24th St. Pat’s Soccer Tourney Set to Return

OCEAN CITY- The  Ocean City Recreation and Parks Department’s 24th annual St. Patrick’s Soccer Tournament returns next weekend with roughly 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 24 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 2012 tournament will host over 150 teams competing in 12 divisions and will be held over four weekends beginning next Friday, February 24. The tournament will be held on four consecutive weekends starting February 24-26, when the under 18 boys’ and girls’ tournaments will be held.