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Kohl's US Youth Soccer American Cup Comes to Metairie

November 6, 2008 09:00 PM
National Soccer Tour Stops in Metairie
Over 1,000 kids to take field in Kohl's US Youth Soccer American Cup
METAIRIE, La. (November 7, 2008) – Metairie, La. will host the Kohl's US Youth Soccer American Cup, the largest recreational youth soccer festival in the United States, at the Lafreniere Park during November 15-16.  The Lafreniere Soccer Club Under-9 through Under-14 Boys and Girls Kohl's US Youth Soccer American Cup will bring together numerous teams on 11 soccer fields for the first annual soccer tournament held in Metairie.
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.
Another proud partner of US Youth Soccer will bring added excitement to the Orchard Soccer Club Kohl's American Cup as Liberty Mutual presents Responsible Sports, a program dedicated to championing and celebrating responsibility in youth sports. Players, coaches and fans are invited to stop by the Responsible Sports tent to pick up a free water bottle and "Responsible Sports Central" white board, enter to win a Responsible Sports Duffle bag and learn about the valuable resources and expert advice available to youth sport parents and coaches. For more information, visit 
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 Lafreniere Soccer Clubvisit or contact Jeff Brignac, or 504.415.1860.  For more information on US Youth Soccer visit
Event Information
Lafreniere Soccer Club
Kohl's American Cup
Saturday, November 15 and Sunday, November 16
Games kickoff at 8 a.m.
Lafreniere Park
3000 Downs Blvd.
Metairie, LA 70002
Liberty Mutual's Responsible Sports tent with free
prizes for all and valuable resources and advice on
Responsible Sports.
For more information:   
Local Contact: Jeff Brignac, or 504.415.1860
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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