SPOKANE SHADOW NEWS RELEASE - Wednesday, January 13
Spokane SC Shadow announced the dates for several key events coming up in 2016, The first event will be the Shadow Charity Poker Tournament & Auction on February 28. On field events kick off in March when the club hosts the Inland Northwest 5-a-Side tournament and the First Team holds tryouts in preparation to defend its back-to-back EPLWA championships. The club also will host the Northwest Cup youth tournament August 12-14.
The club will also be making a special major announcement tomorrow, Thursday, January 14.
About the Events
Third Annual Shadow Charity Poker Tournament & Auction
February 28 - 3:00 pm - Northern Quest Resort & Casino
The fundraising event was created an a fun social event to help raise funds to cover costs for youth players. All proceeds from the event benefit the SSC Shadow Player Financial Assistance Program. For the 2015/16 season SSC Shadow provided over $50,000 in assistance toward club dues for our soccer players.
Tickets are $50 in advance and $75 at the door. A $30 ticket option is also available for those who would like to attend the social hour and auction while not taking part in the poker tournament. All tickets include appetizers and one drink voucher.
The event begins at 3:00 pm with registration and the social hour. The poker tournament will commence at 4:00 with a break at approximately 5:30 to conduct the Live Auction.
To purchase tickets, become an event sponsor or for more information, visit the official page for the event [+]
10th Annual Inland Northwest 5-a-Side
March 12-13 - Venue To Be Announced
Founded 10 years ago as an opportunity for teams to prepare for their spring seasons, the annual event is already open for registration for U9 to U19 players at the recreational, Select, Premier and RCL levels. Teams may consist of up to nine players in total and are guaranteed at least three games. The small-sided matches are fast-paced contests with 15-minute halves and substitutions on the fly. Teams can register now here [+]
Shadow First Team (EPLWA) Tryouts
March 19-20 – More Details To Be Announced
The First Team will once again host an open tryout for players interested in joining the team to play in the Evergreen Premier League. Over the past two seasons, outstanding college and high school players have helped guide the team to a pair of league championships. Interested players should reserve the weekend on their schedule. Further information regarding tryouts will be available in the coming weeks.
24th Annual Northwest Cup Tournament
August 12-14 - Venue To Be Announced
Created 24 years ago help provide appropriate and quality competitive environments for teams at different levels, the tournament grew in popularity so much so that it eventually became a two-weekend event split by either gender or ages. This year, however, the tournament is returning to its roots with its expected overall field of approximately 150 teams competing in various brackets in one weekend. The event traditionally attracts clubs from throughout the northwest with sides from Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Canada and throughout the Evergreen State. Information on registration will be announced at a later date here [+]
About Spokane SC Shadow
Spokane Soccer Club Shadow is a 501(c)(3) non-profit club serving greater Spokane’s premier, select and developmental soccer families. We offer the highest standards of youth and young adult soccer advancement, delivering a unique package of development, competition, enjoyment and community by expert, certified coaches.