Urban Soccer Symposium

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Now in its 15th year, the Urban Soccer Symposium, presented by Soccer Shots, gathers community leaders and speakers from across the nation who are dedicated to improving the field of sports-based youth development. The Symposium features two (2) days of interactive workshops and inspiring keynote presentations focused on sharing best practices and maximizing organizations’ impact in their respective communities. There are also ample networking opportunities to build connections amongst like-minded individuals and organizations.

The 2022 Symposium will be a hybrid event, taking place simultaneously at the Washington Marriott Georgetown and online.

For questions, please email Jess Nance at jnance@ussoccerfoundation.org.

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We are seeking engaging, high quality workshop facilitators who will spark conversation, inspire attendees, and generate innovative ideas.

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Registration for the 2022 Urban Soccer Symposium will open in late 2021. To receive email updates and notifications including Request for Presenters and event details, please share your information below!

Mic Drop Moments from the 2021 Symposium

2021 Symposium Recap

The 2021 Urban Soccer Symposium, presented by Soccer Shots, virtually took place March 24-25, 2021. The event attracted over 1,400 attendees representing over 700 unique organizations from 48 states and 17 countries.
There were over 70 presenters with workshop topics ranging from trauma-informed sports programming to developing partnerships and collaboration to increase organizational capacity to tailoring program delivery for varying needs and abilities, among many others.

2021 EVENT SCHEDULE

Check out the previous speaker and workshop lineup.
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