Oceanside is home to world renowned sporting events including IRONMAN 70.3, Race Across America (RAAM), and Supergirl Pro.
The active and adventurous lifestyle is in our blood! When the average year-round temperature in Oceanside is 70 degrees, locals and visitors alike will agree that the best place to be is outside, soaking up the sun. Our fabulous weather, family-friendly environment and central Southern California location, make Oceanside the ideal destination for your next active vacation.
WHERE TO TAKE YOUR NEXT RACECATION
Whether you’re looking for a hardcore race like the IRONMAN or a fun run like the O’side Turkey Trot, Oceanside has a wide range of options throughout the year for your active vacation. Bring your cycling, running, and swimming groups to Oceanside and create a trip around these fun and challenging sporting events.
ANNUAL SPORTING EVENTS IN OCEANSIDE
Note that many of the annual sporting events listed below have a kid’s component so they are truly fun for the whole group. Check with each event on age and fitness recommendations. Events are listed by month.
SURF, SUP, and PADDLES
Part of Oceanside’s appeal is its connection to our authentic roots and our surfing heritage, while also being on the forefront of surfing’s future. At any given day at North Harbor Beach, you just might see a familiar face out on the breaks, or maybe a face that will soon breakout into the pros. Chances are, no matter when you’re traveling to Oceanside, a surf contest will be underway.
World-Class surfing events in the Oceanside area include:
For a complete list with dates of local, amateur, and professional surfing tournaments in the area, check out our Surf Contests page.
Oceanside is home to a national 9-man outrigger race the Paopao 9-Man Outrigger Canoe Race (August)
Melba Bishop’s eight dedicated Pickleball courts hold regular clinics and popular annual tournaments.
CALLING ALL SOCCER FANS!
You’ll get a kick out of all the soccer tournaments that happen in Oceanside. Make it your goal to come check some of these out! We’re sure you’ll have a ball!
The SoCal Sports Complex in Oceanside is a 97+ acre outdoor recreational facility that currently includes 20 multi-use athletic fields that schedules regional and national soccer tournaments. For more information on the complex, including directions, and how to book the fields, please visit our SoCal Sports Complex Page.