BC Soccer is proud to Support ViaSport's #LeveltheField event on March 8

Level the Field is an event designed to elevate sport through gender inclusion

Vancouver BC February 27, 2018 – BC Soccer is proud to be supporting ViaSport’s Level the Field event which will take place at Hycroft in Vancouver BC on March 8. The event, taking place on International Women’s Day, will feature a panel of speakers as well as an afternoon workshop all designed to elevate sport through gender inclusion.

Michelle Pye (BC Soccer and FIFA Referee Instructor) along with Ashley Wiles and Launi Skinner will be leading off the event as panel speakers. Following the speakers Allison McNeill and Allison Sandmeyer-Graves will be facilitating the afternoon workshop.  To read more about the speakers as well as the facilitators please click HERE.

Join representatives from ViaSport, BC Soccer, Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Activity (Caaws), and Promotion Plus for a day inclusive conversation on the benefits of gender diversity in sport. 


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