OVERLAND PARK/OLATHE, Kan. — Heartland Soccer Association, the largest youth soccer league and tournament host in the United States, is thrilled to announce the ongoing registration for teams seeking to participate in the league’s highly anticipated Fall 2023 season tournaments.

Renowned for its exceptional quality, Heartland Soccer proudly presents a collection of 14 remarkable tournaments each year. Teams hailing from the Midwest and beyond are invited to partake in the league’s prestigious fall tournaments, which have garnered a reputation for excellence.

The Fall 2023 tournament lineup includes the following exciting events:

  • Heartland Open Cup: August 4-6.
  • Fall Kick Off Challenge Sponsored by Capelli: August 18-20.
  • Heartland Midwest Classic Presented by Prairiefire: September 1-3.
  • Midwest All Boys: September 22-24.
  • Midwest All Girls Powered by GameChanger: October 6-8.
  • Heartland Invitational Girls Sponsored by CH Roofing and Exteriors: November 3-5.
  • Heartland Invitational Boys Sponsored by CH Roofing and Exteriors: November 10-12.

Surrounded by top-tier amenities, all games will take place at two world-class turf facilities, including the renowned Scheels Overland Park Soccer Complex and the exceptional Garmin Olathe Soccer Complex.

With over 46,000 players and 4,800 teams participating annually, Heartland Soccer tournaments have become a magnet for passionate athletes nationwide. The events showcase various divisions, catering to both boys and girls age groups ranging from U-8 to U-19. Demonstrating their unparalleled popularity, these tournaments consistently sell out, generating an estimated economic impact of $30.4 million for Overland Park, Kan., Olathe, Kan., and the surrounding cities during the tournament season.

“After the resounding success of our Spring tournament series, we are eagerly gearing up to kick off the Fall series in August. We extend a warm welcome to players, coaches, and parents from across the country, inviting them to immerse themselves in the exceptional tournament experience at our soccer complexes,” exclaims Shane Hackett, Executive Director of Heartland Soccer. “Our tournaments continue to evolve, attracting teams from as far as 16 states who come to compete and leave with unforgettable memories.”

As Heartland Soccer celebrates over 45 years of dedication to youth soccer development, its remarkable impact has played a significant role in establishing Kansas City as the undisputed Soccer Capital of America.

For more information on tournament dates, policies, and registration deadlines, interested parties are encouraged to visit the official website at www.heartlandsoccer.net.

About Heartland Soccer Association

Heartland Soccer, the largest youth soccer league in the United States, boasts an impressive roster of more than 1,300 league teams per season and hosts 4,800 tournament teams annually. With a staggering count of 74,000 youth soccer players, 4,000 coaches, and 2,000 active referees, Heartland Soccer Association has established itself as a prominent organization since its inception in 1977. Starting with 600 players, the association has expanded its reach to encompass teams from 16 states and international participants, offering both league play and tournaments. For further details, please visit www.heartlandsoccer.net.

Heartland Soccer extends a range of opportunities for league and tournament sponsorship. Partnerships serve as integral members in nurturing an ever-growing soccer family within the community. Sponsorship not only amplifies brand visibility for businesses but also directly contributes to the development of Kansas City’s youth through soccer. To explore sponsorship options, kindly reach out to Bridgette Samuelson, Director of Partnership Development and Operations, at bridgette@heartlandsoccer.net.