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Kohl's US Youth Soccer American Cup Comes to Hockessin

October 26, 2008 10:00 PM
National Soccer Tour Stops in Hockessin
Over 1,000 kids to take field in Kohl's US Youth Soccer American Cup
HOCKESSIN, Del. (October 24, 2008) – Hockessin, Del. will host the Kohl's US Youth Soccer American Cup, the largest recreational youth soccer festival in the United States, at the Hockessin Soccer Club – Smith Fields November 8-9.  The Hockessin Soccer Club Under-10 through Under-16 Boys and Girls Kohl's US Youth Soccer American Cup will bring together 80 teams on numerous soccer fields for the fourth annual soccer tournament held in Hockessin.
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 Hockessin Soccer Club visit or contact Al Bestwick at or 302.438.2842.  For more information on US Youth Soccer visit
Event Information
Hockessin Soccer Club
Kohl's American Cup
Saturday, November 8 and Sunday, November 9
8 a.m. – Dark
Hockessin Soccer Club – Smith Fields
740 Evanson Rd
Hockessin, DE 19707
For more information:   
Local Contact: Al Bestwick, or 302.438.2842
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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