The 49th Parallel Cup, is a series of matches between US and Canadian national men’s and women’s representative teams.

The first 49th Parallel Cup was played in Chicago in 1999 between the Canadian Northwind and the Revolution. The Freedom and Northern Lights match was added in 2007. The event is held annually except in International Cup years, which takes place every three years. The US and Canada alternate turns hosting the Cup.

Check out the RFP to host this year’s event here.