Fort Wayne Sport Club to host Kickball Tournament

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Fort Wayne Sport Club to host Kickball Tournament
Funds Raised To Support Turnstone and TOPSoccer

(May 16, 2014) – The 3rd annual Fort Wayne Sport Club Charity Kickball Tournament Fundraiser to benefit Turnstone and TOPSoccer will take place at Fort Wayne Sport Club, 3102 Ardmore Avenue in Fort Wayne starting at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 28th. The proceeds from the tournament will benefit Turnstone and TOPSoccer.

Take a step back to the playground of your childhood and bring together 10 pals to play kickball. Form a co-ed team of five male and five female players to participate in the Fort Wayne Sport Club’s 3rd annual Charity Kickball Tournament. The entry fee is $150 per team which includes round robin tournament play, commemorative t-shirts, participant bags containing day of event favors and much more. Various sponsorship packages are also available. Visit the Sport Club website: for more details or to register.

Turnstone’s mission is to provide therapeutic, educational, wellness and recreational programs to empower people with disabilities. As the only not-for-profit organization within northeast Indiana that provides a full range of rehabilitative, educational, wellness, athletic and recreational programs and facilities to persons with physical disabilities and their families, Turnstone is creating possibilities.

TOPSoccer is The Outreach Program for Soccer from US Youth Soccer. It is specifically designed to allow children with special needs to participate in sport of soccer. Any child with a special need can participate. The coaching staff consists of US Youth Soccer licensed coaches and volunteers from the Sport Club’s own soccer programs. There has been an instructor-to-child ratio of 1-to-1 in the past.

The Fort Wayne Sport Club was founded in 1927 by an active group of soccer players who immigrated to the Fort Wayne area from Germany in the aftermath of World War I. Their immediate goal was ‘the promotion of football (soccer) and German culture’ in the Northeast Indiana area.

Today, the Fort Wayne Sport Club is a hub of soccer activity, with programs for recreational and competitive soccer players from age 4-years to 30-and-over. The German culture is celebrated in the many social events enjoyed by club members. “We are extremely proud of our long history and heritage of encouraging participation in soccer at all levels throughout the Fort Wayne area,” remarked Fort Wayne Sport Club President Dan Kruse.

For further information or to register a team, please contact Dave Bennett, Director of Competitive Sports with the Fort Wayne Sport Club at 260-750-0325 or


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