Basketball & soccer tournament set for May

In the weeks before the summits open here in Chicago, a special youth soccer and basketball tournament will be held this spring, sponsored by World Sport Chicago and the Chicago NATO Host Committee, in partnership with the Illinois Youth Soccer Association, the Chicago Park District, Girls in the Game, and Urban Initiatives.  Students from across Chicago, ages 11 to 13, will play with a team that is named after one of the countries participating in the summit. Before they take the field, these students will learn about their namesakes' culture and the citizens of that foreign land.

The event will be held on Saturday, May 12th, 2012 in Washington Park in Chicago’s Hyde Park community.

Registration for both soccer and basketball is now available! Visit World Sport Chicago to sign up to participate.