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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. (Solo adult players will be matched with a team)

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.

Kid's Soccer Clinic

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

  • Shoot-out
  • Ball Juggling
  • Skills Clinic

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

Come be a part of the excitement!

Free Kid's Clinic Sign-up

Did you hear about Familia Fest on WDKB's Guest DJ conversation with Peyton Adams? Hear all about it with DeKalb County United, Create Health Mobility Clinic, and WNIJ Hola.

Centered Table

Presented in partnership with:

Day of the Dead
DeKalb Park District
Northern Rehab
Illinois Credit Union
Create Health
Greater Family Health
Gordon Hardware
Northwestern Medicine
Kish College
Day of the Dead
DeKalb Park District