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League1 BC

League1 BC is an adult, open-age Pro-Am Soccer League operated by BC Soccer. Established in 2021, the league is intended to bridge the gap between youth and professional soccer, targeting the “Training to Compete” stage within Long-term Player Development (LTPD).

League1 BC

The League will engage communities across British Columbia providing standard-based competition and training environments for female and male players, coaches, and referees. League1 BC serves as a key platform of development into further opportunities within the game. 

League1 BC is founded on the pillars of “Community”, “Standards” and “Opportunity”

League Structure/Oversight

League1 BC is operated by BC Soccer, with support from the Canadian Premier League (CPL) and Canadian Soccer Business (CSB) and is a founder partner of League1 Canada.

Strategic direction and oversight is set by the Steering Committee. Each participating club is defined as a “License Holder” with a minimum 2-year commitment.


In October of 2022, League1 BC confirmed its 8th club following an extensive expansion process. Harbourside Football Club will operate in Nanaimo at an expanded facility  kicking off in the 2023 season.