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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.
2016 Tournament Information

Date: November 5-6, 2016
Location: Elizabethtown Sports Park
Address: 1401 West Park Road, Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Team Registration Link (Closes October 12th)
Registration Instructions - Please read before starting registration
2015 Tournament Information

Congratulations to the Champions and Finalists of the 2015 Commonwealth Cup! 

Age Group Champions Finalists
U10 Girls St. Cecilia - Saalfeld EYSA - U10G3
U10 Mixed Gold Tsunami  Fern Creek Op 
U10 Mixed Silver U10 Johnson Boyle Youth Soccer
U10 Mixed Bronze LYSA U10 Sting U10 Mallory
U12 Girls EYSA U12 G1 Nelson County - Sauder
U12 Mixed Platinum Marion County Youth Soccer LYSA - Sko
U12 Mixed Gold EYSA - U12 M2 Red Fury
U12 Mixed Silver LYSA Lynx Sawyer YSA - Titans
U12 Mixed Bronze Fern Creek Op Lincoln Youth - Bailey
U14 Girls LYSA Sphinx LYSA Strikers
U14 Mixed  Fern Creek Op EYSA - U14M1


Schedules, Scores, and Standings (2015)

Tournament Policies

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Archives (PDF)

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