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
Introduction to UISA League Cup Play 2017-18
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 10 – Season Start
All league games played on Sundays
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 12 – Super8 Jamborees (need hosts!)
November 23 – B Cup declaration deadline (11-aside teams)
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 14 – League play resumes after Winter Break
January 15 – B-Cup rosters due. BC Soccer transfer deadline
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 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.
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|