Last updated : Saturday, 25 November 2023
The Torneo Scolastico is an amateur football league for students in Switzerland. It is organized by the Swiss Football Association (SFV) and is open to all schools in the country.
The league is divided into three age groups: U15, U17, and U19. Each age group has a separate championship, with the top teams qualifying for the national finals.
The Torneo Scolastico is a popular event in Switzerland, with thousands of students participating each year. It is a great opportunity for young players to develop their skills and compete against other talented players.
The Torneo Scolastico was first organized in 1970. It was originally called the "Jugend-Cup" (Youth Cup). The name was changed to Torneo Scolastico in 1995.
The league has grown significantly in recent years. In the 2021-22 season, there were over 10,000 teams participating in the Torneo Scolastico.
The Torneo Scolastico is a knock-out tournament. Teams are seeded based on their performance in the previous season.
The first round of the tournament is played at the regional level. The winners of the regional rounds advance to the national finals.
The national finals are held in May each year. The winners of the national finals are crowned champions of the Torneo Scolastico.