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Registration opens for People of the Planet Soccer Tournament

BOONE—The 7th Annual People of the Planet Soccer Tournament will be held Sunday, April 7, at the Watauga High School turf fields. The tournament will celebrate Appalachian State University and community cultural diversity, and is part of the annual Diversity Celebration held on campus. Admission is free.

View larger imageLast year, individuals representing 45 countries participated in the annual People of the Planet Soccer Tournament. This year’s event will be held April 7 at Watauga High School.

Adult teams will be comprised of faculty, staff, students, alumni and community members representing many foreign countries.

Youth teams in several age groups will have an opportunity to play. The U6 (ages 5, 6), U8 (ages 7, 8), U10 (ages 9, 10), U12 (ages 11, 12), and U14 (ages 13, 14) boys and girls teams will be comprised of players from the community.

Youth players are required to register online. The registration deadline for the youth players is March 22. All players will receive a jersey made for the event. Also, children can register to carry small flags with the players before each game.

Details and registration information are at