Soccer

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Updated for 2018


Important Information / Clinics / Sign-ups

  • AS of May 11, 2018 SOCCER IS FULL

banfftrail_soccer1The Banff Trail Community Association provides a community based, volunteer run soccer program for ages 3 through 14.  Besides the fitness and fresh air aspect, it is a great way to get to know your neighbours and for your children to make some new friends!

Soccer 2018 Newsletter (all information also given below)

Registration for the popular Banff Trail Community Soccer teams will be opening February 1st and closing February 28th.

Registration for TeamSnap will start on February 1, 2018 at:

https://go.teamsnap.com/forms/99866

Membership for Banff Trail can be purchased during registration.

* If you wish to register after Feb 28, 2018 please contact Kerstin at soccer@banfftrailcommunity.ca

  • Season — April 16 through June 21, 2018 (weather permitting)
  • Super Soccer Saturday — June 23, 2018 (details to come)
  • BBQ / Team Pictures — tentatively for May 12, 2018 from 3-6pm

Coach Clinics for 2018

  • All clinic held at the Calgary West Soccer Center — 11014 Bearspaw Dam Road  NW
  •  U4 and U6
    • Friday, April 20th, 2018 @ 6-9pm — Field “a”
    • Sunday, April 22nd, 2018 @ 6-9pm — Field “a”
  • U8
    • Friday, April 20th, 2018 @ 6-9pm — Field “b”
    • Saturday, April 21st, 2018 @ 6-9pm — Field “a”
  • U10 and U12
    • Saturday, April 21st, 2018 @ 6-9pm — Field “b”
  • U14, U16 and U18
    • Sunday, April 22nd, 2018 @ 6-9pm — Field “b”
  • More Info here

Ages and Teams

U4 U6 U8 U10
Age Born 2014-2015 Born 2012-2013 Born 2010-2011 Born 2008-2009
Practice Times n/a Tuesdays – 6:30-7:30pm Tuesdays – 6:30-7:30pm Tuesdays – 6:30-7:30pm
Practice Location n/a Banff Trail Banff Trail Banff Trail
Game Times Tuesdays – 6:30-7:30pm Thursdays- 6:30-7:30pm Thursdays- 6:30-7:30pm Thursdays- 6:30-7:30pm
Game Locations Banff Trail Various local fields Various local fields Various local fields
Cost* $45 $65 $65 $65

* If you wish to register after Feb 28, 2018 please contact Kerstin at soccer@banfftrailcommunity.ca

Fees Include:

  • U4
    • jersey
    • mid-season BBQ
  • U6 – U10
    • jersey
    • mid-season BBQ
    • Super Soccer Saturday
  • U12 and up
    • please contact us to let us know if you are interested in other age groups and we will discuss options

Extra Equipment Needed:

  • All – shorts and socks
  • U4, shin pads & cleats are recommended
  • U6 – U10 shin pads & cleats are required

Registration:

  • For 2018 – Link to TeamSnap
  • if you are new to TeamSnap, click on the ‘Create a New Account’ button and create a username and password
  • Payment may be made by cash, cheque or PayPal (see registration form for details)
  • if you don’t already have a current Banff Trail Community Association membership (mandatory), you may purchase one during Soccer Registration.

Cancelled: Parent Meeting:

  • When:  March 14th, 2018 from 6:30 to 7:00pm

Volunteer Requirements:

One parent from each family is required to volunteer during the season.  If you do not select one of the following options, we will contact you to let you know where your volunteer services will be needed.  Specific details will be provided once volunteer positions are determined.

  1. Head Coach
    • one per team
    • coaching clinics will be provided to all interested coaches
    • run team practices and games
    • head coach or manager responsible for communicating schedules and game cancellations and will serve as the main point of contact for the soccer season
    • responsible for equipment pick up and drop-off at beginning and end of season, and managing equipment during season
  2. Assistant Coach
    • one per team
    • coaching clinics will be provided to all interested coaches
    • support head coach during team practices and games
  3. Team Manager
    • one per team
    • head coach or manager responsible for communicating schedules and game cancellations and will serve as the main point of contact for the soccer season
    • prepare snack schedule, if team agrees on bringing group snacks
  4. Field Set Up Coordinator
    • organizes line painting
  5. Line Painting
    • paint lines (2-3 times per year, dependent on weather)
  6. Equipment Coordinator
    • purchases and distributes equipment for teams
  7. Equipment Assistant – one per team
    • assemble equipment at the Community Association before the season (pump and count balls, pack uniforms, pinnies etc.)
  8. BBQ Coordinator
    • purchase food/supplies and organizes BBQ for Photo Day
  9. BBQ/Photo Day Volunteers
    • volunteers for a shift on photo day
  10. Super Soccer Saturday Day Volunteers
    • volunteers for a shift on Super Soccer Saturday
  11. Referee
    • one referee needed for U10 home games
    • paid position
  12. Field Measurement
    • Volunteers are to re-measure Capitol Hill School Field prior to start of the season.

Contact:
BT Soccer Coordinator – Kerstin Plaxton email: soccer@banfftrailcommunity.ca

 

Banff Trail Soccer

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