U.S. Amateur Cup Soccer

THE MEDIA CENTER FOR THE U.S. AMATEUR CUPS

Cup History

“FRITZ MARTH” US AMATEUR CUP
United States Football Association "Amateur Challenge Cup"FOUNDED: 1923
Named for Fritz Marth, 2017
FIRST CHAMP: Fleischer Yarn FC, 1924
REIGNING CHAMP: Christos FC, 2016

The “United States Football Association ‘Amateur Challenge Cup,'” has a permanent home at the national offices of the United States Adult Soccer Association. The trophy, no longer travels do to wear and age. The photo at the left was taken in 1962 and shows the original base. With more winners over the years larger wooden bases were added.

THE CHAMPIONS

 

“WERNER FRICKER” OPEN CUP
V__47B0FOUNDED: USASA determines own Open Cup Champion, 1999
Named for Werner Fricker, 2000
USASA Discontinues it, 2015*

FIRST CHAMP: Brooklyn Field Club, 1914

REIGNING CHAMP: Christos FC, 2016

NAMESAKE: Werner Fricker

THE CHAMPIONS

 

 

“GERHARD MENGEL” OVER-30 CUP
"Gerhard Mengel," Over-30 National Championship Cup
FOUNDED: 1984
Renamed for Gerhard Mengel, 2004
USASA Discontinues it, 2015*

FIRST CHAMP: Lynbrook Steuben , 1984

REIGNING CHAMP: Phoenix SC, 2016

NAMESAKE: Gerhard Mengel

THE CHAMPIONS

 

 

*Though the national competition was discontinued, states, & regions have opted to continue the competition.

(Cup trophy photos are courtesy of USASA)

 

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