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What does it mean to be a full member of Lower Island Soccer Association?

By becoming a member of LISA, an organization can make a significant contribution to soccer in British Columbia. Becoming a member of LISA, an affiliated organization of BC Soccer, is both an accomplishment and privilege for which organizations should be proud. To be a member of LISA means that an organization is committed to growing the game and improving soccer for all participants within the Lower Island region and British Columbia by offering soccer programs through a collaborative, progressive, and respectful environment. Members of LISA are committed to a player-centric development model that represents the spirit of the game of soccer and the qualities that make it the world’s most popular sport.

Eligible organization must prove that they are able to meet all criteria within this application.  Criteria includes:

Has proof of a registration with the Province of British Columbia (as a registered society, sole proprietor, partnership, or incorporation)Can provide proof of a “betterment” to soccer within the Lower Island Soccer Association District
Can provide a Constitution & Bylaws or equivalent as approved by BC RegistriesCan provide a listing of Officers/Directors and staff (if applicable)
Can provide most recent copy of Notice to Reader financial statements and/or budget as required by BCSA which shows financial viabilityCan provide proof of registration equivalent to the minimum requirements  set by LISA in alignment with BC Soccer’s District Standards for New Club Membership
Has a dedicated Risk Management Officer and Criminal Record Check PolicyIs prepared to adhere to the bylaws, rules & regulations, and policies of Lower Island Soccer Association and its governing bodies
Can provide sufficient field space to host LISA matches  within LISA’s designated start timesCan provide a certified Referee pool (small sided and full field as applicable)

Full Member Application deadline is October 31, 2021. Successful applicants would be eligible for LISA play for the 2022-2023 Coastal Season (start date September, 2022).

LISA New Member Application:

Review Process

LISA’s Membership Committee or designate will review the application for completeness. Provided the application is complete, LISA’s Membership Committee will review the application to determine if all criteria are met and score the application based on “LISA‘s Member Application scorecard”. LISA’s Membership Committee is made up of a minimum of three individuals who do not have any other role with a current member organization of LISA.

LISA Member Application Scorecard: