Philadelphia Union, Liberty USO, and Battleship New Jersey Announce Battle of the Branches
5v5 Soccer tournament to take place on deck of Battleship New Jersey
CHESTER, Pa. (July 1, 2019) – Philadelphia Union, in partnership with Liberty USO and Battleship New Jersey, today announced Battle of the Branches, a 5v5 mini-soccer tournament on the deck of the Battleship New Jersey to celebrate Military Appreciation Week.
The Union invite all active duty military, as well as retired, reserve, DOD civilians, and friends and family playing in honor or memory of military members, in the Philadelphia-area to assemble teams and compete in the tournament. There is no cost to register and for each team that participates, the Philadelphia Union will make a donation to the USO and Battleship New Jersey.
Date: Tuesday, Aug. 6
Time: 12 pm – 4 pm ET
Location: Battleship New Jersey (100 Clinton St, Camden, NJ 08103
To register your team, click here.
The winning team will receive free tickets and limited-edition Adidas camo warm-up tops that the team will wear prior to the Union’s Military Appreciation Game on Sunday, August 11 against Houston Dynamo. They will also be recognized on-field in front of fans and the team.
ABOUT THE BATTLESHIP NEW JERSEY
Berthed on the Camden Waterfront, NJ across the Delaware River from Center City Philadelphia, the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial, a non-profit historic ship museum, offers tours, educational program, group packages, overnights and event.
rental space. Experience the new Steam to Speed Engineering Tour, launching every Saturday and Sunday at 1 pm. This guided tour takes guests down Broadways, through the Boiler Room and Fire Room . Tours are $29.95 for adults and $25.95 for veterans, seniors and children 6 – 12. For more information on the Battleship’s many programs, visit www.battleshipnewjersey.org or call 866-877- 6262 x. 144.
ABOUT LIBERTY USO
The Liberty USO’s mission is to enhance the quality of life of the U.S. Armed Forces personnel and their families. In short, Liberty USO is the bridge between the civilian population and our soldiers. In times of war and peace, the Liberty USO has delivered its special brand of support, comfort, morale and recreational services to service members and their families.