Opening Ceremony, Excursions and Ancillary Events

Opening Cerermony

July 2, 2015
Finnie Stadium, Baldwin Wallace University

Continental Cup athletes experience the thrill, excitement and pageantry of the Opening Ceremony.  The night begins with an exciting festival featuring games, live entertainment, food and drink. Athletes then represent their country in the Parade of Nations marching in front of thousands of parents and community members. After some live entertainment, the Official Continental Cup Cauldron is lit and an amazing fireworks display lights up the night sky.

Full Opening Ceremony line-up and information coming soon.

Special Events and Activities

The competition is important, but so is making new friends and making lifelong memories. The Continental Cup features nightly events and activities for the athletes. This year's special events will include the Opening Ceremony, Multi-cultural cookout and trips to the Swings-n-Things Family Fun Park and the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo.

The full special events and activities schedule will be coming soon!


Travel to the Continental Cup to compete but experience all the Cleveland has to offer with an exciting trip to one of several exciting excursions. Take a trip to Cedar Point - the world's top amusement park, check out the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame, or take a specially designed trip to many other Cleveland area attractions.

Full excursion info coming soon.