Sports Commission

Oceanside is home to world renowned sporting events including IRONMAN 70.3 Oceanside, Race Across America (RAAM), and Supergirl Surf Pro.

The active and adventurous lifestyle is in our blood! The city offers a multitude of event venues to host tournaments, festivals, races and triathlons for all levels. The SoCal Sports Complex and a future aquatic center at El Corazon are a draw for collegiate and scholastic events for travelling teams and their families. Oceanside’s beaches, harbor, parks and trails beckon outdoor adventure enthusiasts to enjoy cycling, surfing, pickleball, golf, birding, and fishing. 

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 sporting event.

Signature O'side Sporting Events

Fun Runs, Rides and Swims

Premium Endurance Events

Signature Surfing Contests

Other Sporting Events

Calling All Surfing and Soccer Fans

Surf Contests

Surfing Waves Oceanside, CA

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.

Soccer Tournaments

SoCal Sports Complex Oceanside

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.

Past Signature Sporting Events

2018 Pan American Beach Handball Championship

Featured Beach Handball teams from North America, South America and Central America playing for the title of Pan American Beach Handball Champion.

ISA World Junior Championship
2015 VISSLA ISA World Junior Surfing Championship

The VISSLA ISA World Junior Surfing Championship is the largest junior Surfing competition in the world, with the 2017 edition in Hyuga, Japan hosting 306 surfers from a record-breaking 41 nations across all continents of the globe. 

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2013 – 2015 Honor Bowl

High School football showcase with teams from around the United States benefiting military veterans.

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2013 & 2014 Life Time Tri

Life Time Tri Series provided premier triathlon experiences in iconic U.S. destinations that welcome athletes of all abilities.

We Can Help Plan Your Sporting Event

We can help guide you through the permitting process including exploring the best dates and location, and vetting your event prior to being submitted to city council. Our Sports Commission Advisory Board is committed to bringing quality events to Oceanside that best enhance our community. Working with our destination experts Visit Oceanside, you’ll have a partner in the process from conception to execution. 

Prefer to Chat? Call Dana Higgins at 760-637-9953. 

You can also find us on CVENT!

“Visit Oceanside CVB has been instrumental in assisting our group…securing vendors and function sites for our VIP group …knows exactly what’s going on in the community… incredibly welcoming and we look forward to returning for many years to come.” – Troy Ford, Director IRONMAN XC Executive Challenge