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Kohl’s US Youth Soccer American Cup comes to Sumter

April 4, 2010 10:00 PM
 
Over 1,200 kids to take field in Kohl's US Youth Soccer American Cup
 
FRISCO, Texas (April 5, 2010) – Sumter, S.C. will host the Kohl's US Youth Soccer American Cup, the largest recreational youth soccer tournament in the United States, at Patriot Park April 17-18, 2010. The Under-8 through Under-12 Boys and Girls participating in the Kohl's US Youth Soccer American Cup will bring together numerous teams on 12 soccer fields for the second annual soccer tournament held in Sumter.
 
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.

The Kohl's American Soccer Experience Vehicle will add even more excitement to the Sumter Kohl's American Cup. The Soccer Experience Vehicle comes complete with three larger-than-life inflatable soccer games and numerous prizes and souvenirs for participants and their families. In 2009, Soccer Experience Vehicles 1 and 2 covered over 23,000 miles.

This event is one of over 65 Kohl's American Cup tournaments being held from March to December.  All tournaments are open to players registered with a US Youth Soccer State Association recreational league.
 
Admission to Kohl's American Cup is free.
 
For more information about South Carolina Youth Soccer visit www.scysa.org or contact Don Mikell at dmikell@scysa.org or 803-798-5425.  For more information on US Youth Soccer visit www.USYouthSoccer.org.
 
Event Information
 
Who:
South Carolina Youth Soccer
What:
Kohl's American Cup
When:
April 17-18, 2010
Time:
8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where:
Patriot Park
380 General Dr. (Patriot Pkwy. and St. Paul's Church Rd.)
Sumter, S.C. 29154
 
 
 
 










For more information
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Local Contact: Don Mikell, dmikell@scysa.org or 803-798-5425
US Youth Soccer Media Contact: Mike Anderson, manderson@usyouthsoccer.org or 800-4SOCCER
 
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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 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 www.USYouthSoccer.org.
 
Media Request: When referring to the United States Youth Soccer Association, the largest youth sports organization in the United States, please refer to the association only as US Youth Soccer, and never as USYS or USYSA. We appreciate your cooperation.
 
About Kohl's US Youth Soccer American Cup – The largest recreational youth soccer tournament in the United States and boasts more than 60,000 participants and more than 150,000 attendees annually since its inception in 2000. US Youth Soccer's 55 State Associations provide youth soccer players an opportunity to experience a high-quality statewide tournament in a fun, family-like atmosphere. For more information, visit /americancup/americancuphome.asp.
 
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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