Whitecaps FC Showcase presented by Sport Chek
April 3 to 5, 2015
Girls & Boys, U-15 to U-18
Newton Athletic Park, Surrey BC
Get Noticed - Canada's top professional club showcase
The 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.
- Over 90 teams projected to attend
- College scouts from Canada and the United States
- Whitecaps FC scouts and coaches.
- Whitecaps FC players visits
- Feature Whitecaps FC Residency and Girls Elite games.
Potential Whitecaps FC MLS match at BC Place Stadium. Based on 2015 schedule expected in November.
2014 Registered teams
- Age brackets include (Grade 9) 2000 = U-15. Sophomore (Grade 10) 1999 = U-16. Junior/Senior (Grade 11/12) 1998/1997 = 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 refere
- 2014 key Information and Rules - 2015 to be posted shortly
College and University Scouts in Attendance
- College and University scouts from across Canada and the US will take part in this years event
2014 Registered college/university coaches
- All 2015 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 throughout the weekend
Whitecaps FC Manager, Collegiate Transition, Ryan Clark will host and be the contact for questions and additional information. firstname.lastname@example.org or 778-238-7904
Whitecaps FC MLS Match
In 2014 teams and players had the opportunity to watch the Whitecaps FC vs. LA Galaxy match at BC Place. More information will be available soon on a potential Whitecaps FC match scheduled for this weekend in 2015.
- All teams requiring accommodations must book online through the host hotels to receive the Whitecaps FC rate
- Any team that does not will risk being removed from the tournament
Hotel information will be posted here soon
The tournament will be based out Newton Athletic Park in Surrey
Acceptance Policy and Entry Confirmation
The Showcase is limited to only Tier 1 level teams in their province or state. Please use the register link below for application. Within BC, the showcase is open only to our development league and main scouting vehicle, the EA SPORTS BC Soccer Premier League (BCSPL) – the high performance league established with our development partner BC Soccer. These teams will not need to use the link below and will register separately.
- Whitecaps FC Showcase presented by Sport Chek has a limited capacity. Entries will be reviewed and then accepted to enter. Additional entries will be accepted on an 'as needed' basis
- All players and clubs must be currently registered with their provincial or state association and be insured to participate in this showcase
- All out of province teams must have travel permits from provincial or state soccer associations
- The entry cost per team is $895 + tax.
- A payment link will be sent to you once the pre-screen application is approved.