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Kohl's US Youth Soccer American Cup Comes to Ames

September 4, 2008 10:00 PM
National Soccer Tour Stops in Ames
Over 1,100 kids to take field in Kohl's US Youth Soccer American Cup
AMES, IOWA (September 5, 2008) – Ames, Iowa will host the Kohl's US Youth Soccer American Cup, the largest recreational youth soccer festival in the United States, at the Hunziker Youth Sports Complex during September 20-21.  The Ames Soccer Club Boys and Girls Under-6 through Under-13 Kohl's US Youth Soccer American Cup will bring together 110 teams on 20 soccer fields for the 3rd annual soccer tournament held in Ames, Iowa.
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 Ames Soccer Club visit or contact Gary Eyles at or 515.360.5117.  For more information on US Youth Soccer visit
Event Information
Ames Soccer Club
Kohl's American Cup
Saturday, September 20 – Sunday, September 21
8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Hunziker Youth Soccer Complex
Bill Sunday Road
Ames, IA 50014
For more information:   
Local Contact: Gary Eyles, or 515.360.5117
US Youth Soccer Media Contact: Lindsay Williams, or 972.334.9300                                 &​nbsp;       
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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