Article 1 Scope of application and aims of the competition - Regions Cup

Regulations of the UEFA Regions' Cup

Content Type
Competition Regulations
Enforcement Date
1 April 2024

The present regulations govern the rights, duties and responsibilities of all parties participating and involved in the preparation and organisation of the 2024/25 UEFA Regions' Cup (hereinafter the competition).


By adopting the present regulations, UEFA intends to:

  1. accord, at national and international level, greater importance to amateur football, which is recognised as an important pillar of European football;

  2. encourage UEFA’s member associations to stage domestic competitions for regional amateur representative teams;

  3. offer young players who have had to leave the youth sector for age reasons and who cannot make the leap to the professional sector an incentive to stay faithful to football and not move to another sporting discipline;

  4. offer a special football experience to players who would otherwise not have the opportunity to compete in international competitions;

  5. improve standards at grassroots level (amateur football);

  6. organise international football festivals to promote regional contacts, reciprocal understanding and acceptance, and greater knowledge of other cultures and regions;

  7. encourage the exchange of interpersonal, cultural and sporting values.