Applications to Host 2024 CIBC Soccer Fests Now Open

2024 CIBC Soccer Fests

APPLY: 2024 CIBC Soccer Fests Online Registration

Canada Soccer is pleased to announce that hosting applications are now being accepted for the 2024 CIBC Soccer Fests program which will mark the 28th season of the country’s largest and longest running grassroots soccer program. Clubs looking to host a CIBC Soccer Fest in 2024 can now apply online via the festival registration platform.

“CIBC is proud to be the title sponsor for CIBC Soccer Fests, a program dedicated to supporting the ambitions of future generations of soccer players in Canada,” said Andrew Greenlaw, Vice-President Sponsorship, Community and Brand, CIBC. “This sponsorship is one way we are helping to provide opportunity in this sport, and we are looking forward bringing together communities from coast to coast to coast to play this incredible game.”

As Canada’s largest national grassroots soccer program, community soccer club administrators, coaches and volunteers are encouraged to apply online today to host a fun-filled event in your community. With the festival schedule expected to fill-up quickly, prospective hosts are encouraged to submit their applications early to secure their desired festival date.

APPLY: 2024 CIBC Soccer Fests Online Registration

CIBC Soccer Fests have supported community soccer activity for nearly three decades and reached nearly five million Canadians through the delivery of financial grants and promotional and technical resources to clubs from coast to coast to coast. Since its’ inception, the program has distributed over one-and-a-half million dollars directly to community clubs across the country.

“CIBC Soccer Fests provide a great opportunity for young players to experience soccer in a fun and safe environment,” said Dave Nutt, Canada Soccer’s Interim Director of Development. “Sport participation enhances the health and well-being of our communities as well as supporting the holistic development of children through play. We are thankful to CIBC and all our program partners for their support of this incredible program.”

In addition to the financial and programming support provided to all festival hosts, the program’s corporate partners enhance the festival events through the provision of giveaways, facilitation of appearances by Canada Soccer National Team athletes in select markets, and the implementation of unique technical programming at select festivals. Be sure to visit for regular updates.

For more information on the CIBC Soccer Fests program and to learn how you can grow the game in your community visit Also, be sure to check out the Canada Soccer Pathway page for comprehensive grassroots resources, including detailed toolkits across all ages of development.

About CIBC Soccer Fests
CIBC Soccer Fests is a grant-based program designed to provide resources to host a soccer celebration in communities across the country. Community soccer clubs are encouraged to apply to host a festival via the online application process. In addition, participating clubs will receive a festival hosting package which includes individual participation certificates and a wide array of promotional giveaways from the program’s national sponsors.

In support of ensuring all soccer environments across Canada are safe, fun, developmentally appropriate, accessible, inclusive, and welcoming, in 2024, all member clubs that operate a youth program will be required to hold, at minimum, the Quality Soccer Provider recognition as a part of the Canada Soccer Club Licensing program. To initiate an application for recognition, clubs should contact their Provincial/Territorial Member Association.

For more information about CIBC Soccer Fests program and to learn how bring a festival to your club and community, visit the CIBC Soccer Fests website.