The International Federation of Corporate Football (FIFCO), is the world governing body of the sport of corporate football. FIFCO strives to bring quality football to the corporate community while embracing our core values. Our mandate is to set up and manage the World Corporate Champions Cup™ and to get member countries to establish their own local qualifying championships in order to send national teams to the World Corporate Champion Cup™.
Qualifications for the World Corporate Champions Cup will be held in each participating countries. Each FIFCO-member country will hold a qualifying tournament to declare a national winner. The corporate team that wins the national-level tournament will represent their respective country at the World Corporate Champions Cup in 2018.
Each country that wishes to participate at the FIFCO World Corporate Champions Cup, must be a member in good standing with FIFCO. Each member country can then organise a qualifying tournament in order to declare a winner in their respective country.
Each country establishes their own tournament rules, based on FIFCO principles and organises their respective national-level tournament.
Cost to participate is based on each country’s licensing agreement. Each country-member is responsible to organize a qualifying tournament.
This tournament comes with a licensing fee, which the local organizer must settle.
In exchange for the licencing fee – FIFCO will provide;
Final licensing payment must be made by 28 February 2018.
Final list of participating members from each team, must be submitted 28 March 2018.
Every delegation will receive a minimum of 3* hotel room close to the venue. Each room will be based on double occupancy.
Delegations who would like to come with accompaniment of their spouse and/or children or other family member will be able to do so. FIFCO will organise extra rooms and family rooms for those who wish to have them. Prices will be determined at the end of January 2018 – once we get final confirmation of attendees.
Participants wishing to spend extra days in Canada before or after the tournament can do so at the players/participants expense. Further information of specific costs will be submitted to each country delegation for individual selection.
Day trips and extended trips will be available to all those wishing to do so, for Quebec City, Ottawa, Toronto and Niagara Falls.
The International Federation of Corporate Football (FIFCO) is the world governing body of corporate football. Founded in Montreal, Canada in 2009, FIFCO aims to bring excellence and professionalism to the discipline of corporate football.
FIFCO was founded on the basis of 4 core values:
FIFCO is represented in all six continents with their respective departments
For more information on membership please download the membership forms:
Percival Molson Memorial Stadium, is a 23,000 capacity seat stadium on the campus of McGill University in downtown Montreal. It is home to the famous McGill Redmen,
the Montreal Alouettes the professional American football team playing in the Canadian Football League, and home base of the Canadian Corporate Soccer League (CCSL),
Canada’s largest corporate soccer league. The stadium is located on the slopes of the Mount Royal in the centre of the city and is close to all major attractions. FIFCO has negotiated
a practice field with a stat-of-the art facility for 5v5, with a European standard of quality. For all teams arriving early to Montreal. They will all have access to train at the Stadium 5 facility.
VISA: Immigration Canada will also require all participants to apply for entry visa into Canada. Please check http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/visas.asp if your country requires an entry visa. all participants are responsible to obtain travel visa (if necessary) from the Canadian Embassy of their respective countries. All fees associated to obtaining of travel documents and visas are the sole responsibility of the participant. FIFCO will issue invitation letters to all those that require it for the sole purpose of obtaining the proper travel authorisations to arrive here to Canada.
PLAYERS: all participants will need to submit a signed release form, a copy of their travel documents and 2 passport-like photos of themselves to the organising committee. Upon arrival to Montreal, all accreditations will be delivered to each registered team. Corporate teams must be 100% company employees
All participants must be a minimum age of 21 years by the time the tournament begins.
Corporate teams must be 100% company employees.
Every player must provide:
– Proof of employment
– 2 passport pictures
– 5×5 football
– On the fly change
– Round Robin guaranteed 3 games
– 7 player roster max
FIFCO is pleased to invite applications from interested media wishing to cover the 2018 World Corportate Champions Cup in Montreal. Please note that submitting an application does not guarantee accreditation. Accreditation is required for media to attend games, press conferences, stadium zones and other media locations during the World Corportate Champions Cup. Successful applicants will be notified.
By submitting the below form, you hereby agree to:
1) be contacted by FIFCO.
2) follow FIFCO’s media rules
3) while in a stadium, press conference official venue or media area,
follow the directions of FIFCO staff during the tournament.
Please note that media accreditation does not include permission to film
World Corportate Champions Cup games. Filming of footage of up to one minute
of length for social media, a television news story or other use will be permitted.
Any additional filming will be considered an infringement of FIFCO’s intellectual property rights. Media who wish to broadcast World Corporate Champions Cup games should contact FIFCO to discuss licensing. FIFCO reserves the right to revoke the accreditation of an applicant at any time for any reason. Any queries should be sent via email to email@example.com. FIFCO is unable to assist with the accommodation or travel costs of media wishing to cover the tournament. FIFCO is unable to provide visa assistance, although can upon request provide a letter of accreditation.
We look forward to welcoming you to the 2018 World Corporate Champions Cup in Montreal.