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USA CUP History

USA CUP is played at the National Sports Center in Blaine, Minnesota, located 20 minutes north of Minneapolis and St. Paul. The tournament was started in 1985 by the Sons of Norway, a fraternal benefit organization and was originally modeled after Norway Cup.

USA CUP Alumni

Since 1985 USA CUP has hosted a large variety of famous international soccer players, either as guests or players who participated in the tournament before achieving soccer stardom.

Sons of Norway Founder's Award

USA CUP presents the Sons of Norway Founders Award during Opening Ceremony. This award honors longtime volunteers and staff of USA CUP for their hard work and dedication to the tournament.

Hall of Champions

See the champions in every age group and flight from the previous year's tournament. 

Previous Results

See the results in every age group and flight from the last several tournaments.

Story of USA CUP

Read the history of USA CUP and learn how we started as a small 69-team tournament in 1985 and grew into one of the biggest youth soccer tournaments in the world.