Durham Latino Fiesta & Soccer Challenge

Latino Soccer ChallengeCelebrating Hispanic Heritage month, the Latino Fiesta & Soccer Challenge will continue with some of the old traditions of the Latino Festival. We will host a larger soccer tournament and have awards for participants.

Durham Latino Fiesta & Soccer Challenge

Saturday, September 23, 2017
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Rock Quarry Park, 701 Stadium Drive
Free event!

Soccer Challenge Rain Date: Saturday, September 30 - Holton Career and Resource Center (401 N. Driver St.)

Event Highlights

  • Soccer Challenge Tournament
  • Information vendors
  • Food trucks (food available for purchase)
  • Family Fun Zone (face painting, arts and crafts, piƱatas, games)
  • Duke Men's Soccer Meet & Greet
Bleacher seating will be available.
The following is not allowed at the event:
  • No smoking
  • No alcohol
  • No personal canopies/tents

Soccer Challenge Tournament

Boys and girls between the ages of 6-13 will compete in a four week soccer tournament leading up to the event that will culminate with the championship game. The pre-championship games will be played on Sundays from August 27-September 10 at Holton Career and Resource Center from 11:45 a.m.-7 p.m.

  • Registration is free, and will be accepted by team only 
  • Registration will be held Monday-Friday, June 29-August 14 from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Durham Parks and Recreation Administration Office (400 Cleveland St.). or on Thursday, August 3 from 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. at Holton Career and Resource Center (401 N. Driver St.)
  • A maximum of 5 teams per age category (8U, 10U, 13U) will be accepted and is on a first come first serve basis. 
  • Latino Fiesta Soccer Guidelines & Application Packet
  • Team Roster (Coaches must fill out a team roster accompanied by the player's application and a copy of their birth certificate)


Interested in volunteering at the Latino Festival? Visit our special event registration page through Ivolunteer.

Vendor Information

Food, Educational/Non-Profit, Artist/Natural Craft and Non-food vendor opportunities are available. If you would like to be a vendor, submit a vendor application.


Free parking will be available at the Durham County Stadium, 750 Stadium Drive.

Latino Fiesta & Soccer Challenge Pre-Celebration

Join us for DPR Day at the Duke Men's Soccer Game! 

Duke vs. Wisconsin
Tuesday, September 19 
7:00 p.m.
Koskinen Stadium, 106 Whitford Dr.

Youth who participate in DPR Athletics programs, activities, and leagues enter for Free! Wear your DPR league or soccer team shirt for free entry! For those without a DPR shirt, print the flyer and show it to the ticket holder for entry.
Parents/Guardians/Coaches: $4

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