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Earth Day Soccer Classic

Earth Day Soccer Classic - 6v6 CoRec Tournament

ASU's School of Sustainability, Green Living Magazine, Tempe Sister City,
Sun Devil Fitness Complex, and One World Futbol, have joined together to present a bi-continental, co-ed soccer tournament to coincide with 2014 Earth Day celebrations. The tournament brings the world together, one soccer game at a time, as it takes place simultaneously in Ghana, Africa, our World Cup opponents in June.

Earth Day Soccer Classic will showcase Royal Philips' solar-powered soccer fields, which are enabling African kids to play at night for the first time. You'll also experience One World Futbol's nearly indestructible soccer balls. Proceeds from the tournament will be used to donate balls to soccer clubs in Accra, Ghana.

  • When: Sat. April 12, 2014 - All Day Event!
  • Where: ASU Intramural Fields - Tempe Campus
  • Time: 8am - 7pm (Championship game is from 6pm-7pm)
  • Cost: $120/team
  • Roster: Games are played 6v6, roster maximum of 9 players/team. Team roster must include a minimum of 3 female players, with 2 female players always on the field.
  • Divisions: Competitive and Recreational Divisions
  • Prizes: All players receive a free Earth Day Soccer Classic t-shirt, water bottle, chapstick
  • Tournament: Teams guaranteed 3 pool-play games. Winners advance to a single elimination tournament.
Team captain must register the team. All participants must be 18yrs or older and need not be ASU students. We welcome teams from the community!

To understand the depths of the soccer/solar/sustainability connection:
Earth Day Celebration Expo
In addition, to the soccer tournament, from 10AM to 2PM we will have community-wide Earth Day celebration, which will feature a Solar Cookout, live music, community booths, a community art project, solar companies, interactive games and more.

Help us donate soccer balls to the Top Ten Soccer Academy in Accra, Ghana!
  • Buy a ball for $25 that ASU students will take to Accra this summer
  • "Buy One, Give One" option: buy a ball for yourself for $40 and One World Futbol will donate a ball to the club in in Accra
In addition, for each soccer ball purchased through this campaign, One World Futbol Project will donate $5 toward the purchase of more balls for Accra!

Purchase a ball here