Tiger soccer teams to host indoor tournaments

MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University soccer program is hosting a pair of indoor tournaments this winter for youth and high school club teams from around the area.

The Tigers host the annual Wesleyan Winter Classic Feb. 23-24, 2013, and the St. Paddy’s Day Tournament March 9-10, 2013. Both tournaments will be at the Christen Family Recreation/Wellness Center on the Dakota Wesleyan campus.

The winter classic is open to U12, U14, U16 and U19 teams. The cost is $150 for U12 and U14 teams and $175 for U16 and U19 teams. The entry deadline is Monday, Feb. 11, 2013. There is a separate boys’ and girls’ division for each age group, and teams are guaranteed at least three, 32-minute games.

The St. Paddy’s Classic features two open divisions for men and women. Coed teams are welcome, but must compete in the men’s division. Teams of four field players and a goal keeper are guaranteed at least four, 24-minute games. The cost is $150 per team, and the deadline to register is Friday, March 1, 2013.

Contact Tiger men’s soccer coach Jeremy Tosaya at jetosaya@dwu.edu for more information or to register for either tournament. All entry forms and waivers needed are available on the Dakota Wesleyan athletics website, and teams can also register online on the tournament page on the athletics website at www.dwuathletics.com/mens-athletics/soccer/tournaments.