Tournament returns to Dallas

[DALLAS CUP] The Dr Pepper Dallas Cup  is headed back to Dallas. The tournament will play its marquee games at the Cotton Bowl, beginning in 2013.

Following the Heart of Dallas Bowl on Jan. 1, the Dallas Cup will be the second sporting event in tied to Heart of Dallas’ year-round calendar of events.

In its 33rd year, the Dallas Cup draws approximately 180 teams in the U-13 to U-19 age groups from across the country and around the world every spring from Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday. It has played host to teams and referees from more than 45 states, 100 countries and six continents.

Beginning in 2013, the Cotton Bowl will host select matches of the elite Gordon Jago Super Group.

All other tournament games will be held on soccer fields at Richland College and the University of Texas at Dallas.

The tournament has been held in recent years at the FC Dallas Stadium complex in suburban Frisco.

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