Surf Cup2024-03-21T11:06:40-07:00


July 19-22, 2024 |  Birth Years 2006-2009


August 2-5, 2024 |  Birth Years: 2010-2017

Due to overwhelmingly positive feedback, we are continuing with our Olders weekend hybrid format combining both the showcase and tournament format so that we can once again truly crown a BEST OF THE BEST team in each age group.

For our YOUNGERS event, we’ll play a straight tournament format with 3-games guaranteed.
This event will be for 2010 – 2017 birth year players.
2017-2015 Birth years will play 7v7
2014-2013 Birth years will play 9v9
2012-2010 Birth years will play 11v11

Boys: Surf Sports Park, Del Mar
Girls: SoCal Sports Complex, Oceanside

Semi-finals and finals will tentatively be played at the Surf Cup Sports Park in Del Mar on July 22nd

Boys 2010-2012: Surf Sports Park, Del Mar
Girls 2010-2012: SoCal Sports Complex, Oceanside
Boys & Girls 2013-2017: Galway Downs in Temecula

Semi-finals and finals on Monday, August 5th will tentatively be played at the Surf Cup Sports Park in Del Mar (2010-2012) and Galway Downs (2013-2017)

Team Managers
To log in to your account to add players to your roster, or change coaches, or add/edit application information, please go to the application page (buttons above), and click the “Login” button on the upper right. Click the submitted Surf Cup application on the sidebar to interact with your application and make the changes you need. If you need to change the Team Manager with access to the account, please email


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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
Joe Terzi

“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 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
Landon Donovan

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

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

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

Jerry 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
Mike McDowell

“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 McDowell, Executive Director of the San Diego Sports Alliance
Derek Barazza

“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 Barazza, Cal South President
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