Over 2,900 kids to take field in Kohl’s US Youth Soccer American Cup

FRISCO, Texas (November 1, 2010) – Atlanta, Ga. will host the Kohl’s US Youth Soccer American Cup, the largest recreational youth soccer tournament in the United States, at McCurry Park North, McCurry Park South, Lovejoy Soccer Complex and Tyus/Cowan Park November 13-14, 2010. The Under-10 through Under-19 boys and girls participating in the Kohl’s US Youth Soccer American Cup will bring together 180 teams on numerous soccer fields for the annual soccer tournament held in Atlanta, Ga.

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 Atlanta 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 Georgia Soccer visit www.gakohlscup.com or contact Sharron Safriet atssafriet@gasoccer.org.  For more information on US Youth Soccer visit www.USYouthSoccer.org. or 678.993.2102

Event Information  
Who: Georgia Soccer
What: Kohl’s American Cup
When: November 13-14, 2010
Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


McCurry Park North

112 McDonough Rd.

Fayetteville, GA 30215


McCurry Park South

130 County Farm Rd.

Fayetteville, GA 30214


Lovejoy Soccer Complex

1935 McDonough Rd.

Hampton, GA 30228


Tyus/Cowan Park

1301 Cowan Rd.

Griffin, GA 30223


For more information:

Local Contact: Sharron Safriet, ssafriet@gasoccer.orgUS Youth Soccer Media Contact: Mike Anderson,mailto:manderson@usyouthsoccer.org or 800-4SOCCER or 678.993.2102


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.


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