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August 4th, 2023

Exciting showcase of talent at the 2023 League1 BC Finals

An exciting showcase of talent at the 2023 League1 BC Finals: A Historic Day for Women's and Men’s Soccer at BC Place. 


Date: August 5th, 2023 

Location: BC Place, Vancouver 

Event: League1 BC Finals 

The stage is set, the anticipation is palpable, and soccer enthusiasts are bracing themselves for an unforgettable day of soccer as the 2023 League1 BC Finals kick off at BC Place on August 5th, 2023. This prestigious event will feature four formidable teams competing for glory in two exciting matches, marking the second year of the league finals and the first time the grand finale will be hosted at BC Place, Vancouver's iconic stadium.  

To purchase tickets and attend the action at BC Place, please click here. 

Both matches will be streamed live on TELUS Optik TV (Channel 1993) and L1BC’s YouTube channel.

Women's Match: Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs. Unity FC - 1 pm 

The Women's match promises to be an exhilarating clash between two skilled and determined teams - Whitecaps FC Elite and Unity FC. Both teams have shown their mettle throughout the league season, and this final showdown will undoubtedly be a fitting culmination of their efforts. With experienced players showcasing their prowess and rising stars eager to shine on the big stage, this game is bound to captivate the audience. 

Men's Match: Victoria Highlanders FC vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC - 4 pm 

Victoria Highlanders FC takes on Whitecaps FC Academy in the Men's match at 4 pm. The Men's final promises an intense battle between these two strong teams, each eager to etch their name in the annals of League 1 BC history. 

Highlanders FC, with their spirited supported group, will be buoyed by the opportunity to showcase their skills against the formidable talents of the Vancouver Whitecaps FC. 

Grand Finale for the second season of League1 BC 

The 2023 League1 BC Finals are a landmark moment for soccer in the region, with BC Place hosting the grand finale for the first time. This iconic stadium, known for its electrifying atmosphere, will undoubtedly provide the perfect setting for the teams to shine and the fans to revel in the excitement of the matches. 

The Women's and Men's finals highlight the league's commitment to promoting gender equality in soccer and providing equal opportunities for all athletes to showcase their talent. This progressive approach is expected to inspire the next generation of soccer players and contribute to the growth of the sport in BC! As we countdown to the 2023 League1 BC Finals at BC Place, there is an air of excitement and pride surrounding the event. Soccer enthusiasts from all walks of life are gearing up to cheer on their favourite teams and celebrate the spirit of the beautiful game. 

Let us unite as one united community to support and celebrate these athletes and the sport they love. The stage is set, the teams are ready, and history beckons. August 5th, 2023 will be a day to remember for soccer in British Columbia. See you at BC Place! 

BC Soccer Association

Established in 1904, BC Soccer is the largest provincial sports organization (PSO) in BC and the third largest soccer-specific PSO in Canada with over 150,000 participants, consisting of registered players, coaches, referees, administrators and soccer leaders. 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.

Safe Sport Statement

BC Soccer believes that everyone involved in soccer has the right to participate in safe and inclusive environments free of abuse, harassment, discrimination, and to enjoy the sport at whatever level or capacity they participate in. The welfare of everyone involved in soccer is the foremost consideration and in particular, the protection of children in the sport is the responsibility of everyone involved.