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Play Like A Pro At BC Place!!

July 31, 2017

 

 

Have you ever played soccer inside a 60,000 seat stadium, on world class turf?  

 

 

Coastal FC is pleased to team up with Premium Brands to allow club players to experience a PLAYING LIKE A PRO experience, at BC Place. Selected Coastal FC players have the opportunity to play on the pitch home to the Vancouver Whitecaps, and host of many Canadian Men’s and Women’s National team games, including the FIFA Women’s World Cup Final!!!

 

“What a great way to kick off the 2017 Fall season.” said Chris Murphy, Coastal FC’s Executive Director. “We are so appreciative of the support we receive from Premium Brands and their generosity allowing so many Coastal FC players to have a one of a kind experience that they won’t soon forget.”

 

On Sunday September 10th, all U5 to U10 players are invited to participate in a fun filled jamboree-style event, inside BC Place Stadium.   There will be no charge to participate.  As space will be limited, registration for this tournament will be on an individual, first come first serve basis, with teams formed by our staff.

 

There will be some special guests joining us on this fun-filled day, the details of which will be released at a later date.  Enter to win prizes including the opportunity to be a player escort or part of the high five line at our Club hosted Vancouver Whitecaps game against the Columbus Crew SC on September 16th.

 

We are very excited to be able to give our youth players the chance to play on the same field as some of their heroes!

 

Registration for this event is now open.  Click HERE to be taken to the registration link.  Act quickly, as this will fill up fast!

 

FAQ’s

 

When will registration be open for the Tournament?

 

Registration is currently open.

 

Is there a cost to participate?

 

There will be no charge to participate in this event.

 

What does the day look like?

 

11:00AM-12:30PM - U5/U6 

12:30PM-2:00PM - U7/U8 

2:00PM - 3:30PM - U9/U10 

 

Players MUST ARRIVE 30 minutes prior to their start time to be placed on a team. 

 

What is the structure of the jamboree?

 

Balanced  age/gender based teams will be formed by the Coastal technical staff.  Each team will play three 20 minute small-sided games.  Field dimensions, net size, and game format will vary based upon the age group.  Rules of the jamboree to follow. 

 

What do I need to bring/wear?

 

All players are required to wear soccer shoes and shin pads. Club jerseys will be provided by your team the week before. Players should wear their Coastal FC blue game jersey, black shorts, and black socks. Pinnies will be provided to differentiate teams that play each other. 

 

Players should also bring their own water bottle with WATER (not sports drinks). 

 

Who will coach the teams?

 

Similar to our regular season play, when you register your child for the tournament, you will be asked if you would like to volunteer as a coach.  Coaches will be volunteer parents that are registered in our Coastal FC system.  If you would like to coach for this event, and are not registered in the system, please click HERE to register.

 

How can I enter my team into this tournament?

 

Based on the limited space available, we are unable to register teams.  Teams will be blended and balanced to ensure that the event is a positive experience for all players.  

 

Can I register siblings/relatives/friends?

 

This one-of-a-kind opportunity is only available to Coastal FC players that are registered for the Fall 2017/2018 season.

 

Will parking be provided?

 

The lots around BC Place are managed by Impark, and parking is available around the Stadium for a small hourly fee.  Alternatively, you can take the skytrain and get off right at BC Place Stadium.

 

I would like to be involved, how can I help?

 

A number of different volunteer opportunities exist for those that wish to help out.  To sign up to volunteer for the event, please email Shelley Chin at schin@coastalfc.ca. 

 

I can’t remember if I registered my child.  How can I check to see if I have signed up for Fall 2017/2018? 

 

For all registration inquiries, please contact Carina Steer at csteer@coastalfc.ca.

 

How do I register for Fall 2017/2018?

 

To register for our Fall 2017/2018 soccer program, please click HERE.  To learn more about our Fall soccer programs, please visit our website at www.coastalfc.ca.

 

 

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