Both were accomplished. There have been 40 teams competing within the tournament on the windy and cold April 4 at Hamilton Township's Veteran Park. So when the ultimate amount was totalled, the club elevated $12Thousand to give to cancer research.
"We set our goals pretty high, but with the efforts of numerous, we accomplished them, " stated Hamilton Girl Football Team leader Tom Slater, who's a cancer survivor. "Like a number of other soccer clubs, we've lost many people to cancer. After I retrieved from cancer this year, I needed to behave to provide back. This tournament is really a special method of doing that."
The tournament held a 4v4 format for teams U8 to U10 and 6v6 format for U11 teams and older. Your day ended having a coaches/alumni game, featuring entertainment and travel coaches from Hamilton Women Football Team together with former Hamilton Wildcat gamers asked. Greater than 45 coaches and former gamers participated.
This past year, with short notice and little planning, the club could raise $4000.
"This tournament is special since it involves every aspect of our club - both our travel and entertainment programs are assembling teams so we have former gamers returning to participate in the alumni game, " stated Slater. "While other competitions are fundraising for his or her clubs or teams, this provides to the city.Inch
Aside from the games themselves, you will see lots of other entertainment. Blue Streak Entertainment provided music in the morning prior to the gusts of wind of 40-mph plus ended the Red-colored Bulls professional team went skill games from 10 a.m. to two p.m. and there is food, t-t shirts, face-painting and lots of free gifts.
Raffle awards incorporate a Red-colored Bull jersey signed through the 2014 team and team apparel. Tickets to future games were contributed through the Red-colored Bulls, Sky Blue FC, the women's professional team from Nj Trenton Thunder and Lakewood Blue Claws along with other local companies.
In front of the tournament, there have been two fundraising event occasions where local companies contributed a part of their proceeds towards the tournament. Texas Roadhouse Restaurant located two dinner nights and Maggie Moos held a "guest scooper" evening where Hamilton coaches scooped frozen treats to patrons.