San Diego Cup Inc. announces the SAN DIEGO SURF COLLEGE CUP. The College Cup tournament will be held November 23-25, 2012. This is a Class I Tournament; open to USYSA, US Club Soccer, Super Y League, and FIFA affiliated teams. The tournament is a nationally recognized premier tournament, rated among the top college showcases in the United States.
All games will be played at the San Diego Polo Club, with 60 acres of manicured, level turf that are transformed into eighteen full sized soccer fields. The tournament is located only 90 minutes from Disneyland, 45 minutes from the Mexican border, and 20 minutes to all the sights of the San Diego area including the internationally renowned San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park, SeaWorld, and Legoland California.
Age groups will play in divisions of 16, 12 and 8 teams. Each team is guaranteed three (3) games. Bracket play will consist of three (3) games on Friday and Saturday. Semi-Finals and Finals are on Sunday.
In 2011, the San Diego Surf College Cup hosted over 400 college coaches and scouts. This is an excellent opportunity to showcase your players’ skills. Eight borrowed players will be allowed maximum roster size is 22. A maximum of 18 players may be rostered for each game. Top quality trophies as well as individual awards will be presented to teams finishing in 1st and 2nd place.
November 23,24,25, 2012
|Age Groups Boys & Girls||Registration Fee|
|U-18 born on or after 8/1/1994||
|U-17 born on or after 8/1/1995||
|U-16 born on or after 8/1/1996||
ENTRY DEADLINE • September 21, 2012
There are two groups in the U-16, U-17, and U-18. If selected, the tournament committee alone will determine into which group teams will be placed.
How to Apply for Acceptance:
If you would like to be considered for participation, please complete the on-line tournament application. Payment of the application fee may be made by either Cashier’s Check made payable to San Diego Surf Cup or by Credit Card (a convenience fee will be charged for the use of a credit card). Our on-line system will accept Visa, MasterCard, or American Express. Credit cards will not be charged until the team has been accepted into the tournament. Applications will not be considered submitted and complete until either a check has been received in our office or a credit card payment has been authorized on or before September 21, 2012.
Entries submitted after September 21, 2012 will not be considered for acceptance but may be retained for a wait list for consideration if an accepted team drops. Entries whose payment is not received in our office by September 21, 2012 will be considered late entries. The completed Cashiers Check (with team, gender, and age group noted on the check) should be mailed to:
San Diego Surf Cup
3101 La Costa Ave.
Carlsbad, CA 92009
Acceptance notifications will be e-mailed on or before Sept 28, 2012. Early acceptance may be granted for teams traveling from outside Cal South, with the decision made within two (2) weeks after receiving the application provided the application and payment is received no later than September 10, 2012.
Applications will be accepted from teams affiliated with USYSA, US Club Soccer, Super Y League, and FIFA affiliated youth soccer associations outside of the United States.
Teams using hotel rooms are required to obtain them from our approved hotel list, using the group reservation procedure established by Surf Cup and our hotel partners. The hotel list and reservations will not be available until a team has been accepted into the tournament.
You may call SORENSEN TRAVEL at 1-800-874-7522 for airline assistance only (not hotels).
Registration and Scheduling:
There will be a MANDATORY REGISTRATION on Thursday, November 22, 2012. Failure to register will result in disqualification.
2012/2013 player identification cards, medical release forms, and shin guards are required for each player. For USYSA teams outside of Region IV, travel papers approved by your state association are required; for US Club, or Super Y League teams, approved team rosters must be presented. For International entrants, written permission to travel will be required from your governing body. For all teams, medical release forms are required.
Game schedules will not be adjusted to accommodate individual teams or individual coach conflicts.
All team travel arrangements must be made to include participation for Managers and/or Coaches in the mandatory registration on Thursday evening November 22th. The earliest bracket games begin at 8:00 a.m. on Friday. The last final on Sunday will begin at 2:00 p.m.
Surf Cup will host top quality referees with State and FIFA Badges. All games will be officiated with a 3-man system.
If you have any questions concerning the on-line application system, please contact:
Tech Support at 904-521-6083
If you have any questions concerning application rules or selection process, please contact:
Surf Cup Office
3101 La Costa Ave.
Carlsbad, CA 92009
(FAX (760) 944-4256