By Randy Vogt, Director of Public Relations, Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association
August 25, 2020-After a very tumultuous spring, the news continues to be good regarding the coronavirus here in New York, allowing the Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association
(ENYYSA) to return to competitive games. Eastern New York teams return to play by competing in three Long Island youth tournaments. Per US Soccer’s guidelines on return-to-play, the tourneys are only allowed to accept teams from their own region and neighboring counties.
East Meadow Tournament
Hosted by the East Meadow Soccer Club
Saturday, August 29 and Sunday, August 30
This 42nd annual event features a minimum of 350 teams playing at fields such as Mitchel Athletic Complex, East Meadow’s Field of Dreams, Speno Park, Cedar Creek Park, Cantiague Park and the Peter Collins Soccer Park
For more info, please contact tournament director Hristo Kaloferov at email@example.com
Bob Schrager Memorial Long Island Cup
Hosted by the Oceanside United Soccer Club
Saturday, September 5 and Sunday, September 6. Boys play Saturday and girls play Sunday.
This 27th annual event features 200 teams playing at Mitchel Athletic Complex, Oceanside Park and Speno Park.
The tourney is named after Bob Schrager, who is remembered by his friend, ODP Director Jim Volpe, as “being Vice President for Oceanside United for a couple of years, but what stood out was that he was a true volunteer in every sense of the word. Did what had to be done and always with a smile.”
For more info, please contact tournament director Neil Bloom at firstname.lastname@example.org
Long Island Soccer Classic
Hosted by the Sachem, Smithtown and West Islip soccer clubs
Saturday, September 12 and Sunday, September 13
This event features 300 teams
For more info, please contact tournament director Rick deVries at email@example.com
With approximately 100,000 youth soccer players––both boys and girls––and more than 25,000 volunteers, the non-profit Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association (ENYYSA) stretches from Montauk Point, Long Island to the Canadian border. Members are affiliated with nine leagues throughout the association, which covers the entire state of New York east of Route 81. ENYYSA exists to promote and enhance the game of soccer for children and teenagers between the ages of 5 and 19 years old, and to encourage the healthy development of youth players, coaches, referees and administrators. All levels of soccer are offered––from intramural, travel team and premier players as well as Children With Special Needs. No child who wants to play soccer is turned away. ENYYSA is a proud member of the United States Soccer Federation and United States Youth Soccer Association. For more information, please log on to http://www.enysoccer.com/, which receives nearly 300,000 hits annually from the growing soccer community.