All eyes are on the ball during this previous Moab Indoor Soccer Tournament at the Old Spanish Trail Arena. This year's event, which is returning to the arena on Feb 20-22, is being held in honor of Arlo Tejada. [Photo courtesy of Tim Graham]

The 18th annual Moab Indoor Soccer Tournament will be held this weekend at the Old Spanish Trail Arena.

This year, event organizers are dedicating the tournament to Arlo Tejada, a wonderful young man and soccer stalwart in Moab who was taken down by cancer last year.

Eight teams from Utah and Colorado will compete in two divisions. A total of 20 games are planned, including one between the two Moab teams on Friday, Feb. 20 at 7 p.m.; 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 21; and the championship playoffs on Sunday, Feb. 22.

Teams from Moab, Fruita, Grand Junction, Rifle, and Glenwood Springs, Colorado, are entered. Games begin Friday evening at 7 p.m.

The first game on Saturday, Feb. 20 starts at 9 a.m.; games continue every hour until at least 9 p.m. Sunday’s games will decide the champions.

The final games will kick off at 9 a.m. on Feb. 22, with the A Division championship scheduled to start about 1 p.m.; the B Division championship game will be played around 2 pm.

Admission is free, so come out and enjoy a weekend of fast-paced and exciting soccer. For more information, contact Tim Graham at 435-259-8664.

Event held in honor of Arlo Tejada