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Welcome to CYC′s home on the web!

Welcome to the Official Website of the O'Neill's Continental Youth Championships!!!

Welcome to the Official Site of the CYC Competition. The CYC is a Gaelic Games  Tournament that takes place on an annual basis in the United States and is the biggest tournament of Gaelic Sports Outside of Ireland! 

Each year up to 2,500 children aged U6 to U18 participate in the Tournament with Hundreds of Games organized over the course of the 4 Day Tournament. 

This website is the Official Source for Registration, Schedules, Contacts, Host City Information and all other matters related to the Tournament.


The 2016 Continental Youth Championships will now take place in Gaelic Park in CHICAGO next summer. The competition will take place on 28,29,30 and 31 of July 2016. .

If you have any queries regarding the tournament please contact secretary.cyc.usa@gaa.ie

Yours in Sport,

Simon Gillespie
CYC Steering Committee 
 (914) 5738761

Welcome to the 2016 Chicago CYC - update

The Chicago Host Committee is looking forward to all visiting clubs a great weekend of Gaelic Games. 

Attached please find a Welcome Letter, Map of the fields and a food menu.


Chicago teams will register at Gaelic Park on Tuesday, July 26 from 6-8pm

Visiting clubs will register on Wednesday, July 27 at the DoubleTree in Oak Brook from 6-8pm in the lobby.    

Clubs staying at the DoubleTree in Alsip will register at Wednesday, July 27 at 8:30pm in the lobby.

We are asking, if possible, for players to register as a team.  This helps move the process along quicker for everyone.

Any player who does not pre-register on their given night, we will need arrive at the fields ONE hour prior to their first game.

Thank you.

Chicago Welcome Letter  Please click here for a downloadable .doc file 

Food Menu  Please click here for a downloadable .doc file 

Field Map.  Please click here for a downloadable .doc file 



by posted 07/25/2016
CYC 2016 Schedule

You can see it here



by posted 07/25/2016
Stay For Free At The CYC: CYC Raffle Extended
The stay for free at the CYC raffle has been extended! Tickets will now be sold on the weekend of the CYC starting Thursday through Saturday,with the drawing to take place on Saturdayevening after last game. The winner will have their entire hotel stay from Wednesday through and including Sunday
Terms & Conditions
1. One hotel room will be raffled.
2. Winners will receive a hotel room, checking in July 27, 2016 and checking out August 1, 2016.
3. There is no monetary compensation for prizes not claimed or used.
4. Prizes are non-transferrable.
5. Tickets are $10 each or 3 for $25.
6. Tickets can be purchased on http://www.cycgaa.org./
7. Tickets can be purchased through the CYC Facebook site.
8. A spreadsheet listing all ticket owners will be created and posted online at http://www.cycgaa.org/ prior to the draw.
9. Online raffle purchases will end at noon on Thursday, July 14th.
10. Drawing will take place on Friday, July15th at 5pm central.
11. Video of drawing and winner will be posted online at http://www.cycgaa.org/ as soon as possible, the evening of the drawing.
12. Winner will be posted on the CYC Facebook page as it is drawn.

by posted 07/19/2016
2016 Chicago CYC T-Shirts

If you would like to purchase apparel for the 2016 Chicago CYC go to this link 


All proceeds directly help support the 2016 Chicago CYC.

Thank you for your support.

by maureen gill posted 05/18/2016
Photos from Past CYC's!!!!

Program cover from the first ever CYC @ SUNY Purchase
Hello All,

We are looking for any old photos or videos you may have from past CYC's ... Please email them to  if you have any 

Many thanks 
by posted 02/22/2013
New Facebook Page

Our new Facebook Site is up and running check us out on 

posted 02/22/2013
CYC is now on Twitter!!!!

The Continental Youth Championships is now on Twitter ... You can begin following us @CYCGAA

During the tournament we hope to post Results and pictures up to the site using the Twitter Site ..

If you have any Pictures or favorite CYC memories you'd like to share with us tweet them to @CYCGAA !!!

Click the link to begin Following the CYC !!!

posted 02/06/2013
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Useful Links

New York Minor Board


North American GAA Board

US Youth GAA

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