Competitive FAQs

Carlsbad Wave FC – Competitive Program Information 2013

What is Carlsbad Wave FC Competitive Soccer?

The Carlsbad Wave FC competitive soccer program consists of around 40 teams from ages U7-U19. Teams compete in the Presidio Soccer League, against the best soccer players in San Diego County and beyond.  Carlsbad Wave has a fantastic club staff and some of the best soccer coaches in San Diego County.

When are tryouts?

All tryout information can be accessed on the tryouts page which can be found under the drop down menu for “Competitive”.

U7-9 teams generally tryout in early January, U10-14 teams tryout in mid-February, and our U15-19 teams tryout in April.

What do the fees include?

  • Full-Time Paid Professional Coach
  • Adidas training and game kit (home and away)
  • One Week – half day team training wek during the summer
  • Additional training clinics throughout the year
  • Goal Keeper Training for the entire season (2 attendees per team)
  • Practice Fields in South Carlsbad and North Carlsbad
  • Referee fees; League fees; Club fees and insurance

What do the fees not include?

Fees do not include tournament entry fees, which are the responsibility of the team.  Tournaments usually run from $30-$50 per player.

What’s the time commitment?

Teams typically practice twice per week, with games on the weekends.  Mandatory practices typically begin in May.

The Presidio Soccer league season (which all teams will compete in except U7 teams) begins in early September and runs through Thanksgiving.

What about tournaments?

Each team will likely participate in around 3 summer weekend tournaments and at least one post-season tournament, and possibly State Cup.

Where do you play?

We have access to the finest fields in Carlsbad.  Home games will be in Carlsbad, and away games are usually within a 30 minute drive, typically in Encinitas, Oceanside, Vista, Escondido, Del Mar etc.

Who do I contact?

For any further questions, please contact Director Of Coaching Steve Cowell at 760-822-5994 or