Combo Breaker and Common Goals Soccer return to the Schaumburg Memorial Day weekend

Meet Chicago Northwest (MCNW) is welcoming Combo Breaker back to the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center May 24 to 26 and Common Goals Soccer Memorial Day Challenge to Olympic Park May 24 to 27. The two events will bring thousands of visitors from across the globe to Schaumburg and the Northwest suburbs through the holiday weekend.

Combo Breaker is an eSports tournament returning to the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center for the fourth year. The nonstop, three-day mashup entertainment event is a unique broadcast program blending fighting game matches, content creators, musicians, interviewers and skit artists from around the world into one program. Since 2021, Combo Breaker has grown to over 4,000 attendees. Every year has featured a larger production than the last with impressive audio and visual displays.

The Common Goals Soccer Memorial Day Challenge, held at Schaumburg’s Olympic Park, is a soccer tournament featuring over 350 teams from across the country. Teams of various skill levels will compete on the vast expanse of fields spanning over 500 thousand square feet. Located at one of the state's top-ranked parks, it promises intense head-to-head battles between teams.

“Meet Chicago Northwest is happy to welcome both events back to Schaumburg and the Chicago Northwest region,” says Heather Larson, president of MCNW, the local tourism bureau for the region. “These two exciting events will not only showcase the vibrant energy of our region, but also bring together thousands of visitors from around the world. Combo Breaker, now in its fourth year, promises an entertainment experience like no other, while the Common Goals Soccer tournament will ignite fierce competition on our state's top sports fields. We look forward to celebrating athleticism, camaraderie, and the spirit of competition throughout this holiday weekend.”

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About Meet Chicago Northwest

Meet Chicago Northwest (MCNW) is a nonprofit, destination marketing organization whose mission is to promote its eight member communities (Arlington Heights, Elk Grove Village, Itasca, Rolling Meadows, Roselle, Schaumburg, Streamwood, Wood Dale) for meetings, conventions, sporting events, group tours and leisure visitors. MCNW concentrates on direct sales and marketing programs designed to promote the area and increase overnight hotel stays, enhancing the local economy through visitor spending. MCNW is one of 37 Illinois-certified convention bureaus and the first in the state to have achieved the prestigious DMAP Accreditation through Destinations International. For more information, visit

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