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Registration Now Open for 2014 Cup!

Posted by jack on March 21, 2014 at 12:15 AM Comments comments (0)

The 2014 First Responders Cup will be held the weekend of September 5,6 and 7.  Please Register now to insure your berth in the tournament.

Teams must not only register but pay the registration fee to be eligible for a berth in the tournament. You are not considered registered for the tournament until the registration fee is posted.

The tournament field will be limited to twenty four teams again this year.

Charitable Donations Announced for the 2013 Tournament

Posted by jack on September 22, 2013 at 10:15 PM Comments comments (0)

It is our distinct pleasure to announce the donations resulting from the 2013 Tournament. Our sincere thank you to all of the players, teams and supporters who made these donations possible.

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Thus far seventy five hundred dollars will be donated to First Responder Cup Charities this year. In sum this represents over fifty thousand dollars that has been donated since the inception of the tournament. This year donations have been made to the following charities.

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The USS Arlington 9/11 Memorial - Funds donated to this charity will be used to create an everlasting memorial to the heroic actions of our First Responders on September 11, 2001 with a memorial in the USS Arlington Naval Vessel that will serve the lifetime of this United States Naval Vessel - Two Thousand Dollars.

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The United States Army Officers Wives Association of Greater Washington - Funds donated to this charity are used to directly support the families of Armed Services Members. - Two thousand Dollars.

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The Arlington County Police Department Family and Friends - Funds donated to this charity are used to to directly support the families and members of the Arlington County Police Department in need. - Two Thousand Dollars.

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The Wintergreen Adaptive Sports Foundation - Funds donated to charity will be used to provide for special rehabilitative winter sports activities for disabled returning veterans of our Armed Services - Fifteen Hundred Dollars.


2013 Tournament Results

Posted by jack on September 8, 2013 at 6:25 PM Comments comments (0)

12 and Under

Champions - Vienna Stars 2001

2nd Place - Vienna Stars 2002

14 and Under

Champions - Vienna Stars 2000

2nd Place - Fielder's Choice

18 and Under Silver

Champions - Olney Cougars - Black

2nd Place - Shamrocks

18 and Under Gold

Champions - Vienna Stars 18U Gold

2nd Place - Glory Gold

Loudoun Storm Enjoying the Complimentary Ice Cream Snack for all players.


2013 Tournament Video HIghlights

Posted by jack on September 7, 2013 at 9:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Please enjoy these highlighs from the 2013  First Responders Cup created by Greg Hudson

Day One ( Opening Ceremonies and Pool Play)


Day Two (Championship Round)

2014 First Responders Cup

Posted by jack on June 14, 2013 at 7:30 AM Comments comments (0)


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Please join us at next year's First Responders Cup,

September 2014

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            By Courtesy of the Arlington County Treasurer, Francis X. O'Leary the Cup is Now on display on the second floor of the Arlington County Court House prior to the touranment.

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 For further information contact the First Responders Cup Tournament Committee at FRCTOURNAMENT@GMAIL.COM.

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First Responders Cup Tournament Patch

Posted by jack on June 13, 2013 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (1)

2012 Tournament Videos

Posted by jack on September 10, 2012 at 2:10 PM Comments comments (0)

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Some great videos taken of the Tournament Action by volunteer Greg Hudson.

Day One Action

Day Two Action

Shamrocks Wear First Responders Cup Patch Proudly!

Posted by jack on October 10, 2011 at 5:05 PM Comments comments (0)
Courtesy of Coach Jim Metcalf of the 16U Shamrocks Gold. 
Thank You Shamrocks you make us proud !

Game Action

Posted by jack on July 5, 2011 at 7:05 PM Comments comments (0)

 

 

Other 9/11 Memorial Events

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Courtesy of Coach Dan Boyle, Ashburn Shooting Stars 14U White

There are certain days that remain seared in one’s memory and mark a generation: September 11 is one of those days. I know that for many of you who were working in Washington and New York during the attacks of September 11, that day remains vivid in your minds. It was a day that affected all Americans and continues to affect us today.

 To mark the 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, attacks the National Museum of American History will provide a unique look at 50 historical objects saved from the three sites—New York City; the Pentagon; and Shanksville, Penn.—as well as recent acquisitions related to how American lives have changed since then.

 This presentation will be a unique blend of a public program and a simple display of artifacts. The objects will be shown on open tables, without cases, and with short labels. Museum staff, docents and volunteers will be available to discuss the objects or answer questions, and visitors may leave their stories by posting comment cards. Photographs from the museum’s collection will help provide context for each site. Also featured are video excerpts from a new Smithsonian Channel documentary, 9/11: Stories in Fragments, and a video presentation ABC News made for the museum on the one-year anniversary of the September 11 attacks on America.

 This display will be on view for nine days only—Sept. 3 through Sept. 11—and open between the hours of 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. For those of you who cannot see the display in person, there is a website at: http//americanhistory.si.edu/september11, which documents and preserves the stories of September 11 and provides a place to tell your own story.

 

In addition, Smithsonian Channel has created a documentary based on the museum’s September 11 collections. It will premiere Sept. 5 at 9:35 p.m. The film will also be shown in NMAH’s Price of Freedom Theater during the nine-day run of the display and will also be available at www.smithsonianchannel.com/stories


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