From the city of Ridgeland Recreation & Parks:
Ridgeland Recreation & Parks has partnered with Northwest Rankin Athletic Association, South Madison County Soccer Organization, Chicago Fire Juniors of Mississippi, Mississippi Youth Soccer Association and Trustmark National Bank to host the annual TOPSoccer Jamboree on Wednesday, October 17, 2012, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Freedom Ridge Park. Stations will be set up at Freedom Ridge Park with various activities and skill levels of participation. All participants will receive a medal, a soccer ball and a t-shirt.
TOPSoccer (The Outreach Program for Soccer) is a community-based training and team placement program for youth athletes with special needs. The program provides meaningful learning, development and physical participation opportunities to these young athletes through the game of soccer. The emphasis of the program is on development, training and meaningful participation rather than on competition.
For more information, contact Wendy Bourdin, Special Events Coordinator at 601-853-2011.