Title

Some 250 visiting soccer teams will come to Maine for the 2007 U.S. Youth Soccer

Authors

Whit Richardson

Source

Mainebiz

Date

6-25-2007

Pages

1, 6

Abstract

Some 250 visiting soccer teams will come to Maine for the 2007 U.S. Youth Soccer Region 1 Championships, from June 29-July 3, with events being held at facilities in Falmouth and Bowdoin College in Brunswick. The statewide organization Soccer Maine lobbied for Maine to host the event, and the Convention & Visitor's Bureau of Greater Portland is helping with logistics. An estimated 31,000 hotel room nights will be booked in Maine and New Hampshire, and the local economy will benefit by about $9 million.

Subjects

Soccer, Sports

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