SEC Soccer Tournament Kick Starts Off Season Beach Economy

SEC Soccer Tournament Kick Starts Off Season Beach Economy

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ORANGE BEACH, Alabama -

The 2013 SEC Women's Soccer Tournament is underway in Orange Beach this week. 10 of the top teams are competing for the championship.

For the city of Orange Beach, the tourney is much more than just a sporting event- it's a significant money maker during the off-season.

Last year, the tournament pumped more than 100-thousand dollars into the local economy.

Local shops, restaurants, hotels and condos are glad to see the additional revenue in what's typically one of the slowest months of the year at the beach.

The championship is at 1pm Sunday at the Orange Beach Sportsplex on Canal Road.

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