Skills competition kicks off Soccer Shootout - Tucson News Now

Skills competition kicks off Soccer Shootout

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The torch is lit, let the games begin.

The Tucson Association of Realtors Soccer Shootout kicked off its 26th year on Friday night at Fort Lowell Park.

This year’s two-day event is bringing 330 teams to Tucson including 143 from out of town to play more than 575 soccer matches.

There will be five highlight games on Saturday on Field 1 at Fort Lowell Park including matches involving local sides Ft. Lowell Express 02, U14 Male Gold Tucson Aztecs 02 Boys Blue, U13 Female Gold Freedom Fusion and Tanque Verde Soccer Club 03 Girls Blue 

The opening night festivities included a new twist to the soccer Olympics, the ever-growing in popularity foot golf was added to the skills competition.

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