The Campeonato Brasileiro de Futebol Feminino is an annual Brazilian women's club football tournament organized by the Confederação Brasileira de Futebol, or CBF. It is the country's premier women's football competition. Contested by 20 clubs, seasons typically run from September to December.
There was a tournament called Taça Brasil de Futebol Feminino (Women's Football Brazil Trophy, in English) played between 1983 and 1989, and a competition also named Campeonato Brasileiro de Futebol Feminino which was a forerunner of the current Campeonato Brasileiro de Futebol Feminino and was played between 1994 and 2001. In 2006, another tournament called Taça Brasil de Futebol Feminino was disputed. This competition was organized by the Amateur Paulista Football Federation (Federação Paulista de Futebol Amador, FPFA) and by the National Football League (Liga Nacional de Futebol, Linaf). The competition was contested in Jaguariúna, São Paulo state. Linaf also organized the Liga Nacional de Futebol Feminino in 2007, in Rio de Janeiro state.
The current league and format was founded and first played in 2013. In 2015, teams at least in the knock-out rounds get about 3,000 US$ for playing a home and away leg plus air or road transport is paid.
20 teams take part in the competition. In the first round there are four groups of five teams that play each other once. THe top two of each group move on. In the second round eight teams are put into two groups of four. Teams play each other twice and the top two teams move to the semi-finals. Semi-finals and the final are played over two legs.