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Provincial Youth Finals Weekend arrives in 3 communities

Burnaby, South Surrey and Prince George prepare for an influx of boys, girls and referees

Friday July 5th, 2019 - Vancouver - Burnaby - South Surrey - Prince George

Three British Columbia communities will be beehives of activity this weekend as they host Provincial Cup Finals for girls and boys from ages 13 thorugh to 18.  

Coastal FC will be enteraining the 2019 A Cup for Boys and Girls at South Surrey Athletic Park, while Burnaby District Youth Soccer Association  welcomes the Girls B Finalists to Burnaby Lake West, Burnaby Central and Burnaby North fields.

Prince George Youth Soccer Association will host the Les Sinnott Memorial Cup Finals for Boys at their pitches and Masich Place Stadium.  For all Youth Provincial Cup information, including schedules brackets and past winners, CLICK HERE.

In total, 48 teams will be attending each event, (roughly 3,000 players) requiring 200 match officials.  Referee development will be a key component of these finals, with all the officials recieving daily education sessions, continuous mentorship and immediate feedback which emulates what happens at FIFA's biggest tournaments.  

The annual refresher for instructors and assessors was held this past Wednesday, focussing on the new FIFA Law ammendments which will be implemented locally August 1st.  

Read, download or print the A-Cup on-line programme HERE

Read, download or print the Les Sinnott (boys) B-Cup programme HERE

Read download or print the Girls B Cup programme 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 sports 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 an active, healthy and involved lifestyle.