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April 13, 2012

April 13, 2012 (Fullerton, CA) - The 2012 USASA National Veterans Cup will be hosted by Cal South on June 26 - July 1, 2012 in Escondido, North San Diego County, California. This is the first time this event has ventured to the state of California since its inception.

The annual 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 in the following age groups:

Men Women
Over 30 Over 30
Over 40 Over 40
Over 50 Over 50
Over 55 Over 55
Over 60 Over 60
Over 65

Visit the website for a current list of teams registered to compete this summer at

The Veterans Cup games will be played at Frances Ryan Park, in the City of Escondido. The Veterans Cup tournament is a 6-day event with an anticipated 90 adult soccer teams, comprising approximately 2,000 players, family members, and supporters.

Online Cal South team registration is now open at The USASA & Veterans Cup website is also filled with additional hotel information and other tournament information. To register a new Cal South team, please contact Anthony Morales at or 714.451.1550 for any additional assistance.

Local San Diego area teams will be given special consideration with game scheduling requests. Please contact Cezar Wasecki, USASA National Veterans Cup Chairman, at 617.233.3537 or email at with special game scheduling requests.

The Veterans Cup tournament has traveled throughout the country and is hosted by local USASA member organizations. Previous USASA Veterans Cup locations include:

  • Sanford, FL: 2011
  • Lancaster, MA: 2009 & 2010
  • Bellingham, WA: 2007 & 2008
  • Wilmington, NC: 2005 & 2006
  • Honolulu, HI: 2003 & 2004
  • Beckley, WV: 2001 & 2002
  • Nashua, NH: 2000
  • Bellingham, WA: 1998 & 1999

Cal South and the USASA look forward to seeing you this summer at the 2012 USASA National Veterans Cup. Soccer… The Game for Life.