The United Soccer Leagues’ 2013 Annual General Meeting (AGM) will return to the beach this year. This event is scheduled for Dec. 11-15 at the Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach.
The AGM draws hundreds of owners, executives and coaches from over 100 USL professional and amateur teams, and will feature a new group of USL franchises for 2014.
The AGM includes the business meetings, educational programs, and the annual USL Hall of Fame Awards Dinner. It will run in conjunction with the USL’s Major Beach Soccer National Championships, set for Dec. 14-15 on Clearwater Beach.
That tournament will bring more than 130 teams from thoughout the U.S., all qualifying through a series of 11 Major Beach Soccer and Soccer in the Sand tournaments this summer.
The 2013 USL AGM will get underway on Wednesday, Dec. 11 with new franchise orientation. Friday is a full day of meetings and special seminars, including individual league meetings, player registration, broadcast operations, international affiliations, marketing, communications and social media.
The annual USL Hall of Fame Awards Dinner concludes Friday’s festivities. Honored will be teams and executives for their performances during 2013 and the induction ceremony for the USL Hall of Fame.
The AGM continues Saturday with continued league meetings and scheduling, and closes on the morning of Sunday, Dec. 15.
This marks the third year the USL has held its AGM on Clearwater Beach.
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