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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

Stay For Free At The CYC: CYC Rafle
Traveling to the CYC in Chicago this year? Here's your chance to get your accomodation for FREE!!
Buy tickets for our "STAY FOR FREE AT THE CYC" raffle by clicking on the links below:
Here is the link for 3 tickets for $25 -
Here is the link for a single Raffle Ticket - https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr

by posted 06/21/2016
Stay For Free At The CYC: CYC Rafle

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 06/08/2016
CYC registration deadline June 15

Hello All


This is a reminder to all the registrations for players, teams and coach background to compete in this years CYC competition in Chicago is due by JUNE 15th


For detailed instructions please read the attached 2016 CYC Online registration form attached. 


Team Registrations

Club registrars should fill out the 2016 Team Information Form to register their teams for the competition. This must be done by June 15th. 


Player Registrations

All players should be registered with rosters assigned by June 15th. Please note that all pictures must be updated for this years competition. 


Coach Background checks. 

Every coach must complete a coach background check prior to June 15th 

North american Coaches can register www.usyouthgaa.com


New York coaches can register on www.nyyouthgaa.com


Canadian coaches must follow the procedures of the Canadian County Board GAA 


If you have any queries please contact Ellen Joyce CYC registrar via EMAIL only at 


Many thanks, 


Simon Gillespie


CYC Steering Committee

by posted 05/31/2016
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

US Youth GAA

New York Minor Board


North American GAA Board

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