The organizers of the Kick It 3v3 Midwest Regional Championships Soccer Tournament that is coming up July 28 & 29 at Gordon Moore Park in Alton are expecting big things from the region. More than 3,000 people are expected to be in town for the event, which is expected to be a financial boon to area hotels and merchants .


Kick It 3v3 soccer uses a small field with six players on the field at a time, and teams will include boys and girls, ages 6 to 19+. Regional Event Director Laura Leber says that leads to a more fast-paced game than full-field soccer.

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By soliciting this and other sporting events, the Alton Regional Convention and Visitor's Bureau Sports Committee is hoping to grow the impact sports can have on the tourism partners throughout the region. Teams interested in participating in the Kick It 3v3 Midwest Regional Championships can register online at a link at this story at

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