Youth soccer registration begins

North Island associations set Mar. 27 deadline to sign up for 2012 season

Registration is under way for the 2012 North Island youth soccer season, which will begin with the first week of practices April 10.

The North Island Youth Soccer Association, which is coordinating registration and scheduling for all communities this year, is asking for new and returning volunteers to take part in its annual general meeting 6 p.m. April 2 at North Island Secondary School.

The deadline for players to register in all local associations is Mar. 27.

Coaches are urgently needed for all programs, and no experience is necessary. To volunteer or for more info, call Liza Furney in Port McNeill at 250-956-3306 or Marc Grenier in Port Hardy at 250-949-8928.

In Port McNeill, forms may be picked up and dropped off at Timberland Sports Centre. Fees are $25 for tots (born 2008), $60 for “mini” players (U-6 through U-10 age groups) and $70 for divisional players (U-12 through U-18 levels).

Fees will included a pair of soccer socks and team and individual photo.

A late charge of $25 will be strictly enforced after Mar. 27. Also, late registrations will not be guaranteed team placement and may be placed on a wait list for team availability. Finally, any returning player who has not returned a uniform from last season will need to return the uniform or pay Port McNeill Youth Soccer a replacement fee before practicing or playing with their team.

For Port McNeill registration info, call Tammy at 250-956-4518.

In Port Hardy, fees are $55 for mini players and $65 for divisional-level. A tot program will be run only if sufficient players and coaches express an interest. Fees for tots would be $35.

Port Hardy Youth Soccer is still seeking a site for registration, which will continue through Mar. 27. See next week’s Gazette for location, and in the meantime registration forms and information can be acquired by calling Sarah at 250-949-6687.

In Port Alice, the registration contact is Tracy Roper. To register, email her at tracyd.roper@scotiabank.com or call 250-284-3587.

The tournament season begins with the annual Port McNeill Mud Bowl May 5-6, and wraps up with the Port Hardy Tournament June 23-24. North Island Youth Soccer will also introduce jamboree weekends, mixing players from various communities for fun games May 26-27 and June 2-3.

 

 

Just Posted

B.C. storm totals $37M in insured damages

The December storm wreaked havoc on B.C.’s south coast

New look and feel on the horizon for Gate House Theatre in Port McNeill

“We are hoping between now and then to do another fundraising campaign for acoustics”

North Island Bantam Eagles capture Tier Three banner with win over Powell River Kings

The Eagles next game is Jan. 19 against the Juan De Fuca Grizzlies at 4:00 p.m. in Port McNeill.

Mainroad meets with Regional District of Mount Waddington

“It was really nice to have Mainroad there to give a presentation to the RD”

Trudeau says politicians shouldn’t prey on Canadians’ fears

The Prime Minister was speaking at a townhall in Ontario

B.C. chief says they didn’t give up rights for gas pipeline to be built

Hereditary chief: no elected band council or Crown authority has jurisdiction over Wet’suwet’en land

Thieves steal thousands from 140 Coast Capital Savings members

Online fraud tactics included phising and ‘brute force’ in November and December

Condo rental bans may be on way out with B.C. empty home tax

Many exemptions to tax, but annual declarations required

UPDATE: B.C. boy, aunt missing for three days

The pair are missing from Kamloops

Daredevil changes game plan to jump broken White Rock pier

Brooke Colby tells council daredevil event would help boost waterfront business

Liberal bows out of byelection after singling out Jagmeet Singh’s race

Karen Wang says she made comments online that referenced Singh’s cultural background

Truck hauling compressed gas for ‘virtual pipeline’ crashes on B.C. highway

Driver charged and highway closed for nine hours - containers did not rupture

Most Read