Team Friesen dominates Team Kelly at the 2014 Senior Bowl game
The 2014 Senior Bowl camp is in the books!
The camp culminated with a contest at Langley's McLeod Athletic Park between team
Friesen, led by UBC coach Jerry Friesen, and Team Kelly, guided by WJ Mouat head coach Denis Kelly.
In the end, it was Team Friesen that earned bragging rights in the 2014 game earning a hard-fought 24-6 victory in
For a full recap of the game, plus a list of all the major Senior Bowl award winners for the
To see photos taken from Senior Bowl week, visit Football
BC's Facebook page.
up now for the American International High School Football Classic, Limited
spots available, open to all Grade 10, 11 and 12 players
Football BC is proud to take part in this incredible summer
football camp and experience. Open to players in Grades 10, 11
The camp is first come, first served with limited space per
To see position spots still available, click
Cost: $3100 USD ($1000 non-refundable deposit required
by April 25, 2014. Final payment must be made by
May 30, 2014)
*Cost also includes transportation from Surrey, BC to SeaTac
Camp dates: July 13 to 20 (Seven nights, eight days)
Former NFL and CFL players including: Lonnie Mitchell (WR -
Minnesota Vikings), Akili Smith (QB - Green Bay Packers,
Calgary Stampeders), Evan Arapostathis (K/P - St. Louis Rams)
and Kale Ane (C - Kansas City Chiefs, Green Bay Packers).
Registration is a two-step process:
with your desired position here.
2. Once your registration has been reviewed by a Football BC
staff member, you will be contacted by email to make your $1,000
USD deposit. Your registration is only considered completed
once you have made your deposit.
What the experience is:
This week-long football experience offers players with a
chance to receive football instruction from top coaches in the
NCAA and NFL, participate in a game against a team comprised
of San Diego Division III and younger athletes, tour the San
Diego Chargers facility and the San Diego State University
facility, and enjoy the best that Southern California has to
What the package includes:
- Round trip air fare from Seattle to San Diego
- All ground transportation in Southern California
- Hotel Accommodations
- Tour admissions to Disneyland (1 park), SeaWorld San
Diego., San Diego Zoo and USS Midway
- Monday through Thursday football camp and instruction at
- Game versus San Diego Division III and smaller
- Fully escorted team sports tour
Calvillo to speak at Football BC Provincial Conference April 5-6; New speakers
Football BC's annual Provincial Conference will take place on
April 5-6 at Notre Dame Regional Secondary School.
If you are a coach in this province, it is highly recommended
that you attend this event.
The cost to attend remains the same as last year - $90 for an
individual or $360 for a group of up to five coaches.
Upgrading to get NCCP Introduction to Competition training is
also available for an additional $70 per coach.
This year, Football BC is proud to announce Anthony Calvillo
will be the keynote speaker at the event. Other confirmed
- Joe Paopao (BC Lions)
- Shawn Olson (UBC Thunderbirds)
- Tom Kudaba (Terry Fox Ravens/Team BC)
- DeChon Burns (Linfield Christian School)
- Roy Gillespie (Okanagan Sun, trainer)
- Richard Sweeney (long-time college and high school
- BC Lions presents "Be more than a bystander"
For more information and to register, click
hotel deal for Orange Helmet/Football BC Provincial Conference weekend
Football BC has arranged for a special deal at the Sandman
Hotel Vancouver City Centre during the Orange Helmet/Football
BC Conference weekend.
The hotel is located at 180 W. Georgia St. in downtown
The offer is for $99 per night for a two double room.
To make reservations, coaches may phone 1-800-Sandman
(726-3626) and mention: "Football BC Conference -
Coaches" and reservation number 745984 at the Sandman
Hotel Vancouver City Centre.
It is imperative to mention the correct reservation number
when phoning the hotel.
Anthony Calvillo announced as keynote speaker 2014 Orange Helmet Awards Dinner; Tickets available now
The BC Lions have announced that five-time CFL All-Star and two-time Grey Cup champion Anthony Calvillo will be the keynote speaker at the 2014 Orange Helmet Awards Dinner.
Amateur Football rates remain the same as 2013! The amateur football rate is $200 per ticket or
$2,000 for a table of 10. The corporate rate is $250 per ticket or
$2,500 for a table of 10. Taxes not included.
To purchase tickets, contact Melissa at firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 604-634-1178.
