Heartland Soccer Announces Outdoor Winter League to be Played December through February at World Class All Turf Facilities

Overland Park, Kan. – Heartland Soccer Association, America’s Largest Soccer League, is proud to announce the 2020/2021 Winter Outdoor League to be played on world class turf at GARMIN Olathe Soccer Complex and SCHEELS Overland Park Soccer Complex.

Age groups have been expanded to include both Boys and Girls U9 to U19 divisions. The league features six outdoor games from December to the end of February. With the recent mild winters in Kansas City, teams can continue to train and play outdoors.

Games will be played on weekends with occasional weeknight games based on field availability. Flexibility in scheduling allows teams to participate in both futsal and indoor leagues, along with accommodating out of town teams.

With COVID-19 restrictions, a larger than normal number of teams are expected to play outdoor this winter so register as early as possible. Teams should secure their spot by November 1, 2020.

Key benefits of playing with Heartland Outdoor Winter League are:

  • Continue to play outdoors.
  • Allows for better transition from winter to the spring season.
  • Helps teams stay in shape throughout the winter months.
  • Play under lights.
  • Allows teams who are participating in winter tournaments to stay sharp.
  • Inexpensive entry fee.
  • All out of state teams can play 3 or 4 games on 1 weekend.
  • Flexible Scheduling.

For more information or questions regarding Winter League, please contact Richard Davies, GSI/Heartland Winter League Director, at Richard.davies@heartlandsoccer.net.

Interested teams can register at www.heartlandsoccer.net/winter-league/

About Heartland Soccer Association

Heartland Soccer Association is the region’s largest youth soccer league with approximately 1,500 league teams, 3,000 tournament teams, 72,000 players, 4,000 coaches and 2,000 referees participating annually. Heartland Soccer Association was formed in 1977 as the Johnson County Soccer League and has grown from an initial 600 players to its current size. Today Heartland Soccer Association is a nonprofit and educational youth soccer association. Although the base for Heartland Soccer is still in Johnson County, it now draws teams to play in the league from throughout the metro area. The Heartland tournaments draw teams from as many as a dozen states every year. For more information, visit heartlandsoccer.net.

Heartland Soccer has several partnership opportunities such as tournament title sponsorship and field naming rights at the new world-class Garmin Olathe Soccer Complex. 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. Sponsorship provides businesses 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 bridgette@heartlandsoccer.net.