Mexico (1st title)
| 13–26 April|
| 9 (from 1 confederation)|
The 1985 CONCACAF U-16 Championship was the second tournament in the Under-16 category organized by the CONCACAF, and it also served as qualifying tournament for the U-16 world cup to be held at China. Mexico hosted the event between April 13 and 26, and Mexico (as champion) and Costa Rica (as runner-up) won the two spots for China 1985.
1985 CONCACAF U-17 Championship Wikipedia
The first stage consists of two groups with four teams, where top two advance to semifinals. In the second round, the champion and runner-up obtain final spots for China 1985.