Upcoming SFU Athletics/Football events
SFU Pro Day (April 5) showcasing college football talent for pro scouts. SFU is inviting the best collegiate football players available to attend their Pro Day.
SFU's goal is to make this a high quality event that pro scouts will most certainly attend in the search for the best talent in Canada and on the West Coast. For more
5th annual SFU Athletics Gathering of the Clan Fundraising Breakfast (May 30) hosted by Brian Williams with keynote speaker Richard Sherman of the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks. All proceeds from this event go to support SFU student athlete scholarships. For more
2014 Star Bowl
The annual Star Bowl games featuring the top Community
football players in the VMFL will take place Saturday, April
12 at McLeod Athletic Park in Langley.
The game schedule is as follows.
12 pm - Bantam 9-man (Junior Varsity)
2:30 pm - Bantam 12-man (Junior Varsity)
5 pm - Midget (Varsity plus)
Internet broadcast details will be revealed shortly.
For more information and to see the rosters, click
UBC Football Vancouver Island Skills Camp
- Pass + Run
This skills camp takes place at John Barsby High School in Nanaimo on May 3 and will focus on developing the fundamentals at each area.
The camp will consist of 3 practices (2 on-field & 1 classroom) over a 6 hour period.
For full information, click
North Surrey Minor Football Registration dates
Other key dates:
Saturday, April 12: 9 am to 3 pm @ Bear Creek Park
Sunday, June 1: 9 am to 2 pm @ Bear Creek Park
Free Football Skills Camp (ages 6 - 15) @ Bear Creek Park
Sunday, June 1: 10 am to 1 pm
Free Cheer Spirit Camp (ages 5 - 18) @ Bear Creek Park
Sunday, June 1: 11 am to 1 pm
GW Graham Grizzlies football team hosting their 3rd annual manure sale; Will also be accepting scrap metal to assist with Football
The GW Graham Grizzlies will be holding their 3rd annual manure sale at the school (by the tennis courts) on April 5-6.
$5 per 40 lb bag or $20 for five bags.
The Grizzlies will also be accepting scrap metal on both days in support of Football
BC's scrap metal drive. There will be a prize draw for anyone who donates.
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
If you would like to volunteer with setting up, monitoring and collecting scrap metal during our Combine
Series, please contact Dino Geremia at
Jay Prepchuk Football Camps
A complete athletic development program for athletes from ages 6-18 years old.
Game Ready has programs in several locations across the province making it easier for all players to prepare themselves for Combines and camps next season.
Game Ready offers year-round strength and conditioning, as well as weekly football specific skills camps led by pros that live in our communities!
Programs and Camps start in January 2014.
Champions are BUILT not born! Be prepared, be Game Ready!
For more information, contact Dino Geremia at email@example.com
MVP/Hyack Football Team Camp
The 2014 Russell Wilson Passing Academy
Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson is bringing the Russell Wilson Passing Academy to Ambleside Park in West Vancouver on
Saturday, July 5.
All positions and skills set are welcome, and no prior football experience is required. The camp is for ages 9 to 17 and runs from 9 am to 4 pm.
Camp activities include positional training, team-based drills, film room
study, and fundamental training from some of the biggest stars in the NFL.
The cost for the one-day camp is $175. For more information, click
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 operated.
This program allows kids to learn basic football skills from Football BC coaches as well as volunteer players from local high schools.
Click here to see the promo video for the program.
For more information or to schedule a session for your school, please contact Football BC Technical Director Dino Geremia at 604-816-5157 or
Football BC elementary school skills program
Football BC's elementary school skills program is open to all school aged children and is conducted during regular school hours usually as part of P.E. class.|
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.
Subscribe to Sportsnet Magazine and support Football BC
Football BC and Sportsnet have partnered to offer all Football BC members and supporters an amazing deal.
For just $30 plus tax, you will receive 26 issues of Sportsnet magazine
- Canada's only national magazine for Canadian sports fans - with $10 of that going directly to Football BC in support of our developmental programs.
You will also receive FREE access to Sportsnet's Tablet and Digital subscription as part of your purchase.
To subscribe now, please click
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:
- Game Ready (various dates)
- Jay Prepchuk Football Camps (various dates)
- SFU Pro Day Showcasing College Football Talent (April 5)
- UBC Football Vancouver Island Skills Camp (May 3)
- SFU Athletics Gathering of the Clan Fundraising Breakfast (May 30)
- MVP/Hyack Football Team Camp (Jun. 26-28)
- The 2014 Russell Wilson Passing Academy (July 5)
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