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The 2021 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualifying competition is a men's under-17 football competition that will determine the 15 teams joining the automatically qualified hosts Cyprus in the 2021 UEFA European Under-17 Championship final tournament. Players born on or after 1 January 2004 are eligible to participate.
Apart from Cyprus, all remaining 54 UEFA member national teams entered the qualifying competition, where the original format would consist of two rounds: Qualifying round, which would take place in autumn 2020, and Elite round, which would take place in spring 2021. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Europe, UEFA announced on 13 August 2020 that after consultation with the 55 member associations, the qualifying round would be delayed to March 2021, and the elite round would be abolished, with the 13 qualifying round group winners joining the top two seeds by coefficient ranking, Netherlands and Spain (which originally would receive byes to the elite round), in the final tournament.