How to Register

How to enter your GGWCup team?

In this tournament where sports meet activism you as a player and all the participants needs to be more than just athletes and sport fans. Because if we are to reach the Global Goals by 2030, we need to release all of our creative and innovative energy from this generation. After each game we give each team four point:

1 for most goals scored - 1 for most supporting crowd - 1 for most original team style - 1 for best action for the Goals.

Therefore, when you sign-up your team, we will ask you to pick your team’s Global Goals and how you plan to take action for your goal.
We recommend you read this page with tips and helpful information for your registration.
And remember; football skills are optional - action is mandatory.

Get inspired! Watch past event videos


In order to change the world we changed the rules

A panel of capable judges will after each game give each team four points:


For most original team style

We truly believe in the power of expression. We reward all the creative power you have and bring to the field: uniforms, songs, dances, chants, banners - whatever way you want to express your Goal and share the message, bring it on. Think beyond. Bring out your Global Goal collection.

For most goals scored

After each game 1 point is awarded for the team that scores the most goals. In the case of a draw, each team gets ½ a point.


For most supporting crowd

The Global Goals is everyone's and deserves to have the world’s biggest fan club. None of us can reach them on our own, but all of us together can make a real difference. Engage the crowd and have them assist you in raising your unique voice for the Goal you play for. We can accelerate the change we want to see when "We The People" take massive and collective action.

For best action for the Global Goals

Look at the 17 Global Goals … which one spark the activist in you? Life below water - affordable energy - gender equality - peace and justice? They are all equally important, and we reward actions for all 17 Global Goals. In order to score this point - make sure to speak up about what you do and let us know by using the #GGWCup what you are doing. This way we will know to reward your actions and you will inspire others too.

GGWCup Set Your Team

Set your team

  • Bring together minimum 5 and maximum 8 of your favorite women; co-workers, sisters, yoga partners, team-mates or friends.

  • Women from 18 years and up are invited to play. Every year we also feature some "Next Generation" teams aged 16-17.

  • You will be asked to send us a team photo.

  • You will be asked which Global Goal you play for and why.

  • It is free to apply and play, but the number of team spots are limited.

We will let you know if your team has qualified as soon as the final team selection is made.

Download team manual here


Pick the Global Goal that make you spark

Which Goal appeals most to you? Which one would you be willing to sweat, fight, and win for?

Do you want to make sure all women is financially secure and have access to a personal bank account. Help all women to be registret to get a birth certificate / registered to vote. Or are you more interested in solving X problem in your community?

Tell us your story about why you want to play and take action for this goal. The selection committee will select the most inspiring teams.

Watch this video to get inspired by some of the teams who played in the GGWCup Dubai 2018 tournament. And remember this tournament is all about being the most sensational human.


Use your spark to taking action for your Global Goal

How can you use the team players spark and assets as a activism tool?

Are you a journalist and can you write a story? Are you a talented chef and can invite the whole community to a Global Goals dinner. Will it be relevant to organize a beach clean-up? Will you change your habits? Petition your community leaders?

No matter which action tool you use, share it on social media and tag #ggwcup / @ggwcup.

Nothing is too big or too small. To qualify to play, you must show commitment to your goal. The GGWCUP is won as much off the pitch as on the pitch.

For inspiration of actions and style, please check out all the previous teams, our Facebook page, and Global Citizen.


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