Soccer tournament in Greenville Oct. 27-29


GREENVILLE, Pitt County - the NIRSA Southeast Regional Soccer Alliance Tournament is coming to Greenville.

Below is a press release on the event.


For the first time, ECU Campus Recreation and Wellness will be the host site for the National Intramural and Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA) Southeast Regional Soccer Alliance here in Greenville, from October 27 through October 29. The tournament will take place at ECU's North Recreational Complex.

There will be a total of 28 teams competing in the tournament from across the Southeast: 16 men's and 12 women's. To qualify for the tournament, teams must finish in the top eight for men, and top six for women in regular season play. The remaining spots will be awarded to the Top RPI ranked teams who are not already qualified. The participants for this tournament will be determined and announced in the middle of October. This tournament is expected to generate an estimated $258,845 in economic impact for Greenville and Pitt County. The winner of the men's and women's tournament division will qualify for the NIRSA National Soccer Championship held in Phoenix, Arizona November 16-18, 2017.

This tournament will fill all eight fields of the North Recreational Complex from Friday evening through Sunday afternoon. The North Recreational Complex is located on Highway 264 East, approximately 10 minutes from the ECU Main Campus. This event is free and open to the public! We encourage you to come out and watch a weekend full of soccer!

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