The 2016 CONMEBOL Futsal Championship was held in Asuncion, Paraguay from 5-13 February. Brazil won the competition after defeating Argentina 4-0 in the final.

Brazil and Argentina qualified for the 2016 FIFA Futsal World Cup by progressing to the final of the 2016 CONMEBOL Futsal Championship, beating Uruguay and Paraguay in the semi-finals, respectively.

Paraguay became the final South American nation to qualify for Colombia 2016 by defeating Uruguay 7-2 in the third-place play-off.