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Upcoming Sporting Events in Hickory, NC

Looking to get your sports team involved in local tournaments, here are upcoming events that you can register for: 

Hickory East Regional 3v3 Soccer Tournament - Sports

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Hickory, NC - East Regional

December 11, 2021

Come join us for our REGIONAL event in Hickory, NC! 

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, December 8, 2021  8:00 PM CST   

Location: Henry Fork River Park 5655 Sweet Bay Ln, Hickory, NC 28602​

Who Can Play?: This tournament is open to all players ages 5-Adult!

Standard Pricing: $290 per team (Minimum 3 players, Maximum 6 players)

Game Times: TBD.

Format: Pool Play and Playoffs in Most Divisions​​

  • Two 12 minute half games

  • Most teams play 4-7 games

  • One ref per field

  • No goalies

  • Create your own fun team name and jerseys​

Team Check In: Teams will check in on site approximately 30 minutes before their first match.

Parking: Ample free parking​

Team Level/Classification Guidelines:

  • Register your team in the birth year of the oldest player on the team, no exceptions.

  • Girls may play on Boys Teams, However, Boys may not play on Girls teams. Girls Teams may enter Boys divisions, However, Boys teams May NOT enter Girls divisions.

  • 15-18 Year olds will register as High School, 19 and older are to be classified as Adult Teams unless individual age groups are offered.


Every Player gets a free FC Schalke Jersey!​​