CHARLESTON, S.C. – Heading into the end of 2021 summer season, US Club Soccer and its Players First partner Soccer Sphere, powered by TopYa! have teamed up to launch a one-month long skills challenge “US Club Soccer Summer Freestyle Series”.
The contest, which will be held on the Soccer Sphere app and begins on July 21, is the ultimate training platform for aspiring freestyle footballers. This summer contest will end on August 31. The Summer Freestyle also helps players across US Club Soccer membership train for the first ever U-16 Global Freestyle Championship coming up later this summer hosted by WFFA, the international governing body for freestyle footballers.
All US Club Soccer members will get 30 free soccer training video skill challenges to start the contest, with additional challenges available for purchase in the Soccer Sphere app. Players will watch instructional videos, practice the skill or drill, then upload a video of their best effort for review by the Soccer Sphere Coach Connect team. Awesome prizes from Soccer Sphere and US Club Soccer will be available for all active participants.
To join the contest, click here to access the TopYa! contest landing page. Select your state and add your number to download the Soccer Sphere app to get the contest started. Additional information on the contest can be found on the Soccer Sphere, powered by TopYa! page at www.usclubsoccer.org/players-first-soccer-sphere-topya.
The Soccer Sphere, powered by TopYa! platform advances the Players First pillar of Player Development by encouraging players to effectively train on their own.
A National Association member of the U.S. Soccer Federation, US Club Soccer fosters the growth and development of soccer clubs in order to create the best possible environment for players of all ages.
Anchored by Players First and its five pillars of Club Development, Coaching Development, Player Development, Parent Engagement & Education and Player Health & Safety, US Club Soccer offers registration, league- and cup-based competition platforms, player identification and a variety of other programming, resources and services.
US Club Soccer is sponsored by Nike and supported by LaLiga through a technical partnership.