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Kohl's US Youth Soccer American Cup Comes to Rockford

May 19, 2008 10:00 PM
Over 1,500 kids to take field in Kohl's US Youth Soccer American Cup
Rockford, Illinois will host the Kohl's US Youth Soccer American Cup, the largest recreational youth soccer festival in the United States, at the Sportscore during May 31 – June 1.  The Illinois Youth Soccer Association Boys and Girls Under-8 through Under-19 Kohl's US Youth Soccer American Cup will bring together 500 teams on 12 soccer fields for the annual soccer tournament held in Rockford, Illinois.
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 Illinois Youth Soccer Association visit or contact Fran Pope, or 847.290.1577.  For more information on US Youth Soccer visit
Event Information
Illinois Youth Soccer Association
Kohl's American Cup
May 31 – June 1
8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
4751 Hiawatha Drive
Rockford, IL 61103
Fo​r more information:   
Local Contact: Fran Pope, or 847.290.1577
US Youth Soccer Media Contact: Lindsay Williams, or 972.334.9300                                         
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
Media Request: When referring to the Kohl's US Youth Soccer American Cup, please refer to the program only as the Kohl's US Youth Soccer American Cup in first reference and Kohl's American Cup in subsequent references. We appreciate your cooperation.



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