FBU National Championship provincial teams cut-down rosters to be announced soon
Football BC is hoping to announce the cut-down rosters for the under-13, under-14, and under-15 provincial teams, respectively, shortly.
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We have also launched a specific page on our website dedicated to the three provincial teams that will be taking part in the FBU National Championship tournament.
Visit the page
BCFC Week 4 schedule - All games on Saturday, August 17
Langley Rams vs Westshore Rebels - 2 pm at Westhills Stadium
A year ago the Rams and Rebels clashed in the BCFC semifinals. They
don't appear to be headed for that same course again this year. The 3-0 Rams face the 0-3 Rebels this Saturday in a game featuring teams headed in opposite directions. The Rams kept their perfect season alive last week knocking off the Raiders 36-28 while the dropped a 37-26 decision to the Sun.
Valley Huskers vs VI Raiders - 4 pm at Caledonia Park
The Raiders are in uncharted territory as they come into Week 4 sitting in 4th place in the BCFC standings and having dropped back-to-back games. The Huskers, meanwhile, come off an odd week that saw them earn two victories. They scored a nail-biting 33-30 win over the Broncos on Saturday to earn their first actual victory and then on Tuesday learned that their Week 1 loss to the Okanagan Sun had been reversed as a result of the Sun using an ineligible player.
Okanagan Sun vs Kamloops Broncos - 7 pm at Hillside Stadium
The Sun had hoped for an opportunity to keep their perfect season alive this week but, as a result of their stripped victory from Week 1,
they'll have to settle for just trying to get back to second place in the league standings when they head to Kamloops for an all-Interior battle with the Broncos. The Broncos, with a record of 0-2-1, are still seeking their first win of the season.
Football 101 for Trainers courses
Football BC's Football 101 for Trainers courses are back this summer.
Specific details will be announced shortly but you can register now for the courses. Please expect each course to run for the entire day (from morning until the late afternoon).
The course schedule is as follows:
August 24 -
Fraser Valley (Location TBD)
August 25 -
Kelowna (Location TBD)
August 31 -
Nanaimo (Location TBD)
September 8 -
Vancouver (Notre Dame Regional Secondary School)
There is a $10 charge to register. Please register online now here.
1. Preseason Administration - medical forms, registration and concussion baseline testing
2. Kit Basics - taping and emergency medical supplies
3. On-field Protocols - coordinating medical personnel, roles and responsibilities
4. Common Football Injuries
5. Concussion Protocols - diagnosis and return-to-play
6. Conclusion - discussion period
Kelowna Gridiron Classic Tournament
The annual Kelowna Gridiron Classic tournament takes place this weekend (August 17-18) at the Mission Sports Field.
The tournament runs on Saturday (10 am to 3 pm) and Sunday (10 am to 2 pm) and will feature teams from Abbotsford, Kelowna-Mission, West Kelowna, Kelowna and Vernon.
VMFL Tournament Schedule
August means tournament season for VMFL teams as they gear up for the start of their regular season.
Below is a full list of all the upcoming tournaments. For more information, visit
The Seahawks and Marketplace IGA are running a contest that could give your team to take to the field at the Seahawks game at CenturyLink Field on September 22 against the Jacksonville Jaguars against with you and your whole team.
For more information, visit Marketplace IGA's
Next Intro to Comp course scheduled for Abbotsford in August
The upcoming course schedule can be found below.
NCCP Introduction to Competition - Football
(required for coaching athletes 13-18)
WJ Mouat Secondary School, Abbotsford
Dates: August 23 (6 pm - 10 pm ) & August 24 (9 am - 4 pm)
Register for all upcoming NCCP courses online at http://playfootball.bc.ca/nccp_registrations.
Reminder for all coaches:
Once a coach has completed a clinic and has a NCCP #, they must take the online Making Ethical Decisions exam at
http://www.coach.ca/elearning-s13846. If a coach has received an NCCP # from the completion of any NCCP course with football or another
sport, they will be able to take Making Ethical Decisions.
Football BC is proud to launch its new show, Touchdown BC!
Hosted by Jim Mullin, Touchdown BC will run from September through the end of November on Shaw TV. On-going clips will also be available on Youtube as well.
Touchdown BC is all about amateur football in British Columbia and will cover everything from University to Junior to Community to High School football.
Check out the newest videos by visiting our Touchdown BC page.
Jay Prepchuk QB-Receiver Throwing Sessions
- Wednesday nights at Renfrew Park starting June 26
Jay Prepchuk will be holding weekly QB-Receiver throwing sessions every Wednesday night at Renfrew Park from 7 pm to 8:30 pm starting June 26.
The camps will featured a qualified receiver coach working with the receivers doing skill work and running routes with the quarterbacks throwing to them.
The cost is $40. Please contact Jay Prepchuk at firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 604-903-3614 if you wish to attend.
BC Football Hall of Fame seeking nominations for the Class of 2014
Nominations are welcomed for the 2014 Inductions to the BC Football Hall of Fame.
Categories include: Athlete (both amateur and professional),
Builder, Pioneer, 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.
Game Ready Fitness
For more information, visit www.gamereadyfitness.ca.
Junior Varsity Program (8-13 years)
Starts April 2. Begins in Vancouver with Dino Geremia. (Note: This program is ongoing and will continue every month).
The program for this age group is aimed at improving physical strength while preparing
muscles, joints and tendons for the demands of sports. Emphasis is placed on proper running and movement
techniques, change of direction, agility and muscular endurance all aimed at injury prevention. Weightlifting is not
emphasized, but rather body weight resistance. All sports welcome.
Tuesday & Thursdays. 6:15 pm to 7:15 pm. $99. Core Cardio Studio (3433 East Hastings
Varsity Program (14-18 years)
Starts April 2. Ongoing outdoor speed and agility.
Tuesday & Thursdays. 6:15 pm to 7:15 pm.
Plus Strength Training. Tuesday/Thursdays (7:30 pm to 8:30 pm) and Saturdays (11:15 am to 12:15 pm).
$249 per month.
For more information, please contact Dino Geremia at email@example.com
Damon Allen High School Quarterback Challenge 2013
The Damon Allen High School Quarterback Challenge has been postponed to
Friday, December 13.
The event will be held at the Richmond Olympic Oval.
The event is open to all high school-aged quarterbacks and participants have an opportunity to win a scholarship.
To register, visit www.damonallen.ca/hsqbc.
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Football BC Events Calendar Update
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:
- Jay Prepchuk/New Directions Summer Camp
- Damon Allen High School Quarterback Challenge 2013 (Dec 13)
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