The sixth edition of the football tournament at the Pan American Games was held in five cities in Colombia: Cali (main city of the Games) Cartago, Buga, Palmira and Tuluá, from July 31 to August 12, 1971. Twelve teams divided in three groups of four did compete in a round-robin competition, with Mexico defending the title. After the preliminary round there was a final round.
Group A (Cali)
Group B (Cartago)
Group C (Buga and Tuluá)
Final Round (Buga, Cali and Palmira)
| 1971 Pan American Games Winners