CONCACAF has announced the venues for the Copa Centenario, which will be played across the United States in 10 cities in the summer of 2016.

The prestigious South American soccer championship, run by CONMEBOL, will partner with CONCACAF to host many of the best countries from both regions in the tournament, which will be played across the United States from June 3-26 in various venues.

The 2016 Copa America Centenario is the historic centennial edition of Copa America – the South American championship – and will be staged outside of South America for the first time.

The cities/stadiums are:

• Boston (Gillette Stadium),
• Chicago (Soldier Field),
• Houston (NRG Stadium),
• Los Angeles (Rose Bowl),
• New York (MetLife Stadium),
• Orlando (Orlando Citrus Bowl Stadium),
• Philadelphia (Lincoln Financial Field),
• Phoenix (University of Phoenix Stadium),
• San Francisco (Levi’s Stadium) and
• Seattle (CenturyLink Field).

According to CONCACAF, most venues will host at least three games.

Copa America Centenario will feature the following countries:

• Argentina,
• Brazil,
• Chile,
• Colombia,
• Ecuador,
• Uruguay,
• Bolivia,
• Paraguay,
• Peru, and
• Venezuela.

In addition to the CONMEBOL countries, USA and Mexico are automatic qualifiers. Costa Rica and Jamaica will also participate. The final two teams from CONCACAF will be determined in a double-header playoff set to be disputed Jan. 8, 2016, in Panama City. Trinidad & Tobago will face Haiti, and Panama squares off against Cuba with the winners qualifying for the Copa America Centenario.

Originally, 24 cities/stadiums expressed an interest in hosting the games. The cities who unfortunately didn’t make the cut were Stanford Stadium (Palo Alto), Georgia Dome (Atlanta), M&T Stadium (Baltimore), FirstEnergy Stadium (Cleveland), Mile High (Denver), Ford Field (Detroit), Lucas Oil Stadium (Indianapolis), Arrowhead Stadium (Kansas City), Nissan Stadium (Nashville), Qualcomm Stadium (San Diego), Edward Jones Dome (St. Louis), Raymond James Stadium (Tampa), EverBank Field (Jacksonville), AT&T Stadium (Arlington) and FedEx Field (Landover).

To be among the first to access tickets to this once-in-a-lifetime event, fans can visit Due to the expected high demand for this premium soccer tournament, fans are urged to register early to guarantee access to information as it becomes available. More ticketing information will be released in the coming weeks.