Welcome to the Lower Island Soccer Association. The Lower Island Soccer Association (LISA), is the umbrella organization that provides administrative services to ten youth soccer clubs whose territories extend from Duncan and the Cowichan Valley in the north, to the Western Communities and Sooke in the west, Salt Spring Island and the outer Gulf Islands and Thetis Island in the East.  The Lower Island Soccer Association also administers the elite teams competing in inter-district competition against the province’s other top soccer teams.

LISA office hours:
Monday to Friday
10am – 5:00pm
PLEASE NOTE THE LISA OFFICE WILL CLOSE AT 3:30pm on HALLOWEEN (FRIDAY, OCT 31st).
Contact Us:
101-1246 Esquimalt Road, Victoria, BC V9A 3N8
Tel: 250-382-7489       Fax: 250-382-7480

Important News

September 21st, 2014

Many thanks to Gorge Soccer Association for hosting the Mini-Fest!

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The Vikes women’s and men’s soccer teams will host next weekend’s Canada West quarter-final match at 5:00pm and 7:15pm respectively on Saturday, Oct. 25 at Centennial Stadium. The Vikes will look for a berth in the Canada West final four with a win in these games against Fraser Valley. Wear your blue and gold and support the Vikes on their road to Nationals! Vikes team members will be dropping by random LISA practices this week with free tickets for the games so be on the lookout. If you don’t receive a free ticket, please visit www.govikesgo.com/tickets for information on how to get one.

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Our next Coaches session will take place on Friday 7th November at Glanford Park from 6.45pm to 8.00pm. The topic will be “Exercises to develop basic playing patterns” and the session will be aimed at the u12 to U16 age group. Everyone is welcome and I look forward to seeing as many of you there as possible.
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UNITED FOOTBALL – FOOTBALLER OF THE WEEK
Bringing together an island.

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Women’s: www.liwsa.com    Youth: www.lowerislandsoccer.com     Men’s: www.visl.org
President
: Janet Bisson                    President: R. Tim Satterford                   President: Vince Greco

 Emily Worsfold
BCSPL Girls Intake
Vancouver Island Wave
Emily Worsfold

Emily is currently playing in the BC Soccer Premier League (BCSPL). There are 8 franchises in the BCSPL, one from the
Island (our teams are called Vancouver Island Wave), one from the Interior and the remaining six from the lower mainland.  The Vancouver Island Wave is pleased to announce this week’s Footballer of the Week is Emily Worsfold.

Emily is a great team player who stepped up and played well for her own age group but also played an outstanding game for the next age group up this past weekend.

Emily is a consistent high level performer who is a great training player that takes her training habits into the game.  From the Juan de Fuca Soccer Association, Emily has a bright soccer future ahead and we wish her the best of luck.

Congratulations on being this week’s Footballer of the Week!

To nominate a player or administrator please contact your respective organization.

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Prospect Lake U18 boys silver and Bays United U18 boys silver – both looking for players.
Contact Ben Hooks at Prospect Lake or James Strickland at Bays United.
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Head Coach Andrew Latham has recently updated his blog:
http://aviewfromthewestcoast.blogspot.ca/2014/10/the-role-of-self-assessment-in-long.html

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New to soccer and want to sign up? 
Within the LISA District there are out-of-boundary rules so it is recommended you play where you live since there are rules restricting the number of out-of-boundary players per team.
To find your boundary club scroll to the bottom and click the “boundary map”, once finding your boundary club come back to the LISA home page and click on the link taking you to your boundary club.  Registration is completed on each club’s own site through an online registration system.  Don’t delay, it is filling up and games are starting.

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LISA has created a 2012-2013 Discipline Summary infographic. Click here to check it out! (It may not render well on certain devices, such as iPads.)

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Upcoming coaching courses – see coaches association page.

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If you are unable to play your scheduled game due to a field closure, please advise your score recorder and attempt to reschedule the game.
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Looking to register for soccer?  In Victoria soccer season starts in September and registration fills up quickly.  Go to your home club to find out about assessment, registration dates and costs.

Not sure who your home club is? There are a couple ways to find out. Find your address on our online boundary map. Or, Click Here for a list of street names linked to clubs. Please note we update this latter option regularly but there will be the occasional time that your street is not listed. Please call the soccer office if you cannot find where you should go 250-382-7489

Bays United Football Club www.baysunited.ca

Cowichan Valley Soccer Assn. www.cowichansoccer.com 

Gorge Soccer Assn. www.gorgesoccer.ca 

Juan de Fuca Soccer Assn. www.jdfsoccer.ca

Lakehill Soccer Assn. www.lakehillsoccer.com

Peninsula Soccer Club www.peninsulasoccer.ca/index.php

Prospect Lake Soccer Club www.plsc.org

Salt Spring United Soccer Assn.www.saltspringsoccer.com/index.php

Saanich Fusion FC  www.saanichfusionfc.ca/

Sooke Soccer Club www.sookesoccer.com

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Sanctioned Events and Tournaments

Affiliated teams of LISA are respectfully reminded that they can only participate in sanctioned BC Soccer tournaments. For a list of sanctioned tournaments (Click here)

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New Kidsport application form. (Click here for application form)

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ZERO TOLERANCE – SPECTATOR AND TEAM CONDUCT!!

A message from the Lower Island Soccer Association’s President

R. Tim Satterford

(Click here)
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