Kohl's US Youth Soccer American Cup Comes to Birmingham
Birmingham, AL (Friday, March 28, 2008) – Birmingham, Alabama will host the Kohl's US Youth Soccer American Cup, the largest recreational youth soccer festival in the United States, at the Shelby County Fields on April 5. The Alabama Youth Soccer Association Under-6 through Under-12 Kohl's US Youth Soccer American Cup will bring together numerous teams on six soccer fields for the annual soccer tournament held in Birmingham, Alabama. This year, the tournament will include a special demo game featuring top international men and woman players.
The Kohl's American Cup offers youth soccer players an opportunity to play in a high-quality tournament in a fun, family-like atmosphere. The program was started in 2000 as an avenue to highlight recreational soccer players and promote fair play. Players receive equal opportunities and benefits within their level of play, with an emphasis on participation, rather than competition.
This event is one of over 60 Kohl's American Cup tournaments being held from February to December. All tournaments are open to players registered with a US Youth Soccer State Association recreational league.
Admission to the American Cup is free.
For more information about Alabama Youth Soccer Association visit www.alsoccer.org or contact Scott Spencer at firstname.lastname@example.org or 205.370.4427. For more information on US Youth Soccer visit www.USYouthSoccer.org
Who: Alabama Youth Soccer Association
What:   Kohl's US Youth Soccer American Cup
When:   Saturday, April 5, 2008
Time:   1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where:   Legion Field Stadium
400 Graymont Ave W
Birmingham, AL 35204
For more information:
Local Contact: Scott Spencer, email@example.com or 205.370.4427
About Kohl's US Youth Soccer American Cup - The largest recreational youth soccer tournament in the United States and boasts more than 65,000 participants and more than 100,000 attendees annually since its inception in 2000. Kohl's US Youth Soccer's provides youth soccer players an opportunity to experience a high-quality statewide tournament in a fun, family-like atmosphere.
About the United States Youth Soccer Association (US Youth Soccer) –
US Youth Soccer -The Game for ALL Kids!®
is the largest youth sports organization in the country and largest member of the United States Soccer Federation, the governing body of soccer in the United States. US Youth Soccer registers more than 3.2 million players annually, ages 5 to 19, and over 900,000 administrators, coaches and volunteers in 55 member state associations. US Youth Soccer programs provide a fun, safe and healthy environment for players at every level of the game. For more information, visit www.USYouthSoccer.org
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