Iowa Soccer's US Youth Soccer Kohl's American Cup traditional team event, held in Altoona, for U07-U14 is a guaranteed three-game, round-robin format. Scores and standings are not kept in the U10-below divisions, and all participants receive a participation award. In U11-above divisions, semifinal and final matches are held, with members of the first- and second-place teams each receiving awards.
This US Youth Soccer event is the largest recreational youth soccer festival in the United States, boasting more than 65,000 participants. The Iowa Soccer Association has run a US Youth Soccer American Cup every year since 1992. Kohl's Department stores is the most recent national sponsor.
Team & Player Eligibility
This event is for Iowa Soccer member youth teams and players classified as Level 3. You are not allowed to assemble a "tournament team roster" for this team competition or use non-Iowa Soccer member players. The Kohl's American Cup is for the regular-season roster/team and each player must have a current US Youth Soccer player pass for that team.