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BCSPL College Identification Weekend May 25-27

The weekend offers BCSPL graduating players a wonderful environment to be identified for University and College Teams from across Canada and the US.

 

May 24, 2018, Vancouver BC -  On May 25-27, U16 and U17 boys and girls teams will play games at McArthur Island in Kamloops, for the BCSPL College Identification Weekend. The weekend provides opportunities for University and College coaches to identify graduating players in a centralized location. There will be 30 BCSPL teams taking part in the largest BCSPL College ID Weekend ever!

“This is a great opportunity for graduating and soon to be graduating players to be identified by some top universities and colleges in Canada and the US” said Chris Cerroni, BC Soccer Director of Soccer Development. “The BCSPL staff have done a wonderful job organizing this event which is designed to benefit players who want to continue their soccer careers at universities and colleges while also making it easy for schools to come to one location to scout some of BC’s top playing talent.”
 

The marquee names of universities who will be in attendance demonstrates the interest they have in BC players making this a great opportunity for all who participate. Cape Breton University that won the men's 2017 CIS National Championship just 6 months ago will be in attendance making this event one of the best identification opportunities for BCSPL players.  Canada West conference schools will also be well represented with schools such as the University of BC, the University of Victoria, and Trinity Western University who are sending coaches from both their men’s and women’s programs. The NCAA will be represented on site by coaches from both the men’s and women’s Simon Fraser University programs, and the Seattle University women’s program.

To view the BCSPL Release and to see a full list of the Universities and Colleges attending please click HERE

 

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.