Overland Park/Olathe, Kan – May 9, 2024 – Heartland Soccer Association announces the return of the Midwest Mother’s Day Classic from May 10-12. Held at the exceptional Garmin Olathe Soccer Complex and the Scheels Overland Park Complex, the event will feature over 375 teams. The tournament offers teams from across the Midwest an opportunity to engage in high-level competition against other elite youth soccer teams.

Historically, the Midwest Mother’s Day Classic generates an estimated $7.5 million economic impact over the course of the weekend, reflecting its significant contribution to the local economy.

Shane Hackett, Heartland Soccer’s Executive Director, welcomes teams to the ‘Soccer Capital of America.’ He anticipates the tournament’s success, highlighting its significance in showcasing top soccer talent.

The Midwest Mother’s Day Classic will feature live streaming and playback of all matches at the Garmin Olathe Soccer Complex via VidSport, a cutting edge technology provider, setting a new standard for sports streaming in North America. VidSport offers state-of-the-art cameras and AI technology, enabling fans to conveniently enjoy matches from their own devices, ensuring they never miss the action.

Media coverage is encouraged throughout the weekend’s events, starting Friday at 5:30 PM and continuing Saturday and Sunday mornings.

Looking forward, Heartland Soccer will host the Kansas City Invitational on Memorial Day weekend and the Kansas City 3v3 Challenge on June 15. Interested teams can register at www.heartlandsoccer.net.

About Heartland Soccer Association

Heartland Soccer, the largest youth soccer league in the United States, boasts an impressive roster of more than 2,700 league teams and 3,700 tournament teams annually. With a staggering count of 100,000 youth soccer players, 4,000 coaches, and 2,000 active referees, Heartland Soccer Association has established itself as a prominent organization since its inception in 1977. Starting with 600 players, the association has expanded its reach to encompass teams from 16 states and international participants, offering both league play and tournaments. For further details, please visit www.heartlandsoccer.net.

Heartland Soccer extends a range of opportunities for league and tournament sponsorship. Partnerships serve as integral members in nurturing an ever-growing soccer family within the community. Sponsorship not only amplifies brand visibility for businesses but also directly contributes to the development of Kansas City’s youth through soccer. To explore sponsorship options, kindly reach out to Bridgette Samuelson, Director of Partnership Development and Operations, at bridgette@heartlandsoccer.net.

About VidSport

VidSport creates best of class streaming game coverage. VidSport works to connect families and help archive games, sports and memories. Equipped with state-of-the-art cameras integrated with artificial intelligence technology, soccer enthusiasts can now enjoy the excitement of matches from the convenience of their own devices. Our mission is to expand sports coverage so families and fans will never miss a game. For more information, please visit www.vidsport.io.