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Sandia Cup Flier 2014

NM Rush Soccer Club will host the 2014 Sandia Cup Soccer Tournament this coming May 24-26 in Albuquerque, NM.  The Sandia Cup has been a premier soccer tournament since 1992 in the sunny southwest. The event features great grass, the best referees, genuine Indian pottery trophies, and fantastic weather.  NM Rush invites you to participate in this dynamic tournament in the desert southwest this May (still no games yet cancelled due to weather) as the tournament is open to boys and girls teams ages U7-U19.  This year's games will be played at the Bernalillo Soccer Complex home to the 2014 USYS Far West Regional Soccer Tournament.

Why can’t we stay at hotels other than those on your approved list: As is the case with most tournaments around the country, NM Rush has worked with a variety of hotels to provide reasonable rates to teams attending our event. These hotels help sponsor the event, keeping the tournament costs as low as possible for teams. This also helps us ensure that teams have a good experience with the hotels they stay in, as our hotels are carefully selected each year for cleanliness, hospitality and location.

Where and when is check in?: Check in will be held Friday evening between 6:00pm and 9:00pm at the Marriott Pyramid located at 5151 San Francisco Road NE, Albuquerque, NM. Phone number is (505) 821-3333. The Marriott Pyramid will serve as the host hotel for the weekend.

Where are the fields? NM RUSH SPRING CUP 2014 will be held at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta Park this year. Located on the north side of Albuquerque, this location allows for quicker drive times to the fields, the Albuquerque International Airport, and convenience to a variety of eateries for meals between and after games.  SANDIA CUP 2014 will be played at the Bernalillo Soccer Complex home to this summer's 2014 USYS Far West Regional Tournament.  This complex is in Bernalillo, NM which is 10 minutes north of Albuquerque, NM.  The complex features 22 well maintained soccer fields and 8 fields that feature lights.   

Protests and Bad Weather Policy? No protests will be entertained.  Bad weather is an act of God.  Teams are to accept the decision of the tournament officials as to playability and therefore the outcome of competition without any appeal, objection, or compensation.   

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