Practice Dates, Times & Locations

Mon Nov 15 All Weather (by Vanier) 5:00-6:30pm
Thu Nov 18 Puntledge School Gym 5:30 – 7pm Will email if mild weather as we could move to All Weather from 5:00-6:30 slot. See comments dated Sun, Oct 30 for more info.
Mon Nov 22 All Weather (by Vanier) 5:00-6:30pm (practice to be confirmed)
Thu Nov 25 Puntledge School Gym 5:30 – 7pm Will email if mild weather as we could move to All Weather from 5:00-6:30 slot. See comments dated Sun, Oct 30 for more info. (practice to be confirmed)

Feedback/Followup Required:

Monday & Thursdays are practice nights. Monday is at the All weather field 5:00-6:30. Please bring warm clothes, and a suggestion is a second hand pair of cleats. The all weather field can be hard on your cleats. Keep your more expensive pair for turf or grass play. Running shoes are too slippery.

Thursday is at Puntledge School in the gym 5:30 to 7:00. Enter through side door at end of gym off dirt parking lot. Please keep an eye on your emails because if the weather is going to be mild we could move to the all weather on Thursday with the 5:00-6:30 slot.

If carpooling is a problem please let Shelly know so we can work something out.

Wed, Nov 3:
Test your knowledge by taking these Tactical Soccer Situation Tests. There are 16 sessions with 5 questions in each. Repeat each session until you get all the questions in a session correct and then go on to the next session. Start from the beginning when you have finished all the sessions.

Fri, Nov 12:
Shelly writes: Our game against the U15 Girls from Campbell River has been rescheduled to here in Courtenay. The fields in Campbell River have been closed due to flooding. (funny thing about all that rain we’ve had). Our game against the U15 Girls will be on Valley View #1 at 2:00. Please bring layers as the weather looks like it is going to be wet.

Russ also sent this amazing video that everyone should watch!

Courtenay Field Status

SWAT Contact List

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Game Dates, Times, & Locations

Game Schedule
Sun, Nov 14, Time 2pm, Location: Valleyview 1, SWAT U14 vs Campbell River U15, Warmup: 1pm, Parents: Your assistance is requested to help put up the nets. See Shelly’s email on the Practice Post, link below.
Sun, Nov 21, Time Noon, Location: Valleyview 3, Powell River U13 vs SWAT U14, Warmup: 11:00am
Sun, Nov 28, Time 2:00pm, Location: Valleyview 1, Campbell River U15 vs SWAT U14, Warmup: 1:00pm

Field Status for:
Campbell River
Powell River, Ferry Schedule

Need additional information or clarification, click here for:
Upper Island Game Schedule
Driving directions to…

Net Training
All parents have been trained on setting up the nets.

Followup Required:
Go to the Practice Dates, Times & Locations tab for information.

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Refer to these websites for tournament information:

Upper Island Website Tournament Page

and I found more tournament information here for Upper Island – Current Information & Tournaments & Events

All upcoming BC Member / Sanctioned Tournaments are listed here.
Super Natural BC for hotel reservations

3rd Annual Fireball Futsal Festival
Saturday, January 8, 2011, Vancouver Island University (VIU) Gym, Nanaimo, BC.

The tournament is open to all BCSA players, U12-U16 boys and girls. All teams guaranteed 3 – 40 minute games. Official FIFA Futsal rules, click here

Registration Fee: $75.00, payable to UISA

Hurry! There are a limited number of entries available

For festival poster, click here
For registration form, click here
For more information, please contact Deryck Cowling at

The tournaments shown below were obtained from the Lower Island Soccer Tournamentslink. I list them to give our team the heads up of possible opportunities to play in a tournament. I think LISA lists them for the same purposes as some of the tournaments shown are for 2009.

Chapter 10 Provincial ‘A’ Cup and BCSA ‘B’ Cup rules (Click here)


Cordova Bay 2010 “World Cups Tournament” registration is now open – for details (Click here)


Prospect lake Soccer Club – Annual mini tournament is March 5/6 – for details (Click here)


Gorge Soccer Association annual U8-U11 Mini Jamboree is March 19/20/21 – for details (Click here)


Saltspring United would like to invite U8-U11 teams to register for their “Euro Challenge Cup” mini soccer tournament, March 27/28 – for details (Click here)


2009/2010 Competition Dates and Hosts:

October 17, 2009 – District Mini Festival – Gordon Head Soccer Association

November 7/8, 2009 – District Super 8 Festival – Prospect Lake Soccer Club

March 27/28, 2010 – District U12 Full Field Festival – Peninsula Soccer Association

April 10/11, 2010 – District Cup Finals – Sooke Soccer Association

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Soccer Stores

Spank It Sports
3500 Quadra Street
Victoria, BC
250-380-1980 or
1-877-Spank It

Bring in flyer for 15% off any items at regular price.
Screening, embroidery, team uniforms, customer clothing
Victoria’s largest selection of soccer, rugby and volleyball stuff

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Tactical Soccer Situations Tests – 16 Sessions w/ 20 questions each

National Soccer Coaches Association of America

In the spring of 1988, German coach T.K. Trapp administered a 30-question quiz that he had designed to a group of U.S. National Staff coaches. The objective of the test was to examine and make the correct tactical decisions in each of the diagrammed situations.

