Announcement regarding Team BC May Long Weekend Camp
Football BC is committed to ensuring the Team BC May Long Weekend camp for U16 and U18 players, respectively, will operate in 2016 and will run at the high quality that players and parents have come to expect from a Team BC event.
More information on this year's camp will soon be announced. However, the following dates and locations have been confirmed.
Dates: May 21-23, 2016
Location: Percy Perry Stadium, Coquitlam.
BC Football Hall of Fame seeking nominations - deadline cutoff May 1
Nominations are welcomed for the 2016 Inductions to the BC Football Hall of Fame.
Nomination your candidate by May 1 to have them considered for the Class of 2016.
Categories include: Athlete (both amateur and professional), Builder, Media and Teams (both amateur and professional).
The Hall is looking for worthy candidates from across the province of British Columbia, especially in the amateur categories.
Please visit their website at www.bcfootballhalloffame.com
and click on "Nominations" for more details and the opportunity to put forward the names of your nominees.
Your assistance will enable the BC Football Hall of Fame to continue to celebrate those who have contributed greatly to the sport of football in our province.
SFU Clan to return to Burnaby Mountain
A return to Burnaby Mountain is in the cards for the SFU Clan Football Team as they make their way back onto the campus for the first time since 2013 this upcoming season.
A new stadium project could also be completed by 2017.
Read more in this story by Howard
Behind the scenes at the 2016 Orange Helmet Awards with Team BC
Since re-launching in 2010, Football BC has provided incredible experiences through its Team BC program. Another such moment happened at the 2016 Orange Helmet Awards.
Game Ready Elite
Position specific no pads, a focus on techniques and fundamentals.
All players welcome as they get prepared for their respective spring camps.
More information at www.gamereadyfitness.ca.
Jay Prepchuk Pee Wee Quarterback Camp
Jay Prepchuk (U18 Team BC/Handsworth Royals) runs his annual Pee Wee Quarterback Camp (ages 7 to 12) on Sunday, May 1 at Renfrew Park in Vancouver from 3 pm to 4:30 pm.
No experience is needed to participate in this camp. Beginners are welcome!
Participants are asked to bring their own football, football cleats, and water bottle. NO football gear necessary.
- Throwing Mechanics
- 1, 2, and 3 stop drops
- Play action pass
- Throwing on the run
- Ball handling/faking
- Running the option
- Hot passing game
Click here for the registration form.
Game Ready Fitness
- Champions are Built, Not Born!!
- Speed and explosiveness for the high school aged athlete
- Fundamental movement and speed initiation for the kids aged 6-12 years
Programs are starting in January at all locations. They have specifically been an integral part of the football community and the development of many football players, in fact many if our coaches and leaders are products of the football programs in BC and they are all sharing their knowledge and experiences with the young players. The combination of highly effective training with professional players and coaches working with athletes is a potent ingredient to success. Every day the athletes training with Game Ready separate themselves by being a step ahead on the court, on the ice and on the field!! Facilities in North Vancouver and Cloverdale lead the charge with state of the art equipment and turf field. Programs are also offered in Vancouver, Burnaby, Coquitlam, North Vancouver and Cloverdale. Whether it is individual training, small group training or team training the group and teams will be Game Ready
Canada Football Academy Regional Development Training - Quarterback Clinic & Receiver Training
Hosted by JC Boice (Westshore Rebels) and Rob Williams (Sportcore Performance), Canada Football Academy's Regional Development Training (RDC) follows the highly successful model of USA based National Football Academies Regional Training Camps. CFA's RDC is delivered by CFA/NFA Nationally Certified Staff and is very intense instruction within a limited enrollment, small group format.
Working with NFA Senior Certified staff and learning "Self Correction" principles will give you the competitive advantage you're looking for in preparation for the upcoming season.
Discounted training sessions in Vancouver can be found on the following dates in 2016:
More information can be found at: https://canadafootballacademy.launchtrack.events/
External Event: Hockey Night in
Canada's Play On! Vancouver
Looking for a great way to stay competitive during the off-season, have fun with your friends, and win some great prizes? Sign up now for Play On! Vancouver taking place June 25-26 in Pitt Meadows.
Opportunities for officials and volunteers are also available. Click the image below for more information.
External Event: UrbaCity Challenge in Victoria
The UrbaCity Challenge is Victoria's own urban adventure race. On Sunday June 12, 2016, UrbaCity celebrates its sixth anniversary. In four hours or less, teams will complete amazing challenges requiring brain, brawn and teamwork to win.
For more information, click
The Bob Ackles Collection at the BC Sports Hall of Fame
The BC Football Hall of Fame has loaned a number of Bob Ackles' personal items to display at the BC Sports Hall of Fame. Visit them now to see these rare items up close and personal.
To see what items are there now, click
Baron Championship Rings is the official ring supplier for Football BC.
Click here to visit their website.
Gear up with
Support Team BC
with our Football BC - Schnitzer Scrap Metal Drive Fundraiser
Football BC is asking the football community to join us in a fundraiser that will allow our entire football community to help raise money for all six of our Team BC programs as well as enable us to deliver more of our
"Play Football" programs in elementary schools.
Supporting our program is easy. Simply deliver any scrap metal you may have to one of the following locations and be sure to mention that you are contributing to the
"Football BC Scrap Drive."
307 David St.
Victoria, BC - V8T 5C1
3015 Boys Rd.
Duncan, BC - V9L 6W4
13271 Trans Canada Hwy.
Cassidy, BC - V9G 1L8
Schnitzer Campbell River
5551 Duncan Bay Rd.
Campbell River, BC - V9H 1N6
12195 Musqueam Dr.
Surrey, BC - V3V 3T2
Grandview Printing discount for Football BC members
Are you looking for a company to design posters, programs or do all sorts of printing?
Grandview Printing offers a 10% discount to all Football BC members
Visit their website at www.grandviewprinting.com
to learn more about their services.
Football BC and
Sandman Hotel partners up to offer great rates for members
Football BC and Sandman Hotels have partnered up to offer all
Football BC members access to discounted rates with Sandman
and Sandman Signature hotels across British Columbia.
To access these special rates, follow these directions:
1. Go to www.sandmanhotels.ca
2. Select your preferred property in BC
3. Under "Access Code" and "Corporate
Code" type in "footballbc"
4. Select your preferred dates and enjoy the discounted rates!
The Sandman and Sandman Signature are Canadian owned and
Football BC Events
Football BC's Event Calendar
is your one-stop source for the best upcoming football skills camps and events. Visit
today for the complete listing of camps and events in your area.
Here are some of the upcoming camps and events that are listed:
- Game Ready Elite Football Camps (April/May)
- Game Ready (various dates)
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