Sports Competition for Adults Over 40: A Participants Guide to 27 Sports
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Soccer

The national sponsoring organization for adult soccer in the United States is the United States Adult Soccer Association which sponsors the Veterans Cup (now called "Adult Soccer Fest") for players 30 and older.

United States Adult Soccer Association
9152 Kent Ave. Suite C-50
Lawrence, Kansas 46219
http://www.usasa.com

The premier national event for adult soccer is the annual Soccer Fest. The first table below presents the schedule for the 2017 Adult Soccer Fest. The second table summarizes the number of competitors, by gender and selected age groups, for the 2016 Soccer Fest. The third table presents the national champions for the Over-40 age groups for men and women and the estimated number of players in each age group.




2009 - National Adult Soccer Championship
EventDateLocation
2009 Veterans CupJuly 7Lancaster, Massachusetts


2008 - USASA Veterans Cup Summary Table
Event Total Competitors Over 40 Women Competitors Over 40 Men Competitors Over 60 Men Competitors Over 70 Women Competitors Over 60
2008 Veterans Cup 1005 435 150 0 60
    Percent   100%   43%   15%   0%   6%

The term "competitors" refers to the entries in each event. In soccer, a single individual can only compete in one event - the game. Therefore, "competitors" and individuals are synonymous in this table.



2008 USASA Veterans Cup Bellingham, WA July 21-23
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
PremierMen40+Galacitics (FL)60
1st DivisionMen40+Bellingham FC (WA)60
DivisionMen45+Tri-Alliance '02 (WA)60
DivisionMen50+Golden State Oldies (CA North)105
DivisionMen55+Golden Elders (CA North)135
DivisionMen60+Dallas Legends (TX North)150
PremierWomen40+San Francisco (CA North)60
1st DivisionWomen40+Team Field Turf (WA)60
DivisionWomen50+Seattle's Best (WA)150
DivisionWomen55+California Kickin' (CA North)105
DivisionWomen60+San Diego Celtics (CA South)60
(*) The number of competitors assumes that each team had an average of 15 players.

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