4th Annual Kickoff Weekend for DJCT teams; Watch Houston Dash train & MLS Houston Dynamo play Philadelphia Union
The 4th annual Dynamo Juniors' weekend is set for Aug. 15-17, 2014 in Houston, TX at the Houston Sports Park. DJCT will have U9-U14 teams compete in friendly matches against other Dynamo Junior affiliates from around the country. Players and parents will also get to watch the brand-new Houston Dash professional women's team train and see the MLS Houston Dynamo take on the Philadelphia Union in the 22,000 seat soccer-specific BBVA Compass Stadium on Friday night, Aug. 15.
The weekend features friendly-style games for boys and girls U-9 through U-14 from the Dynamo Juniors programs. Dynamo Juniors offers soccer players outside of the Houston region the chance to be part of the Houston Dynamo organization. There are currently programs in McAllen, Texas; Austin, Texas; Lafayette, Louisiana; Gulf Breeze, Florida; Santa Rosa Beach, Florida; and Tampa, Florida. The weekend starts Friday morning with players & parents able to watch the NWSL Houston Dash practice and get autographs from the pro players afterwards. The festivities continue on Friday evening at 8:00pm with the Houston Dynamo taking on the Philadelphia Union at BBVA Compass Stadium in downtown Houston. The players get to kickoff the Fall 2014 season by playing against other affiliate teams on Saturday in friendly-type games at Houston Sports Park. The weekend will conclude Sunday morning with closing matches before heading home Sunday afternoon.
4th Annual Dynamo Juniors' Weekend Schedule:
Friday, Aug. 15 - watch NWSL Houston Dash Training - morning
Friday, Aug. 15 - watch MLS Houston Dynamo vs. Philadelphia Union - 8:00pm
Saturday, Aug. 16 - U9-U14 friendly games vs. affiliates - all day
Sunday, Aug. 17 - continue U9-U14 friendly games vs. affiliates - morning