University of New Haven Charger Youth Kickoff | Kids Out and About Fairfield County, CT

University of New Haven Charger Youth Kickoff

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300 Boston Post Rd
West Haven , CT , 06516 41° 17' 32.2656" N, 72° 57' 45.8676" W
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Brandon Caron
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A 3 on 3 recreational youth soccer tournament hosted by students at the University of New Haven. The tournament will be held on Sunday, April 27th at DellaCamera Stadium.

MISSION: To present a recreational youth soccer tournament at the University of New Haven aimed at building a sense of community, supporting local soccer programs, and having fun in a safe environment.VISION: To become a leader within the local community by creating an annual youth soccer event that brings the University of New Haven and local community together, while providing a unique educational experience for UNH students.ABOUT US: The annual Charger Youth Kick-off will be hosted by students at the University of New Haven. For the students who are enrolled in SMGT 4474, Marketing and Promotion in Sports, it is a chance to gain valuable event marketing skills as the ramp up the hype for the tournament in the spring. For the students who are enrolled in SMGT 4475, Sports Event Planning, it is not just another day in the classroom. They have spent the entire semester planning this 3V3 soccer youth tournament as their semester long class project. Everything from the budget, to rules, to sponsors, to game day operations has been planned and executed by the students themselves. It is a great way for students in the Sports Management or Event Planning field to get the real life experience of planning an event from start to finish.

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