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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

Congratulations to the 2016 Champions and Finalists!
Age Group Champion Finalist
U10 Mixed - Michael Bradley                      Fern Creek Op - BU10 Orange Suns U10
U10 Mixed - Jozy Altidore Carroll County Parks & Recreation                               Okolona Soccer Club - Firecrackers U10    
U10 Mixed - Tim Howard EYSA - U10M5 Jazz - BU10
U10 Girls - Carli Lloyd EYSA - U10G2 St. Agnes Soc - GU10
U10 Girls - Alex Morgan Boone County Youth Soccer Assoc. - 0101 - GU10Shier EYSA - U10G4
U12 Mixed - Michael Bradley LYSA U12 Skor GFC - Dynamo BU12
U12 Mixed - Jozy Altidore Sawyer YSA - U12 Maniacs Boyle Youth Soccer Huskies - BU12
U12 Mixed - Tim Howard U12M Smith EYSA - U12M4
U12 Mixed - DeAndre Yedlin     Penn - BU12 LYSA U12 Lynx
U12 Girls Nelson County -Downs GU12 LYSA U12 Blue Angels
U14 Mixed - Michael Bradley Okolona Soccer Club - Santos U14 U14 Dynamo
U14 Mixed - Jozy Altidore LYSA U14 United Sawyer YSA - U14 Strikers
U14 Girls Fern Creek Op - GU14 EYSA - U14G2
High School Mixed Fern Creek Op - BU19 LYSA U18 Fire
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