Tournament Information -Barcelona

13 & 14 June 2020

Play at Camp Nou

For potentially that last time in 5 years before stadium renovations commence, take your U7-16 youth team on a tour of a lifetime to play inside FC Barcelona’s 98,000 seater stadium

Tournament Information

The Europa Cup is the world’s most exciting international youth football tournament.

Day 1 – Group Matches

Your team will play 3 x group matches which will determine the group standings. There will be between 4-12 teams in each age group. Based on your position, you will then be placed in either the Cup, Plate or Shield competition. Your team will play at a Municipal venue in the town of Salou on Day 1 to give you the experience of playing at authentic Spanish football facilities.

Day 2 – Final Matches

Every team will then play a Semi Final and either a 3rd place play-off or Final. Our system ensures all teams play the same number of matches – 5 in total, whether they win, lose or draw. All matches are 15 minutes in duration. Your team will play their final matches on the pitch along with a special medal ceremony inside Camp Nou.

Please note, U15/16 age groups will play 6v6 for all matches with a maximum squad size of 12 players.

This tournament is open to boys & girls teams of ALL ABILITIES!

 

WATCH - Get a feel of The Europa Cup Barcelona experience!

Tournament Video

Experience the thrill of a Barcelona Matchday

  • Line-up in the tunnel
  • Walkout onto the pitch to Champions League Anthem when your team name is announced over the PA
  • Play on the Camp Nou pitch
  • Line-up on halfway line for team photos
  • Live streaming/photography/filming
  • Official medal for each player in a pitchside medal ceremony
  • Spectator seating in the stands at Camp Nou

Represent your country

The Europa Cup is a truly international tournament. In previous years, we have had teams participate from countries including England, Spain, France, Denmark, Zambia, India, Malaysia, Haiti & more.

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Playing INSIDE the Nou Camp is something that will live with us forever. We come back home with incredible memories and loads of new friends. A true celebration of the beautiful game. Thank you

Suhayl Limbada
Coach - PSS Zambia

Playing on the Home Ground of the Benfica Football Club in Lisbon, Portugal and walking out through the tunnel was an experience the SSE U12s will keep with themselves for quite sometime. #Whendreamscometrue

Atul Shah
Head Coach - SSE India

Can’t recommend The Europa Cup highly enough! If your boy/girl loves football they can live out their dreams – playing & scoring at stadiums like the Nou Camp. Thanks to them this is a moment Theo will never forget!

Dave Coldwell
Coach - Bramley Sunnyside U8

International Competition

Test your team out against opposition from around the World. In 2019 teams came from Spain, Portugal, Denmark, Zambia, Malaysia, England & Wales.

Medal Ceremony on Stage

All players receive a specially designed The Europa Cup medal on our branded stage and an opportunity for a team photo. Winners will also receive a trophy.

Lineup on the Centre Circle

Walk out of the tunnel and lineup on the centre circle, shake hands with the opposition and commence your unique tournament experience.

Tournament Entry Fee

The Tournament Entry Fee is £1600 / €1700 for a squad of up to 13 players (from £123 / €133 per player).

Pitch Size, Goals & Number of Players

The Camp Nou pitch will be split into 4 pitches, using 12ft x 6ft goals. Each squad may consist of up to 13 players, with teams fielding 7 players on the pitch at any one time (7v7), except U15/16 teams where the max squad size is 12, with a 6v6 format.

Tournament Schedule

– Arrive for team registration at Player’s Entrance of Camp Nou
– Managers meeting with The Europa Cup staff
– Tunnel lineup & walkout to Champions League
– x3 group games
– x1 semi-final + 1 final
– Medal ceremony

* Please note some games may be scheduled back to back

My Team Info

Once your team have registered, you will receive a My Team Info login. Here you will need to fill in your player names, information, kit colours and information on payment schedules.

Payments

To confirm your place you will need to pay a £500 / €500 deposit, with the balance due by 13 March 2020.

For information on Tour Packages including accommodation, transport and activities, please see the “Tour Packages” page in the menu.

Tournament App

The Europa Cup FREE app provides the live fixtures, results and standings throughout the tournament, as well as information on your team booking.

A link to the app will be provided to your team prior to the tournament.

Age Categories

U7 = Players born 1st September 2013 and after
U8 = Players born 1st September 2012 and after
U9 = Players born 1st September 2011 and after
U10 = Players born 1st September 2010 and after
U11 = Players born 1st September 2009 and after
U12 = Players born 1st September 2008 and after
U13 = Players born 1st September 2007 and after
U14 = Players born 1st September 2006 and after
U15/16 = Players born 1st September 2004 and after

Dispensation: All age groups are mixed. However, girls-only teams are authorised to play down an age group (e.g. U12 girls team can play in the U11 category).

Insurance

Ensure that your players are insured both on and off the pitch. The Europa Cup does not hold any insurance protecting participants in case of injury, illness, theft or damage to property. All participants must ensure their club have group insurance or that they have personal medical insurance. Many insurance companies now offer specialised Sports Tour Insurance.

Photos of the experience

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