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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.

kentucky commonwealth cup final 2010 - smallBasic 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 or all-star teams 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 State Open Cup is not eligible.

2018 Champions and Finalists

Congratulations to the 2018 Commonwealth Cup Champions and Finalists

Division Champion Finalist
10U Girls Morgan EYSA-U10G4 EYSA-U10G5
10U Mixed Dempsey Raiders RCSC Lions
10U Mixed Donovan Fern Creek Sharks EYSA - U10M7
12U Girls Morgan  Richmond - Billy Hout SKY - Coach Leah
12U Girls Lloyd EYSA - U12G4 Pink Panthers
12U Mixed Dempsey U12 Boyle Carroll County #1
12U Mixed Donovan Razors U12 Coed SNYSA
12U Mixed Pulisic Okolona Fireballs FC Arsenal
12U Mixed Bradley Benley (JCYSA) Noisy Boys
14U Mixed Dempsey Gtown United (Abshear) Noll
14U Mixed Donovan Strikers Gtown City (Cannada)
14U Mixed Pulisic United Hawks
High School Mixed Dempsey Okolona Santos FC Knights

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Please review tournament rules and policies in the next section.

Tournament Rules and Policies

Tournament Policies
Kentucky Youth Soccer Concussion Policy 
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Please note that all coaches/team managers/bench personnel MUST complete concussion training from one of the sources below (NFHS or CDC). Completion certificate will be required to sit on the bench.

Click here for NFHS concussion training
Click here for CDC concussion training

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