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Welcome to the Brainerd Blast Soccer Club

2023 Target USA Cup

For over 30 years, each year 1,200+ teams from around the world have come to Minnesota to participate in a soccer tournament that leaves a lifetime of memories.  The tournament is held at the National Sports Center in Blaine, MN.

The week begins on Tuesday, July 18 with an Olympic Style Event Ceremony featuring A colorful parade of teams dressed in game uniforms or native country apparel carrying their banners before a packed stadium of 10,000 spectators.

Games begin on Tuesday, July 18 and end on Saturday, July 22 for U10-U19  with a four game guarantee; all teams advance to playoffs, with award ceremonies on Saturday.

For more info or to register click here.


Congratulations to the following teams for earning a 2023 IceBreaker Tournament Championship!

U12/13 Girls - AC/DC United

U13/14 Girls -Goalrush

U15/17 Girls - Bemidji

U9/10 Boys - Bemidji U10

U11 Boys - Bro-Naldos

U12/13 Boys - Weekend Warriors

U14/15 Boys - LaCroix

U17/18 Boys - Bemidji U18


Concordia Camp Registration NOW Open!

Lakeville Success!

Champions - U12 Girls, U12 Boys, U13 Girls

Runners Up - U15 Girls, U19 Girls, U16 Boys, U19 Boys

7 of our 10 competitive teams were in the Championship game!

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About The brainerd blast soccer club and Lakes Area Youth Soccer Association (LAYSA)

Founded in 1987 as a non-profit entity, the mission of LAYSA is to foster, promote and perpetuate the game of soccer for youth in the surrounding community of Brainerd/Baxter.   We offer both a tournament travel program and a community summer recreational program.  LAYSA is the name of our non-profit organization.  Our teams compete/play under the name Brainerd Blast Soccer Club, and the local players also play for the Brainerd Warriors High School teams,

We are proud to serve our members from communities of Central Minnesota. 
Brainerd • Baxter • Pillager • Nisswa • Pequot Lakes • Crosslake • Crosby • Ironton • Deerwood • Little Falls


It is through the generosity and partnership of our sponsors that we are able to offer the best value for our members.   Even though we are a volunteer based, nonprofit organization, this would not be possible without them. 

Thank you Sponsors!