Largest Holiday Youth Soccer Tournament Returns to Kansas City Labor Day Weekend

Heartland Midwest Classic, the largest holiday youth soccer tournament returns to Kansas City this Labor Day weekend. The tournament will be played September 4-6, 2020 at two of the best soccer specific all-turf complexes in the world, Scheels Overland Park and Garmin Olathe Soccer Complexes.

This holiday weekend, September 4-6, 2020, Heartland Soccer Association will host the Labor Day tournament, The Heartland Midwest Classic presented by Museum at Prairiefire, at the Scheels Overland Park Soccer Complex and the Garmin Olathe Soccer Complex.

The Heartland Midwest Classic is set to attract over 200 teams from the region and showcase competition from across the Midwest ages 8 to 19. Interested teams can register at by August 10, 2020.

“The Midwest Classic has been a tournament staple for over 30 years,” explained Shane Hackett, Heartland Soccer Executive Director. “We are expecting a large number of teams to participate this year as the return to play in progress. The tournament will be featured at two of the best soccer specific all-turf complexes in the world – Scheels Overland Park Soccer Complex and Garmin Olathe Soccer Complex.”

Games kick off at 7:00 am on Saturday and Sunday, with the award ceremonies set for Sunday early evening. Executive Director, Shane Hackett, will be available for pre-event and on-site interviews. Please contact Sara Prigel ( or (913)707-0968) if you would like to set up an interview.

Up next for Heartland will be the Midwest All-Boys Invitational, held September 25-27, 2020, at the GARMIN Olathe Soccer Complex.

Heartland Soccer has several opportunities for tournament sponsorship. Heartland partners with like-minded businesses who understand that investing in young people today creates a better community for all in the future. Our partners are important team members in creating an increasingly growing soccer family in our community. Your sponsorship will provide your business with increased brand visibility while making a direct impact on developing Kansas City’s youth through soccer. For more information on sponsorship, please contact Bridgette Samuelson, Director of Partnership Development and Operations at

About Heartland Soccer Association

Heartland Soccer Association is the largest youth soccer league in the country with more than 1,500 league teams per season, 21,000 league youth players, 44,000 tournament players each year, 4,000 coaches and 2,000 active referees. Heartland Soccer Association was formed in 1977 and has grown from an initial 600 players to serving teams from 16 states and internationally with league and tournaments. For more information, visit

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