- WHAT: Continental Cup International Youth Sports Festival presented by Cleveland Clinic Sports Health is pleased to host the Opening Ceremony and Cultural Festival that will kick off the 6th Annual Continental Cup tournament.
- WHERE: John Carroll University – Quad (20700 North Park Boulevard, University Heights, Ohio 44118)
- DATE: Thursday, June 30th
- TIME: Gates open to the public at 6:00pm; Show start at 7:00pm
- DETAILS: Join us as we kick off the 2011 Continental Cup International Youth Sports Festival with the free Opening Ceremony and Cultural Festival on Thursday, June 30th at 6:00pm. This year’s Opening Ceremony will include a parade of athletes, live music from international artists, inflatables, interactive exhibits, a passport program to win prizes and so much more. You can also take a stroll down the “Foods of the World” where restaurants will offer delectable dishes for purchase representing ethnicities from all around the globe! Invite your friends and family to this free night of entertainment and activities! Visit www.continental-cup.com for more details. *Guests are invited to bring blankets and chairs as seating will be limited. Admission is free and gates open to the public at 6:00pm.
This summer, the Greater Cleveland Sports Commission will host the sixth annual Continental Cup International Youth Sports Festival presented by Cleveland Clinic Sports Health where athletic competition meets cultural exchange, entertainment, attractions, shopping and more! It will take place June 30 – July 3 and will include three sports: AC Milan Continental Cup (soccer), Cleveland Indians Charities Continental Cup (baseball) and Cleveland Cavaliers Continental Cup (basketball). An estimated 3,600 athletes from 20 different countries are expected to participate this summer at various locations across Northeast Ohio, infusing over $4 million into the local region.
Tournament games are free and open to the public.
- AC Milan Continental Cup tournament play will take place at Lost Nation Sports Park in Willoughby, Krueger Park in Mentor and Blossom Fields in Brecksville.
- Cleveland Indians Charities Continental Cup tournament play will take place at Euclid Memorial Park in Euclid and Richmond Heights Community Park in Richmond Heights with the final U14 championship game to be played at Progressive Field.
- Cleveland Cavaliers Continental Cup games will be played at the Multiplex Event Center in Warrensville Heights.
For more information on the Continental Cup, please visit www.continental-cup.com.