November Preview of Events

MEDIA ALERT
November 3, 2015

For Immediate Release
Contact:
Trish Heffelfinger
trishheff@mdsoccerplex.org
301-528-1481

 
 

 



 

Maryland SoccerPlex and Discovery Sports Center November 2015 Preview 

Prestigious Bethesda Premier Cup college showcase soccer tournament headlines November slate at the SoccerPlex

 

Boyds, MD (Nov. 3, 2015) - The fall soccer season may be winding down, but there is still plenty of outdoor action this month at the Maryland SoccerPlex along with a wide range of activities at the Discovery Sports Center. 

In addition to the conclusion of SAM Soccer's fall season and local high school championships, the SoccerPlex will host the 32nd annual Bethesda Premier Cup, one of the nation's top college showcase youth soccer tournaments this November.

See below for more information on what to look forward to at the SoccerPlex and Discovery Sports Center in November 2015...

Bump, Set, Drink Volleyball playoffs continue
November 5, 12
Location: Discovery Sports Center
With the regular season complete, the BSD Volleyball playoffs are underway as teams compete for division titles. The social and competitive volleyball league will decide its champions for the fall season on November 12, following the semifinals coming up this Thursday, November 5.
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End of SAM Fall 2015 league season
November 6,7,8
Location: SoccerPlex
Another Soccer Association of Montgomery (SAM) season comes to an end this weekend as the Recreational and SELECT Divisions play their final matches of the fall on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Many close division races will be decided on the final day of action in both leagues.
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Feis Culkin Irish Dance Festival
November 7
Location: Discovery Sports Center
The Culkin School of Traditional Irish Dance is presenting its annual festival this weekend at the Discovery Sports Center, as children of all ages and adults compete across a multitude of divisions in the North American Feis Commission event. The festival features solo dances as well as traditional sets, with skill levels ranging from beginners to masters.
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WCAC Championships
November 7
Location: SoccerPlex
One of the top high school leagues in the D.C. area, the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference (WCAC), will hold its boys and girls soccer championships at the SoccerPlex this weekend. The WCAC is holdings its playoffs throughout the week, leading into the title matches on Saturday.
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Transition from Indoor Courts to Indoor Turf Fields
November 12-13
Location: Discovery Sports Center
Every year in mid-November, the Discovery Sports Center's eight indoor basketball/volleyball courts transition into two indoor turf soccer fields, which are open until March. The fields accommodate the venue's indoor leagues and tournaments, among other events throughout the winter months.

Bethesda Premier Cup
Girls Weekend: November 13-15
Boys Weekend: November 20-22
Location: SoccerPlex
One of the top youth soccer tournaments in the country returns to the SoccerPlex this November as the re-branded Bethesda Premier Cup kicks off November 13 with the start of the Girls Weekend. For 32 years, the Premier Cup, formerly known as the Bethesda Thanksgiving Tournament, has hosted competitive travel soccer teams from the Under-9 age group to the college showcase levels. The 2015 event features more than 800 total teams, which include over 100 State Cup champions and 12 Regional champion teams.
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Youth and Adult Indoor Soccer Session I Starts
November 14
Location: Discovery Sports Center
Session I of the Youth and Adult Indoor Soccer season at the Discovery Sports Center begins on November 14, and runs through mid-January. While all of the Session I divisions are full, Session II Registration remains open for adults.
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Winter Session 1 Pre-Kicks and Kickers starts
November 14
Location: Discovery Sports Center
Session I of the Winter Pre-Kicks and Kickers programs at the Discovery Sports Center begins on November 14, and runs through the third week in January. Pre-Kicks (Ages 3-4) and Kickers (Ages 5-7) provide offseason skills development for young players looking to make the next step in their soccer training.
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Goalkeeper and Winter Indoor Clinics Session I start
November 16
Location: Discovery Sports Center
Local players have the opportunity to receive offseason technical training in individual skills such as passing, dribbling, shooting and heading, along with offensive and defensive team drills this winter at the Discovery Sports Center's Winter Indoor Clinics for field players. Goalkeepers will have their own separate clinics, with Session I running Nov. 16 - Jan. 4.
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Happy Thanksgiving! (SoccerPlex Closed)
November 26

SoccerPlex opens at 5 p.m.
November 27


About the Maryland SoccerPlex

The Maryland SoccerPlex (www.mdsoccerplex.org - 18031 Central Park Circle, Boyds, MD 20841) features 22 professionally maintained, regulation-sized soccer fields. The SoccerPlex offers a combination of playing surfaces with 11 Kentucky bluegrass fields, 7 Bermuda grass fields, 3 synthetic turf fields with lights and an award-winning Kentucky bluegrass stadium field with lights and permanent bleacher seating.

The SoccerPlex hosts youth leagues, adult leagues, youth tournaments, NCAA Division I college matches and conference championships (ACC), U.S. Open Cup matches (D.C. United), professional women's matches (Washington Spirit) and a variety of international teams and competitions.

 

 

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