Whitecaps FC Showcase presented by Sport Chek
CANADA'S TOP PROFESSIONAL CLUB SHOWCASE
BOYS AND GIRLS APRIL 18 – 20. NEWTON ATHLETIC PARK, SURREY BC
2014 KEY INFORMATION
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TEAMS AND SCHEDULE
- Welcome letter
- Key Information and Rules
- 2014 Staff Contact List
- Registered college/university coaches
- Sanctioning form
FACILITY AND MAPS
- The tournament will be based out Newton Athletic Park in Surrey. Saturday April 19 we will be supporting the annual Vaisakhi Parade. This means on Saturday only we will be staging all Female matches at Cloverdale Athletic Park, and all male matches at South Surrey Athletic Park.
- Newton Atlhletic Park - Boys and Girls Friday and Sunday
- South Surrey Athletic Park - Boys Saturday
Cloverdale Athletic Park - Girls Saturday
COLLEGE UNIVERSITY COACHES
- All college or university coaches need to pre register here online. Profile Booklets will be available ONLY to pre-registered college coaches.
- There will be a lounge and check in area in the Newton Clubhouse Friday and again on Sunday.
- Whitecaps FC Scouting liasion Ryan Clark will host and be the contact for questions and additional information. See below for contact information.
- All teams that require accommodations must book online through the host hotels.
- For hotel information, please contact Chris Murphy email@example.com
- Cal Traversy – Tournament Director, firstname.lastname@example.org 778.242.1053
- Brandon Hills - Coordinator, email@example.com 604.669.9283 ext 2237
- Ryan Clark - Scouting Liasion, firstname.lastname@example.org. 778.238.7904
- Administration - email@example.com or toll free 1.855.932.1932
Whitecaps FC Showcase presented by Sport Chek provides a unique opportunity for athletes and teams to demonstrate their talents to college and university coaches for scholarship opportunities as well as senior coaching staff for Whitecaps FC Residency and Girls Elite programs.
- Top tier boys and girls teams ages U-15 to U-18 from across Canada and US.
- Three top-class competitive games in showcase format
- All BCSPL (EA Sports BC Soccer Premier League) teams ( top tier in BC) and top tier out of province teams showcased.
- Approximately 88 teams projected to attend
- College scouts from Canada and the United States
- Whitecaps FC scouts and coaches.
- Whitecaps FC players visit
- Feature Whitecaps vs LA Galaxy MLS match on April 19th at BC Place Stadium.
- Feature Whitecaps FC Residency and Girls Elite games.
Scouts in Attendance
- Scouts from across Canada and the US will take part in this years event. Those registered to date are listed above.
- Whitecaps FC Residency and Girls Elite staff will attend.
- Age brackets include (Grade 9) 1999 = U-15. Sophomore (Grade 10) 1998 = U-16. Junior/Senior (Grade 11/12) 1997/1996 = U-17/18)
- Teams may register and dress up to 20 players.
- All teams play three games in accordance with FIFA laws
- U-15 & U-16 play 40 minute halves. U-17/U-18 play 45-minute halves
- All games will have three qualified officials
- Match balls will be provided (size 5 balls will be used)
- There will be a first aid tent on site throughout the entire weekend
- Matches will end at full-time - no overtime will be played
- Discipline - any player receiving a red card in a match is subject to an automatic suspension for his/her next showcase game
- Substitutions: BCSPL league games in accordance with league rules - all others are unlimited and at the discretion of the referee