Canadian Premier League
FIFA Region
CONCACAF
Season
2024
Location
Canada
Abbreviation
CAN1

Summary

The Canadian Premier League (CAN1) was established 6 May 2017 and is Canada's premier football competition. CAN1 expanded to 8 teams for the 2020 season with the addition of Atlético Ottawa At the end of the 2024 CAN1 season, the CAN1 teams listed below qualify for the following non-league play:

  • 2025 CONCACAF Champions Cup (CNCFCL) Round 1:
    • 2024 CAN1 Regular Season champion
    • 2024 CAN1 Playoff champion

Leagues Pyramid - Canada

Abbrev League # of Teams
CAN1 Canadian Premier League 8

Competition Structure

Season

# of Teams

Regular
13 Apr 2024 - 18 Oct 2024
Playoffs
10 Oct 2023 - 31 Oct 2024
 10: CAN1 (8)

Season Format

During the 2024 CAN1 Regular season, each CAN1 team plays Home-Away matches with the other 7 CAN1 teams twice for a total of 28 league matches. Table ranking ties are broken by (1) total wins, (2) goal difference, (3) total goals scored, (4) away goal difference, (5) away goals scored, (6) home goal difference, (7) home goals scored, (8) coin toss or a drawing.

Playoffs

At the end of the 2024 CAN1 season, the 4th and 5th place teams play a one match. The winner plays the 1st place team, and the 2nd and 3rd place teams play in one match semifinals. The winners then play each other in a one match final. If either the semifinal or the final is tied at the end of regular time, two 15 minute extra periods are played. The winner then plays the 1st place team in a one match final. If either the semifinal or the final is tied at the end of regular time, two 15 minute extra periods are played. If the matches are still tied after the extra periods, a penalty shoot-out is held.

Relegation

Currently the CAN1 does not have relegation. As the Canadian League Pyramid expands, relegation is expected.


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Regular Season

 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Atlético Ottawa 64 -2-014-104632 -1-0752332 -1-07523
2Pacific FC 63 -2-111-51453 -1-11051410 -1-01000
3Forge FC 53 -1-110-84432 -0-1654121 -1-04303
4Vancouver FC 63 -1-210-109132 -1-0772531 -0-2337-4
5Cavalry FC 61 -4-17-87131 -2-0553230 -2-1234-1
6York United FC 62 -1-37-910-132 -0-1664230 -1-2136-3
7HFX Wanderers FC 40 -1-31-27-520 -1-1124-220 -0-2003-3
8Valour FC 50 -0-50-313-1000 -0-0000050 -0-50313-10
Final 4 / 2025 CNCFCL
Final 4
Final 4 Playoff

Fixtures

Mon - 20 May 2024
 HFX Wanderers FC   Valour FCWanderers Grounds
Fri - 24 May 2024
 York United FC   HFX Wanderers FCYork Lions Stadium
Sat - 25 May 2024
 Atlético Ottawa   Forge FCTD Place Stadium
 Vancouver FC   Pacific FCWilloughby Community Park
Sun - 26 May 2024
 Cavalry FC   Valour FCATCO Field
Sat - 1 Jun 2024
 Forge FC   York United FCTim Hortons Field
 Pacific FC   Cavalry FCStarlight Stadium
Sun - 2 Jun 2024
Sat - 8 Jun 2024
 HFX Wanderers FC   Pacific FCWanderers Grounds
 Cavalry FC   Forge FCATCO Field
Sun - 9 Jun 2024
 York United FC   Vancouver FCYork Lions Stadium
Fri - 14 Jun 2024
 Valour FC   Pacific FCIG Field
Sat - 15 Jun 2024
 Atlético Ottawa   York United FCTD Place Stadium
 HFX Wanderers FC   Forge FCWanderers Grounds
Sun - 16 Jun 2024
 Vancouver FC   Cavalry FCWilloughby Community Park
Wed - 19 Jun 2024
 York United FC   Pacific FCYork Lions Stadium
Fri - 21 Jun 2024
Sun - 23 Jun 2024
 Forge FC   Valour FCTim Hortons Field

Results

Sat - 18 May 2024
 Forge FC 12 Vancouver FCTim Hortons Field
Fri - 17 May 2024
 Pacific FC 01 Atlético OttawaStarlight Stadium
Sun - 12 May 2024
 Vancouver FC 11 Atlético OttawaWilloughby Community Park
Sat - 11 May 2024
 Pacific FC 00 Forge FCStarlight Stadium
 HFX Wanderers FC 11 Cavalry FCWanderers Grounds
Fri - 10 May 2024
 York United FC 31 Valour FCYork Lions Stadium
Sun - 5 May 2024
 Atlético Ottawa 20 Valour FCTD Place Stadium
Sat - 4 May 2024
 Pacific FC 20 York United FCStarlight Stadium
Fri - 3 May 2024
 Cavalry FC 31 Vancouver FCATCO Field
Sun - 28 Apr 2024
 Cavalry FC 00 Pacific FCATCO Field
Sat - 27 Apr 2024
 Forge FC 21 Valour FCTim Hortons Field
 HFX Wanderers FC 13 Atlético OttawaWanderers Grounds
Fri - 26 Apr 2024
 York United FC 30 Vancouver FCYork Lions Stadium
Sun - 21 Apr 2024
 York United FC 03 Forge FCYork Lions Stadium
Sat - 20 Apr 2024
 Atlético Ottawa 11 Cavalry FCTD Place Stadium
Fri - 19 Apr 2024
 Pacific FC 20 Valour FCStarlight Stadium
Thu - 18 Apr 2024
 Vancouver FC 20 HFX Wanderers FCWilloughby Community Park
Sun - 14 Apr 2024
 Vancouver FC 41 Valour FCWilloughby Community Park
Sat - 13 Apr 2024
 Pacific FC 10 HFX Wanderers FCStarlight Stadium