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Soccer players invited to participate in the People of the Planet Soccer Tournament

BOONE—The 8th Annual People of the Planet Soccer Tournament will be at Watauga High School turf fields Sunday, April 13. The tournament celebrates diversity at Appalachian State University and in the community. It is part of the university’s annual Diversity Celebration held on campus. Admission is free.

View larger imageSoccer enthusiasts such as these young players from the 2011 People of the Planet Soccer Tournament will gather April 13 at Watauga High School for the eighth annual tournament. (Photo courtesy of Rahman Tashakkori)

Adult teams will be comprised of university faculty, staff, students, alumni and community members representing many foreign countries. Youth teams in several age groups will have an opportunity to play. The U6 (ages 5, 6), U8 (ages 7, 8), U10 (ages 9, 10), U12 (ages 11, 12) and U14 (ages 12, 13) boys and girls teams will be comprised of players from the community.

The registration deadline for the youth players is March 28. Details and registration information are online at http://cs.appstate.edu/soccer.

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