Soccer Writer's Style Guide


North America's first and only soccer-specific style guide

Domestic cups

Do not capitalize the words champion, championship, cup, playoffs, quarterfinals, semifinals or final unless part of an official name.

Lamar Hunt US Open Cup

  • US Open Cup (no periods) is acceptable on first reference.

Nutrilite Canadian Championship, Voyageurs Cup

  • Canadian Championship is acceptable on first reference.

See also: International tournaments, MLS tournaments and awards


Filed under: Domestic cups