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Yokohama Tire Announces Three New Youth Soccer Tournament Title Sponsorships

Yokohama Tire Announces Three New Youth Soccer Tournament Title Sponsorships

Yokohama Tire’s youth soccer program has added three new tournament title sponsorships across the U.S. The new partnerships include:

-- The Slammers FC Classic Driven by Yokohama, July 7-8, Norco, California.

-- The Austin Labor Day Cup Driven by Yokohama, September 1-3, Austin and Round Rock, Texas.

-- The Jack Walsh Memorial Tournament Driven by Yokohama, October 6-7, Abington and Upper Dublin, Pennsylvania.

All three tournaments will feature the Yokohama Skills Challenge, which helps kids of all ages develop many core soccer skills in a fun way, as well as coach and player clinics and education sessions put on by Chelsea F.C. Foundation coaches.

“We’re thrilled to align ourselves with these premier youth soccer tournaments,” said Alan Holtschneider, Yokohama’s director of marketing. “They are committed to providing excellent events to help further youth soccer in the U.S.”

Along with the three new tournaments, Yokohama’s youth soccer title sponsorships also include the SSA Chelsea Tournaments Driven by Yokohama, Needham Memorial Day Tournament Driven by Yokohama and Manhattan Kickoff Classic Driven by Yokohama. Yokohama is also the Official Tire of US Youth Soccer.

About Yokohama Tire Corporation

Yokohama Tire Corporation is the North American manufacturing and marketing arm of Tokyo, Japan-based The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., a global manufacturing and sales company of premium tires since 1917. Servicing an extensive sales network throughout the U.S., Yokohama Tire Corporation is a leader in technology and innovation. The company’s complete product line includes tires for high-performance, light truck, passenger car, commercial truck and bus, and off-the-road mining and construction applications. For more information on Yokohama’s broad product line, visit www.yokohamatire.com.

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