Dear Blues Cup Applicants
Southern California Blues Soccer Club announces Blues Cup 2015, to be played September 5,6, and 7 (Labor Day Weekend) 2015, for U-8 to U-19 Girls. This is a Class I Tournament; open to USYSA, US Club Soccer, and FIFA affiliated teams. As in past years this will be a first class event with all games located at the very best soccer complex on the west coast, the So Cal Sports Complex in Oceanside Ca. This complex will have 22 fields for this tournament. The complex is located only 70 minutes from Disneyland, 60 minutes from the Mexican border, and 30 minutes to all the sights of the San Diego area including the internationally renowned San Diego Zoo and Wild Animal Park, SeaWorld, and Legoland California. Most age groups will play in divisions of 16 teams. Each team is guaranteed three (3) games. Bracket play will consist of three (3) games on Saturday and Sunday. Semi-Final games are played on Monday morning, and the Finals are Monday afternoon.
Blues Cup 2015 Director
Blues Cup 2015 will be held at the new SoCal Sports Complex in Oceanside, California (Rendering Below). Led by Mr. Surf Cup, Mike Connerly, and his business partner, Pat Collins, SoCal Soccer Inc. is managing the new complex which will be a state of the art sports complex, fully self-contained. For the past 26 years Mike led and developed Surf Cup into the premier soccer tournament in the Western United States. Mike and Pat have been working with the city of Oceanside to create the finest facility for large soccer events. Blues Cup is proud to be one of the first tournaments selected to showcase this incredible new venue.
Oceanside, California, is the northern most city in San Diego County centrally located between Los Angeles and San Diego. A beachfront community of 169,350, the City serves as a major transportation hub serving both metropolitan areas; however, the City's greatest pride is its scenic beaches, beautiful surf and the best vacation weather anywhere in the world. For those who have yet to make their first visit, here's more of what Oceanside has to offer:
Oceanside boasts some of the widest, sandy beaches in Southern California as well as a picturesque 1,000-slip harbor with shops and restaurants. Other attractions include Mission San Luis Rey, the king of California’s Spanish Missions; Oceanside Museum of Art; California Surf Museum; and Buena Vista Audubon.
Oceanside has the best surfing conditions in Southern California; hosting major surf, body boarding and body surfing competitions every year. Fisherman can cast off the Oceanside Pier, the longest wooden pier on the Pacific Coast; or take a fishing boat; or a whale watching tour out of the Oceanside Harbor.
Take a stroll, watch surfers catch a wave, gaze at the sunset, or dine at Ruby’s Diner at the end of the Pier. Bicycle riders enjoy the 7-mile San Luis Rey River Trail and Coastal Rail Trail. Oceanside is a short drive from the San Diego Zoo, the San Diego Zoo Safari Park and Sea World.