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5th Annual Copa Food City
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5th ANNUAL COPA FOOD CITY SOCCER TOURNAMENT

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC - FREE ADMISSION

WHAT:
Food City Supermarkets will host its 5th Annual Copa Food City where a total of 96 soccer teams from all over the Valley will face-off in a three-day tournament.  Three categories comprised of men, women and several children's divisions, will go head-to-head to score the winning goal.  This year the men's division will be hosted by the Copa Lowe's.  The winning adult team will be advancing to the Copa Lowe's, a national tournament in Los Angeles.

The General Cónsul of Mexico Carlos Flores Vizcarra and soccer icon and legend Jorge Campos will host the inauguration parade event on Saturday. This year's event will bring in more than 90 vendor sponsors including Bimbo Bakeries, Bar-S Foods and Dr. Pepper and overall attendance is estimated to exceed last year's number of 30,000 for the entire weekend.

The tournament is free to all participating teams and each player will receive free uniforms and soccer equipment. Trophies and medals will be awarded to winning teams from each division. All children participating in the tournament will also receive a free soccer ball.  

In addition to the high-energy soccer tournament, Copa Food City spectators can enjoy a variety of food and entertainment. The vendor village will also include more than 50 booths for games and sampling.

WHO:              
   

  • Jorge Campos, 2006 World Cup Mexican National Team Assistant Coach, former Mexican National Team Goal Keeper
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  • General Cónsul of Mexico, Carlos Flores Vizcarra
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  • Claudia Molina, Univision Deportes
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  • 56 children's, 32 men's and 8 women's soccer teams from Arizona

  • WHERE:
    Tempe Sports Complex
    8401 S. Hardy Dr.
    Tempe, AZ 85284

    WHEN:
    Inaugural Opening Ceremony - Saturday, Nov. 4th – 12:45 p.m.

    Event Dates/Times
    Friday, Nov. 3rd– 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
    Saturday, Nov. 4th – 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
    Sunday, Nov. 5th – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

    OPEN TO THE PUBLIC - FREE ADMISSION

    Food City has been part of the Arizona community for more than 50 years. The Bashas' Family of Stores acquired Food City in 1993 and since then it has grown to more than 60 stores statewide. Food City is committed to providing excellent customer service, quality products and low prices to every neighborhood it serves. Copa Food City was created by Food City in 2001 and is Arizona's largest Latino soccer tournament, to give local children an opportunity to be a part of a competitive and structured soccer organization. Copa Food City provides participants with free uniforms and equipment, and brings soccer teams from all over the Valley together.






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