West Coast Croatian Soccer Tournament – Croatian Statehood Day
Join American and Canadian Croats during Memorial Day weekend to commemorate the Statehood of Croatia and to watch soccer teams from all over the North America compete for the West Coast Croatian Soccer Championship Cup. This is Los Angeles'-San Pedro's biggest festival of the year and many guests come from all over Southern California and other cities to celebrate. This year San Pedro Croat will be hosting the West Coast Croatian Soccer Tournament, thus making the 2004 Statehood Day celebration even more meaningful and entertaining. In attendance will be teams and groups from New York, Toronto, Chicago, Cleveland, San Jose, San Diego, and Phoenix…all honoring Croatia's freedom and ready to party!
32nd Annual West Coast Croatian Soccer Tournament
Hosted by: S.C. San Pedro Croat
Location: San Pedro, Ca
When: May 28-May 30
Schedule of Events
Friday May 28
Friday Night: Meeting for the soccer teams
Party: Dance sponsored by Hrvatski Dom- 9pm
Saturday May 29
Day: Soccer Tournament will kick-off at 8:30 am.
The games will be played at Ladera Linda until 4pm.
Night:Welcome Party Dance- Croatian Cultural Center of Los Angeles
Music by New York's finest... DJ George
Sunday May 30
Games will commence at 9 am at Daniels Field:
Awards: To be announced at the Croatian Hall Independance Day Block Party (party to continue on the street until 10 pm, music by Zrinksi and Mate & Petra)
Concert: Following the Block Party we ask you to join us at the Sheraton Hotel in downtown San Pedro where Croatian-Canadian Band Nocni Raj will be playing your favorite hits from 10pm-2am.
Sunday, May 30, CROATIAN INDEPENDENCE DAY
Street Block Party on 9th Street in San Pedro (Croatian Place). San Pedro vibrates with Croatian people who travel from all around California and beyond for the biggest party of the year. The festivities last all weekend, with an all-day picnic on Sunday, Croatian food (cevapcici, janjetina, etc), live entertainment that lasts throughout the night.
Free entrance - Everyone is welcome!
Locations and Addresses:
Sheraton Los Angeles Harbor Hotel
601 S. Palos Verdes Street (between 6th and 7th Street)
San Pedro, CA U.S.A.
(Mention the Cro Soccer Tourn to get the special rate- $80/room. **Rooms must be reserved by May 15 to get special rate.**
Best Western Sunrise Hotel
525 S Harbor Blvd (between 5th and 6th Street)
San Pedro, California United States 90731
1-888-LODGING US only
405-912-4095 Intl. calls
(Mention the Cro Soccer Tourn to get the special rate- $69/room)
Hrvatski Dom/Croatian American Club
631 9th Street (Croatian Place)
San Pedro, CA 90731
851 12th St
San Pedro, California
32201 Forrestal Drive
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Sv. Ante Croatian Catholic Church- Croatian Mass 10:30am
712 North Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Mary Star of the Sea- Croatian Mass 1:30pm
870 W. 8th St.
San Pedro, CA
Croatian Cultural Center
643 S. Pacific Avenue
San Pedro, CA
*Most locations are within walking distance of each other.
For more info, please contact SanPedroCroat@aol.com