|Copa América (since 1975)|
|Dates||September 11 – October 3|
|Teams||4 (from 1 confederation)|
|Venue(s)||1 (in 1 host city)|
|Champions||Uruguay (3rd title)|
|Goals scored||16 (2.67 per match)|
|Top scorer(s)|| José Pérez |
(3 goals each)
The participating countries were the host Chile, Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil as the defending champion. Uruguay regained the title lost in the last edition, thus becoming champion for the third time in the first four editions of the tournament. Ángel Romano was the top goalscorer alongside teammate José Pérez, with three goals, repeating his feat of three years earlier.
For a complete list of participating squads see: 1920 South American Championship squads
Each team played one match against each of the other teams. Two (2) points were awarded for a win, one (1) point for a draw and zero (0) points for a defeat.
|Echeverría 75'||Piendibene 10'|
|Romano 23', 60'
Urdinarán 26' (pen.)
Pérez 29', 65'
|Bolados 30'||Dellavalle 13'|
|1920 South American Championship Champions|