Team BC May Long Weekend Camp wrap up
The fifth annual Team BC May Long Weekend Camp has come and gone and the three-day event was certainly jam-packed with action both on and off the field.
Football BC would like to thank all the coaches and staff, Terry Kehoe and the staff at Minoru Park, the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel and Hilton Airport Hotel, as well as all the players on their hard work throughout the weekend.
Special thanks go out to all the Universities and their representatives to this
- UBC - Blake Nill
- SFU - Kelly Bates
- University of Saskatchewan - Brian Guebert
- University of Guelph - Kevin MacNeill
- Carleton University - Steve Sumarah
- University of Manitoba - Brian Dobie
- Queen's University - Pat Sheahan
- University of Waterloo - Chris Bertoia
- University of Calgary - Wayne Harris
- University of Western Ontario - Tom Flaxman
Congratulations also go out to the six individuals who earned the Football BC / BC Lions bursaries.
- Jake Troyan (GW Graham Grizzlies)
- Damian McCuaig-Jones (Cowichan Bulldogs)
- Trystin Waters (Mt. Douglas Rams)
- Parker Simson (Kelowna Owls)
- Ryan von Ende (South Delta Sun Devils)
- Gavin Cobb (Mt. Douglas Rams)
Click on the links below to see all of our camp coverage.
Day 1 Report
Day 2 Report
Day 3 Report
One-on-one with U18 head coach Jay Prepchuk
One-on-one with U16 head coach Pete McCall
University Recruiters on the 2015 Team BC May Camp
Player feedback and Scrimmage highlights
Upcoming BCCFA Flag Schedule
Just two more jamborees remain before the BCCFA Spring Flag season heads into championship mode. Check out the schedule below to see the next upcoming events.
Don't forget also to watch our Week 3 interview with BCCFA Flag Coordinator Doug Pauls
May 24 -
Hugh Boyd Park, Richmond
May 30 -
Townsend Park, Chilliwack
May 31 -
U19 Championship @ Burnaby Lake Sports Complex West
June 6/7 -
Provincial Championships @ Capital News Centre, Kelowna
Intern George's final blog
Intern George's time at Football BC has come to an end.
He reflects on his time with Football BC in his final blog posting
Lui Passaglia - Push for Your Tush walk/run
In 2014, Lui Passaglia - former BC Lion, Canadian Football Hall-of-Famer and Canadian Sports Hall-of-Famer - was diagnosed with stage three colon cancer.
The diagnosis came as a complete shock for legendary CFL kicker.
Fortunately, Lui is now healthy and currently cancer-free and this experience has inspired him to share his story and raise funds to fight this disease.
Lui joined Colon Cancer Canada's Push for Your Tush walk/run and last year, in Vancouver alone, they raised over $50,000.
Lui, a former Notre Dame Juggler and SFU Clan player, is looking for the support of his amateur football family to help with his cause by joining his Push for Your Tush walk/run or by donating.
Lui Passaglia's Push for Your Tush walk/run takes place on:
Date: Sunday, June 14, 2015
Location: Jericho Beach
Registration: 9 a.m.
Walk/Run: 10:15 a.m.
Distances: 1K Toddler Walk, 5K Walk, 10K Run
Fees: Individuals $25 / Family $50
(Family fee includes registration for 2 adults and children under 18 and HST)
*Registration fee waived if you raise $200 or more
For more information and to donate, click
BC Football Hall of Fame seeking nominations
Nominations are welcomed for the 2016 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.
Touchdown BC is now in off-season which means monthly shows.
With Ryan Sullivan, Jim Mullin, Andrew Wadden and Alex Carrigan.
Catch up on past episodes
Dave Battison Pediatric Sports Medicine Symposium
Petition: Engage in discussions to start the #Northern8 football series
The Northern 8 football series is an effort to evolve Canadian College football into a truly national competition, while creating a game of the week on national television. It is an effort to grow amateur football in all parts of Canada.
You can be part of making the long overdue idea of a national conference come true via your endorsement as a fan, player, coach, parent or administrator.
Click here to sign the
To learn more about the proposed Northern 8 football series, see this special edition of Krown Countdown U
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
2014/15 UBC Camps
Jay Prepchuk QB-Receiver camps
Support amateur football in British Columbia and showcase your products and services to a wide-ranging market.
Football BC can tailor a sponsorship package to suit your
Sponsorship opportunities include an opportunity to advertise in Football
BC's publications such as the Football BC Playbook, Senior Bowl program and Conference program as well as opportunities to attend events such as the Football BC Combine Series and the Team BC May Long Weekend camp.
Get more information
Gear up with Team BC!
Are you headed to Winnipeg to support Team BC at the Red River Cup
tournament, or just want to show off your Team BC pride year round?
Pick up some Team BC gear from our official online store
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 operated.
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.
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 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:
- UBC Pre-Season Football Fundamentals Camp
(August 8, 2015)
- Game Ready (various dates)
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