The "Seaside Cup" competition to obtain the champion youth soccer teams in BC's Lower Landmass and Vancouver Island started in 1953 because the "Sun Tournament of Soccer Champions". Named after event sponsor, The Vancouver Sun, the big event went under this title for 34 years.
Within the eighties the Seaside Cup progressed into the fundamental format which remains even today. Almost 30 Years Ago the amalgamation from the BC Women Soccer Association and also the BC Youth Soccer Association brought to 2 Sun Competitions, of equal status, one for boys and something for women. The tournament introduced the very best 14 boys' and girls' teams from throughout seaside BC, all competing to have an chance to entitled to the provincials finals using their alternatives in the Interior. The women Sun Tourney grew to become unquestionably the greatest profile female amateur ball game within the province.
In 1986, the Bc Youth Soccer Association introduced two level of competition to support teams from both choose and club soccer. The development into two tiers of play, Just One Cup and B Cup, permitted groups of varying calibres the chance to get "Seaside Champions".
Seaside Cup gamers who continued to experience regularly for Canada include Bob Lenarduzzi (47 caps), Randy Samuel (82 caps) and Christine Sinclair (170 caps).
Cup Results - 2014
2014 Team Information PDF
2014 Finals Event Program PDF
Finals Schedule PDF XLS CSV