Bloomington, MN – The YMCA of the North, a leading nonprofit dedicated to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility, will host a metro-wide Minnesota Vikings flag football tournament for 300 youth from ages 6 to 14 on Saturday, October 7 and Sunday, October 8.
The event is the culmination of the eight-week season where participants engaged in sports programs at their local Ys. All teams will play on Saturday, with the Semi-Final/Championship games held on Sunday.
“YMCA sports are built on the idea that everyone has an opportunity to play,” said Glen Gunderson, president of the YMCA of the North. “YMCA athletes come from all backgrounds to unite as a team and participants, develop lifelong friendships and engage in healthy, positive competition.”
YMCA and Minnesota Vikings All-City Flag Football Championship Tournament
Minnesota Vikings TCO Performance Center at 2600 Vikings Circle, Eagan, MN 55121
Saturday, October 7 and Sunday, October 8 at 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.
*Medals awarded on Sunday, October 8 to the first, second and third place teams for each division (grades 1-2, 3-4, 5-8).
About the YMCA of the North
The YMCA of the North is a leading nonprofit dedicated to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Established 167 years ago, the Ys provide life-strengthening services across the greater Twin Cities metro region, southeastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin communities. The 29 Y locations and program sites, eight overnight camps, 10-day camps, and more than 90 child care sites engage more than 370,000 men, women and children of all ages, incomes and backgrounds. To learn more about the Y’s mission and work, visit www.ymcanorth.org.