Soccer teams and fans from all over are headed into the area. More than 180 teams will check into local hotels for the 13th annual Seaside Soccer Classic Tournament. The tournament is sponsored by the Cape Fear Youth Soccer Association.
About 9,000 out-of-town athletes and their families are expected in the area this weekend. Hotels have been preparing for the crowd for weeks.
The tournament matches will be played on fields all over the area throughout the weekend.