Welcome to Official 2014 Premier Cup Website

Carlsbad Lightning Soccer is proud to host the 5th annual ‘Premier Cup’ competitive soccer tournament for both boys & girls teams aged U8 to U14. The tournament will be played over the weekend of January 11th & 12th, 2014, acting as the perfect warm-up tournament in terms of facilities, standard, and time frame for the various State Cups.

All games will be played rain or shine on our state of the art, floodlit, excellent turf fields, all located within 10 minutes of each other in the Carlsbad area.

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For U8 & U9 entry fee is $500. For U10-U14 entry fee is $595. There is a 5% processing service charge for credit card payment. All Teams will compete at the 2013/14 age group level and must also present laminated USYSA player cards for 2013/14 season, proof of age, and signed medical release forms.

Click here to register.


Each team will play a minimum of 3 games. Preliminary Games can end in a tie. Finals games tied after regulation will go straight to FIFA Penalty Kicks. The winner of the kicks will determine who advances or is awarded the trophy. Penalty Kicks will immediately follow the game.

Things to remember about game day: - Make it easy on yourself and bring along Field directions - Check-in your team with the Field Marshals 30 minutes before each game - Check for last minute schedule changes on this website - Please print and read the tournament rules - All Coaches must have the following items at each game: A white, laminated Team Administrator/Coaches card

Tournament Scheduler: Kathy Stanton Tournament Contact: Judith La Bounty By Phone or Fax: Voice (760) 632-6966

Big Boom Video films entire games from 25’ tripods in high definition.  Our service includes DVD’s for all players and coaches (up to 20), or upload the entire game in HD to the internet.  Games can be used for training, keepsake, or college recruitment.  Multiple game discounts available!  Sign up online www.bigboomvideo.com or call 866 947-8877.  BBV specializes in college recruitment videos, with footage we shoot or game film you have.