EVENT: Athletics and Awareness Unite during Charitable Soccer Tourney
WHO: University of Rochester faculty, staff, and students participate in the 2013 YellowJacket Cup, a 3v3 charitable indoor soccer tournament sponsored by Grassroot Rochester.
TIME, DATE, PLACE: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 2, at the Brighton Sports Zone.
WHAT: Thirty-two teams from across the University will compete to win the 2013 YellowJacket Cup, a charity soccer tournament with an educational twist. While all proceeds benefit Grassroot Rochester and the Riverflow Soccer Club, the event also serves as a way for Grassroot Rochester to promote awareness about contemporary American HIV/AIDS. During a presentation before the tournament, the group will discuss HIV/AIDS epidemiology, implications of new and ongoing prevention research, and how the disease impacts communities like Rochester.
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Members of the media interested in covering the YellowJacket Cup can call Michael Barns at 484.919.6903.
About the University of Rochester
The University of Rochester (www.rochester.edu) is one of the nation's leading private universities. Located in Rochester, N.Y., the University gives students exceptional opportunities for interdisciplinary study and close collaboration with faculty through its unique cluster-based curriculum. Its College of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering is complemented by the Eastman School of Music, Simon School of Business, Warner School of Education, Laboratory for Laser Energetics, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, and the Memorial Art Gallery.