Top Names in Soccer Sponsor AVID Contest

Nike, adidas, Reusch and Calle Republic have sponsored a writing contest for the AVID Soccer coach, player, fan and goalkeeper. Stories will be published on AVID Soccer.

Top Names in Soccer Sponsor AVID Contest
Palmdale, CA, March 29, 2010 --( AVID Soccer has partnered with Nike, adidas, Reusch and Calle Republic to honor soccer fanatics. The contest consists of a written story and picture(s). Select entries will be published on AVID Soccer ( or in the AVID Soccer news ( Winners will be selected during the FIFA World Cup in South Africa.

The Contest Categories:

AVID Soccer Coach presented by Nike (
The award honors a coach’s dedication to his/her players, organization and soccer. The selection committee will choose the story that represents this ideal. The winning selection will receive a pair of Nike’s amazing Mercurial Vapor SuperFly II boots valued at $400.

AVID Soccer Fan presented adidas (
The fan award pays tribute to the fanatical supports that keep the clubs and the press going. Tell the story of that pride and dedication. What better way to celebrate than with the $150 Jabulani ball (Zulu for celebrate). It is the official ball for the FIFA World Cup in South Africa.

AVID Soccer Player presented by Calle Republic (
Players give their heart and soul to the game. Tell the story of a player who left it all on the field. Calle doesn’t just leave it on the field; they take it to the streets. They have put a package together valued around $150.

AVID Soccer Goalkeeper presented by Reusch (
The goalkeeper is the last line of defense and the first point of attach. No team can compete without a force in the net. Tell the story of that keeper and Reusch will give the winner a pair of their Magno Deluxe M1 Ortho-Tec professional gloves retailing for $150.

The Rules:
Entries must be a unique and original story between 200-500 words with at least one picture. Entries must be submitted electronically directly to AVID Soccer ( or added to the AVID Soccer Facebook discussion for the respective category. Entries should describe why someone meets the qualifications (self nominations are encouraged). There is no limit to the number of nominations, but each must be a unique and original story. Entries must be received between March 29, 2010 and May 28, 2010. Winners will be announced the week of June 21st. The contest is open to US Residents over the age of 18. Youth entries must be submitted by a parent or guardian.
All entries become the property of AVID Soccer. Winners will be selected by a committee and all decisions are final. Winners will be contacted by AVID Soccer for size and shipping information. Prizes will be shipped by the manufacturer four to six weeks later.


About AVID Soccer:
AVID Soccer is a grass roots organization that provides information and training to individual players, groups and teams. AVID Soccer consists of coaches and trainers dedicated to improving the image of soccer; the level of training; and the level of play. (
The AVID Soccer Equipment Review (ASER), one of the largest independent review sites, provides objective testing services, reviews and information on soccer equipment and related products. The AVID Soccer Equipment review web log was founded in March 2006. (
AVID Soccer News presents product announcements, player gossip, team transfers, lifestyle, etc. In short, we present the news and views of the soccer world. Articles are compiled from original content, press releases and reprinted publications. (
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Scott Neill
AVID Soccer Contest Flier

AVID Soccer Contest Flier

Rules and prizes for the AVID Soccer Coach/Player/Fan/GK sponsored by Nike, adidas, Calle Republic and Reusch.