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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

This week is one of the busiest for Tucson for 2014, there is golf, rodeo and soccer happening at the same time.

For soccer fans the Desert Diamond Cup begins on Wednesday, Feb. 19, but preparations are happening today.

Some teams are even already in Tucson and several are expected to hit the field this morning at the North stadium in the Kino Sports Complex. 

Five major league teams are participating in the 2014 Desert Diamond Cup tournament, in addition to FC Tucson.

The tournament kicks off tomorrow at 1 p.m. with Game one - Chivas USA vs. FC Tucson; game two at 3:30 p.m. – Colorado Rapids vs. Chicago Fire; game three at 6 p.m. – the Real Salt Lake vs. the New England Revolution.

Tickets can be found at

The championship game is on Saturday, March 1, which will be played at the Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium.

For a full schedule of games click here - http://bit.ly/1dHL2a2

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