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Soccer News: 2012 San Diego Soccer Calendar

San Diego is a top destination for soccer of all levels, and SoccerNation is proud to present the new San Diego Soccer Calendar, highlighting events around the county. While some of the tournaments listed below may have passed the entry deadline, there is no deadline to watch and enjoy great soccer.

Note that some tournaments use 2011-2012 ages and others use 2012-2013 ages, so check before registering.

Please check with the San Diego Sports Commission for information on hosting your Soccer Tournament in America's Finest City.

March 2012

Nomads Coaches Showcase

Boys: March 24-26, 2012       Girls: March 31-April 2, 2012

Nomads Coaches Showcase is a Cal South sanctioned tournament for U12-U19 teams. The tournament takes place in and around La Jolla, including on the campus of UC San Diego. Pepperdine University and Cal State Fullerton will play an exhibition match on March 31 at UCSD and goalkeepers can sign up for the Coaches Showcase Goalie Wars.

Elite Clubs National League Showcase Event

March 31-April 2, 2012

The Elite Clubs National League consist of the nation’s top 66 female soccer clubs who play in league competition through “showcase” tournaments held across the country. San Diego is proud to secure one of the showcase events to be held at the San Diego Polo Fields. Plans are in place for this to be an annual sports event for our destination.

April 2012

National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) Season

The 2012 NPSL season kicks off in April. More details to follow. San Diego will feature SD Flash and San Diego Boca FC in the West-Southern Conference.

Beach Soccer Jam

April 28-29, 2012

The fourth annual Beach Soccer Jam is a beach soccer tournament rolled in a Brazilian-themed entertainment weekend. Teams from U9 to adult and professional teams will compete for top spot in the sand. Brazilian dancers and music and capoiera demonstrations will complement the soccer. 

May 2012

Women’s Premier Soccer League (WPSL) Season

The 2012 WPSL season opens in May with the San Diego SeaLions. More details to follow

Coop Beach Soccer Championships

May 5-6, 2012

The 6th annual Coop Beach Soccer Championships take place on the sands of Oceanside. Billed as “The largest Beach Soccer Festival on the West Coast,” the tournament is open to U8-U19, Men’s, Women’s, Co-Ed, College and Pro teams. The series then moves to Long Beach on June 2-3.

2nd Annual Armed Service Appreciation Tournament

May 19, 2012

Sportsplex USA Santee’s 2nd Annual Armed Service Appreciation Tournament is an adult indoor soccer tournament that honors America’s active and non-active military. The day includes a noon ceremony honoring the armed services members.

Memorial Super Cup

May 26-27, 2012

Super Cup is a Memorial Day Weekend tournament presented by Jersey Mike’s and STS for teams from U8 through U19. Games take place around San Diego County.

Poway Country Shootout

May 26-27, 2012

The Poway Country Shootout for boys and girls U9B (U8) through U19 teams takes place over Memorial Day Weekend in the Poway and Rancho Bernardo areas.

June 2012

2012 FC Sol Invitational

June 2-3, 2012

The FC Sol Invitational takes place in San Marcos for boys and girls teams U9B-U14.

Manchester Cup

June 9-10, 2012

The Manchester Cup sponsored by CV Manchester Soccer Club takes place in the Carmel Valley/Del Mar area. It is a class I tournament open to U9 to U19 teams affiliated with US Youth Soccer, US Club Soccer, AYSO and FIFA.

Kickin’ It Challenge

June 23-24, 2012

The inaugural Kickin’ It Challenge, presented by Poway Vaqueros and the City of Escondido is a charity tournament supporting the San Diego Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen Foundation. The tournament is for teams U9B through U19 and will take place at Ryan Park in Escondido.

San Diego Pegasus Cup

June 23-25 and June 30-July 2, 2012

The 15th annual Pegasus Cup is a class I tournament for U8 through U19 teams affiliated with US Youth Soccer, US Club Soccer, Super Y-League, AYSO and FIFA. Games are played throughout San Diego.

