Srbijada is common name for Annual Serbian North American Soccer Tournament. Tournament is held every year in North America during Labour Day weekend.
Every year, the tournament is held in a new city and has a new host club. Ending in 2008, 16 consecutive tournaments were held. In 2009 the 17th tournament will be held in Cleveland, Ohio on September 4th, 5th, and 6th. First Srbijada was held in 1993. Tournament took place in Windsor, Ontario; and the hosting club was Windsor Serbs.
During Srbijada tournament, there are three tournaments. Tournaments are held in open, over 30 and over 40 categories. Both open and over 30 categories have been in existence since the beginning of the tournament, while over 40 category was added to the tournament program in 1998.
This tournament is very similar to Karadjordje Cup which takes place in Australia
Purpose of the tournament
To establish a traditional annual sporting event for Serbs in North America
To promote the game of soccer among Serbian athletes
To bring Serbian people from different Serbian communities together
To enhance and promote the Serbian name across North America
To financially help the hosting team
To introduce new Serbian communities to visiting clubs
To expand the athletic competition to other disciplines