National Youth Soccer Month is dedicated to increasing awareness of the benefits of playing Youth Soccer in America. The goals of Youth Soccer Month are: Emphasize soccer as the number one youth participation sport in America and a leading contributor to the healthy lifestyle of millions of American families. Bring kids and families of all ages and all abilities together for fun, friendship and fitness Highlight the various programs available to children interested in participating in soccer, including inner-city, special needs, recreational, and elite soccerprograms.
Themessage is communicated through the celebration of soccer in a variety of ways throughout the country by soccer players and fans of all ages and ethnic groups, the general public, state and federal governments, coaches, referees, administrators, parents…..anyone and everyone who enjoys the game of soccer!
Interest in the sport of soccer is at its highest level ever in the United States, with more than 19 million children ages five-19, participating regularly. In fact, more children are participating in organized soccer than peewee football, youth basketball or Little League baseball.Everyonewho loves soccer in America is encouraged to celebrate National Youth Soccer Month!!
To learn more about how you can celebrate Youth Soccer Month, please visit youthsoccermonth.org