WEEK 5 OF THE BUZZ
Welcome back to the buzz! We are 2 weeks away from Target USA CUP. We can’t wait to see everyone.
schedule posting dates
- USA CUP Weekend schedule is available by Monday, July 4 by 5 p.m. CST.
- USA CUP schedule released is available by Wednesday, July 6 by 5 p.m CST.
final team check in
Final team check-in will be from 3pm – 9pm on Thursday July 7th for USA CUP Weekend and Monday July 11th for USA CUP Weeklong! One representative from each team will need to check-in during this time frame – No exceptions will be made.
College coach / recruitment seminars
Interested in playing college soccer? We are pleased to offer a free college coaches seminar with extensive information about college recruitment, tips to stand out, NCAA and NAIA regulations, inputs from college coaches, discussions with current student-athletes, and much more. Our presenter, Dan Rothert, found of Top Student Athlete Recruiting, will share his insights about recruitment. We will also have Aurora FC (USL W) players share their experience and answer questions.
The college coaches seminar will take place July 13 at 9:30am at Centerview Elementary School
The combine will take place on July 11th and is open to all prospective student athletes with graduation dates from 2023-2026. It will include a classroom session, small-sided and full-sided games. Plus, the will be livestreamed. There are limited openings, so sign up now!
Girls – 8:30am-12:00pm
Boys – 12:00pm – 3:30pm
Location – NSC Stadium
Valleyfair is offering a special ticket price to all Target USA Cup participants and their families during the tournament. Admission includes unlimited access to rides, shows, Planet Snoopy™ and much more! Just a short drive to the south metro, this is Minnesota’s largest outdoor amusement park. It includes over 75 rides, a waterpark, live entertainment, Planet Snoopy and Dinosaurs Alive! The park includes eight unique roller coasters that will send your fun-meter skyrocketing.
Location: 1 Valley Fair Dr, Shakopee, MN 55379
Mall of america
Located on the outskirts of Minneapolis in Bloomington, the Mall of America is the one of the most popular tourist destination in Minnesota. With more than 520 stores, 50 restaurants, attractions including Nickelodeon Universe, SEA LIFE, Crayola, LEGO, mini golf, VR and more.
Location: 60 E Broadway, Bloomington, MN 55425
Price: Mall entry is FREE
Nickelodeon Universe tickets can be purchased here!
Busses will be available on Thursday, July 14th and Saturday July 16th.
NSC at 10:30AM, 1PM, 4PM
NW at 10:55AM, 1:25PM, 4:25PM
UMN at 11:15AM, 1:45PM, 4:50PM
NSC, NW, UMN at 2:30PM, 5:45PM, and 8:45PM
speak up at usa cup
It is our goal to end the stigma around the mental health of athletes, and provide space to have these sometimes difficult conversations. Join us all day on Wednesday, July 13th, and take part in the first ever Speak Up at Target USA CUP!
View Presentation Times and Please register by clicking here!
Come check out the Target USA CUP Adidas Superstore in the Sports Expo Center! Don’t forget participants can pick up their player bags here. Powered by soccer.com, you will find all official Target USA CUP merchandise and other great products. Don’t miss out on great deals and great fun!
CREDIT CARD ONLY!!