San Diego Surf Cup 2009

by Dan Hinz, Jr. on 22Jul2009 Print This Post Print This Post


“The Best of the Best”

In this post there are details and links to

  • Polo Fields
  • Hotel
  • Schedule
  • Driving Directions
  • Surf Cup Website
  • Weather in Del Mar
  • Venue

    Surf Cup is “the” tournament.  The venue is simply amazing.  It is held on the polo fields located at 3885 Via De La Valle, Del Mar, CA 92014. The fields are about 20 miles North of San Diego (Del Mar) just East of I-5. The marker on the map below points to the parking entrance. There is a link below the map that will open the same map in a larger window.

    View Larger Map
    Click on the map below to see a full size image. Remember that it is upside down; (North is down).  Our fields are on the left as you enter the venue and are outlined in blue below. This detail map is courtesy of Surf Cup.



    Sporting Only schedule
    Our Schedule is available at the link below this summary, we are in bracket D.

    Date TIME
    Sat 11:00 Real So Cal White SCSSC Green 15
    Sat 16:20 Dallas Texans 98 SCSSC Green 16
    Sun 11:00 SCSSC Green San Diego Surf Blue 15
    Sun 15:20 Bracket A#1 Bracket D#2 15
    Sun 17:20 Bracket D#1 Bracket A#2 16
    Mon 10:30 Winner #1 Winner #2 05
    Mon 10:30 Winner #3 Winner #4 06
    Mon 15:30 Winner SF1 Winner SF2 14

    Link to the full schedule

    Sporting Only schedule



    The hotel we are staying at is the Staybridge Suites located at
    6639 MIRA MESA BOULEVARD staybridgesdiego
    SAN DIEGO, CA 92121
    Staybridge Suites Reservation Phone: 888-299-2208
    Free breakfast is included and all rooms have kitchens. The cost is $139 a night w/ a 2 night minimum. The property is 11 miles from the field or about a 15 minute drive.

    Here is a map and driving directions between the field and the hotel. Field is at “A” (North); Hotel is at “B” (South) Clicking on the View Larger Map link below the image will display a larger map and the driving directions.

    View Larger Map

    Link to SurfCup Website

    Weather (Del Mar)

    History of Surf Cup

    The San Diego Surf Cup is actually several soccer tournaments aimed at promoting soccer in the US. It is played San Diego Polo Club’s beautifully maintained polo field. Nearly 30,000 visitors attend each of tournament weekends. The first weekend is for the youngest competitors from age 10 to 15. The second weekend you’ll find the under 16′s to under 19′s. Additionally a tournament is held over Thanksgiving weekend and is known as the “College Showcase” or College Cup because numerous college scouts looking for their next NCAA super star attend.

    How visitors found us:

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    { 3 comments… read them below or add one }

    admin August 3, 2009 at 12:04

    I took the liberty of putting Lisa’s Sangria recipe on the team website. You must be logged in to download the recipe. Look under “General”

    Marisa July 15, 2009 at 21:11

    You obviously spent tons of hours on this!
    Thanks for the wonderful links, maps, game schedules, photo’s, and more!
    You’ve morphed from Navigator Dan into Web-King Dan!!
    You Rock!

    Shellie July 15, 2009 at 15:28

    Can’t wait to watch the girls play “amazing” soccer in this wonderful opportunity!!
    Go Sporting 97!!

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