|Number of teams||12|
|Qualifier for||UEFA Europa Conference League|
|Domestic cup(s)||Armenian Supercup|
|Current champions||Ararat Yerevan (6th title)|
|Most successful club(s)||Pyunik (8 titles)|
|2020-21 VBET Armenian Cup|
The VBET Armenian Cup (Armenian : Հայաստանի Անկախության Գավաթ) is the main football cup competition of Armenia. In its original form as the Armenian Cup, it started in 1939, when Armenia was a republic of the Soviet Union. It served as a qualification tournament for the Soviet Cup, and it was not disputed by Armenian teams in the Soviet League pyramid. After Armenia gained independence in 1992, the cup became known as Independence Cup, and the final is held every year on 9 May.
Since 2019, it has been known as the VBET Armenian Cup after its headline sponsor.
|1993||Ararat Yerevan||3–1||Shirak||Hrazdan Stadium||7,000|
|1994||Ararat Yerevan||1–0||Shirak||Hrazdan Stadium||10,000|
|1995||Ararat Yerevan||4–2||Kotayk||Hrazdan Stadium||1,000|
|1997||Ararat Yerevan||1–0||Pyunik||Hrazdan Stadium||4,500|
|1998||Tsement Ararat||3–1||Yerevan||Hrazdan Stadium||4,000|
|1999||Tsement Ararat||3–2||Shirak||Hrazdan Stadium||4,000|
|2001||Mika||1–1 (p (4–3))||Ararat Yerevan||Republican Stadium||7,500|
|2004||Pyunik||0–0 (p (6–5))||Banants||Republican Stadium||10,000|
|2007||Banants||3–1 (aet)||Ararat Yerevan||Republican Stadium||6,000|
|2008||Ararat Yerevan||2–1 (aet)||Banants||Arnar Stadium||2,500|
|2011–12||Shirak||1–0||Impulse||Gyumri City Stadium||3,000|
|2013–14||Pyunik||2–1||Gandzasar Kapan||Hrazdan Stadium||5,000|
|2017–18||Gandzasar Kapan||1–1 (p (4–3))||Alashkert||Republican Stadium||1,000|
|2019–20||Noah||5–5 (p (7–6))||Ararat-Armenia||Football Academy Stadium||0|
|2020–21||Ararat Yerevan||3–1||Alashkert||Republican Stadium|
Since its establishment, the Armenian Cup has been won by 9 different teams. Teams shown in italics are no longer in existence.
|Club||Wins||First final won||Last final won||Runners-up||Last final lost||Total final|
Two clubs have won consecutive Armenian Cups on more than one occasion: Ararat Yerevan (1993, 1994, 1995) and Pyunik (2013, 2014, 2015), .
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