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.
“WERNER FRICKER” OPEN CUP
FOUNDED: 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
FIRST CHAMP: Lynbrook Steuben , 1984
REIGNING CHAMP: Phoenix SC, 2016
NAMESAKE: Gerhard Mengel
*Though the national competition was discontinued, states, & regions have opted to continue the competition.
(Cup trophy photos are courtesy of USASA)