|Football - Women's tournament at the|
|Venue||Hamilton Pan Am Soccer Stadium|
|Dates||July 11 - July 25|
|Competitors||144 from 8 nations|
For the football competition in these Games, the women competed in an eight-team tournament. The teams were grouped into two pools of four teams each for a round-robin preliminary round. The top two teams in each group advanced to a single elimination bracket. The women's competition was an open-age competition with no age restrictions.
A total of eight women's teams qualified to compete at the games. Hosts Canada and Mexico qualified automatically. The winners of the regional Caribbean and Central American championships also qualified. The top four teams at the South American Championships also qualified.
|Central American Qualifier||May 20-26, 2014||Guatemala||1||Costa Rica|
|Caribbean Qualifier||August 19-26, 2014||Trinidad and Tobago||1||Trinidad and Tobago|
|South American Qualifier||September 11-28, 2014||Ecuador||4|| Brazil|
The following eight teams qualified for the final tournament.
|Team||Appearance||Previous best performance|
|Canada (hosts)||5th||Gold medal (2011)|
|Mexico||5th||Silver medal (1999)|
|Costa Rica||4th||Bronze medal (1999)|
|Trinidad and Tobago||3rd||Fifth place (1999)|
|Brazil||4th||Gold medal (2003, 2007)|
|Colombia||2nd||Fourth place (2011)|
|Ecuador||2nd||Seventh place (2011)|
|Argentina||4th||Fourth place (2011)|
At the start of tournament, all eight participating countries had to submit up to 18 players on their rosters.
In the first round of the competition, teams were divided into two groups of four teams, played in round-robin format with each of the teams playing all other teams in the group once. Teams were awarded three points for a win, one point for a draw and zero points for a loss. The teams were ranked as follows:
Following the completion of the group games, the top two teams in each group advanced to the semifinals, with the winners of one group playing the runners-up of another group. The winners of the semifinals advanced to the gold medal match and the losers advanced to the bronze medal match.
All games were played in two 45-minute halves. In the medal round, if the match ended in a draw after 90 minutes, extra time was played (two 15-minute halves), followed by penalty kicks competition if the match still remained tied.
The official detailed schedule and draw was revealed on April 24, 2015.
|3||Trinidad and Tobago||3||0||2||1||4||6||−2||2|
|Semifinals||Gold medal match|
|July 22 - Hamilton|
|July 25 - Hamilton|
|July 22 - Hamilton|
|Bronze medal match|
|July 24 - Hamilton|
|Dates||11-25 July 2015|
|Teams||8 (from 2 confederations)|
|Venue(s)||1 (in 1 host city)|
|Goals scored||55 (3.44 per match)|
|4||Canada (H)||5||1||0||4||6||9||−3||3||Fourth place|
|5||Costa Rica||3||1||0||2||2||5||−3||3||Eliminated in|
|7||Trinidad and Tobago||3||0||2||1||4||6||−2||2|