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Surf N' Turf Summer Showcase


“CAP OFF the spring season and Kick OFF the summer right at the Surf N’ Turf Showcase only at the new DE TURF Sports Complex. Create team memories with the start of a new tradition at the East Coast’s Premier Tournament Destination. DE TURF Sports Complex is a central location that has everything your team and families need right on-site. We do the work for you so you can focus on what’s important. Try your best and have fun. Experience DE TURF.”

Event Motto:                      PLAY HARD   -   HAVE FUN  

What is the Surf N’ Turf Summer Showcase:

Surf N’ Turf Summer Showcase is the start of a new tradition as the ultimate summer recruiting field hockey tournament open to teams age group U14, U16 & U19. Teams, club administrators, college coaches, officials and families can take advantage of all the benefits that DE TURF Sports Complex has to offer including convenient travel, ample parking, concessions and restrooms on-site, Free public Wi-Fi and of course, our twelve award-winning synthetic turf fields all in one central location.



  • Competitive match ups
  • Two short days with plenty of time to hit the beach!
  • Dozens of college coaches expected in attendance (including Division I). Coaches will be announced as they sign up.
  • First class venue with fun, summer atmosphere
  • Twelve (12)  brand new, award-winning synthetic AstroTurf fields, one (1) location
  • Restaurant quality concessions & built-in restrooms on-site
  • Free public Wi-Fi
  • Ample parking on site for over 1500 cars. Parking Fees do apply. $10/Day. $15/weekend.
  • Convenient location – less than one and a half hours from Philadelphia International (PHL) and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI)
  • Located off Delaware’s Rt 1 Highway, less than one (1) hour from I-95 and easily accessible from any direction.
  • Short Drive (30 minutes or less) from Delaware’s Coastline, Award-Winning Beaches, State Parks, Camp Sites, Water Parks, Team-Friendly Restaurants and Tax-Free Shopping. You’ll find something to do while in Delaware.



Umpires interested in officiating should contact assignor Crickett Morris at Discounted hotel pricing available.  


Vendor fees:        $750.00.     Interested vendors should contact Tracey Cantabene at

Committed Colleges to date: 





Hood College 

Bryn Mawr 

SUNY Morrisville

Kutztown University

Wilson College

Frostburg State University

SUNY Geneseo

Mansfield University

Cedar Crest College

University of Mary Washington

Susquehanna University

St. Mary’s College of Maryland

Neumann University

Notre Dame of Maryland

Dickinson College 

Allegheny College

Franklin and Marshall College

Committed clubs:

High Styx (PA) 

Blue Fusion (DE)

Rapids FH U16 (VA)

Rapids FH U19 (VA)

Empire United Blue (NY)

Empire United Red (NY)

PA Accelerated (PA)

Powerhouse (PA)

Rebels (MD)

ABC 1 (PA)


Book your room at www.DETURFHOTELS.COM. Click 2019 Events, then select Surf N’ Turf Summer Showcase. We have negotiated discounted rates with area hotels to ensure all teams and families will have quality housing available to them in reasonable proximity to the complex.   

Any questions with your hotel, please contact:

HBC Event Services at (505) 346-0522 and/or

This is a Stay-to-Play tournament. Teams must register with the arranged hotels in order to participate in the tournament. We’ve taken the steps to ensure quality hotels within reasonable proximity to and from the complex. We took the extra steps so you don’t have to.

age divisions & format


  • Age Divisions: U14, U16, U19
  • 11 v 11
  • Minimum 4 games
  • Two 25 minute halves with 5 minute half time
  • Free Skills Contest hosted 6pm Saturday evening after the final game at VisitDelaware.Com Stadium. Skills will be administered by college coaches to be announced at a later date.
  • Games will be governed by the FIH Rules of Hockey 2017 with USA Field Hockey modifications
  • Roster Size : 18 players MAX plus 2 coaches. Rosters due May 1st.

pricing and registration

  • Team:                   
    • $900.00                Registered and paid in full before April 1st.
    • $1,000.00            Registered after April 1st


  • Individual*:         
    • $125.00 registered and paid in full by April 1st  Early-Bird Discount Pricing.
    • $150.00                 Registered after April 1st
      • *Individual placements will be made by May 20th. Players will be notified by May 20th.

  • Teams can pay via credit card online (fees apply) when you register or make checks made payable to: Kent County Regional Sports Complex Corporation.


All registrations must be done online at www.DETURF.COM/surfnturf. No registrations will be accepted outside of online registration.

Registration deadline:  Monday, May 1st. All rosters must be complete and submitted by this date as well. 

Participants can register either as a team or individuals as well. Individuals will be placed on a team roster as a “Free Agent”. If we cannot place you on a team, we will provide a full refund.

Teams or Players that cancel before May 1st will receive their refund less a $75.00 processing fee for teams and $25.00 processing fee for individuals. Refunds will not be provided after May 1st.  

WAIVERS – All participants must sign the Wavier provided in the registration in order to participate.



College Coaches interested in attending, please contact Tracey Cantabene at  


  • Convenient location
  • Able to watch all games in one location
  • Indoor Hospitality room with internet, High-Def TV’s, Air Conditioning, Food (breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks) included.
  • Preferred Parking – parking passes will be provided to coaches who sign up
  • Discount hotel pricing provided. 
  • Designated Coach & VIP restrooms
  • Designated viewing area on the field


Tracey Cantabene

Tournament Director

Phone: (717) 644-8385

meet the tournament director

Tracey Cantabene, played field hockey and lacrosse at Stevenson University and was inducted into their Hall of Fame in 2016. After coaching stints at Stevenson and Johns Hopkins Universities, Cantabene left coaching to focus on her family and career in event planning. She has coordinated events for the Baltimore Ravens, Stevenson University, and the Intercollegiate Men’s Lacrosse Coaches Association focusing on their annual convention and Hall of Fame. She began coaching her daughter’s field hockey and lacrosse teams and in 2018 became the JV coach at Dallastown Area School District. Cantabene has also coached for the Ballyhoo Field Hockey club team since 2016.  She is a US Lacrosse trainer in their Coaching Education program and began coaching boy’s lacrosse in 2017.