News archive September 2011
UPDATED! Field Officials Clinics – September 11 & 17
Field Officials Clinics for Level 1, 2 and 3 will be held September 11 in Parksville at Oceanside Place from 9am to 4pm and on Saturday September 17th in Victoria at Claremont Secondary School from 9am to 4pm. Mark your calendars as these will be the only 2 clinics available on the Island.
Sunday September 11th – Oceanside Place (Parksville) 9am – 4pm
Saturday September 17th – Claremont Secondary School 9am-4pm
You must attend one of these clinics to be certified and/or re-certified to ref this season. THEY WILL BE THE ONLY CLINICS HELD ON THE ISLAND.
If you are 12 years of age or older (including adults!) and would like to ref this season please contact Rob Cook at firstname.lastname@example.org or (250)391-1338 to get signed up for one of these clinics.
COACHES please note you are welcome to attend either clinic to learn more about the new rules taking effect this season. There is no fee to attend the clinic unless you are being certified to ref.
Level 3 certification will only occur if the following criteria has been met:
1. Must have reffed at provincials up to the U16-19 age groups;
2. Must have reffed 4 or more years; and
3. Must be 19 or older;
If this criteria has not been met, the level 2 exam will be written.
Team BC Field Program
Team BC Information!
The following Dates and Times have been set for the District and Main Camp Evaluations;
Saturday October 1st Lower Mainland District Camp – U 16 – 5 pm to 8:00 pm Minoru Turf Field Richmond
Saturday October 1st Lower Mainland District Camp – U 19 – 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm Minoru Turf Field Richmond
Sunday October 2nd Vancouver Island District Camp – U 16 and U 19 – 4 pm to 8 pm – Cowichan Sportsplex Turf Field
Sunday October 2nd Interior District Camp – U 16 and U 19 – Location TBD
Sunday October 9th Main Camp – U 16 and U 19 – 6 pm to 9 pm – 1 Field Each
Monday October 10th Main Camp – U 16 and U 19 – 10 am to 2 pm – 1 Field Each
U16 Coaching Staff:
Scott Browning Head coach with Derek Milani Assisting and Steve Klarner Managing.
U19 Coaching Staff:
Brian Spaven Head Coach with Fred Lachlan Managing.
We are still accepting Applications for Assistant Coaches who would like to become involved with the Program.
Practice schedule for 2011/2012 Season
practice times for this Friday, Sept. 16th JDF #2 :
6pm to 7:30pm – U10 splitting field with U12 tier 2
7:30pm to 9:00 pm – U16 splitting field with U19
Dunsmuir School (this Saturday only, Sept. 17th) – practice @ 10am for Tier 1 U12 and U14 field @1.
U8 and U10 will practice or play at Dunsmuir School on Sunday mornings at 10am. Schedule will be posted as soon as it is finalized.
Practice times starting next Monday, Sept. 19th JDF#2 :
6pm to 7:30pm – U12 tier 1 and 2
7:30pm to 9pm – U14 tier 1 and 2
Practice times starting the following Friday, Sept. 23rd JDF#2 :
6pm to 7:30pm – U10 teams
7:30pm to 9pm – U16 splitting with U19
Coaches & Managers Meeting
Coaches & Managers meeting Tuesday September 20th at 7pm in the JDF Lower Clubhouse
Vic Field will be holding a Coaches and Managers meeting on Tuesday September 20th, 7:00 pm JDF Lower Club House.
All coaches and managers are encouraged to attend what we hope will be an informative meeting aimed at answering any questions you may have but don’t know who to ask!
Booster Items Available
We are awaiting the arrival of shorts and socks due to high sales during tryouts and our first few practices. Read full story for more info…
We are currently sold out of medium shorts and socks size 5-9 and 7-11. We have limited socks left in size 10-13 and a few pairs of small and large shorts.
If you would like to add your name to the list for socks and shorts please contact Cathy at email@example.com and you will be contacted when the order has arrived.
Thank you for your patience – please see the “Booster” section of the website for other items we have available for purchase and if you have something you’d like to see please let us know and we will do our best to get it in!
Mainland Official Clinics
The next set of Official Clinics will be held on the mainland. For more information please see the BCLA website
2011-2012 Practice Schedule
Practice Schedule Setup
Times Monday Friday
6:00 U12 tier 1/U16 tier 2 U10
6:30 U12 tier 1/U16 tier 2 U12 tier 2-1/tier 2-2
7:00 U12 tier 1/U16 tier 2 U12 tier 2-1/tier 2-2
7:30 U14 tier 1/tier 2 U12 tier 2-1/tier 2-2
8:00 U14 tier 1/tier 2 U16 tier 1/U19
8:30 U14 tier 1/tier 2 U16 tier 1/U19
9:00 U16 tier 1/U19
If for whatever reason during the season, you do not need your practice time, please contact Robyn Alexander so that other teams may be able to use the time.
The most up-to-date U12 to U19 League Schedule can be found at www.viflax.com
There are drop down menus for each playing division. If you have questions regarding the schedule please contact your divisional commissioner. You can find the commissioners’ information on the Manager’s Information tab. Thank you.