2012 USASA National Veterans Cup

June 26 - July 1, 2012

The Veterans Cup tournament was established in 1998 by the United States Adult Soccer Association with the intention of providing high-level soccer to both men and women 30 years of age and older. The current Veterans Cup tournament is a 6-day event with an anticipated 75-100 adult soccer teams, comprising approximately 2,000 players, family members, and supporters. The event will held at Frances Ryan Park in Escondido.

July 2012

Kick for a Cure

July 7-8, 2012

The 6th annual Kick for a Cure Soccer Tournament and Festival raises funds to support children with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. In addition to the tournament for teams U8/U9B-U19, the weekend features a family festival for all ages.

Kick for Hope

July 7-8, 2012

The 4th annual Kick for Hope Tournament benefits organizations working to improve life for children in Africa. Games take place around San Diego.

Nike Crusaders Cup

July 14-15, 2012

The Crusaders Soccer Club presents the annual Nike Crusaders Cup for US Youth Soccer, US Club Soccer, AYSO and FIFA affiliated teams ages U9B through U19.

Albion Cup National Soccer Showcase

July 21-23, 2012

The Albion Cup Showcase for U9B through U19 teams takes place at fields around San Diego, with headquarters at UCSD. Albion Cup is a “Stay and Play” tournament and traveling teams are required to use one of the partner hotels.

California State Games

July 21-22, 2012

The soccer component of the 2012 California State Games will take place at the U.S. Olympic Training Center, Salt Creek Recreation Center and Montevalle Recreation Center in Chula Vista. The competition is open to all teams U8 through U19.

National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) 2012 National Championship

July 27-29, 2012

The top teams in the NPSL compete for the 2012 National Championship, hosted by the San Diego Flash. More details to come.

2012 Copa Del Mar

July 28-30, 2012

One of San Diego’s premier soccer tournaments hosted by the Del Mar Sharks Soccer Club.  This is a Class I Tournament open to USYSA, US Club Soccer, Super Y League, AYSO, and FIFA affiliated teams.

Crown City Classic - Olders

July 28-29, 2012

The annual Crown City Classic hosted by the Coronado Youth Soccer League is a Cal South-sanctioned tournament open to US Youth Soccer, FIFA and AYSO teams. All games are played in the City of Coronado within sight of the Pacific Ocean or San Diego Bay. The first weekend features U14-U19 teams.

San Diego Open

July 28-29, 2012

The 5th annual San Diego Open for U9B through U19 teams takes place at various locations around San Diego.

San Diego Surf Cup XXXII presented by NIKE - Olders

July 28-30, 2012

The San Diego Surf Cup continues to be the summer showcase for youth soccer’s Best of the Best after 32 years! Surf Cup draws the attentions of thousands of spectators year attracted nearly 400 college coaches and scouts in 2011. There’s no better place to play and be recognized! And with the beautiful summer weather in San Diego and a whole host of vacation activities from amusement parks to beaches you can’t go wrong attending the Surf Cup!

August 2012

Crown City Classic - Youngers

August 4-5, 2012

The annual Crown City Classic hosted by the Coronado Youth Soccer League is a Cal South-sanctioned tournament open to US Youth Soccer, FIFA and AYSO teams. All games are played in the City of Coronado within sight of the Pacific Ocean or San Diego Bay. The second weekend features U8-U13 teams.

Encinitas Express Rotary Cup

August 4-5, 2012

The Encinitas Express Rotary Cup is open to teams U9B through U19. More details to come.

San Diego Surf Cup XXXII presented by NIKE - Youngers

Aug 4-6, 2012

The San Diego Surf Cup continues to be the summer showcase for youth soccer’s Best of the Best after 32 years! Surf Cup draws the attentions of thousands of spectators year attracted nearly 400 college coaches and scouts in 2011. There’s no better place to play and be recognized! And with the beautiful summer weather in San Diego and a whole host of vacation activities from amusement parks to beaches you can’t go wrong attending the Surf Cup!

