LAFEST (Los Angeles Film & Entertainment Soccer Tournament) is kicking off their first annual entertainment industry soccer event on Sunday March 24, 2013 at the Home Depot Center in Carson, CA. The all-day event will feature a 5v5 entertainment industry soccer tournament, a youth soccer showcase and tournament and culminate with the 4th Annual Mia Hamm & Nomar Garciaparra Celebrity Soccer Challenge.
LAFEST will be the preeminent soccer event of its kind on the West Coast, bringing together film, entertainment, media and advertising professionals and celebrities who are passionate about soccer. In addition to Soccer Hall of Famer and former US Women’s National Soccer Team Captain Mia Hamm, Survivor: Africa Winner and Grassroot Soccer Co-Founder Ethan Zohn and former Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodger great Nomar Garciaparra, the event expects to welcome celebrity participants from the entertainment and sports worlds. A full list of participants will be announced. Proceeds will be donated to the Mia Hamm Foundation and Grassroot Soccer.