It is the fourth reincarnation of a nationwide women's football league in Brazil. The most recent version - Taca Brasil de futebol feminino - was played for the last time in 2006.
The competition will see 20 clubs divided into four groups
The competition begins Wednesday (Sep 18) with the final due to be played December 1.
Brazilian state-owned lender Caixa Economica Federal has pledged to invest $4 million to the league and will pay the travel costs of all teams.
While Brazil's men have won five World Cups, the female team's best World Cup result was finishing runners-up at the 2007 edition held in China, when they lost 0-2 to Germany in the final.