Communications & Social Media

BC Soccer has many stakeholders across the province, including direct member organizations, affiliated clubs, teams, coaches, parents, players and referees.  With the reach of Soccer in BC and the organizations and individuals within it, BC Soccer is pleased to provide regular and direct communications with member organizations and affiliates through various channels.  To reach a wider audience within the soccer community in British Columbia BC Soccer also has a number of social media channels and we encourage you to follow us on them.

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In BC Soccer's on-going effort to provide transparent communications; posted below are specific member communications which may be relevant for future reference.

Important note: within specific communications there may be references to bylaws, rules and regulations which may have been in place at the time of the communications, therefore, please review he Bylaws, Rules/Regulations and Policies page for the the most up to date regulations that BC Soccer Members must abide by.  Not all member communications are posted.


2020

Internal Controls and Fraud - November 25, 2020

Even More Clarification re: Provincial Health Authority Announcement - November 23, 2020

Updated Clarification re: Provincial Health Authority Announcement - November 20, 2020

Provincial Health Authority Announcement - November 19, 2020

Further Clarification re: the November 7, 2020 Provincial Health Authority Announcement - November 10, 2020

Provincial Health Authority Announcement from November 7, 2020

Youth District Association Standards for New Club Membership Follow up memo - November 5, 2020

Return to Play - Phase 2 for soccer - updated guidelines and additional cohort information - October 14, 2020 - BC Soccer's Return to Play - Phase 2 Plan - UPDATED Guidelines and Recommendations

Refresher Clinic Update & Modified Dropped Ball Procedure Memo - October 2, 2020

Judicial & Appeals Chair Update Memo - September 28, 2020

Referee Clinics & Updates Memo - September 25, 2020

Provincial Relief Fund Application & Safe Sport - posting National Safe Sport Hotline (required) Memo - Septemeber 17, 2020

Team Official and Player Identification Cards Memo - September 17, 2020

Phase 2 Return to Play for Referees & Clinic Updates - September 9, 2020 - Phase 2 Return to Play Referee FAQs

Youth District and Adult (Full and Associate) League Members - Registration Submission - Member Credit Memo - September 4, 2020

Return to Play Phase 2 Plan - August 24, 2020 - BC Soccer's Return to Play Phase 2 Plan - Recommendations and Guidelines

Return to Play Update - August 14, 2020

Return to Play Update - July 16, 2020 (July 17 - Urban Rec Reference Clarificaiton)

Return to Play for Referees, Clinic Updates and Survey - July 9, 2020 - BC Soccer Return to Play Plase 1 Referee Training Technical Resources

Adult Provicial Championships - June 30, 2020

Full Members Memo - Return to Play - Phase 1 - Player Registration Fees - June 29, 2020

Return to Play - Phase 1 Support - June 23, 2020

Return to Play – Preparing for Phase 2 for Soccer – Information Gathering - June 18, 2020

Phase 1 Return to Play Q & A Webinar follow up - June 12, 2020

BC Government Announcement re: Liability Coverage - June 10, 2020

Return to Play Phase 1 Plan and Next Steps - June 2, 2020 - BC Soccer's Return to Play Phase 1 Plan - Recommendations and Guidelines

Return to Play Update - May 29, 2020

BC Soccer Judicial Update - Deferring Suspensions - May 26, 2020

BC Soccer Judicial Update - Discipline Hearings Proceeding via Videoconferencing - May 15, 2020 - Video-Hearing Procedures

Return to Play Phase 1 Plan Update - May 13, 2020 (Insurance Exclusion Notice, Youth Participant Waiver, & Adult Participant Waiver)

Provincial Championships Update - May 12, 2020

Return to Play Plan Update - April 30, 2020

Feedback request re: potential and modified return to play guidance/protocols/thoughts - April 23

Update - Extension on timelines, Programming updates, Virtual Training, and Federal Government Support Program Information - April 15

Update - Member Survey Feedback, Provincial Championships, and Updates - April 6

COVID-19 update - Federal Wage Subsidy Program Information - April 2, 2020

COVID-19 update - Sharing Informaiton during Uncertain Times - Legal Webinar - March 31, 2020

COVID-19 update - Sharing Informaiton during Uncertain Times - March 26, 2020

COVID-19 update - Information and Reminders - March 23, 2020     Accompanying Insurance Notice Received

COVID-19 update - BC Soccer Operations and Logistics Update - March 19, 2020

COVID-19 update - BC Soccer Operations and Logistics Update - March 17, 2020

COVID-19 Updated Memo - March 13, 2020 - BC Soccer is directing all members and affiliated clubs to suspend all sanctioned soccer activities in the province until further notice.

COVID-19 Updated Memo - March 12, 2020

COVID-19 Memo - March 10, 2020, February 28, 2020, and January 31, 2020


2019

Annual General Meeting Summary Memo - November 2019

Memo (with supplemental documentation) – related to further inclusion of associate members in the For Profit and Not-for-Profit Organization category

Advisory Group Report on Rule Amendment #6 (at BC Soccer’s 2018 AGM) – related to BC Soccer Rule 22 – Youth Players – Zoning

Memo - Canada Soccer Club Licencing, National Youth Club Licence (U8 to U12 Programming), For-Profit & Non-Profit Full Membership, and Decline in Player registration - April 2019

Judicial Code & Policies of BC Soccer Memo - January 2019


2018

Annual General Meeting Summary Memo

Memo - Adult Leagues - International Transfer Certificates & Provinical Transfer Certificates - May 2018

Memo - BC Soccer Change in Year End - April 2018


2017

Memo - BC Soccer Club Charter Program / Canada Soccer Club Licensing Program - October 2017

Memo - Small-Sided Development Manual Updates - September 2017

BC Soccer GST on Fees Memo

International Transfer Certificate and Registration Clarification

Proposed new BC Soccer Bylaws and request for specific feedback Memo (Post AGM)  

Current and Proposed BC Soccer Bylaws (appendices related to the above Memo)

Annual General Meeting Summary Memo

Notice to Reader FAQ


2016

Misconduct by Adults against Youth BC Soccer Memo to Adult Coaches (shared with members and affiliated clubs as well)

New Society Act BC Soccer Memo to Members and Affiliated Soccer Clubs

Canada Soccer National Championship Application

Full RFP Process (related to the above BC Soccer communication)

Law 1.1 Field Surface Rule Revision (Laws of the Game)

Memo from Canada Soccer and IFAB regarding Law 1.1 (related to the above BC Soccer communication)

Short Term Event Player Permit Communication

Annual General Meeting Summary Memo

Club Charter Letter of Intent – Accept or Decline decision making process (CRM User Guide - Club Charter)


2015

BC Soccer updated Discipline Policy and Sanction Guidelines 

Legal Proceedings within the BC Soccer Membership - Updated

Independent Contractor Coaches and BC Soccer Insurance Policy Cover and Good Practice guide for Hiring Paid Coaches

Coaching Certification Requirements for Cup Play


2014

Dispensation Request guidance - to members

Accepting New Member Applications - guidance to members