Welcome to the home of Upper Island Soccer

The Upper Island Soccer Association provides administrative services to eight clubs situated on central Vancouver Island and the Sunshine Coast. Our territory extends south to School District #68 (Nanaimo, Ladysmith), west to School District #70 (Alberni Valley), east to School District #69 (Parksville-Qualicum), north to School Districts #71 (Comox Valley) and SD#72 (Campbell River) and includes School District #47 (Powell River) on the mainland.
For links to our member clubs, please visit the “Members” tab on the “About UISA” menu

UISA League Week 2 reminders

1) Game sheets – UISA league 11-aside teams should be using the triplicate UISA game sheets (available from your home club).  Super8 teams do not use game sheets.
  
2) Team staff contact information: Please check you team staff contact information on the UISA website Team page (select the button for your team).  Test the email link and  let me know if any corrections are required.

Interested in Coaching Certification?

Coaching Courses coming up in Upper Island:

Active Start         Courtenay Sept 9 or Nanaimo Sept 15

Fundamentals     Courtenay Sept 10 or Nanaimo Sept 17

Learn to Train       Nanaimo Sept 23 & 24

Soccer For Life     Port Alberni Sept 9 & 10 or Nanaimo Sept 30 & Oct 1

 

To sign up online visit http://www.coachcentre.ca

More information on coaching courses  HERE

UISA League Important Dates 2017-2018

September 2017
September 10 – Season Start
All league games played on Sundays

October
October 1 – Team Rosters due. ID cards mandatory for 11-aside.
October 1 – 11-aside declaration deadline for district Pacific Development Cup
October 8 – Thanksgiving Weekend – no UISA league soccer
October 15 – Pacific Development Jamboree* for Super8s (*host needed)
October 29 – 11-aside Pacific Development Cup playdowns, plus league matches

November
November 12 – Super8 Jamborees (need hosts!)
November 23 – B Cup declaration deadline (11-aside teams)

December
December 3 – 11-aside Pacific Development Cup playdowns, plus last weekend of regular league games for all 11-aside divisions before Winter Break
December 10 – Super8 Jamborees (need one host!)
December 10 and 17 – Make-up games (as needed)

January 2018
January 14 – League play resumes after Winter Break
January 15 – B-Cup rosters due. BC Soccer transfer deadline

February
February 4 – Super8 Jamborees (need one host!). UISA B-Cup playdowns (semi-finals),                       plus league matches
February 11– UISA B-cup playdown finals, plus league matches
February 18 – B-cup makeup games (as needed), plus league matches
February 24 and 25 – B-cup Island finals (vs Lower Island)
U15, U17 Host, U14, U16, U18 Away. Be prepared to play either day

March
March 3 and 4 – B-cup Island final makeup games (as needed), plus league matches
March 4 – Super8 year-end Jamboree (need hosts!) and last weekend of Super8 league play
March 9 and 10 – U13 Island Invitational Playdowns
March 10 – Pacific Development Cup finals, last weekend of 11-aside regular league play

Note: Monday March 19 – Monday April 9 – UISA spring breaks

Coastal B-Cup – be prepared to play Saturday or Sunday
Quarter-finals – April 14 and 15
Semi-finals – April 21 and 22
Finals – May 5 and 6

B Cup Provincials
Thursday, July 5 – Sunday July 8, 2018 – Girls in Kamloops and Boys in Burnaby

LTPD is designed to:
1. Promote lifelong enjoyment of physical activity.
2. Provide a structured player development pathway.
3. Describe best practices for elite player development.
4. Create long-term excellence.

Game Durations

NOTE: Game duration is determined by the oldest age group in a mixed-age match

 Age Duration Ball Size Overtime if needed
Under 18  2 halves of 45 minutes each 5 2 halves of 15 minutes each
Under 17 2 halves of 45 minutes each 5 2 halves of 15 minutes each
Under 16 2 halves of 40 minutes each 5 2 halves of 10 minutes each
Under 15  2 halves of 40 minutes each 5 2 halves of 10 minutes each
Under 14 2 halves of 35 minutes each 5 2 halves of 10 minutes each
  Super8 2 halves of 35 minutes each 4 Not applicable

NOTE: **** Home team listed first****