6th Christchurch International Cup 2021

Academy Christchurch International Cup
Announcing 6th Christchurch International Cup 2021

11-13th July 2021 - U10-U12

14-16th July 2021 - U14

17-19th July 2021 - U13

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On behalf of New Zealand Football, I’m pleased to welcome everyone to this football festival. 
I hope you all have a brilliant next few days, enjoying playing and learning from the other teams. 
It is great to see players, coaches and supporters from across Aotearoa New Zealand and Australia come together to celebrate the game. 
Have fun!

Danny Hay
All Whites Head Coach

Christchurch United FC are incredibly excited to invite football clubs to the 6th Annual Christchurch International Cup (CIC)  at our state-of-the-art Christchurch Football Centre.

CIC is a New Zealand Premier Tournament which traditionally attracts the strongest teams from around New Zealand and internationally. There will be a maximum of 16 teams in each age group from U10 to U14.

This year, we will be welcoming over 1,000 players across all age groups, all accompanied by their coaches, parents, staff and supporters. We are looking at hosting over 3,000 people for the duration of the tournament. If travel will be possible, we will be joined by teams from Sydney FC and other strong Australian teams.

So, what exactly is the Christchurch International Cup?

Beginning in 2016, Christchurch United Football has been welcoming teams from all across New Zealand, and those from Australia to participate in a tournament that encourages players to embrace new skills, friendly rivalry, and to learn from those playing around them. The tournament follows the Game rules of FIFA with minor adaptions. The CIC July 2021 tournament is focused on U10-U14 teams.

The format of CIC July 2021 includes:
U10-U12 2 halves x 20 mins   1 referee
U13-U14 2 halves x 25mins    3 referees

Each team plays 2 games per day
All teams are guaranteed to play 6 games over 3 days.
Round Robin and play offs for all places from 1st to 16th.

Medals for 1th, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th places; Cups for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places.
MVP, best goal scorer, and best goalkeeper will be awarded trophies.

Additional extras available to all teams:

  • Tournament App you can download here. or from Google Play store
  • All teams will have access to the Spiideo video analysis app straight after the game, so that every team can analyse their game and learn more.
  • Physio on site.
  • Marques available for hire

This tournament will have its 2 finals games proudly broadcasted online.

Tournament dates and fees are as follows:

SUN 11– TUE 13 July 2021 from 9.00am U10 – U12
Fee per team: U10 $700.00 + gst
U11 - U12 $800.00 + gst

WED 14– FRI 16 July 2021 from 9.00am U14
SAT 17– MON 19 July 2021 from 9.00am U13
Fee per team: U13 – U14 $1000.00 + gst

We look forward to seeing you all there for what is sure to be another great tournament for New Zealand’s strongest football teams.