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Ninth Annual Kirby Cup Soccer Camp applications now available

Published 9:15am Tuesday, April 30, 2013

The ninth annual Kirby Cup Soccer Camp will be held Tuesday, June 25 – Saturday June 29 at Harmon Field.  This free event for boys and girls ages 8-14 will take place pending grant funding from the Kirby Endowment at the Polk County Community Foundation.  Applications will be available May 1 at the Tryon Town Hall, the Polk County Recreation Department, PCMS and at Polk Rec reaction soccer games.

The mission of the camp is to teach fundamental soccer skills and create a global awareness by exploring other countries’ heritages.  Players will be divided into four teams representing Germany, India, Romania and Kenya. Each day, players will watch one national team play, learn about the country and then train in their style of play. The camp will end with a round robin tournament on Saturday.  Enrollment is limited to 40 players, so apply today.

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