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Soccer players wanted for upcoming Defender's Cup National Military Soccer Tournament

By 502nd Air Base Wing Public Affairs | 502nd Air Base Wing Public Affairs | June 18, 2018

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas —

The Joint Base San Antonio varsity soccer team will be holding tryouts next month for the upcoming Defender's Cup National Military Soccer Tournament. 

The team is open to all active duty, Reserve, government civilians and dependents with any affiliation to JBSA. The team is open to all services and all genders. The best 24 best players will be selected, regardless of service, gender, etc. to field the best team possible. 

Tryouts will be held over four days at all three main JBSA military installations: Brooke Army Medical Center (adjacent to JBSA-Fort Sam Houston), JBSA-Randolph and JBSA-Lackland.

The first tryout is from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at BAMC’s Freedom Park. The next is from 6:30-8:30 p.m.  July 13 at the JBSA-Lackland Warhawk Fitness Center.

The third tryout is from 6:30-8:30 p.m. July 19 at BAMC, while the final tryout is from 6:30-8:30 p.m. 2018 at BAMC Freedom Park. The final tryout is from 9-11 a,m, July 21 at the JBSA-Randolph Rambler Fitness Center.

Players are expected to attend as many tryout days as possible to maximize exposure. This team will compete in the Defender's Cup, the nation's premier military soccer tournament, over Labor Day Weekend (Aug. 21 through Sept. 4). Select players will then be invited to continue with the team in the fall on our team in the San Antonio Soccer Association Premier Division.

As above, tryouts are open to all men & women, active duty/Guard/DOD civilian/DOD contractors/dependents.  Don't worry if you have a demanding work schedule as we try to accommodate most schedules/shift work.

Call 703-517-4120 to sign up or for more information.