Christchurch International Cup 2024 Expression Of Interest now open

Christchurch International Cup
New Zealand's premier youth football event, the Christchurch International Cup (CIC), has once again proved to be a resounding success, as we celebrate its 9th edition! With great enthusiasm and excitement, we extend a massive "Thank You" to all 106 teams that participated in the 2023 thrilling tournament. The CIC has become a pinnacle of youth football, attracting top club and academy teams from New Zealand and Australia, and this 2023 was no exception with A-League Club Sydney FC attending.

The CIC is an annual event that showcases the immense talent and passion for football among young players. Held at the state-of-the-art United Sports Centre in Christchurch, the tournament provides an exceptional platform for budding footballers to exhibit their skills, learn from each other, and compete at the highest level.

The 2024 CIC takes place over 12 action-packed days, with each age group vying for glory on the following dates:

7th - 9th July 2024

10th - 12th July 2024

U10's & U12's:
13th - 15th July 2024

16th - 18th July 2024

The matches are nothing short of thrilling, with intense competition, breathtaking goals, and awe-inspiring displays of teamwork. The young athletes demonstrate sportsmanship, determination, and talent, making the CIC IX a spectacle to behold for all football enthusiasts.

One of the factors that set the CIC apart from other youth tournaments is the emphasis on fair play and a positive atmosphere. The tournament not only celebrates the winners but also recognizes players and teams for their outstanding conduct on and off the field. The CIC is a testament to the power of sports to unite communities and foster friendships among competitors.

As we bid farewell to another successful edition of the Christchurch International Cup, the organizing committee and the entire football community are already looking ahead with excitement to CIC IX 2024! Planning is underway to make the next edition even bigger and better, with more teams and an elevated level of competition.

If your club or academy is eager to participate in the CIC IX 2024, the time to express your interest is now! By visiting the link below and submitting your club's information, you can officially register your interest in the upcoming tournament. Don't miss this fantastic opportunity to be a part of one of the most prestigious youth football events in the region.

Registration Link for CIC IX 2024

We once again extend our heartfelt appreciation to all the teams, coaches, parents, and supporters who made the 2023 CIC an unforgettable experience. Your passion and dedication to the sport continue to inspire young athletes to chase their dreams and reach for the stars.

Let's make CIC IX 2024 a grand celebration of football, sportsmanship, and camaraderie! See you on the pitch next year!