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Commonwealth Cup

The Commonwealth Cup was organized to enhance the accomplishments recreational players achieve by participating is a state championship tournament in the late 1970s. The development of all players within Kentucky Youth Soccer is advanced when the player meets personal challenges. The Commonwealth Cup is designed to encourage and honor the recreational player by allowing the player to compete for both team and personal goals. This tournament is structured so that, regardless of ability, all players can realistically strive for the goal of becoming a state champion.

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Basic Guidelines
The Commonwealth Cup is a unique tournament in that it is only open to recreational players. The tournament follows a set of guidelines that are administered at the state level.
  1. Every recreational player shall have an equal opportunity to participate in every game.
  2. The formation of recreational teams follows a controlled registration policy where every player is accepted and assigned to a roster regardless of ability.
  3. A philosophy of player participation in a low-stress, fun filled environment is promoted.

Who Can Participate

Only recreational players registered with the Kentucky Youth Soccer, through an affiliate member recreational league are eligible to participate in the Commonwealth Cup. No select players, all-star teams or guest players are allowed. Any league, club or association found to have substituted ineligible players on a roster will forfeit their games at this tournament and may be subject to further sanctions. Additionally, any team or player entered in or rostered for Open Cup State Cup is not eligible.
2014 Tournament Information
Registration Now Available! 
Click here for instructions on how to register IF your team is already set up in the Affinity Sports registration system
Click here for instructions on how to register IF your team IS NOT set up in the Affinity Sports registration system
*If you are unsure whether your team is in the new registration system, please check with your club registrar before applying.
If you need assistance registering, please contact Holly Kirkpatrick.
November 1-2, 2014
Elizabethtown Sports Park, Elizabethtown, KY
Registration Fee: $250/Team
Registration Deadline: October 1, 2014

2013 Commonwealth Cup Champions and Finalists

Age Group Champions Finalists
U10 Mixed Gold Mercer Strikers Green Griffin FC
U10 Mixed Silver Fern Creek Yellow Jackets Northern Kentucky Dragons
U10 Girls Twisted Sisters Germany
U12 Mixed Gold Green Bay Penguins Real Mercer
U12 Mixed Silver Fern Creek Thunder Marion County Blue
U12 Girls London Legacy Milan Fire
U14 Mixed Gold Maroon FC Kru
U14 Mixed Silver LYSA United Fern Creek Galaxy
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