Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Corporate Cup Right Around the Corner

The Sounders FC Corporate Cup is a soccer event bringing together many Northwest corporations for soccer and networking, all the while raising money for America SCORES Seattle.

So far, the 2010 Cup has attracted the likes of Expedia,, Microsoft, Starbucks, Puget Sound Energy, Sounders Corporate, UPS, and Boeing just announced they are joining up too. All these corporations are going to have at least one team in the cup.

"The first annual Sounders Corporate Cup is going to be an amazing event," said Chad Mack, the event organizer. "When players don their corporate jerseys they experience a great sense of pride in their companies, and to play the beautiful game to support a great charity like America SCORES Seattle makes it just all that much sweeter."

Chad's day-job is as a communications manager for Microsoft and he also runs a small public relations agency, Mack Marketing.

Chad has organized events like in the past, most recently he put together the 2009 Puget Sound Corporate Soccer Challenge, an event that helped raise over $14,000 for the Ronald McDonald House.

The tournament will consist of a men's division and a coed division competing to show which company will be number one on the pitch. The 2010 champions will be able to watch the Sounders game from a luxury suite the same night!

Everyone at the SCORES office is excited to attend the pre-tournament bash on July 23rd at Amber in Belltown and the chance to step onto XBOX pitch. There is going to be live music, Sounders players, a silent auction, and

The preliminary Cup matches begin July 24th and 25th, at the Sounders FC's training facility, Starfire Sports Complex. The championship matches will be on Aug. 8th on the XBOX Pitch.

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