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BC Soccer's Third Annual FREE Futsal Festival

BC Soccer will host it’s third annual FREE Futsal Festival which will take place December 30 and January 2-3 at the University of Fraser Valley

 

Vancouver BC, October 22 – BC Soccer is happy to host its third annual BC Soccer Futsal Festival on December 30 and January 2-3. The free festival is open to U9 to U12 teams and will take place at the University of Fraser Valley’s main gymnasium, the Envision Athletic Centre. BC Soccer Grassroots futsal festivals create an educational environment that teach the fundamentals of how to play the game of futsal. The festival will be delivered in a station-based format and will be adapted for the game of futsal by the BC Soccer Grassroots Department.

“After two incredibly successful futsal festivals we are really looking forward to hosting another free festival in January of 2016,” said Andrew Haines, BC Soccer Grassroots Development Officer and Staff Coach. “This is a great way for kids to explore futsal in a fun and dynamic environment and we can’t thank the University of Fraser Valley women’s soccer team enough for all of the support and mentorship they offer during the event.”

When: December 30 - Coaches pre-festival workshop
            January 2 & 3 – Futsal Festival
Where: The University of Fraser Valley, Envision Athletic Centre (1395 McKenzie Rd,   Abbotsford, BC, V2S 7M8)
Open to: Girls & Boys – U9 through to U12
Entry Fee: FREE!

Overview of Activities

  • Teams will participate in a mixture of games and workshops. Players will rotate between games
  • Coaching education sessions (classroom and on-field) will be available Wednesday night, December 30.
  • Age-appropriate futsal balls will be provided by BC Soccer
  • Recommended roster size is 12; however, teams with slightly more or less players are okay
  • Teams will participate on both Saturday and Sunday.
  • Teams must have one coach attend the Wednesday December 30 pre-festival workshop from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.. If you wish to register for the festival but are unable to attend the session on the 30th, please contact us.
  • Space is limited so register early!

To Register CLICK HERE

 


Schedule of Events

Lower Mainland

Vancouver Island 

  • Victoria - TBD
  • Upper Island - TBD

Columbia Kootenays

  • Castlegar - TBD

Northern BC

  • TBD - TBD

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 150 member Clubs, Districts and Leagues, spanning more than 120,000 registered players, over 2,500 referees, and thousands of coaches and other volunteer administrators and soccer leaders. Working with these member Clubs, Districts and Leagues, BC Soccer will operate 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 integral soccer values of authenticity, unity and integrity.

www.bcsoccer.net