The International Federation of Corporate Football (FIFCO), is the world governing body of the sport of corporate football.
The 2018 World Corporate Champions Cup is the 1st edition of a tournament that brings together teams from all FIFCO’s country members around the world. It is played in Montreal, the home of FIFCO.
16 teams will participate in the inaugural edition, representing all continental organizations. It is a 5v5 format event.
FIFCO is currently present in 22 countries around the world. A full list can be found here.
The Corporate World Champions Cup requires referees of good level and experience. As such, we will be considering only applicants who are Level 4s and above on the UK-scale or equivalent. All referees must be 18 or older in order to join.
Referees are responsible for their travel expenses to/from Montreal. All the rest is taken care of.
Referees selected for the FIFCO World Cup will receive free accommodation, food on the fields, local transport as well as all referee uniforms and equipment, FIFCO branded. Some limited game fees may also be paid, but it is not yet confirmed.
A training and educational session will also be offered the day before the game start.
All referees selected for the FIFCO World Cup will be houses free of charge in Montreal from June 27th to July 2nd.
Accommodation will be offered in local apartments. More details will be confirmed at a later date.
Montreal is the metropolis and biggest city of the province of Quebec. The second largest city in Canada, it is a city rich in culture and history and a well-deserved reputation as one of the liveliest cities in North America. Montreal is the second-largest French-speaking (as a mother language) city in the world, behind Paris. The population of Montreal is about 1.9 million, with 4 million in the metro area.
When you visit Montreal, you will witness a city that’s in love with festivals, the arts, good food, living well and enjoying life to the hilt. Many attractions, from Old Montreal to the numerous parks will keep the visitor busy and pleased.
Arrival in Montreal should be on June 27th, and departure on July 2nd.
Montreal Pierre Trudeau airport (YUL) is one of the busiest in Canada, just behind Toronto and Vancouver. It is served by all major Canadian and U.S. airlines and is a major hub for Air Canada and Air Transat. International flights are serviced by Air Canada, WestJet, Aeromexico, Cubana, Copa, Air France, British Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Icelandair, WOW Air, Swiss International Air Lines, Turkish Airlines, Royal Air Maroc, Air Algérie, Royal Jordanian, Qatar Airways, and Air China to name a few.
Another option is to fly into Toronto Airport (YYZ), Canada’s busiest, and make the rest of the journey by train. VIA Rail Canada operates fast and comfortable passenger trains from Montreal along the busy Quebec-Ontario corridor. The journey time from Toronto is approximately 4 hours and 30 minutes.