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Youth Soccer Month Week Three

September 14, 2008 10:00 PM
We are now half way through Youth Soccer Month. Have you joined the celebration? Have a photo you'd like to share? Send it to today and don't forget about the Great Plays, Great Saves Photo Contest going on now! 

Another great contest going on all month is the Out of Control Scratch Off! You have a chance to win Monday through Friday [link].

The theme of week three is Friendship. This week, focus on the relationships and fun generated through playing soccer and their extension beyond the field.
Below is the Youth Soccer Month schedule for the current week.
Mon., Sept. 15
Tues., Sept. 16
Wed., Sept. 17
Passback Day
Thurs., Sept. 18
Giant Jersey and YSM $10,000 Kick at Columbus Crew MLS Game(OH)
YSM $10,000 Kick at James Madison
Fri., Sept. 19
Sat., Sept. 20
Giant Jersey and YSM $10,000 Kick  at KC Wizards MLS Game
YSM $10,000 Kick at Colorado Rapids MLS Game

Great Contests Throughout Youth Soccer Month: 
Youth Soccer Month $10,000 Kick
Youth Soccer Month's $10,000 Kick will be featured at select MLS and Fox Soccer Channel Game of the Week/NSCAA games during September. Last year, a contestant was within six inches of winning! With at least nine teams participating, maybe one lucky fan will win this year. Home teams will select a fan for the chance to win $10,000 during a halftime kick. Contestants will all receive a prize pack for participating.
Airheads Out of Control Scratch Off
Airheads Out of Control® Virtual Scratch Card online contest kicks off September 1. Don't miss out on your chance to win a trip to the MLS Cup in Carson City, Calif., or other great prizes. Visit Monday-Friday, September 1-26 and enter to win daily prizes and a chance at the grand prize, a trip for four to the MLS Cup. For a complete rules and details, click here.
Great Plays, Great Saves Photo Contest
The Liberty Mutual Responsible Sports online photo contest "Great Plays, Great Saves" is kicked off September 1. Don't miss out on your chance to win great prizes and have your soccer star's photo showcased on
Follow Stickley on the Youth Soccer Month Giant Jersey Tour
Stickley, the US Youth Soccer mascot, will lead the tour taking pictures with fans and at various landmarks along the tour's route. Stickley will archive his adventures in his very own blog, as well as post photos along the way.

For more ideas and activities to celebrate Youth Soccer Month, go to /soccermonth
Youth Soccer Month is celebrated nationally every September and is dedicated to expanding the game of soccer in America. US Youth Soccer leads the initiative to bring together kids and families of all ages and abilities to reinforce the four fundamentals of soccer: Fun, Family, Friendship and Fitness. Implemented in 2002, Youth Soccer Month raises awareness of youth soccer as well as the benefits of the game while emphasizing the No. 1 youth participation sport in America and a leading contributor to the healthy lifestyles of millions of American families.



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