News and Announcements

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Vegreville Soccer is hosting an “Entry Level Referee Course” this Season!

Date for Practical On field training: Saturday, April 23rd
Time: 1:00pm – 4:30pm
Location: St. Martin’s Catholic School
4314-54A Avenue
Vegreville, AB
T9C 1C8

Cost: $125 per student

Please bring the $125 with you to the course on Saturday, April 23rd. Cheques are to made out to: Vegreville Minor Soccer Association
Students that complete the course and will be refereeing in Vegreville will be reimbursed for the cost.

Date of Online Webinar: Tuesday, April 12th
Time: 7:00pm – 10:00pm

Here is the link to register for the Vegreville Course and our Course# is: #2032
Please be sure you’re registering for the correct course when you scroll all the way to the right and click on “register”.

https://www.refcentre.com/alberta/CourseByDate.aspx

This course is available to anyone over 14 years of age.

The course covers:

Referee and Assistant Referee duties and responsibilities
The FIFA Laws of the Game (11v11 soccer)
U11 8v8 Rules of the Game
On field practical training
Students are supplied with:

FIFA Law Book
U11 8v8 Rule Book
Referee badge and whistle
Yellow and red cards, referee wallet

Please contact Shelley at 587-280-0771 or dsberry@telus.net should you have any questions about the course.

Thank you!
VMSA

2022 OUTDOOR SOCCER REGISTRATION

Posted by Shelley Berry at Feb 19, 2022 1:56PM PST ( 0 Comments )
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2022 OUTDOOR SOCCER REGISTRATION NEWS:

SO EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE THAT OUTDOOR SOCCER REGISTRATION WILL OPEN ON MARCH 1ST, 2022 ONLINE AT http://www.vegrevillesoccer.ca/!

ALL SEASON INFORMATION, FEES, PAYMENT OPTIONS, ETC. WILL BE ON THE “2022 OUTDOOR SOCCER INFORMATION DOCUMENT” THAT WILL BE UNDER THE REGISTRATION TAB ON OUR WEBSITE AT WWW.VEGREVILLESOCCER.CA VERY SOON!

TO KEEP INFORMED ON ALL SOCCER NEWS, INCLUDING REGISTRATION, PLEASE FOLLOW OUR FACEBOOK PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/VegrevilleSoccer/

WE ARE SO LOOKING FORWARD TO A GREAT SEASON AND CAN’T WAIT TO SEE ALL OUR SOCCER FAMILIES OUT AT THE SOCCER PARK AND HOPEFULLY SOME NEW FAMILIES AS WELL!

SHELLEY BERRY
VEGREVILLE SOCCER REGISTRAR/COMMUNICATIONS
DSBERRY@TELUS.NET
587-280-0771

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Vegreville Minor Soccer Association will be holding our Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, March 15th at 7:00pm at the Vegreville Legion. Details for our upcoming 2022 Outdoor Season will be coming soon; please watch for details on our website and ensure you are following us on our Facebook Page. The link is: https://www.facebook.com/VegrevilleSoccer/

Attendance is not required this year at our AGM to receive your early registration discount, but we would love to see many of you there! We are so looking forward to having a “regular soccer season” this year and hope you’re all as excited as we are!

Please feel free to contact Shelley at 587-280-0771 or dsberry@telus.net should you have any questions.

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Thank you to Steven Bohrson Carpentry for the New RICHARDSON PIONEER Soccer Clubhouse Addition at the RJV Soccer Park! The addition turned out great and will be appreciated by Players, Parents, Coaching Staff, Referees, Volunteers & Guests for years to come. A Huge Thank you to #Richardson Pioneer for their generous donation! We would not have been able to make the RJV Soccer Park what it is today without the generous support of businesses and individual donors!

Please scroll down on our Main Page to view the video of the “Addition” being constructed! Great video of the hardworking crew!

