2018 Harvest Cup ChampionsOctober 24, 2018
On Sunday, October 21, SoCal Elite Sports hosted the 38th annual Harvest Cup Soccer Tournament to benefit Irvine Public Schools Foundation (IPSF) at the Great Park in Irvine. Harvest Cup is the longest running community soccer tournament in the City of Irvine’s history, and is now part the Irvine Youth Sports Tournament of Champions, which also encompasses the annual Winter Bowl Flag Football Tournament (January) and Hoops Classic (March). The purpose of these tournaments is to promote school spirit, camaraderie, and unite the Irvine community through district-wide sports tournaments for elementary and middle school students in Irvine. In addition, these tournaments provide exciting, fun opportunities for additional physical sports education and skill development to students in 3rd through 8th grade from 32 Irvine schools.
“The Harvest Cup tournament has been a big part of the community for so many years, we’re grateful to SoCal Elite for continuing the legacy and it’s an honor to be the beneficiary.” said Neda Eaton, President and CEO if Irvine Public Schools Foundation.
Nearly 1,500 students competed in the 2018 Harvest Cup. This year, there are 93 teams competing for the Harvest Cup. At the close of the event, a tournament cup was presented to the champion in each division. The 2018 Harvest Cup Champions include:
Elementary Girls (3rd/4th)
Champion: Vista Verde Elementary | Runner-up: Canyon View Elementary
Elementary Boys (3rd/4th)
Champion: Canyon View Elementary | Runner-up: Stonegate Elementary
Elementary Co-Ed (3rd/4th)
Champion: Deerfield Elementary | Runner-up: Portola Springs Elementary
Elementary Girls (5th/6th)
Champion: Woodbury Elementary | Runner-up: College Park Elementary
Elementary Co-Ed (5th/6th)
Champion: Oak Creek Elementary | Runner-up: Northwood Elementary
Middle School Girls (7th/8th)
Champion: Venado Middle School | Runner-up: Lakeside Middle School
Middle School Boys (7th/8th)
Champion: Vista Verde Middle School | Runner-up: Jeffrey Trail Middle School
At the end of the year, the school with the most points earned through the three Irvine Youth Sports Tournaments will be presented with the Champions Cup to display at their school.
This year’s Harvest Cup was sponsored by the LA Galaxy Orange County and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).Photo Gallery