Surf Cup 2020-05-20T11:13:30-07:00
San Diego Surf Cup Presented by Nike

OLDER BOYS – August 1 – 3, 2020
OLDER GIRLS – August 7 – 9, 2020

YOUNGER BOYS & GIRLS – August 15 – 16, 2020
YOUNGEST BOYS & GIRLS – August 22 – 23, 2020


The San Diego Surf Cup continues to be the premier summer tournament for youth soccer, featuring the top teams in the nation and attracting more than 500 college coaches and scouts.

Surf Cup will be played at Surf Cup Sports Park in Del Mar. Our facility is among the best in the nation, featuring up to 22 full size fields on pristine grass. Every year, Surf Cup flies in the best referees in the region to match the level of the best teams in the nation who will come together to produce epic matchups.

All games will play at Surf Cup Sports Park in Del Mar, CA


OLDER BOYS (2006 & OLDER) –  August 1 – 3, 2020 (Sat – Mon)
OLDER GIRLS (2006 & OLDER) – August 7 – 9, 2020 (Fri – Sun)
YOUNGER BOYS & GIRLS (2007 & 2008) – August 15 – 16, 2020 (Sat and Sun Only)
YOUNGEST BOYS & GIRLS (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013) –  August 22 – 23, (Sat and Sun Only)

Best of the Best flight (U10 & older age gropus) winners receive winner’s jackets; with trophies and individual awards presented to all finalists and champions.

Older Weekend events will be 4-game guaranteed.

Younger Weekend events will be 3-game guaranteed and will be 2-day events to accommodate school restarting in August for many players.

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In the event of cancellation due to COVID-19, all registration fees will be issued a full refund minus credit card processing fees. If you were planning to attend Surf Cup 2020, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible!


  • If your team is already registered and has NOT been accepted and the change in dates do not work for your team, please email and let her know you would like to withdraw your applicatio
  • If your team is already registered and you HAVE been accepted and the change in dates do not work for your team, please email and ask for a refund.
  • If you are registered and the dates DO work for you (whether you have been accepted or not), there is no need to do anything.
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The Best of the Best Wall

Every player from every team was listed on this wall. Players loved searching and finding their names.


Come take FREE photos with your friends, family and teammates! Free printouts & digital sharing.

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In The News

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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