(Frequently Asked Questions)

Dave Shelton Memorial Cup

*OLDERS (U14-U19)AUGUST 5th -7th
*YOUNGERS (U9b-U13) AUGUST 12th -14th

- Eligibility -
- Fields -
- Parking -
- Awards
- Hotels -


We will be playing the 2011/2012 birth year season.  Appropriately registered Loan Players are permitted.  Your team may play with either new permanent 2011/2012 player cards or last years permanent player cards (Unless you are playing U11 this next season!).  U9 and U10 will be playing 8 V 8, and U11 and up will play 11 V 11.


All finals will be played at Francis Ryan Community Park, which is located at the intersection of East Valley Parkway and Hidden Trails Rd., behind Valley High School. Please help us keep the fields clean.  There are NO dogs allowed on any field per city ordinance. Since this is a CYSA-S sanctioned event, NO SMOKING, nor ALCOHOL is allowed on the fields.


 No Dogs in Ryan Park

City Ordinances prohibit dogs in Ryan Park - no matter how small or how cute.
Please don't bring your pet to the game.


Ryan Park has ample FREE parking.


  1. Each participating player and coach will receive a Tournament pin.
  2. Medallions will be awarded to the players and coach of the First and Second Place in each Age Bracket.


No refunds will be allowed unless requested thirty (30) days prior to the tournament date. 
Refunds will not be made for teams withdrawing after acceptance emails have been sent. 
  In the case of inclement weather, all games may be: Shortened, Go to FIFA Penalty Kicks, or be Cancelled.  There will be no refunds or reimbursements of the application fee for cancellation or forfeiture of games. 

Hotel Information

We recommend making hotel reservations through  Teams
The Hotels/Motels listed below are all within about 10-15 minutes of any of the soccer fields that we will be using. There are more Hotels/Motels available if you wish to call the Escondido Chamber of Commerce at (760) 745-2125.

All hotels in Escondido, Rancho Bernardo or San Marcos are within 10-15 minutes of the fields.  Downtown San Diego is only about a 30-45 minutes drive.





Best Western

1700 Seven Oaks Road


(760) 740-1700

Comfort Inn

1290 West Valley Pkwy


(760) 489-1010

Courtyard Marriott

11611 Bernardo Ct

Rancho Bernardo

(858) 879-2511

Holiday Inn

17065 W. Bernardo Drive

Rancho Bernardo

(619) 485-6530
(800) 777-0020


11520 W. Bernardo Court

Rancho Bernardo

(619) 451-6600
(800) 333-3333

Rancho Bernardo Inn

17750 Bernardo Oaks Drive

Rancho Bernardo

(619) 487-1611

Rodeway Inn

250 West El Norte


(760) 746-0441


16929 W. Bernardo Drive

Rancho Bernardo

(619) 487-0445

For more information, please contact

  Susan Stephens
Tournament Director
Email:  Susan