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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.


2023 Kentucky American Cup 

Dates: June 10-11, 2023
Location: Elizabethtown Sports Park, 1401 West Park Road, Elizabethtown, KY 42701

Age Groups: 10U, 12U, 14U, High School (Girls and Mixed divisions)
Registration Fee: $320 (All Taxes and Fees Included)

Registration is OPEN and will CLOSE at 11:59pm EST on May 11. 

Administrative Info and Tournament Policies

Coach Checklist
Group Descriptions
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