Champions Cup Series: The United Futsal Pathway

Champions Cup Series

United Futsal's platinum program will debut in 2020.

The Champions Cup Series will feature 2 futsal seasons each year to member clubs filled with an annual education program for coaches and referees as well as international player showcase opportunities.

Welcome to the definitive futsal pathway for the top youth and amateur futsal and soccer clubs in the world.

What is the United Futsal Champions Cup Series?

  • 8 Clubs will be selected from 6 Conferences in the United States representing the Northeast, Southeast, North Central, South Central, Northwest, Southwest.
  • The Northern and Southern Conferences will make up a region, containing 16 total clubs each, divided into the East, Central and West Region.
  • Each club will form 10 teams to participate in the Conference Championships each Winter and Regional Championships each Summer.
  • There will be 5 Boys and 5 Girls teams competing in each of the following age groups: U8, U10, U12, U14, U16
  • Winning Teams in both the Conference and Regional Championships advance to the Nationals and World Futsal Cup, respectively, at no additional cost (only travel).
"The key to developing futsal as an actual sport and not just a development training tool is competition. Without a major prize to be won, futsal is no different than any other soccer training tool"
- Rob Andrews, President of United Futsal™

Is your club ready to take on the challenge of playing the top teams in the world?

Click here for more information and to apply to be one of the 48 FOUNDING MEMBERS of our Inaugural Season in 2020.

Celebrating with stars!

Following each championship victory, the newly crowned titleholders celebrated with prominent leaders in the futsal and soccer world. Pablo Vilches, Real Betis Director of Futsal, and Gabriel Lima, Italian National Futsal Team captain, were in attendance at the closing ceremonies. Marcelo Gonçalves Costa Lopes, former Brazilian National Soccer Team defender and 1998 FIFA World Cup call-up, also congratulated winning teams on stage. All three individuals presented medals and trophies to the champions as well as signed futsal balls by Roberto Carlos to top scorers in each division.

Key Factors

Lastly, quality of competition and interaction with international players were key factors that attracted global talent to the 2019 World Futsal Championships.

“This was our third time competing at the tournament,”
Andre Passantino,
Orange Soccer Futsal Academy head coach.

“There is great quality here, and the players have fun. All year the players ask me: when do the World Futsal Championships start?”


“We had a tremendous experience the first time we attended,”
Guga Alencar,
Joga Bonito Futsal Academy Director of Coaching.

“It is organized really well. We meet people from different parts of the country and the world. It’s great to connect with the futsal family.”

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