Surf College Cup 2018-05-11T01:35:26+00:00
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The San Diego Surf College Cup Showcase will be held November 24-26, 2017 and is a Class I Tournament open to USYSA, US Club Soccer, Super Y League, and FIFA affiliated teams. The College Cup tournament is a nationally recognized premier tournament, rated among the top two in the United States. This year, players from 7 countries – Australia, Canada, Guatemala, Japan, Mexico, South Korea, USA – will compete in front of top college coaches.

380 top-level teams have been accepted this year. All GIRLS teams will play at the SoCal Sports Complex in Oceanside and BOYS teams will play at the Surf Cup Sports Park in Del Mar.  Each venue has 20 plus full-sized fields and will be attended by an estimated 500 college coaches. All teams will play 3 full-length games, one game per day over the 3 days.

Years of College Cup History
Top Level Teams Accepted in 2017
Countries Represented in 2017
US States Represented in 2017

2017 Surf College Cup Accepted Teams/Clubs

2017 Surf College Cup Accepted Teams

Attending Coaches

With more than 500 coaches/scouts attending in 2016, the Surf College Cup Showcase continues to be the #1 recruiting event in youth soccer

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What People Say

“It’s awesome. I’ve spent many a weekends sitting at the polo fields watching that tournament. It’s brilliant. It’s a great tournament… great facility. It brings all the best teams together. San Diego always has great competitive teams in national levels and players playing in international levels.”

Jill Ellis, Head Coach, US Women's National Team

“Surf Cup Sports’ events bring in a high volume of visitors which is critical to the backbone of San Diego’s tourism industry. Most importantly, these visitors book hotel rooms and make a variety of purchases, including food, entertainment and souvenirs, all of which benefits the local economy.”

Joe TerziJoe Terzi, President and CEO of the San Diego Tourism Authority

“Surf Cup has always been my favorite tournament. Being a local girl, I’ve always felt so lucky to have this in my backyard.”

Rachel Buehler Van Hollebeke , US Women's National Soccer Team Defender

“I have great memories of playing at Surf Cup when I was a youth soccer player.”

Landon DonovanLandon Donovan, Former U.S. Men's National Team Player

“People learn about San Diego from coming to a Surf Cup event.”

Jerry SandersJerry Sanders, Former San Diego Mayor, President and CEO of the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce

“We are delighted to partner with Surf — our partnership will provide a fantastic opportunity for young players to develop as footballers and to connect with our team in Manchester.”

Brian Marwood, Managing Director of City Football Services

“Surf Cup Sports not only contributes to San Diego’s economy, it also invest in our region’s assets, youth leadership and community development. The organization has contributed several millions to charities and local organizations.”

Mike McDowellMike McDowell, Executive Director of the San Diego Sports Alliance

“Surf Cup Sports sets the standard for elite youth soccer tournaments at the local, national, and international levels. Longtime director Mike Connerley’s leadership and work has literally changed the lives of tens of thousands of young soccer players.”

Derek BarazzaDerek Barazza, Cal South President
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