Copa Americana Miami 2017
June 23-25, 2017
Copa Americana is an athletic and cultural event, delivering an exciting challenge for teams and players looking for an unrestricted play style. This tournament features the best International Italian Soccer Academy, Milan Junior Camp and Milan Junior Elite Teams in each age category competing against clubs from USA, Aruba, Colombia, Curacao, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, USA, Venezuela and more. This tournament is an exchange of experiences, culture and sport customs between South America, North America and the rest of the world while competing against the best International players seeking to win a ‘No Pay to Play’ award at the next Copa Americana tournament.
Divisions of Play
Boys 1999, 2002, 2004, 2006
Amelia Earhart Park
Miami is a major center and a leader in finance, commerce, culture, entertainment, and arts, being the fourth largest urban area in the USA, with a population of approximately 5.5 million. It is known as the Magic City due to its rapid development and growth. Sports are a huge part of the lives of every Miamian, having major teams in the NBA, the NHL, the NFL and the MLB, as well as being home to the Miami MLS soccer team. Its multitude of parks, along with its tropical weather all- year-round allows for outdoor activities and makes Miami the perfect place to host again the Copa Americana in the US.
2006: Max 16 Players
2004: Max 22 players
2002: Max 22 players
1999: Max 22 players
2006 through 1999: 5 Players
These players are allowed per team. These guests must be included on the roster and they count towards the roster limit.
2006: 9 v 9 two halves 25 minutes each
2004 and 1999: 11 v 11 two halves 30 minutes each
Each team will play a minimum of 4 games.
LAWS OF THE GAME
Games will be punctual – no exceptions. All games will be played under modified FIFA laws of the game as well as FYSA regulations. Full manual with the rules and regulations will be provided during team registration.
Win = 3 points
Tie = 1 point
Loss = 0 points
In the elimination stage, if the score is tied at the end of regulation time, kicks from the penalty mark, as per FIFA laws will decide the match.
Goals For Goals
Against Head-to-Head competition
If a team does not turn up for a game, loses on protest, or is omitted from the tournament, the score is set at 0-3.
TEAM REGISTRATION FEE
$800 USD for local teams
We are ready to roll! Registration for the Copa Americana Miami 2017 is now closed.
TEAM REGISTRATION DEADLINE
Feb 20th (Local teams) Jan 15th for all international teams