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Atlanta, GA., (October 20, 2020) Georgia State Soccer Association (Georgia Soccer) announces a new partnership with GroupHousing, a locally owned and operated sports tourism and housing company. 


We understand how complex and time-consuming event registration, housing, and travel can be for tournament and event organizers as well as participants who stay to playThat is why we are partnering with GroupHousing to make the entire reservation process and hotel stay easier and more enjoyable for those taking part in Georgia Soccer tournaments & cup competitions as well as passing on the benefits to our member Clubs & Leagues.  


In working with local area hotels, GroupHousing will negotiate hotel stay prices to ensure the hotel providers we work with are of the highest qualityaffordable and have the pertinent policies in place to ensure the health and safety of our players and families 


For tournaments we sanction, GroupHousing will be our preferred vendor of choice. Offering Clubs & Leagues the same free service while helping clubs generate a new revenue streamGroupHousing is a locally owned and operated business from Decatur, GA. “It is important to us at Georgia Soccer that we are active in supporting our local and State economy. By working with businesses who are Georgia based we are part of helping our local and State economy return” said Executive Director, Laura HalfpennyGroupHousing are not only a Georgia based business, locally owned and staffed, they are a leader in sport tourism with have well established relationships with hotels.” 


For more information about utilizing GroupHousing for your tournament or travel team housing needs, please contact at GroupHousing 


About: Founded in 2008, GroupHousing is backed by more than three decades of experience in the sports and convention tourism industry. Today, the company has grown to serve a myriad of corporate, non-profit, and amateur and professional athletic organizations, including 10 of the industry's largest amateur sporting events and associations. 


Each of our team members has deep experience in the sports and convention tourism industry and knows what it takes to produce a successful event. We understand all sides of sports and convention hospitality, including the infrastructure that must be in place to create a unique, world-class experience for your specific organization, as well as the careful contractual negotiations that must occur with our hotel partners. 


About: Georgia Soccer is the authorized state youth and adult association for Georgia within the United States Adult Soccer Association, United States Youth Soccer Association, and through them is part of the United States Soccer Federation (USSF). Georgia Soccer serves as the official National State Association of USSF making it responsible to act on behalf of USSF and run licensing courses for coaches and certification courses for referees. 


In turn, the USSF is the recognized national soccer association within the Federation International de Football Association (FIFA), the worldwide governing body for soccer. We serve affiliated member organizations throughout Georgia in both program and administrative support activities.