Eugene Chyzowych provided a copy of this test to Soccer Journal, where it ran as a six-part installment. This proved to be a highly popular feature, so much so that coaches were encouraged to offer their own contributions. The response was tremendous, building the library to nearly 200 tactical situations, which came to be known as “Quizzies.” is now pleased to offer a portion of these “Quizzies” as an online resource for coaches and players to help develop their situational awareness and decision-making skills. In each diagram, the shaded player is the one who must make the decision. The arrow at the side of the diagram indicates which direction the possessing team is moving.

Studies have shown that outstanding soccer players make as many as 10 decisions per minute of a match. Each situation will be presented as a diagram, and you will have 20 seconds to make the correct tactical decision.

On the diagrams, a dotted line indicates a pass, a solid line is a run, a wavy solid line is a dribble and a sharply-angled solid line indicates a sudden feint or move. Attacking players are shown as triangles, while defenders are circles.

Select Tactical Situational Test you wish to take.
Session 1
Session 2
Session 3
Session 4
Session 5
Session 6
Session 7
Session 8
Session 9
Session 10
Session 11
Session 12
Session 13
Session 14
Session 15
Session 16

Each session has 20 questions to answer. Click on the Next icon when you’ve answered the time sensitive question.

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Canadian women a win away from World Cup

The Globe & Mail

CANCUN, Mexico— The Canadian Press
Published Tuesday, Nov. 02, 2010 11:47PM EDT
Last updated Wednesday, Nov. 03, 2010 12:37AM EDT

The Canadian women’s soccer team defeated Mexico 3-0 Tuesday night to win its preliminary pool and avoid a date with the powerful Americans in the semifinals of the CONCACAF World Cup qualifying tournament.

Instead 13th-ranked Canada will take on No. 47 Costa Rica, runner-up to the top-ranked U.S. in the other group, in Friday’s semifinal with a berth in the 2011 World Cup on the line.

The two CONCACAF finalists will book their ticket to the 2011 World Cup in Germany. The third-place team will compete in a two-game playoff against Italy, which won the playoff for fifth place in Europe, for the final berth.

Candace Chapman, Josee Belanger and substitute Jonelle Filigno scored for Canada, which has qualified for the last four World Cups, in a comfortable win.

“It kind of reminded us of Olympic qualifying two years ago, kind of the same atmosphere, so we knew what to expect,” Chapman said of facing a tough Mexican team on its home turf. “We knew we had to stay calm and control what we could control.

“It was good to score first to kind of quiet (the fans) down, but being in Mexico it’s never really quiet.”

Canada improved to 3-0 at the CONCACAF tournament, having outscored its Group A opposition 12-0.

Both teams were looking to put off a meeting showdown with the 3-0 Americans, who have scored 18 goals and given up none in Group B. Thanks to Canada, Mexico is next up for the U.S.

Asked if Canada was happy to avoid the Americans in the semifinal, Chapman said: “I think they’re probably just as happy as we are.”

Tuesday’s game started in a downpour at Estadio Beto Avila but the rain eventually subsided in the first half.

Canada controlled most of the play in the first half, although the 22nd-ranked Mexicans (2-1) began to venture further into Canadian territory as the clock wound down.

Chapman scored in the 20th minute off a corner that 16-year-old Mexican goalie Cecelia Santiago failed to deal with. A weak punch went straight to Chapman who banged it home.

“I made a late run into the box off the corner kick. I was waiting for a rebound and it came right to me,” Chapman said. “I chested it and volleyed it as quick as I could, and it went in.”

Santiago was better in the 22nd minute, deflecting a cross from Melissa Tancredi over the bar.

A long-range shot in the 37th minute, comfortably handled by Karina LeBlanc, was the best the Mexicans had to offer in the first half on offence. A minute later, Santiago stopped a Christine Sinclair shot on target.

Canada made it 2-0 in first-half injury time after another Santiago error. The goalie fumbled a catch from a looping Canadian header and the ball bounced back to Belanger, who slotted it home.

Mexico had more of the play in the second half but failed to threaten. And in its own half, Santiago was an adventure in goalkeeping whenever the ball came into the box.

Filigno upped the lead to 3-0 in the 66th minute, heading home a pretty cross from Belanger.

“The players have grown lots,” said Canadian coach Carolina Morace. “They showed they want to win, they don’t want to give up and they fight until the end of the match. It is not easy to score three goals against Mexico.”

The Mexicans came into the game with a strong record in home — unbeaten in their last eight qualifying matches — but with a losing overall record against North American opposition.

Canada has now faced Mexico 16 times with an overall record of 14-1-1.

“It was not easy to win this match in a stadium full of support and enthusiasm for the home team,” Morace said. “I think we prepared very well as a team and we attacked Mexico. The players were fantastic.”

Morace continued to rotate her squad, bringing in five new starters from the Guyana game. Morace used all 20 of her players in the first two games.

“It’s awesome that we can change up our lineup so much and our results won’t change on the field,” Chapman said.

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Lakehill Soccer Associaton – Map & Driving Directions from/to Courtenay

Beckwith Park, Saanich, BC
Braefoot Fields
Reynolds Field

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