The Plan and Benefits for Advance Soccer Complex

The Plan

Enid Sports Association began in 2017 in conjunction with the Allen Family Foundation and the McLaughlin Family Foundation to construct a soccer complex that would provide a venue to host local play, Enid Soccer Club games, Enid High School games, local, regional and national college and university games and tournaments.

Advance Soccer Complex will be the premier soccer complex in our region with two major goals:

  • Work with our community partners to maintain a safe, well run environment to help not only in players physical development but also to develop strong community citizens.
  • Build a facility that can host club tournaments, college games, regional and national tournaments along with college player ID camps.

The state-of-the-art soccer complex is made up of 7 full-size fields, 6 natural grass and 1 turf. This includes a championship turf field complete with press box and electronic scoreboard. These fields can be reconfigured to allow all age group’s proper size fields, from PeeWee to adult league. Planned fields can also be reconfigured for flag football and possibly lacrosse. A state-of-the-art playground will complement the complex along with sunshades, water stations and a specially designed water feature.

Our hope is to provide a training /game facility constructed in a manner as to further player development, increase player numbers and provide a safe and healthy environment to work from. We hope to make Advance Soccer Complex the destination point for college tournaments, as well as recreational and competitive soccer tournaments. Additional indoor training, such as Futsal and small sided game courts/fields, would allow year-round play.

The following plans are highly conceptual in nature and are intended to project overall facility size and features. Click on each plan below to enlarge the image.

Soccer Makes a Difference!

of all athletes say they are more motivated to attend school since playing in team sports.

of all athletes say playing sports further motivates them to stay academically eligible.

of all athletes created more ambitious education goals since playing team sports.

Social Benefits

The sport of soccer:

  • Enhances community involvement
  • Improves self-esteem, teamwork, and responsibility among players
  • Enhances quality of life in Enid

Community Benefits

The sport of soccer:

  • Increases hometown pride
  • Creates a friendly family atmosphere
  • Reduces crime among youth
  • Increases graduation rates

Economic Benefits

Annually, tournaments, camps, and clinics will host hundreds of visitors

  • Hotel bookings
  • Restaurants and retail
  • Sales tax revenue
  • Enid families travel less

The David Allen Memorial Ballpark delivers over $6 Million in local economic impact each calendar year.