Prepare for an exhilarating five-day spectacle as WakeMed Soccer Park plays host to a riveting 32-team soccer tournament, reminiscent of the acclaimed World Cup format. With a $1 million grand prize up for grabs, this eagerly anticipated event has attracted teams from across the globe, all converging right here in Cary. Whether you’re a fervent aficionado or an intrigued spectator, mark your calendars for an unforgettable week of high-octane soccer action in Cary.
Commencing today, June 1st, and culminating on Tuesday, June 5th, this captivating tournament follows an elimination-style format that is guaranteed to keep spectators on the edge of their seats. The esteemed WakeMed Soccer Park will serve as the hosting grounds. Previously, WakeMed Soccer Park has hosted many professional games and training, including a few NCAA Men’s College Cup matches in 2019 and 2020.
If you’re looking to attend in person, you can secure your tickets via the official website, thetournament.com/tst. Tickets start at $35 and are extremely limited. As of this writing, every day is sold out other than today (Thursday).
If you were unable to get a ticket or just prefer to watch from the comfort of your own home, all of the games will be streamed live on YouTube here! Streaming is also available through Peacock, NBC, and CNBC.
Beyond the excitement on the field, the tournament holds significant potential to make a positive impact on our local community. Hosting such a big event not only boosts Cary’s economy but also creates opportunities for businesses, hospitality, and tourism due to all of the travelers passing through.