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 – 5pm
Contact Us:
101-1246 Esquimalt Road, Victoria, BC V9A 3N8
Tel: 250-382-7489       Fax: 250-382-7480

Important News

March 29th, 2014

Looking for LISA Scholarship Application – Due April 30 – See Forms Page

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LISA is extremely proud to congratulate two Lower Island Soccer Association alumni.  Both Josh Cuthbert (Lakehill and Metro) and Dario Zanatta (Gorge and Metro) were recently invited to the men’s national team camp for 1997 born players.  The camp is in preparation for the 2015 CONCACAF Under-20 Championship which serves as the qualifier for the FIFA U-20 World Cup 2015.  Full story here.

Good luck boys!  And of course an extra congratulations to their families who are well known in our district!

DarioSepetmber 25, 2013 - Vancouver Whitecaps FC Boys Residency U-18 and U-16 Elite Programs - Team Headshots
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AnneswerToCancer
Want to join Anneswer To Cancer in their attempt to set a World Record?

On May 10th, beginning at noon at Finlayson Turf, they will attempt to set a new record for the most people making consecutive soccer passes!

Participants will only be required to pass the ball 3 times over a 12 yard distance. While you are onsite, we welcome you to join in the additional activities such as the radar gun contest, juggling contest, penalty shot contest, silent auction, raffles and a concession. Plus….all of this helps raise money for Victoria Hospice and families battling cancer!

Can’t participate but want to make a donation? Donation/pledges gratefully accepted.

Let’s work together for an Anneswer to Cancer!  For more information go to their website.

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VIPL Assessments currently being set-up and provided by clubs, now posted on VIPL Page.
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BCSummerGames
BC Summer Games 2014 Zone 6 Evaluations for players born in 2002 and 2003

The Zone 6 (which is Vancouver Island and Sunshine Coast) evaluations will take place regionally in Victoria and Nanaimo and the final evaluations sessions will take place in Ladysmith.

Head coaches this year will be Ken Garraway with the boys and the girls head coach will be Janelle Smith. This year’s Summer Games will take place in Nanaimo starting on July 17.

Players from the LISA district must attend the evaluations in Victoria and players from UISA and the Sunshine Coast must attend the Nanaimo evaluations . The coaches will then select a final pool to attend the final two sessions in Ladysmith.

Dates and Venues

Victoria

GIRLS- FINLAYSON TURF  Tuesday April 15th and 22nd 5.30pm to 7.00pm

BOYS- Friday 11th April Layritz Turf 7pm-8.30pm and Wednesday 16th April 6:00pm-7:30pm Layritz Turf

Nanaimo/Comox

GIRLS

27th April at Lower Mark Isfeld 10:30-Noon
Sunday May 4 at Caledonia field in Nanaimo noon-1:30 PM

BOYS

27th April Lower Mark Isfeld 12:30-2pm
Sunday May 4 at Caledonia field in Nanaimo 2:00-3:30 PM

Ladysmith

FINAL GIRLS- Friday 23rd May and Friday 30th May 7.30pm to 9.00pm

FINAL BOYS- Friday 23rd May and Friday 30th May 6.00pm to 7.30pm

Registration is via available through these links and the evaluation fee is $10 (if you make the team, costs will be determined by team needs and BC Summer Games fee – costs include uniforms, fields etc).  Practice schedule will be determined when the team is selected.

Girls

https://lisa.soccerregistrar.com/index.php?fuseaction=league.form&id=60

Boys

https://lisa.soccerregistrar.com/index.php?fuseaction=league.form&id=59

We will communicate any changes and /or additions to evaluations via the LISA website and through email to all registered players.
For more information about the BC Summer Games see their website: http://www.bcgames.org/

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UNITED FOOTBALL – FOOTBALLER OF THE WEEK 
Bringing together an island.

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

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Emma Dewit
Cowichan Valley Chaos

Emma is currently playing for the U14 Gold Cowichan Chaos team and attends the Whitecaps Island Prospects Academy. Emma has the ability to score big goals when needed, which was evident this past weekend when she helped her team progress to the Coastal Cup finals by scoring the winning goal with a blast from 20 yards in a 1-0 victory. Along with a great shot Emma is a tough tackler and has blistering speed which causes havoc for the opposition.

Emma started playing soccer when she was 6 and has twin brothers, Aaron and Jaden, who also play soccer.    She is a grade 8 French Immersion student at Cowichan High School Quamichan Campus.  Emma is a multi-sport athlete as she also plays basketball and competes in track and field.

Emma is looking forward to watching the World Cup!

Congratulations on being named this week’s Footballer of the Week.
To nominate someone please contact your respective organization.

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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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Don’t forget to “Like” us on Facebook!

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The LISA and Highlanders joint Learn to Train Academy information and assessments dates are now posted
www.L2Tcentre.blogspot.com
http://www.l2tcentre.blogspot.ca/2013/07/2013-assessments.html
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Head Coach Andrew Latham has posted the results of the physical activity research done in the fall:

http://theviewfromthewestcoast.blogspot.ca/2013/07/physical-activity-levels-in-u9-soccer.html

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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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