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Champions crowned at 34th Schwan's USA CUP soccer tournament

07/21/2018, 7:15pm CDT
By Barclay Kruse, NSC Chief Communications Officer

BLAINE, Minn. (July 21, 2018) – Championship games for all divisions of the 34th Schwan’s USA CUP youth soccer tournament were held Saturday, July 21 at the National Sports Center in Blaine.

This year’s tournament featured a turnout of 1,150 teams from 20 states and 20 countries, making it the largest youth soccer tournament in the Western Hemisphere. The event generated an estimated $36 million in economic impact.

A total of 43 championship games were played in multi-level divisions from U9 through U19.

It was a good year for Minnesota clubs, with Minnesota teams winning 28 titles, eight more than last year.