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BC Soccer is Now Accepting 2016-2017 Awards Nominations

Application deadline March 31, 2017

Vancouver BC, December 15, 2016 - We are pleased to inform everyone that BC soccer is currently accepting Awards nominations until the submission deadline date of March 31, 2017. Selection of the award recipients is based on many factors including the individual’s commitment, community involvement and willingness to give back to the game. This year any BC Soccer member and their affiliate clubs may submit a nomination.

In recognition of their outstanding achievements at the Provincial, National and International level, awards are also presented to the top youth and adult players and officials from our membership base. Future recipients will hope to follow in the footsteps of notable past winners including Marcus Haber (player), Michelle Pye (referee), Christine Sinclair (player). This year will also be the second year of the Woman of Distinction Award.

CLICK HERE to view the awards and to nominate someone today!

People are encouraged to submitted nominations, including a brief write up.  For this year, BC Soccer is accepting submission until March 31, 2017.

BC Soccer would also like to remind members of the BC Soccer Fair Play award which will be sponsored by BC Soccer partner, Clarkes Recognition Products Ltd., and will be presented at the BC Soccer awards ceremony. Throughout the year, leagues, clubs, teams, and players can submit nominations for the BC Soccer Fair Play award. 

Awards selection process change
New for 2016-17 BC Soccer hoping all Members and their affiliate clubs will submit nominations via an online form at www.bcsoccer.net/awards

  • Once the nominations close (March 31, 2017) BC Soccer will then reach back out to the Adult Leagues and Youth Districts with all of the nominations that came from within their league or district.
  • Youth Districts and Adult leagues will then put forward ONE nomination for each award
  • BC Soccer Awards and Scholarship Committee will then select all award winners from the list created by the Youth Districts and Adult Leagues

CLICK HERE to view previous awards recipients

About BC Soccer

BC Soccer is the provincial sport governing body with the mission to govern, promote and develop the game of soccer in British Columbia in a professional and progressive manner. Established in 1907, BC Soccer is the largest provincial sport organization (PSO) in BC and the third largest soccer specific PSO in Canada with over 150,000 participants.  As a professional not-for-profit society and a member of Canada Soccer, BC Soccer is committed to providing the widest opportunities for existing and potential participants, as well as provide support in the most effective and appropriate way for current players, parents, volunteers, member clubs, leagues and districts.

BC Soccer is comprised of more than 120,000 registered players, over 2,200 registered referees, and thousands of volunteer coaches, administrators and soccer leaders. Working with its 40 member Youth Districts and 11 Adult Leagues as well as their affiliate member clubs, BC Soccer operates under the guiding principles of Professional Leadership, Passionate Service and Progressive Collaboration. In managing its relationships throughout the larger soccer community, BC Soccer’s vision is to ensure every British Columbian has the opportunity to be involved in soccer as part of a lifelong commitment to active, health and involved lifestyle.