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BC Soccer's Coastal Season Kicks Off following Labour Day Weekend

More than 87,000 British Columbian soccer players will kick off their 2015 -2016 season

Vancouver BC, September 1, 2015– The BC Soccer Coastal Season, kicks off in a weeks time as more than 70,000 youths and 17,000 adults will take to pitches across the lower mainland and Vancouver Island.  With the start of the coastal season right around the corner, the adult leagues and the youth soccer districts are already in full preparation mode.

“Kicking off the coastal soccer season is always an exciting and busy time for players, coaches, and volunteers,” says Roger Barnes, President of BC Soccer. “After an incredible and inspiring FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 this past summer, we know thousands of  players are excited to kickoff their season and on behalf of the BC Soccer board and staff, we want to wish them all the best for the upcoming season.”

There are more than 120,000 registered soccer players in British Columbia playing within both competitive and non-competitive soccer environments. The BC Soccer Coastal season runs from August 1st, with play beginning in early September, right through until spring. The Coastal season also hosts age divisions ranging from Under 6 to Over 45.  With opportunities for players of all levels and abilities to enjoy the game of soccer in British Columbia BC Soccer encourages everyone to register for a team and enjoy the beautiful game in 2015 / 16.   

Adult leagues kicking off the first week in September:

   

 

Youth Inter-district Leagues (Leagues which play across multiple youth districts)

  • Vancouver – West Vancouver Interlock
 

Youth leagues are organized and run by BC Soccer Youth District Members.  A full list of the Youth Districts and links to their websites can be found here: http://www.bcsoccer.net/directory-membership

The BC Soccer interior season runs during spring and into the beginning of summer. For more information on the interior season please visit www.bcsoccer.net 

About BC Soccer

BC Soccer is the provincial sport governing body responsible for the promotion and development of the game in British Columbia. The professional not-for-profit society is committed to developing the game by inspiring British Columbians to lifelong active, inclusive and team play. Its vision is to pursue Canada’s foremost integrated soccer development system built upon club, school, varsity and professional team excellence.

BC Soccer is comprised of more than 120,000 registered players, over 2,500 referees, and thousands of coaches and other volunteer administrators and soccer leaders. Working with their member Youth Districts and 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 will promote the soccer values of authenticity, unity and integrity.