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April 21, 2021: VMSA Covid 19 Update – 2021 Outdoor Season

Members:

As you are aware, we are going through a period of many uncertainties and we are doing our best to keep our members updated. VMSA continues to work alongside with our District, Lakeland District Soccer Association and Alberta Soccer Association to organize the 2021 Outdoor Season in the best and safest way for all our coaches, players, parents, and volunteers in accordance with all recommendations and guidelines provided by the Government of Alberta.

VMSA has one specific goal, which is to get your children back out on the Soccer pitches as soon as we can safely do so. I’m sure you can appreciate there are many components to the planning of this Season, so we thank you for your continued patience.

Please see below important preparation information for the 2021 Outdoor Season:

REGISTRATION
Our registration remains open for all Age Groups at www.vegrevillesoccer.ca. Our “Soccer Registration Closing Date” will be Monday, May 3rd. Parents may choose to “Pay Online” when they register or choose to “Pay Offline” by May 3rd. Please ensure you have your registration forms and all fees submitted by May 3rd, 2021.

SOCCER RAFFLE
Our Soccer Raffle draw date is: June 22, 2021 at the RJV Soccer Park. This will likely be our only fundraiser for this year, and we hope that our Soccer Families will continue to support our raffle. Please contact Shelley at 587-280-0771 or dsberry@telus.net to pick up your book of raffle tickets, unless you indicated on your registration form that you would like me to fill out your book of tickets in Guardian 1’s name and will accept a texted photo of the raffle book in your name. Please ensure you have paid your $100 fundraising fee before you plan to pick up your book of tickets. I will be filling out the tickets this week for the Parents that requested I fill out their tickets on their child’s registration form and will text those Parents the photos. If there are Parents that have not paid the registration fees yet but would like to pick up their book of tickets, please send your $100 e-transfer to dsberry@telus.net and then contact me to arrange pick up.

COACHING COURSES
Alberta Soccer Association has put in a requirement this Season for ALL COACHES (includes every age group including U5) to complete the NCCP online coaching course for the appropriate level. VMSA needs ALL COACHES that have signed up on their child’s registration forms to Coach, to purchase the appropriate age group course below. The courses are all online and VMSA will be reimbursing you for taking this course. All Coaching Staff, including Ass’t Coaches, Managers and Bench Parents must also have a valid CPIC including the Vulnerable Sector Check on file with VMSA. CPICs are good for 3 years with VMSA. If you do not have a current CPIC on file, you will be sent the “VMSA Volunteer Letter” that you need to take to the RCMP to get this check done. Parents/coaches will be reimbursed for taking these coaching courses; please send your receipts to: Shelley at dsberry@telus.net. The link for the Canada Soccer registration process is below; click on the course you would like to purchase:

https://canada-soccer.myshopify.com/collections/grassroots-coaching-education-program

If you coach players aged 4-6, complete: ACTIVE START $20

If you coach players aged 6-9, complete: FUNDAMENTALS $20

If you coach players aged 9-12, complete: LEARN TO TRAIN $30

If you coach players aged 13+, complete: SOCCER FOR LIFE $30

VMSA has always recommended anyone coaching U11+ to take the “SOCCER FOR LIFE” COURSE.

REFEREE COURSES
Entry Level Courses are available at the following link: Upcoming Courses – Alberta Soccer

14 & 15 yr olds – Entry Level (Youth Referee)
16+ – Entry Level (District Referee)

Keep your receipts and email them to Shelley at dsberry@telus.net.

TRAINING
For the upcoming 2021 Outdoor Season, VMSA will be following the:
8-and-2_Training_2021April-8-updated-Compliance-doc.pdf (albertasoccer.com) (subject to changes), which is in affect now. VMSA has a “Covid 19 FAQs” document on the front page of our website, which we hope will address most of your questions and concerns. Here is the link: https://www.vegrevillesoccer.ca/organizations/3142/pages/183404

VMSA would like to take this opportunity to thank all members for your continued patience and support during these uncertain times.

As always, please contact Shelley at 587-280-0771 or dsberry@telus.net should you have any questions.

Shelley Berry
Vegreville Soccer Communications