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.
2016 Kohl's American Cup
October 15 - 16
Hosted by: Slidell Youth Soccer Club
All LSA affiliated recreational teams from U8 - U14 are invited!
U8 - U10 teams will play in a jamboree style and U11 - U14 teams will play in a tournament format.
Jamboree Teams - U8 - U10 .......... $100.00 / team
Tournament Teams - U11 - U14 .......... $175.00 / team
In addition to the recreational tournament itself, the 2016 Kohl's Cup will feature two (2) new components. On Saturday morning, the tournament will host a Louisiana TOPSoccer Jamboree. TOPSoccer brings the game of soccer to girls and boys with mental or physical disabilities. TOPSoccer programs are being established across the state and LSA is proud to make it part of the Kohl's American Cup experience. CLICK HERE for more information on TOPSoccer in Louisiana. There will be no cost for the TOPSoccer Jamboree.
The Kohl's Cup will also include a Referee Training Camp for young people interested in becoming a referee or in improving their craft. For more information on How to Become a Soccer Referee in Louisiana, CLICK HERE
Jamboree Format (U8 - U10)
The Jamboree format consists 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.
U8 will play 4v4 without a GK. Games will consist of 4 - 10 minute quarters.
U9 - U10 will play 7 v. 7 with a goalkeeper. Games will consist of 2 - 25 minute halves.
Each player will receive recognition for participation, however no standings are kept and no team awards will be given.
U8 Teams may not “play up” to U9 or U10.
Tournament Format (U11-U14)
LSA Tournament Rules will apply.
Each team is guaranteed a minimum of 3 games.
U11 - U14 – 1st and 2nd place awards will be presented.
The Off-side Rule will apply in all games in age groups from U11 and higher.
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.
Co-ed Team Rules
Co-ed teams must have at least 4 players of each gender on their roster and present at each game.
All players must play.
There must be at least 2 players of each gender on the field at all times.