Futbol Mas Mujer 2021 Women’s Recreational (Amateur) Soccer Tournament
PLAY in a NEW age 40+ and 50+ 11v11 women’s recreational soccer tournament in Southern Spain next summer — organized by women who play and coach! Age 60+, 65+ and beginner friendlies are included in 7v7 format. (Cancellation refund will be offered if the pandemic is still active)
This will be an an international tournament promoting gender equality, age empowerment and the UN Global Goals for Sustainable Development.
Age Divisions and Format
Tournament Format: 11 v 11, FIFA regulations. professional referees, natural grass, 4 games guaranteed
Age Divisions: 40+ and 50 + with one “gift player” per team, ages 39 / 49. Age deadline is December 31st, 2021.
Age 60+, 65+ and beginner players (ages 30+) are welcome for friendlies on the 7v7 pitch.
Cost: 995 Euros per player and 925 Euros for non-players/supporters
(US and Canadian dollars, British pounds, and other currencies will be converted at the exchange rate in effect at time of payment)
Included in Cost:
Accommodations – Double room for every 2 to 3 players AND a 2-bedroom villa team manager (sleeps 3 to 4 players)
Meals – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner at the resort’s dining facilities
Facilities – Laundry, Sauna, Pool, Spa, Tennis Courts, Golf, Soccer Fields
Activities – Opening and Closing Ceremonies with Appetizers and Drinks
Payment schedule (subject to change due to pandemic): August 15, 2020, December 15, 2020 and May 15, 2021
Monday, June 21 to Saturday, June 27, 2021 (6 nights)
1. If the organizer –FÚTBOL +MUJER– cancels the event, the deposit will be refunded in full. 2. If the participant cancels his/her reservation more than 180 days before the start of the event, a penalty of 25% of the deposit made will be applied. 3. If the participant cancels his/her reservation between 179 days and 90 days before the start of the event, a penalty of 50% of the deposit made will be applied. 4. If the participant cancels his/her reservation between 89 and 30 days before the start of the event, a penalty of 75% of the deposit made will be applied. 5. If the participant cancels his/her reservation 29 days before the start of the event, a penalty of 100% of the deposit made will be applied. 6. If the event is cancelled by force majeure, the organizer –FÚTBOL + MUJER– will refund the deposits of the participants in full except 50 euros which will be retained for incurred administrative expenses. Force majeure means any unforeseeable and exceptional event, and unavoidable, unrelated to the will of the participants and the organizer –FÚTBOL + MUJER– that prevented any of them from fulfilling the obligations arising from the conditions of participation and organization respectively. In the event that the participants and/or the organizer –FÚTBOL + MUJER– are faced with a situation of force majeure, provided that it is notified within a maximum period of 5 working days from the date of the case of force majeure, the deposit would be refunded.
For clarification purposes, a case of force majeure shall mean an outbreak of an infectious disease (with the exception of annual influenza and any disease against which an authorized vaccine exists):
– A competent municipal, regional or state public health or governing authority declares or confirms the existence of the outbreak in the municipality or locality where the hotel establishment is located and as a consequence cannot guaranty sufficient staff and other working personnel to be available because of contagion prevention.
– A competent municipal, regional or state public health or governing authority declares or confirms the existence of the outbreak in the municipality or locality where the event is to be held.
Co-Founders: Mary Hidalgo Aleu and Amalia Revuelta Candón are the organizers in Cadiz, Spain. Mary played age 40+ and 50+ recreational soccer in Orange County, California before moving back to Spain and has traveled to tournaments around the world, including the International Masters Games. She coaches a girls soccer team near her home.
Amalia is a sports psychologist, trainer, speaker and author of “El Cerebro Decide” (“The Brain Decides”) about training the mind as an athlete.
Goals: Create an annual event for women to play the sport they love in a region that values sport and healthy lifestyle. Connect an international community of amateur women’s soccer players. Increase the visibility of older female athletes from around the world.
Forms and Links
Social Media Links:
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/futbolmasmujer (@Futbol Mas Mujer)
Instagram https://www.instagram.com/futbolmasmujer/ (@futbolmasmujer)
Facebook Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/spainsoccer2021/
Facebook Event https://www.facebook.com/events/870315670142817/