23rd St. Pat’s Soccer Tourney Underway

OCEAN CITY- The 23nd Ocean City Recreation and Parks Department’s annual St. Patrick’s Soccer Tournament returns this weekend with 150 teams and hundreds of players from all over the mid-Atlantic region expected to converge on the resort for the four-weekend event.

From modest beginnings 23 years ago, the annual St. Patrick’s Tournament has grown by leaps and bounds over the years and is now one of the largest events of its kind. The 2011 tournament will host over 150 teams competing in 12 divisions and will be held over four weekends beginning today, Friday, February 25. The tournament will be held on three consecutive weekends starting February 27-27, March 4-6, March 11-13 and March 18-20.