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North America

Clubs from North America qualify for the competition based on criteria set by each country (i.e. tournament champion, runner-up, Cup champion, etc.). The specific method of qualification for each club results in an assigned slot for the competition (i.e. MEX 1, MEX 2, etc.).*Final slot to be confirmed November 10

CountrySlotQualification MethodQualified Club
CanadaCAN 12019 Canadian Championship ChampionMontreal Impact 
MexicoMEX 12018 Liga MX Apertura ChampionClub America
 MEX 22019 Liga MX Clausura ChampionTigres UANL
 MEX 32018 Liga MX Apertura Runner-upCruz Azul FC
 MEX 42019 Liga MX Clausura Runner-upClub Leon
USAUSA*2019 MLS Cup ChampionTBC**
 USA*2019 MLS Supporters’ Shield ChampionLos Angeles FC
 USA*2019 MLS Eastern Conference ChampionNew York City FC
 USA*2019 US Open Cup ChampionAtlanta United FC

*Final slot to be confirmed November 10

**If any of the already qualified USA-based MLS clubs or a Canadian-based MLS club wins the 2019 MLS Cup, then the position will be awarded to the Seattle Sounders FC, as the next-highest ranked USA-based MLS club in the 2019 Supporters’ Shield standings.

Central America and Caribbean

Clubs from Central America only qualify for the competition via the 2019 Scotiabank Concacaf League (champion, runner-up, semifinalists and the two best-ranked losing quarterfinalists). The qualified clubs will be ranked per country and assigned a slot for the competition (i.e. CRC 1, CRC 2, etc.).

Clubs from the Caribbean qualify for the competition via the 2019 Flow Concacaf Caribbean Club Championship (champion only) and the 2019 Scotiabank Concacaf League (champion, runner-up, semifinalists and the two best-ranked losing quarterfinalists). The 2019 Flow Concacaf Caribbean Club Championship champion will be assigned the Caribbean champion slot (i.e. CCC1), while the clubs that qualify via the 2019 Scotiabank Concacaf League will be ranked per country and assigned a slot for the competition (i.e. JAM 1, SUR 1, etc.).

RegionSlotQualification MethodQualified Club
Central AmericaCRC 12019 Scotiabank Concacaf League SemifinalistDeportivo Saprissa (CRC)
 HON*2019 Scotiabank Concacaf League SemifinalistFC Motagua (HON)
 HON*2019 Scotiabank Concacaf League SemifinalistCD Olimpia (HON)
 SLV 12019 Scotiabank Concacaf League SemifinalistAlianza FC (SLV)
 CRC 22019 Scotiabank Concacaf League best-ranked losing quarterfinalistAD San Carlos (CRC)
 GUA 12019 Scotiabank Concacaf League second-best ranked losing quarterfinalistComunicaciones FC (GUA)
CaribbeanCCC 12019 Flow Concacaf Caribbean Club Championship ChampionPortmore United (JAM)
 
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