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Kohl's American Cup

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2015 Kohl's American Cup

Each year, the Kohl's American Cup provides recreational youth soccer players across the country an opportunity to experience a consistent and high quality statewide tournament in a fun, safe, 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. The Kohl's Cup features an interactive area with fun games activities, special giveaways, music and more. Players, siblings and friends are all invited to participate.

The 2015 Kohl's American Cup in Louisiana will take place on the weekend of October 16-18. This year LSA will include a TOPSoccer Jamboree on Saturday morning and will include a Referee Education and Mentoring component as well. The goal is to make the Kohl's American Cup an inclusive soccer weekend festival.

Request to Host the Kohl's American Cup

LSA is looking for a member organization to host the 2015 Kohl's American Cup. To request to host the tournament. please email LSA Executive Director, Tucker Reynolds at Tucker.Reynolds@lsa-soccer.org. The requirements to host the Kohl's American Cup are:

  • At least 4 - 6 v. 6 sized fields with appropriate goals and lined
  • At least 4 - 8 v. 8 sized fields with appropriate goals and lined
  • A large flat area for the Kohl's Interactive Area
  • Overnight Security
  • Access to Trainers
  • Off-street Parking
  • Referees and Volunteers 
  • Ample Area Hotels

 

2014 Kohl's American Cup

Congratulations to all the teams from across Louisiana that participated in the 2014 Kohl's American Cup.  LSA wants to thank all of the clubs and teams who joined us for a fun and competitive tournament and a tremendous family event. Special thanks also go to Slidell Youth Soccer and all of their volunteers for hosting the event.

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2014 Louisiana Kohl’s American Cup Rules
 
Players
  • All players must be registered with LSA.
  • All teams must check-in at least 30 minutes prior to their first match.
  • All teams must present an official LSA roster at check-in.
  • Only Recreational players and teams are allowed. (NO Competitive players or teams are permitted.)
  • No All-Star teams or teams formed by a selection process are allowed.
  • The 50% play rule shall be followed.
  • Substitutions will be allowed at any stoppage of play, with the permission of the referee.
 
  • Coaches/Managers must have a non-notarized medical consent form for every player at check-in.
  • Coaches, Managers and any adult on the team sideline must have an official and current US Youth Soccer pass issued by LSA hanging from their neck.
 
Jamboree Format (U6-U8)
 
  • U6-U8 will use a Jamboree format consisting of a minimum of two (2) games. These games will be scheduled on Saturday, if possible. Some teams may play on Sunday due to field availability.
 
  • U6-U8 will play 4v4 without a GK.
 
  • Each player will receive recognition for participation; no team awards will be given.
 
  • Each game will consist of 4 – 12 minute quarters. There is no overtime; games may end in a tie.
  • U8 Teams may not “play up;” they are to participate in the jamboree format only.
     
Tournament Format (U9-U14)
  • LSA General Tournament Rules will apply.
  • Each team is guaranteed a minimum of 3 games.
  • U9 – Each player will receive recognition for participation; no team awards will be given.
  • U10-U14 – 1st and 2nd place awards will be presented.
  • The LSA non-seeded single weekend state tournament format and advancement rules will be followed:
 
  • U9 and U10 will play 6v6 with a GK. Games will consist of 2 – 25 minute halves, and will play with the offside rule.
  • U11 and U12 will play 8v8 with a GK. Games will consist of 2 – 30 minute halves.
 
  • U13 and U14 will play 11v11 with a GK. Games will consist of 2 - 35 minute halves.
  • There is no overtime in bracket games.
 
General Information
 
Unless modified above, the LSA Policy 310 – Youth State Tournament Rules will apply.
 
 
The LSA Recreational Commissioner or his designee shall resolve any conflicts and/or situations not provided for in these rules or LSA Policy.
 
 

 

 

 

 
 
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