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Centered Table Familia Fest

Introducing Familia Fest featuring the Hola Cup—a vibrant celebration of soccer, family, and community! Our goal is to provide a memorable experience for players and their families on the beautiful grounds overlooking NIU's "North 40" field.

Hosted by WNIJ-FM, DeKalb Day of the Dead Celebration, and DeKalb County United. Additional support provided by America Amplified.

Assemble your team and bring the whole family for a day of on-field action, food, and free entertainment. Featuring a 14+ soccer tournament and kid's skills clinic as well as stage performances and community connections throughout the day.

Saturday, July 13, 2024

Location: NIU North 40 (Enter at Lucinda and Kishwaukee Drive)

Familia Fest Schedule

Adult Tournament

Teams are guaranteed a minimum of three 25 minute games (6v6)
Teams must have a minimum of six (6) and a maximum of ten (10) players. All team members must be 14 years or older.

Tournament entry fee is $50 per team

Matching shirts required for each team, pinnies provided in the event of conflict.

Teams must register by June 1, 2024 either online (below) or in-person until slots fill.

In-person registration will be available at:

Sycamore Chamber Community Expo
480 Airport Road / Saturday, April 6
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.  

DeKalb Chamber Local Showcase
DeKalb Rec Center / Thursday, April 25
4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

DeKalb's 2024 Cinco de Mayo
(308 E Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb) 
Create Health Mobility Clinic / May 5
noon - 6:00 p.m.

All players will receive a FREE ticket to watch DeKalb County United vs Bavarian United at 7 p.m. at the NIU Soccer Complex!

The winner of the Hola Cup will be recognized at DeKalb United’s July 13th halftime that evening.

Teams Sign-up


Kid's Soccer Clinic

Ages 5-13, free registration and t-shirt provided. Dribbling/juggling/passing competitions by age.

  • Shoot-out
  • Ball Juggling Contest
  • Skills Challenge

    Registration and t-shirt size required by June 1, 2024

Come be a part of the excitement!

Free Kid's Clinic Sign-up

Centered Table

Presented in partnership with:

Day of the Dead
Gordon Hardware
DeKalb Park District
Northern Rehab
Illinois Credit Union
Create Health
Day of the Dead
Gordon Hardware
DeKalb Park District