The  Surf Challenge will be held at Surf Sports Park January 15-16, 2022

This event will be for 2008 – 2014 birth year players.

2014- 2012 Birth year will play 7 v 7
2011-2010 Birth year will play 9 v 9
2009-2008 Birth year will play 11 v 11

3-games guaranteed, tentatively all games at Surf Sports Park, Del Mar, CA.

This is a Class I Tournament open to USYS, US Club Soccer, USSSA and FIFA affiliated teams. This event is sanctioned by US Club Soccer and ALL players must have 2021/2022 player cards to participate.

 

If you have any questions concerning application rules, please contact:

Tournament Director

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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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