Our third National Tournament is happening soon! After two successful tournaments in Vancouver and Toronto, we are pleased to announce the Canada Tournament will be back in Toronto this year. All six Canadian Barça Academies, Vancouver, Ottawa, Toronto, Calgary, Montreal and Edmonton, along with guest teams from our Summer Camps, will be participating in this third edition of the Barça Academy National Tournament. We are sure it will be a fantastic event where players will be able to put their skills to the test against the other academies throughout the country and enjoy a wonderful trip with their families and friends.
See all the details about the tournament below and we hope to see you in Toronto this fall!
The following age categories will be present at the tournament:
The tournament in Toronto will have a typical structure of a group stage followed by a knockout round. Each age group would have two groups of which the top two teams will classify onto the knockout round.
See below for more information about the tournament structure:
The tournament will consist of a group stage followed by a knockout stage for the qualified teams.
Each team participating in the tournament is guaranteed to play a minimum of six games during the event.
In total we will have between 4 to 8 teams of each age group. The exact number will be released as we get closer to the start date.
All games in the tournament will be 25 minutes long. The tournament will start on Thursday and finish on Sunday morning.
All games between ages U8 to U10 will be 7v7. U12s will play 9v9 and U14s - U17s will play 11v11.
All players participating in the tournament will be expected to abide by the values that represent the club.
Not registered in one of our Barça Academies? Register for any of our FCB Canada summer camps for the chance to be selected as part of the Camps team for the National Tournament! Learn to play the Barça way with official FC Barcelona coaches and, as a bonus, be entered in a draw to win a FC Barcelona jersey signed by the first team players!