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Kohl's US Youth Soccer American Cup Comes to Manassas

June 8, 2008 10:00 PM
Over 900 kids to take field in Kohl's US Youth Soccer American Cup
DC United Player to sign autographs Saturday

Manassas, Virginia will host the Kohl's US Youth Soccer American Cup, the largest recreational youth soccer festival in the United States, at the Ben Lomond Park during June 21-22.  The Virginia Youth Soccer Association Kohl's US Youth Soccer American Cup will bring together numerous teams on 15 soccer fields for the 4th annual soccer tournament held in Manassas, Virginia
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. Each player will receive a medal, participation award, t-shirt, goodie bag and a ticket to Splashdown Water Park.
Admission to the Kohl's American Cup is free. The Manassas Kohl's American Cup has added excitement for all with hayrides and a moon bounce for the kids. As an added bonus, DC United will be onsite Saturday, June 21, with a prize wheel, and players will make a special appearance from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
For more information about Virginia Youth Soccer Association visit or contact Lisa Wilson, or 703.494.0030.  For more information on US Youth Soccer visit

Event Information
Virginia Youth Soccer Association
Kohl's American Cup
Friday, June 20 – Saturday, June 21
9:a.m. to 4 p.m.
Ben Lomond Park
7500 Ben Lomond Park Drive
Manassas, VA 20109
Additional Event
DC United players signing autographs
Saturday, 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Moon bounce and hayrides all weekend

For more information
Local Contact: Lisa Wilson, or 703.494.0030
US Youth Soccer Media Contact: Lindsay Williams, or 972.334.9300                                &n​bsp;        
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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