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2015 BC Soccer Grassroots Futsal Festival

BC Soccer would like to thank the University of the Fraser Valley and its women’s soccer team for their support in co-hosting this year’s BC Soccer Grassroots Fustal  Festival.

Over the course of the weekend more than 40 coaches and 250 players were involved in the festival. Friday night’s pre-festival workshop helped coaches and their teams through Saturday and Sunday’s activities, which were designed to introduce futsal techniques and the basic rules of the game.

To assist with developing futsal across the province, BC Soccer delivers two types of technical support to enhance coach and player development:
 

BC Soccer Grassroots: Futsal Workshop

  • Duration: 3hrs (Theory = 70mins/ Practical = 70mins/ Debrief = 30mins)
  • BC Soccer Provides: Regional Grassroots Tutor (Instructor)/ BC Soccer Futsal Coaches eBook/ 100% discount for participating coaches/ Age appropriate Futsal Equipment (If unavailable within the district/ club)
  • District/ Club Provides: High School Gymnasium/ Seating for participants/ LCD Projector or TV / Power extension cords/ Medical kit
     

BC Soccer Grassroots: Festivals

  • Duration: 2.5hr Pre-Festival Meeting & up to 4 age/ gender specific festivals per day (70-90 mins each)
  • BC Soccer Provides: Regional Grassroots Tutors (Instructor)/ BC Soccer Futsal Coaches eBook/ 100% discount for participating coaches/ Age appropriate Futsal Equipment (If unavailable within the district/ club)
  • District/ Club Provides: University, College or High School Gymnasium/ Seating for participants/ LCD Projector or TV / Power extension cords/ Medical kit

Please speak to your club or district about hosting either a festival or workshop. Workshops can be requested online at www.coachcentre.ca  or by speaking with Andrew Haines, andrewhaines@bcsoccer.net.  Festivals requests can be submitted by completing this application form http://www.bcsoccer.net/member-grants or by speaking with Dan Turvill, danturvill@bcsoccer.net 

BC Soccer also offers grants for those members who are interested in hosting a BC Soccer Futsal Festival. For more information on the BC Soccer Futsal Festival Grant please visit: http://www.bcsoccer.net/member-grants