Year: 2017

Awards Night & AGM, Friday, November 10

What an amazing year it’s been!! The San Diego Lions are looking forward to getting everyone spruced up to celebrate, laugh and share stories from the year. We will present the annual awards and follow up with the AGM, electing executive board members for the new year. Bring your family, friends and Lions supporters.

The Social Tap Downtown is welcoming us once again on the patio.  Social Tap is found at:  815 J Street San Diego, CA 92101

For dinner you’ll have the choice of:

Braised Short Rib
     Red Wine Braised | Parmesan Grits | Heirloom Carrots
Rosemary Thyme Chicken  (Amazing btw!!)
     Skin-On Breast | Seared & Baked | Risotto
Cajun Shrimp Penne
     Vodka Cream Sauce | Sautéed Peppers

Please RSVP and pay in advance via paypal. $35/person. NOTE:  If purchasing more than one dinner please shoot an email to with your meal choice.

Dinner Option

USAFL Nationals San Diego Lions Final Schedule!

Lions we are only about 24 hours away from USAFL Nationals here in San Diego. It’s going to be a fantastic weekend both on the field and socially!


Location: Surf Cup Sports Park 3885 Via De La Valle, Del Mar, California 92014
Parking: $10 per car (We recommend carpooling with teammates when possible)

Please carefully review the schedule below. We expect everyone to be at the field they are playing on at least one hour prior to match time. If the Lions team you are not playing for is playing you are expected to be at the field for support (running water and messages etc).

San Diego Lions Schedule:

8am – Be to the Fields for Warm-ups. Players should be already checked-in
9am – San Diego DIII vs. Baton Rouge/Atlanta (Field 5)
12pm – San Diego Reserves vs Golden Gate Reserves (Field 1)
3pm – San Diego DIII vs Arizona (Field 5)
4pm – San Diego Reserves vs New York Reserves (Field 1)
5pm – San Diego DIII Boundary Duties (Field 1)
7:30pm – Lions Alumni Dinner @ Home & Away All friends and family of the Lions are welcome!

8am – Be to the fields for warm-ups
9am – San Diego Reserves vs Denver Reserves (Field 1)
10am – San Diego DIII vs North Carolina (Field 5)
12pm- San Diego Reserves Boundary Duties (Field 2)
1pm – Division III Final (Cooper’s Field)
2pm – Reserves Final (Field 1)
5:30pm – Awards Ceremony (Cooper’s Field)
7:30pm – Lions Team Awards @ Social Tap Downtown San Diego. Everyone welcome.
9:00pm – Official USAFL After Party @ Tin Roof Downtown San Diego

Other Important Information

Lions Jumpers:
We have a limited number of Jumpers and Shorts. If you have your own jumper and shorts, bring them!
Other players will be checked out a jumper and pair of shorts Saturday morning and must return the kit Sunday afternoon. Please see Rob if you need a kit. You will be responsible to launder your own kit on Saturday night.

Lunches:Lunches will be provided both days by the club. Please stay close to the Lions tents during lunch time to get your lunch.

Merchandise Booth:
Thanks to those who have signed up. To check the schedule or sign up for a slot to volunteer look HERE. Those slots that are not filled will be assigned on the day.

Boundary Duties:
When we have boundary duties we are required to have 6 volunteers for that match. Please volunteer and help the club out when asked.

Contact Information:
Any urgent questions please email: as this email goes to all board members.
There is a San Diego Lions Facebook messenger chat–if you’d like to be added please contact us!

San Diego Lions vs Orange County Bombers | October 7th | Irvine, CA

The SD Lions travel to Irvine, CA for the final match before Nationals to take on the Orange County Bombers this Saturday, October 7th. We will be carpooling up together leaving at 11:00 AM. All players should be at the grounds by 1:00 PM to be warmed up and ready for our game at 2:00 PM.

Please indicate your availability below for this 18-a-side game! Get around your mates and let’s bring a massive side to take home a victory and build some momentum for Nationals! All friends and family welcome to the action!


Carpool Location (map below):
Sorrento Valley Park and Ride
San Diego, CA 92121

Field Location (map below):
South Lake Middle School,
655 W Yale Loop
Irvine, CA 92614

Car Pool


2017 AFL Grand Final Viewing Party in San Diego!

The Biggest Day on the Australian Sporting Calendar is being broadcast live in San Diego by the San Diego Lions!  Game time begins about 9:30 pm local San Diego time. This is the Official affliated AFL and USAFL Grand Final Watch Party!

Space is limited so buy your tickets today. All proceeds benefit the San Diego Lions AFC, a non-profit organization.

Eventbrite - 2017 AFL Grand Final Viewing Party in San Diego

Ticket price includes:

-EXCLUSIVE EVENT for the night.  That’s right, the bar is exclusively ours for the night!!

-Live game with surround sound on 14 foot projector screen in the outdoor courtyard!
-All TV’s with sound in the indoor portion of the venue
-Drinks and Delicious Food available at the bar
-Giveaways and raffles including First Goal contest Continue reading “2017 AFL Grand Final Viewing Party in San Diego!”

San Diego Lions Day at the Races, Sunday 8/20

Del Mar Race Season is short but sweet, so take a day to relax and enjoy some of the world’s best racing right here in our backyard. Let’s meet at Red Tracton Steakhouse at noon across the street from the track, then take the shuttle over.We’ll spend the day placing our bets and sipping cocktails at the track! $6 entry. There’s a Best of BBQ event on the grounds as well in the Seaside Concert Area! $10 for 4 tastings.

When:  Sunday, August 20th.  Gates open at 12 noon, BBQ Championship opens at 1pm and first race posts at 2pm

Del Mar Thoroughbred Club
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014

Red Tracton Steakhouse
Winners Circle Resort,
550 Via De La Valle, Solana Beach, CA 92075

BBQ Event Link: