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The Carolina Challenge Cup -- a four-team round-robin tournament -- starts this Saturday, March 7th, and runs through the 14th.
Facing off will be Major League Soccer teams DC United, Toronto FC, Real Salt Lake and USL-First Division Charleston Battery.
The Charleston Battery has full details on the tournament, but here's the basics from that page:
Carolina Challenge Cup Tickets
Tickets for the 2009 Carolina Challenge Cup are on sale now with prices frozen at 2008 levels. Fans can purchase tickets for each doubleheader or for the six match series. Tickets for single doubleheaders (includes two games) are priced at $25 Club / Box & just $15 bleacher.
Series Tickets (includes all three double-headers) Club / Box $50 - Bleacher $35
2009 Charleston Battery Season Ticket holders receive a discount on their series tickets and can purchase Club / Box seats at a 50% discount for just $25 (includes all matches).
Group Discount - Discounted rates are available for groups of 10 or more; to purchase tickets or for more information please call (843) 971-4625 or visit www.charlestonbattery.com.
Oh, and word is there's a new "custom designed Umbro soccer jersey."