THE FESTIVAL TODAY The Continental Cup is a large, vibrant, annual civic event that celebrates internationalism, youth diversity and sportsmanship. Entering its eighth year in 2013, the Continental Cup has grown to become one of the world’s largest international youth sports festival attracting over 1,300 teams from 29 countries since 2006!
AC Milan Soccer Tournament North Coast Premier Soccer Complex* (Lodi, Ohio)
*New location for 2013!
Cleveland Cavaliers Basketball Tournament Baldwin Wallace University (Berea, Ohio) Championship Games Quicken Loans Arena* (Cleveland, Ohio)
COMPETITION Each team will enjoy the opportunity to compete in a minimum of four games against quality opponents from around the world.
OPENING CEREMONY Join over 8,000 participants, fans and community residents to establish life-long friendships at this spectacular, cross-cultural event featuring:
*Subject to availability.
Cleveland Indians Charities Baseball Tournament Victory Park Ohio (North Ridgeville, Ohio)
U14 Championship Game Progressive Field
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Parade of Nations Festival Village Performing artists Interactive games Coaches VIP Reception And much more!
Volleyball Tournament* Ohio Nets Sports Complex (Parma, Ohio)
*New event for 2013!
REGISTER NOW! DEADLINE: MAY 1, 2013
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A CROSS-CULTURAL ENVIRONMENT In 2012...
194 teams played in more than 400 games on 26 fields/courts Over 3,000 total athletes from 14 different countries
1500+ local athletes 840+ domestic athletes 600+ international athletes
375+ international athletes stayed on the
Baldwin Wallace University campus
Since 2006... 1,300+ teams from 29 countries
Antigua & Barbuda, Australia, Barbados, Bermuda, Brazil, Canada, Cayman Islands, Colombia, Curaรงao, Cyprus, Dominican Republic, Great Britain, Guatemala, Guam, India, Kenya, Kingdom of Bahrain, Liberia, Lithuania, Mexico, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Rwanda, Singapore, St. Lucia, Uganda, United States
A WORLD-CLASS DESTINATION Located on Lake Erie, the Cleveland metro area is home to nearly three million people and is filled with outstanding entertainment venues and attractions. Cleveland is a vibrant city whose people come together each summer to make the Continental Cup the experience of a lifetime.
EXCURSION PACKAGES In addition to the amazing activities scheduled for the tournament, a variety of excursion packages are also available for purchase. Visit DiscoverMyCleveland.com for all Cleveland has to offer!
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Photo courtesy of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
ATTRACTIONS These unique, one-of-a-kind attractions have made Cleveland and Northeast Ohio a popular tourist destination in the United States: • • • • • • • • • •
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum Horseshoe Casino Cleveland Greater Cleveland Aquarium Great Lakes Science Center Cedar Point Amusement Park Pro Football Hall of Fame Cleveland Metroparks Zoo and Rainforest NASA John H. Glenn Visitor Center Cleveland Museum of Art Cleveland Indians (MLB)
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COLLEGE COMBINES The Continental Cup has formed relationships with NCAA Division I, II, and III collegiate institutions, providing athletes the opportunity to showcase thier talents in front of college coaches from across the United States.
TOURNAMENT FEES* SOCCER (BOYS & GIRLS) U9, U10, U11, U12 • $700 U13, U14, U15, U16, U17, U18, U19 • $800 BASKETBALL (BOYS & GIRLS) U11-12, U13-14, U15-16, U17-18 • $525 BASEBALL (BOYS) U12, U13, U14 • $550 VOLLEYBALL (GIRLS) U11-12, U13-14, U15-16, U17-18 • $700 *Fees listed are in US$ and apply to teams from US and Canada. Special pricing available for international teams outside the US and Canada. Please contact us for more details.
ACCOMMODATIONS Teams can stay in one of our official Continental Cup hotels or take advantage of our all-inclusive dormitory package at Baldwin Wallace University. For a listing of approved hotels and accommodation details, visit continental-cup.com.
SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES TUESDAY-WEDNESDAY, JULY 2-3
SATURDAY, JULY 6
4-7pm.............Arrival & Registration
8am-6pm....................... Game Play 6-8pm................College Combines* & Seminars 8-10pm....... Rock ‘n’ Roll Dance Party
THURSDAY, JULY 4
8am-6pm....................... Game Play 6:30-9pm.........Opening Ceremony & Festival Village
FRIDAY, JULY 5
SUNDAY, JULY 7
8am-6pm....................... Game Play 7-10pm.........Cleveland Indians Game* *Additional costs required
(Subject to change)
8am-6pm................. Championship Game Play 7-9pm.............................Sports Zone
MONDAY, JULY 8
Basketball Camp & Combine Begin*
TEAM REGISTRATION BRIAN HORSBURGH
Basketball and Volleyball Direct: +1 216.363.1117 Fax: +1 216.621.2773 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Skype: brianhorsburgh
Soccer and Baseball Direct: +1 216.363.1606 Fax: +1 216.621.2773 Email: email@example.com Skype: taylor.s.evans
PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES CAROL PAYTO
Vice President, Marketing and Sales Direct: +1 216.363.1117 Fax: +1 216.621.2773 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Greater Cleveland Sports Commission 334 Euclid Avenue, Suite 100 Cleveland, OH 44114 USA Phone: +1 216.621.0600 Fax: +1 216.621.2773