Challenge Cup Tournaments
23.06.2021 - 27.06.2021
Challenge Cup Tournaments
Carvalho F.A., Academia de futebol CLIP, Wolverhampton Wanderers FC, Ermesinde S.C., Benfica E.F., OS Pelezinhos C.D., Sporting SCP, Portimonense PSC, RFCA, Baroda Football Academy
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Portugal , Algarve 23.06.2021 - 27.06.2021
Age group
B8 (7vs7) , B9 (7vs7) , B10 (7vs7) , B11 (7vs7) , B12 (7vs7) , B13 (11vs11) , B14 (11vs11) , B15 (11vs11) , B17 (11vs11)  
Age group
G15 (7vs7) , G17 (9vs9)  

Challenge Cup Football Tournament for Boys and Girls Welcome! Several hundred teams from different regions of Europe usually participate in the Challenge Cup tournament in the unforgettable Portuguese Algarve region. All the cities - Albuferia, Portimao and Lagoa - are on the coast with amazingly beautiful views. Additionally, every beach of the city that hosted our tournament has entertainment areas for all participants. Moreover, there is a free entrance to the largest water park in the Algarve Slide & Splash.

We started firstly in 2019. The first tournament hosted more than 140 teams from Portugal, Spain, the UK, Germany, and Canada. In the following years, we received confirmations from teams from all over the world, including India, the USA, Poland, France, Portugal, the UK, Spain and many others. We hosted such famous clubs as: Benfica Lisbon, Sporting Lisbon, Portimonense, Blackburn Rovers, Wolves.

Regulations

Teams are divided into groups of 4-6 teams, where play in 1 round. Two best teams from each group go to the Playoff A. The rest of the teams go to the Playoff B. All games in the Playoff round will be played according to the elimination system. A draw in Playoff games will be continued by a penalty shootout. A player can take part for several teams of the same club, but at different ages.

Winners and finalists of the Playoff A receive trophies and medals. The most correct team at each age category is awarded the Fair Play prize. The top scorer at each age category is awarded with a special prize. All participants are awarded with medals.

Accommodation, meals

The price includes:

  • Water to participants
  • The discounts to entertainment
  • Free entrance to the stadium
  • Free entrance to the opening ceremony and finals

The cost is specified with full board per person for the specified number of nights. Applications from the teams are accepted no later than 68 days before the tournament starts.

The team must pay for accommodation and meals in the following order:

  • 1 000 are transferred no later than - 10 days after registration.
  • 50 % are transferred no later than - 90 days before the tournament.
  • 100% are transferred no later than - 60 days before the tournament starts.

The penalty for cancellation of the team's participation is:

  • 180 days before the tournament starts - 20% of the full cost of food and accommodation expenses.
  • 89 days before the tournament starts - 50% of the full cost of food and accommodation expenses.
  • 59 days before the tournament starts - 100% of the full cost of food and accommodation expenses.

The nearest airports to the venue: Faro airport, Lisbon airport.

The organizer provides a full transfer service during the tournament. The approximately cost of a full transfer service during the tournament is 105 per person.

Registration fee per team

Age categories Guest team , Local team , Own accommodation , Participant`s fee,
B15   (11vs11 ), B17   (11vs11 ), B13   (11vs11 ), B14   (11vs11 ), B11   (7vs7 ), B10   (7vs7 ), B9   (7vs7 ), B8   (7vs7 ), B12   (7vs7 ), G17   (9vs9 ), G15   (7vs7 ) 0 1 500 0 100

The price includes :

  • Tournament participation

Registration fee is not refundable, regardless of the reason for cancellation.

The organizer charges an additional Participant's Fee for each participant of the team that chooses Own accommodation.

Algarve is one of the most nice regions in Europe. We have prepared fan zones on the beaches with entertainment and games working daily. Participants will have free access to the Slide and Splash water park. Also, we would be glad to organize amazing trips to the ancient cities of Algarve and visits to the world famous Benagil Caves.