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USA CUP Comes to the Twin Cities

June 4, 2012

Minneapolis Marriott Northwest Hotel for USA CUPMinneapolis Marriott Northwest is an official hotel for Schwan’s USA CUP

Mid-July becomes Soccer Central in the Twin Cities and we love having guests at the Minneapolis Marriott Northwest for the Schwan’s USA CUP!  In fact, the Minneapolis Marriott Northwest is proud to be one of the official hotels for this world-class soccer event. What better way to relax after tough competition and cheering on your favorite team than in one of our suites?

History of the USA CUP

This international youth soccer tournament features more than 940 teams and 14,000 players from across the United States and around the world. It was started in 1985 by the organization Sons of Norway and modeled after Norway Cup. That first year it hosted 69 teams. Watch this video to learn more about USA CUP and its dedication to youth soccer.

What to do at the USA CUP

All games are played at the National Sports Center in Blaine – just minutes from the Minneapolis Marriott Northwest. There are a lot of activities in the Twin Cities and near the National Sports Center while you’re visiting for the Schwan’s USA CUP – click here to see what’s happening!  You can enjoy everything from ValleyFair to golf to bowling to shopping! The staff at the Minneapolis Marriott Northwest is also happy to help you find the perfect park, restaurant or activity.

Getting Around at the USA CUP

If you want to know more about the teams playing in the USA CUP, check out this list of featured teams. When you’re in the Twin Cities for the tournament, don’t worry about getting around. This map will get you where you need to be, and the staff at the Minneapolis Marriott Northwest is happy to help you enjoy the USA CUP as much as possible.

If you’re coming to the Twin Cities for the USA CUP, as a team, parent or spectator – we hope to host you at the Minneapolis Marriott Northwest!

Which team are you cheering for?

The Minneapolis Marriott Northwest Hotel is an all-suite hotel in the Twin Cities. The 50,000 square feet conference facility is ideal for business, social events and weddings with 25 versatile rooms including three ballrooms and amphitheater. The hotel is close to a wide selection of shopping destinations including the Mall of America. It’s also a sports headquarters, near the National Sports Center, Target Field, Target Center and University of Minnesota.

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