NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The University of Notre Dame men's and women's soccer teams in conjunction with the Indiana Soccer Association will be hosting Youth Soccer Month in September.
The nationally-ranked Fighting Irish men's and women's teams will play seven games at Alumni Stadium during the month of September. The matches include exciting non-conference action as well as the Atlantic Coast Conference home openers for both programs.
Both squads will also hold special events at one of its games during the month. The women's team will hold its event before and after the game against North Carolina on Sept. 20. The men's team will hold its event before and after the VCU match on Sept. 30.
The special events include:
Youth wearing their youth soccer jerseys will be admitted free of charge
Participation in a pregame Soccer 101 session
Participation in a pregame fan tunnel
Postgame autograph session
Women's Soccer 101 will take place from 6-6:20 p.m. (ET) on Sept. 20 in the Hammes Auditorium inside the Joyce Center. The auditorium is located between Gates 1 and 2. Fan tunnel participants will meet at 6:40 p.m. on the north side of Alumni Stadium (next to the football practice fields). The postgame autograph session will take place next to the Notre Dame bench. Fans are asked to please exit the stadium and then there will be ushers to direct you.
Men's Soccer 101 will be held from 6:30-6:50 p.m. (ET) on Sept. 30. Please check back with us next week for an updated location. Fan tunnel participants will meet at 7:10 p.m. on the north side of Alumni Stadium (next to the football practice fields). There will also be a postgame autograph session. Please see an usher to help direct you for this session.
About Indiana Soccer
Indiana Soccer is a member of the United States Soccer Federation (USSF), United States Youth Soccer (USYS) and Unites States Adult Soccer Association (USASA). Indiana Soccer is a not-for-profit Indiana corporation, allowing tax-deductible donations and contributions to the fullest extent of the law. Indiana Soccer has a current membership base of nearly 60,000 youth players, 3,000 adult players, 8,000 active coaches, 3,800 referees and thousands of volunteers through its network of over 130 local member clubs across the state of Indiana. Indiana Soccer is committed to cultivate a better community by serving and educating its members. Through the partnership with other organizations Indiana Soccer creates opportunities for the development, promotion and administration of soccer in the state of Indiana.