San Diego United Summer Challenge

August 4-5, 2012

The San Diego United Summer Challenge, hosted by San Diego United Futbol Club, is a class I tournament open to ages U9B through U19. More details to come.

Carlsbad Wave Coastal Classic

August 11-12, 2012

The second annual Coastal Classic for U9B through U19 teams takes place on fields around Carlsbad. More details to come.

San Diego Premier Classic

August 11-12, 2012

The 19th annual San Diego Premier Classic presented by San Diego Soccer Club provides competition for teams U9B through U18. More details to come.

Tournament of Champions

August 11-12, 2012

The Tournament of Champions, sponsored by Jersey Mike’s and presented by STS, is open to teams from U9 through U19.

Attack Summer Classic

August 18-20, 2012

The 3rd annual Attack Summer Classic hosted by RSF Attack takes place in Del Mar and La Jolla and is open to teams U8 through U11.

San Diego Summer Challenge

August 18-19, 2012

Pumas Premier FC will celebrate their 30th anniversary with the 3rd annual San Diego Summer Challenge in Chula Vista for U9 through U19 teams. The weekend will include PUMA fest with the best up and coming local rock bands.

September 2012

Hotspurs Labor Day Tournament

September 1-3, 2012

The Hotspurs Labor Day Tournament hosted by Hotspurs USA is open to US Youth Soccer and US Club Soccer teams ages U9B to U19.

La Jolla Labor Day Classic

September 1-3, 2012

The 4th annual La Jolla Labor Day Classic, presented by La Jolla IMPACT Competitive Soccer, is a Class I quality-seeded competitive soccer tournament played on fields in La Jolla and surrounding communities. The tournament is open to all US Youth Soccer-affiliated boys and girls teams U8-U19.

Labor Day Forest Cup

September 1-3, 2012

The 31st annual Labor Day Forest Cup is a Class I tournament open to US Youth Soccer and FIFA-affiliated teams ages U9-U19.

October 2012

No events currently listed

November 2012

PASL 2012-2013 Season

The San Diego Sockers begin the defense of their three PASL Championships.

Nomads Thanksgiving Tournament

November 23-29, 2012

The Nomads Thanksgiving Tournament for U6-U19 teams includes a College Recruiting Seminar, exhibitors, Coach Clinics featuring Jesus “Chuchu” Ramirez and a Coaches Party hosted by Eurosport on Friday, November 25.

November Nights Girls College Showcase

November 23-25, 2012

The November Nights Girls College Showcase hosted by Carlsbad Lightning Soccer Club features top girls U16-U18 teams competing over Thanksgiving weekend in Carlsbad.

Surf Thanksgiving Tournament

November 23-23, 2012

The Surf Thanksgiving Tournament provides competition for U9B through U15 teams.

San Diego Surf College Cup 2012

November 24-26, 2012

The San Diego Surf College Cup for U16 through U18 teams provides an opportunity to be seen by college scouts and coaches. All games are held at the San Diego Polo Fields.

NCAA Women’s College Cup

November 30 – December 2, 2012

The final four for women’s Division I soccer will be hosted by University of San Diego.

December 2012

Cal South District 1 & 2 Commissioners Cup RECREATIONAL Tournament

December 1-2, 2012

The Cal South District 1 & 2 Commissioners Cup RECREATIONAL Tournament is a Class III tournament for teams at various levels. Games will take place at Frances Ryan Park in Escondido.

La Jolla All Star Recreational Soccer Tournament

December 1-2, 2012

The 4th annual La Jolla All Star Recreational Soccer Tournament is a Class III recreational tournament for teams U8-U14, taking place in and around La Jolla.

Coronado Holiday Cup

December 15-16, 2012

The Coronado Holiday Cup for US Youth Soccer, FIFA and AYSO U8-U14 teams takes place on the island of Coronado and is part of the community’s holiday tradition.

Scripps Ranch Recreational All Star Tournament

December 15-16, 2012

The Scripps Ranch Recreational All Star Tournament is a Class III tournament for U8, U10, U12 and U14 teams.