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The following references illustrate the variations used by different papers across the country. All of the name variations are the authors interpretation or preference. The term National Challenge Cup was the term used by the national and state committees which is where the local writers derive their own terminology as needed to save ink or space, etc.
National Challenge Cup - Plain Dealer Jan 18, 1959, Feb 8 , 1959, Feb 22, 1959
U.S. Challenge Cup - Salt Lake Tribune Nov 23, 1958 p12B col 4
National Open Challenge Cup - Racine Journal Times Bulletin - Nov 9, 1958 p 29 col 8
National Open Cup - Racine Journal Times Nov 10, 1958 p 14 col 7; Monessen Daily Independent Nov 8, 1958 p7 col1; Charleroi Mail Dec 6, 1958 p7 col 3
National Open Competition - Monessen Daily Independent March 23, 1959 p 9 col 1
National Soccer Cup - Oakland Tribune Jan 19, 1959 p33D col6
National Open Cup Soccer Championships - Oakland Tribune March 2, 1959 p37D col6