1 (in 1 host city)
| 10 – 17 February 2013|
Argentina (1st title)
| 9 (from 1 confederation)|
The 2013 CONMEBOL Beach Soccer Championship were the qualifiers for South America to determine the three teams that qualify for the 2013 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup later this year. It took place from 10 - 17 February 2013 at a temporary stadium, at Parque Recreativo, in Merlo, a town in the San Luis Province of Argentina.
2013 CONMEBOL Beach Soccer Championship Wikipedia
The same nine nations who played in the 2011 qualifiers have entered into the tournament: Argentina
Here is the list of match officials for this tournament: Cesar Figueredo (head official)
Mario Jose Narciso Romo y Pablo Valentin Del Puerto Gudin
Felipe Duarte Varejao
Patricio Alberto Blanca Fuentes
Jose Cortez Ortiz
Gustavo Alberto Dominguez
Micke Palomino Huamani
Javier Roberto Betancor Porteiro y Carlos Ismael Aguirregaray
Jose Miguel Misel Navarro
The draw to divide the nine teams into two groups (one will have five teams, the other will have four) was conducted on 8 January 2013. The subsequent schedule seen here is the official schedule, which was finally released on 9 February 2013.
All match times will be correct to that of local time in Merlo, being Argentina Time, (UTC-03:00).
Since there are nine teams in the tournament, it was decided that a group stage-like playoff to determine the bottom three placements would be held. This group would involve the 4th and 5th-place finishers in Group A and the 4th-place finisher in Group B.