Teams – America’s Cup 2017 America’s Cup Teams 2017 Five challengers, from New Zealand, Sweden, Britain, France and Japan, compete to see which one will face defender Oracle Team USA in the America’s Cup Match in Bermuda in June 2017. Oracle Team USA Emirates Team New Zealand Artemis Racing (SWE) Land Rover BAR (GBR) Groupama Team France SoftBank Team Japan America’s Cup challenger from China? Luna Rossa (ITA) – Challenger of Record after Australia. Withdrew in dispute with other teams Team Australia – Original Challenger of Record. Withdrew after accepting Protocol.