News and Announcements

In accordance with BC Soccer Bylaw Article 7, Section 1(b), the VISL Board is now requesting submissions of proposed bylaw and rule amendments for consideration at the 2018 Semi Annual General Meeting. We are planning to have a Special Meeting after the completion of the standard Cup Draw Meeting.

BC Soccer’s Bylaw Article 7, Section 1(b) states: (and we obviously transfer it over and apply it to the VISL Meetings)

Proposed amendments or additions to the Constitution and Bylaws will only be considered if submitted, in writing, to the VISL by a registered member, or by the Board of Directors of the VISL. Notice of motion of the proposed changes or amendments must be received by VISL at least forty-five (45) days prior to any general meeting.
Membership shall be circulated with copies (via website) of all proposed amendments or changes at least thirty (30) days prior to the General Meeting.

Based on the above, please submit any proposed bylaw or rule amendments to VISL by end of Monday November 27, 2017. The VISL will then make sure to publish those proposed changes as well as an Agenda by December 9/2017.

We usually have an agenda that follows closely to this below:

Below is the agenda:

1. Roll Call

2. President’s Report

3. Sponsorship Presentation

4. Transfer Deadline & Player Signings

5. BCSA

6. New Business

7. Cup Draws

8. Adjournment

Please submit all proposed Bylaw and/or Rule amendment to the attention of Vince Greco, President & to Jake Nemec, Secretary as per the details below.

Vince Greco – vincentgreco@shaw.ca
Jake Nemec – jakenshape@gmail.com

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BC Soccer Provincial Cup Berths 2017/2018

Posted by Vince Greco at Nov 16, 2017 1:47AM PST ( 0 Comments )

Provincial B Cup

BMSL – 4
FVSL – 7
RASA – 3
VISL – 4
VMSL – 6
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Provincial U21 Cup

FVSL – 3
VISL – 4
VMSL – 5
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12

Provincial Masters A Cup

FVSL – 4
VISL – 3
VMSL – 5
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12

Provincial Masters B Cup

BMSL – 3
FVSL – 4
RASA – 2
VISL – 3
VMSL – 4
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16

Provincial A Cup

FVSL – 5
VISL – 5
VMSL – 6
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16

Vince Greco
VISL President
www.visl.org
Cell: 250-889-1213

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Besides the McGavin Cup Final which is happening Monday Nov 13, 2017 at Layritz Turf with a 3 pm kickoff, there are a couple other dates to mark on your calendar. We will have a moments silence before the game, then have Gorge FC Div 1 vs Vic West Casuals Div 2. Prospect Lake will have the BBQ going. We will buy some burgers and dogs and they will be available to attendees by donation.

The All-star games are happening Saturday January 6/2018 at Hampton Turf.
See below for game times and coaches info. If they have not already contacted you, they may send you a note soliciting your input. There will be no League games happening that weekend – hopefully the snow stays away and we are still able to showcase select players from respective divisions as well as host the Fraser Valley Soccer League to defend both trophies that we were fortunate enough to win at the last set of games.

10 am – Division 4 vs U21
Div 4 coached by Graham Gillis of Bays United
grahamgillis@gmail.com
U21 coached by Bill Merriman of Mid Isle Mariners
billmerriman26@hotmail.com
12 pm – Division 3 vs Division 2
Div 3 coached by Geoff Pakos of Gorge Us-Guys
Pakos23_@hotmail.com
Div 2 coached by Matt Conarroe of JDF
mattconarroe@gmail.com
2:30 pm – FVSL Masters vs VISL Masters
FVSL coached by Dave Hleucka
VISL coached by Kevin James of Cowichan 49ers
eggshell911@shaw.ca

4:30 pm – FVSL Valley (Prem) vs VISL Open (Div1)
FVSL coached by Thomas Mills
VISL coached by Glen Martin of Cowichan LMG
Neall.Rowlings@corix.com


Another date to save is for the Semi Annual Cup Draw Meeting. It is Monday January 8/2018, 7 pm start in Club Distrikt of the Strathcona Hotel.

Have a great weekend, hopefully we get all the games in.

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I think it is safe to say that if you want your team to do well and play well as a unit, then you need to come together a bit and have some fun together. That is why Grant Olson of the Strath and Brent Dobbie of Heineken (Molson/Coors) have teamed up to create a Captain’s Night Out in the Sticky Wicket. A great way for the Captain to sow some leadership and build some team spirit.
Get a group of your squad down to the Strath after you text Grant or the Sticky Wicket Manager – then Brent will buy you a Heineken and Grant will supply you with some snacks no charge as well. If you plan to stick around, you get a stamp for the nightclub Distrikt downstairs.
Not sure how you cannot have a good time.
From out of town ? No problem, the Strath can set you up with some hotel rooms and you will get a phenomenal price – and you don’t need to worry about driving.
Great value from our Title Partner as well as our Gold Sponsor.

Enjoy responsibly, don’t drink and drive, have fun, get a free pass from your girlfriend/wife ….etc etc.*

Andrew McGavin Cup
2017/2018
Semi Finals

Weds Oct 11, 6 pm @ Adam Kerr Stadium –
Gorge FC Div 1 vs Fernwood Town ET Soccer Div 2

Weds Oct 11, 8 pm @ Adam Kerr Stadium –
Cowichan U21 vs Vic West Casuals Div 2

The Final is slated for Monday Nov 13, at Layritz Turf, with a kickoff of 3 pm.

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BCSA Affliation forms are due in to me by Wednesday Oct 11/2018.
Feel free to email to me (vincentgreco@shaw.ca) or drop off to 811 Rogers Ave.
Anything received after Oct 11 will have a $50.00 cost attached.

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Happy Thanksgiving, hope we can all spend time with family and/or friends.

Vince Greco
VISL President
www.visl.org
250-889-1213