Presented by Adidas, and set in the beautiful coastal town of Carlsbad, LA Galaxy San Diego is proud to host the 11th annual Carlsbad Cup, a tournament renowned throughout Southern California for its high level of competition, superb facilities, and spectacular scenery.

The Carlsbad Cup is a top level, Class I tournament for boys and girls within the U8-U19 age groups, and will take place over two weekends, July 21-23 (boys) and July 28-30 (girls).

DATES: July 21-23 (boys), July 28-30 (girls), 2017
LOCATION: Carlsbad, CA
BRACKETS / ENTRY FEE: U8-U10 $695 | U11-U19 $795
‘November Nights’ Bracket $850 (U15-U19 Girls, U16-U19 Boys)
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: June 15, 2017
REGISTRATION LINKS: BOYS | GIRLS

CHECK-IN PROCEDURE: Teams will only be required to check-in 60 minutes prior to their first game of the tournament. Again, with the challenge of Friday night summer traffic and the knowledge that everyone’s time is valuable, we feel this will be yet another reason to make the Carlsbad Cup one of your team’s choices for your 2017 tournament schedule. If you are a local or traveling team and wish to request a Friday evening game please let us know.

Players/parents/coaches/relatives & anyone associated with a team traveling outside of an 80 mile radius of our Tournament Headquarters (5315 Avenida Encinas, Carlsbad, CA) are required to follow our reservation procedure and stay in hotels that are approved by the Tournament as a condition of participation. All teams requiring overnight accommodations MUST secure them through our hotel partners. Teams MUST reserve a minimum of 6 rooms to qualify and participate in the Carlsbad Cup. Failure to do so may result in the team not getting scheduled. Approved hotel list coming soon….

All Teams will compete at the 2017/18 age group level and must also present laminated USYSA player cards for the 2016/17 or 2017/18 season (no mixed cards), proof of age, and signed medical release forms.
U8-U10 Divisions play 7 v 7
U11-U12 Divisions play 9 v 9
U13-U19 Divisions play 11 v 11
Division: Born on or after January 1st of the year specified:

2010 U8 2006 U12 2002 U16
2009 U9 2005 U13 2001 U17
2008 U10 2004 U14 2000 U18
2007 U11 2003 U15 1999 U19

For the older age groups (U15-U19 Girls, U16-U19 Boys), the top brackets of competition will be classed as the ‘November Nights’ brackets. The winning team from each of these ‘November Nights’ brackets will gain automatic acceptance into the very prestigious November Nights College Showcase that takes place over Thanksgiving weekend in Carlsbad, CA. Considering the showcase has to turn away over twice as many teams as apply, due to its popularity and reputation, this is an excellent incentive for older’s teams to come and play at the Carlsbad Cup.

With 500+ college coaches in San Diego over the Girls Carlsbad Cup weekend (Jul 28-30), the Girls U16-U19 ‘November Nights’ brackets will be run as a college showcase.

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