|Dates||22 February-28 March|
|Teams||6 (from 1 confederation)|
|Venue(s)||1 (in 1 host city)|
|Champions||Paraguay (2nd title)|
|Goals scored||45 (3 per match)|
The 1953 South American Championship was the fifteenth edition of the South America Championship. It was held in Peru for the third time after they hosted it last in 1939.
10 January 1953
|Bolivia 23x15px||3-0||23x15px Ecuador|
Estadio Hernando Siles, La Paz
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