Challenger Foundation

Challenger’s goal is to bring smiles to the faces of 10,000 children through a program of funded camps, clinics, and year-round coaching.  In 2019, Challenger coaches will provide coaching and mentorship in a number of U.S. and international cities, helping provide those children who cannot afford to participate in organized sport, with the opportunity to play, learn, and have fun! Challenger Sports is now a proud partner with the Global Orphan Project and we share their vision to care for children the world has left behind and prevent child abandonment. We also share their mission to provide support and care … Read More

Everything in Soccer

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Everything in Soccer will bring together the soccer community from North America where key aspect of the game will be discussed over two days of action packed debates, discussions, demonstrations, social networking and much more. The event will feature 4 key themes; Stimulation, Education, Innovation and Regulation.   Soccer has now become the number 1 sport with the youth of Canada (200,000 more children are playing Soccer opposed to Hockey – caughtoffside.com). In one of the largest markets for the game of soccer (Canada) the opportunities are unlimited to be apart of the game no matter what the sector. The time is now to … Read More

SoccerEx in Miami Nov 2018

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Challenger Sports are proud to announce a partnership with the leading professional soccer networking event in the World! Soccerex have been bringing together the global soccer industry to network in a unique commercial environment for over twenty years. From industry leading networking events across the globe to market insight campaigns, they provide a platform to connect your business with the game’s key stakeholders. Just like Challenger, Soccerex are committed to growing the beautiful game around the world and their love of the beautiful game is truly at the heart of everything they do. Soccerex USA will be held in Miami on … Read More

Post your photo and win!

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One of Challenger’s official partners, United Soccer Coaches, which has one vote as an associate member at U.S. Soccer’s National Council that will decide the presidential election on Feb. 10, has issued a call for the candidates to unite the entire soccer family. Its statement, signed by new president Lesle Gallimore, CEO Lynn Berling-Manuel and other United Soccer Coaches leaders, asks that the eight candidates pledge to support five points: As a voting member of U.S. Soccer, United Soccer Coaches has watched the unfolding of the presidential election with optimism. We do not know who will win this election, but on behalf of … Read More

Need help with soccer parents?

Challenger Sports has teamed up with soccer parenting expert (and former SoccerPlus coach) Skye Eddie Bruce to help our partner clubs deal with one of the most important issues in the game – PARENTS! I founded the Soccer Parenting Association (Soccer Parenting) to improve youth soccer by empowering parents to help their child’s soccer experience be inspiring. In addition to being a youth soccer parent myself, I am also a youth coach, a coach educator for United Soccer Coaches and the Changing the Game Project, a Board member, and a former top level player. I have had amazing coaching mentors, … Read More

Sporting LS Cup – September 27-29, 2019

2019 SLS Cup schedules and results Click here to book Sporting LS Cup hotel rooms. Below is the Challenger Sports tournament policy for traveling teams: All teams traveling to participate in the SLS Cup must book their hotel rooms through GCI Team Travel.  GCI has reserved reduced rate tournament room blocks with a wide range of hotels to suit the needs of all participating teams. Please note, traveling teams must reserve hotels through GCI in order to be accepted into the tournament. View Rules View Form At check-in, USYSA registered teams will need to provide the following paperwork: US Club Soccer/USSSA registered teams … Read More