Can you help me bring the Tall Boys to Oly Town?

The EPLWA season is nearly ready to kick off and Olympia will be absent from the inaugural season. Emmett O’Connell at Olympia Time laments this fact and asks the question, “What is it about Olympia that has prevented anyone from coming forward with a team?” There are some barriers to entry that I have found, but it does surprise me that I’m the only one in town to seriously think about founding a team.

Here is my original plea for help. There have been some good developments since then and some setbacks but Oly Town FC is still a possibility at some point in the future…

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eplwa-logo-06-500Today the Evergreen Premier League announced the seventh team accepted to the startup semi-pro soccer league slated to begin play in 2014. The Spokane Shadow joined Bellingham United, South Sound FC (Tacoma), Wenatchee United, Seattle Stars (Tukwila), WestSound FC (Silverdale) and FC Three Rivers (Tri-Cities) as inaugural members of the EPLWA and the league has suggested that there is a very good chance that they will cap the number of teams for the first season at eight instead of the previous 10 expected teams due to scheduling concerns and to keep the quality of the organizations high.

One area of the state that the EPLWA wanted to target was Olympia but no group has come forward and applied for entry to the league. I have been working to put together a bid and secure some financing but talks with an existing organization to take their team to the next level…

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Posted on April 18, 2014, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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