For 18 U12 teams playing in the Dannon Division, the steaks were a little higher than just trying to win a championship. These teams were playing in the Danone Nations Cup US Qualifying Tournament. The winning team receives an all expense trip to Brazil later this year following the World Cup, to compete against 39 other nations for an international championship. The championship game on Memorial Day featured two teams from Florida, Jacksonville FC v. Weston FC. After a tough defensive battle and a scoreless first half, Jacksonville scored on a penalty kick late in the second half to edge out Weston 1-0.
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Outdoor concerts? Hawaii? Believe it or not, you don’t need to look further than Downtown Disney District at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim for any of those things. The Downtown Disney Summer Celebration gets underway next Friday, June 6, with the first “DOLE Days of Summer” Hawaiian Night. The nights, every Friday except July internet 4 through mid-July, will feature Hawaii-themed entertainment in the Paradise Plaza next to House of Blues and Wonderground Gallery. Cast members from Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa , on the island of Oahu, also will be present with a special Aulani photo location and to share information about the Disney resort. As part of the celebration, Downtown Disney District in partnership with Dole will be featuring fresh, new recipes within its dining locations throughout summer.
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