches, referees, parents, and soccer enthusiasts.

2008 US Youth Soccer adidas Workshop
Who: Soccer Coaches, Referees, Administrators, and Exhibitors
What: 2008 US Youth Soccer adidas Workshop
When: February 7-9, 2008
Where: David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, Penn.
Admission: $25 day pass or $200 full registration, admission on all three days and the US Youth Soccer Awards Gala

For a full schedule of events, seminar descriptions and to learn more about the US Youth Soccer adidas Workshop, click here.


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