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Kentucky American Cup



The Kentucky American Cup provides recreational youth soccer players an opportunity to experience a high quality statewide tournament in a fun, family-like atmosphere. It fosters stimulation and excitement about soccer in an effort to increase the recreational player’s interest in and love for the game.

Who Can Participate

Only recreational players registered with the Kentucky Youth Soccer, through an affiliate member recreational league are eligible to participate in the Kentucky American Cup. No select players or all-star teams are allowed. Additionally, any team or player entered in or rostered for State Open, Presidents Cup, or Soccer Village Cup are not eligible. When we incorporate programs that create a fun and healthy developmental environment for players while recognizing their participation and excellence, we are investing in a quality future.


2021 Kentucky American Cup - Champions and Finalists

Click here for the 2021 Kentucky American Cup Schedule

Fine Designs Tournament Apparel: Click here to order apparel online.  

Congratulations to the 2021 Kentucky American Cup Champions and Finalists!

Division Champion Finalist Result
10U Girls CCYSL Saints Southern Kentucky Soccer Honaker - Strikers 3:1
10U Mixed - Blue Nelson County Youth Soccer Warriors Marion County Youth Soccer U10 Sporting 2:0
10U Mixed - Green Sawyer Youth Soccer Association Defenders Elizabethtown Youth Soccer Association U10M4 Green Dragons 9:1
12U Mixed - Blue CCYSL Cyclones County 580 Daviess County Youth Soccer Association Blue Bombers 6:2
12U Mixed - Green Woodford Youth Soccer Association Sevilla Spencer County Soccer Association Olges 1st, 2nd
12U Mixed - Yellow Elizabethtown Youth Soccer Association Red Thunder Nelson County Youth Soccer U12 STRIKERS 1st, 2nd
14U Mixed - Blue CCPR/RVFC River Valley Futbol Club MUSA U14 Jordan 4:0
14U Mixed - Green Sawyer Youth Soccer Association Titans Fern Creek Optimist Soccer Club Jaguars 1st, 2nd
High School Mixed - Blue Fern Creek Optimist Soccer Club Velocity Southern Kentucky Soccer Connectors F.C. 5:0
High School Mixed - Green Southern Kentucky Soccer bg united Southern Kentucky Soccer Minotti 5:1


Administrative Info and Tournament Policies

Click here for the Coach Checklist
Team Covid Waiver - All teams will need to complete. Information on how to submit this form will be provided after the tournament registration deadline.
Guest Player Form
Tournament Policies 

Kentucky Youth Soccer Concussion Policy 
Build out Line (10U Only)
Heading Policy (10U Only)

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

In the case of inclement weather, Kentucky Youth Soccer reserves the right to reduce the number of scheduled games and/or cancel the event. Every effort will be made to complete games and the tournament.  If the tournament is cancelled prior to the start of the tournament, each team will receive a full refund, less $75 to cover administrative cost relating to field rental & facilities, set up cost, and personnel.  No refunds will be given if any games are played on the tournament weekend

If the event is completely cancelled in advance, teams will be given the option of a refund or to move their registration fees to another recreational tournament.


2020 - Cancelled due to COVID-19
2019 - Cancelled due to excessive rain
2014 - Cancelled due to excessive rain