2024 Concacaf W Gold Cup draw solidifies teams competing at Shell Energy Stadium 

HOUSTON (Monday, Dec. 11, 2023) - \Earlier today Concacaf conducted the official draw for the 2024 Concacaf W Gold Cup. Three match days of the inaugural edition of the region's new flagship competition for women's national teams will be played at \Shell Energy Stadium between February 22 – 28, 2024.

The tournament includes the participation of Concacaf's and CONMEBOL's best women's national teams and some of the world's top players. Shell Energy Stadium will host the Canadian Women’s National team, Costa Rican Women’s National Team, Paraguayan Women’s National Team and winner of the El Salvador-Guatemala preliminary match are set to play in February.

Below is the full slate of games to be played at Shell Energy Stadium:

Thursday, February 22, 2024 - Shell Energy Stadium, Houston, TX
M8: Costa Rica vs Paraguay
M9: Canada vs Prelims Winner 2

Sunday, February 25, 2024 - Shell Energy Stadium, Houston, TX
M14: Prelims Winner 2 vs Costa Rica
M15: Paraguay vs Canada

Wednesday, February 28, 2024 - Shell Energy Stadium, Houston, TX
M20: Paraguay vs Prelims Winner 2
M21: Canada vs Costa Rica

The pairings for the Preliminary Round (Prelims), which will be played on February 17, 2024, at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson Calif., were determined based on Concacaf Women's Rankings as of December 2023 and are as follows (highest-ranked teams versus the lowest-ranked teams):

P1: Haiti (1) vs Puerto Rico (6)
P2: *El Salvador (2) vs Guatemala (5)
Guyana (3) vs Dominican Republic (4)

2024 Concacaf W Gold Cup Competition Format

The 2024 Concacaf W Gold Cup will begin with the Prelims at Dignity Health Sports Park Track and Field Stadium on February 17, 2024. After single-match elimination play, the winning team in each match will advance to the Group Stage.

A 12-national team Group Stage will be played between February 20-28, 2024, at Dignity Health Sports Park (Group A), Snapdragon Stadium (Group B), and Shell Energy Stadium (Group C). After round-robin play, the group winners, runners-up, and the two best third-place finishers will advance to the tournament's Quarterfinals.

The Knockout Stage will commence with the Quarterfinals at BMO Stadium on March 2 and 3, followed by the Semifinals and Final at Snapdragon Stadium on March 6 and 10, respectively.

  • To view the 2024 Concacaf W Gold Cup match schedule, click here (also available below).
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Fans will be able to follow and enjoy the competition through the Confederation's TV partner networks, including CBS | Paramount+ (USA-English), ESPN (Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, and South America), and the Concacaf Official Platforms for all other territories (subject to territory restrictions).


Shell Energy Stadium is a state-of-the-art, open-air stadium designed to host Houston Dynamo FC matches, Houston Dash matches and Texas Southern University football games as well as additional professional, collegiate and community sporting events, concerts, exhibitions, conventions, and special events. Opened on May 12, 2012, the 340,000-square foot, 20,000-seat stadium was the first soccer-specific stadium in Major League Soccer located in a city’s downtown district. The venue recently completed a multi-phase, multi-million-dollar renovation to enhance the game day experience at the venue. Visit for more information.

The Confederation of North, Central America, and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) is one of FIFA's six continental confederations, servicing 41 Member Associations, from Canada in the north to Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana in the south. Concacaf means football first. Our members are united by a shared vision: Love For Our Game, as well as a unique mission to develop, promote, and manage football throughout the region with integrity, transparency, and passion in order to inspire participation in the game. Visit for more information.