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2017 USAFL Nationals

Surf Cup Sports Park
3885 Via De La Valle
Del Mar, CA 92014
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Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 8:00am to Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 3:00pm

The 2017 USAFL Nationals are headed to San Diego, California on October 20 -22. The Surf Cup Sports Park (formerly San Diego Polo Fields) is located at 3885 Via De La Valle, Del Mar, California 92014 in Google Maps for directions to the parking entrance. From Interstate 5 take the Via De La Valle exit. Go East on Via De La Valle. 2.8 miles down the road you will see the entrance to the sports park off of Via De La Valle.

Volunteer Sign Up

The USAFL is looking for a few volunteers to help out with various roles, tasks on the weekend. Roles include cashiers, registration support, data entry, video camera operators and photographers. Please consider signing up for a shift, complete your details above.

Players will travel from all over the USA representing more than 40 major US cities. See below for weekend schedule of events, subject to change.The official After Party will be hosted by

Tin Roof San Diego in the heart of San Diego's famous Gas Lamp District at 401 G Street San Diego, CA 92101. The celebration will begin at 8pm and a live band will be rockin' the night away.


2017 USAFL Nationals Weekend Schedule

Time Event Location

Friday, October 20

9am - 4pm Administrator's Conference Register Here Marriott Del Mar
1pm - 5pm Coaches Clinic Register Here Marriott Del Mar
1pm - 5pm Umpires Clinic Register Here Surf Cup Sports Park
2pm - 4pm Women's Skills Clinic Register Here Surf Cup Sports Park
4pm - 4:30pm AGM Register Here Marriott Del Mar
6:30pm - 11pm Player Registration & Dinner - Pasta Buffet - $15 Marriott Del Mar
8pm - 9pm Official Welcome Function, Awards Presentation Marriott Del Mar
9pm Coaches Meeting Marriott Del Mar
7pm - 11pm Umpires Meeting Marriott Del Mar

Saturday, October 21

8am Player Check-in Opens Surf Cup Sports Park
9am - 6pm Day 1 of Competition Surf Cup Sports Park
1pm Kids Clinic Surf Cup Sports Park

Sunday, October 22

9am - 6pm Day 2 of Competition Surf Cup Sports Park
1pm Division 3 Final LIVE STREAM Coopers Field
2pm Aussie Sparks Match 1 Field 3
2pm Reserves Division Final Field 1
2pm Division 4 Final Field 4
2pm Division 2 Final LIVE STREAM Coopers Field
3pm Aussie Sparks Match 2 Field 3
2pm Masters vs Legends Register Here Field 2
3pm Women's Division 2 Final Match Field 4
3pm Women's Final LIVE STREAM Field 2
4:30pm Division 1 Final LIVE STREAM Coopers Field
5:30pm Awards Ceremony Coopers Field
8pm Official After Party Tin Roof

Coach & Umpire Clinics

The USAFL is very excited to welcome an experienced group of AFL coaches and umpires to conduct both a coach and umpire clinic on Friday afternoon. The coaches clinic will be held at the Marriiott Del Mar from 1pm - 5pm and the Umpire clinic will be held at the Surf Cup Sports Park from 1pm - 5pm.

The panel features:

Ron Watt – 30 years coaching experience and been full time within the AFL industry for close to twenty years with the Geelong Cats and now with the AFL Coaches Association.
Ryan O’Keefe - has been coaching with the Crows for 3 years since retiring after 300 games with the Swans.

Craig Jennings – assistant coach at Melbourne FC, he is an absolute jet in the area of presentation to players. He has been in the AFL industry for many years and is well regarded for his football knowledge and pursuit of continual education.

Daniel Pratt – former North Melbourne player and current assistant coach at the West Coast Eagles.

Glenn Keast – Executive Manager at Cotton On and highly experienced multiple premiership coach at top level community football.



Hayden Kennedy – AFL umpires coach for many years and umpired well over 300 games, including Grand Finals.

Chris Donlon – current AFL umpire with close to 300 games experience including Grand Finals.




Funded in part with City of San Diego Tourism Marketing District Assessment Funds.



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