Greater Victoria Minor Football Association

How does Registration Work?

2020 Fall Football Skills & Conditioning

Saturdays September 26 - November 14
Cost: $60 for 8 weeks
  • No gear, must wear athletic clothing, long sleeves, cleats and bring own water bottle clearly labelled. All players must wear football gloves.
  • Hand sanitizer station will be provided and players must sanitizer their hands before and after they enter the field.
  • Each player will need to check-in and be screened for signs of illness before EVERY SESSION. There is a ZERO tolerance policy for any signs of illness. A Safety Officer will record this information at every practice for our records.
  • Coaches will wear a mask if they are closer than 6 feet to players.
  • All equipment will be during sanitized during and after each session.
  • 20 player max per team. Based on first registered and paid.
  • 50 people max at the field. No parent spectators due to max numbers. Drop off and pickup in the parking lot do not come early!
  • No high fives or huddles. No contact/tackling social distancing will be in place as much as possible.
*Please read the BCPFA - Return to Sports plan. Also note that this plan can be updated at anytime due to provincial guidelines.

Teams

Saanich Wolverines - Copley Field
Atom/PeeWee (2009-2013) - 12:00-2:00pm
Junior Bantam (2007-2008) - 2:30-4:30pm

Westshore Warriors - Belmont Field
Atom/Peewee (2009-2013) - 12:00-2:00pm
Junior Bantam (2007-2008) - 2:30-4:30pm

Register

Step 1: Please email gvmfa.general@gmail.com and include the following:
Player Name:
Age:
Year Born:
Team Registering For (Saanich or Westshore):
Parent Name:
Parent Email:
Emergency Phone:

Step 2: Once you have sent in registration above, fees can be paid by e-transfer to Lucy Hansen at gvmfa.madamepresident@gmail.com or by credit card. Fees must be paid to hold your spot as there are only 20 players max per team. If you are wanting to pay by credit please email contact information and time best to contact you.

2020 Fall Tackle and Flag Registration (Cancelled)

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Our Spring season was cancelled due to COVID-19.

  • Atom 2010-2012, PeeWee 2008 & 2009, Junior Bantam 2006 & 2007
  • Mighty Mites Flag Football 2012-2014

Practices:

Tackle: 2 practices per week 6-8pm Tues/Thurs

Games: 1 game per weekend

Spring Season: Cancelled

Flag: Cancelled

FALL REGISTRATION INFORMATION. PLEASE READ THROUGH THE ENTIRE REGISTRATION PROCESS PRIOR TO REGISTERING

Fall registration fee: $200 (Tackle) & $100 (Flag)

The registration fee does NOT include the extra $59 in annual association/esportsdesk fees (previously this was included in your registration the new system requires parents to pay these fees). These fees are only paid once per calendar year:

  • $15 Football Canada membership fee
  • $20 British Columbia Community Football Association (BCCFA) membership fee ($10 membership, $10 coach development)
  • $23 British Columbia Provincial Football Association (BCPFA) membership fee ($10 insurance, $13 membership)
  • $7 eSportsDesk admin fee

IMPORTANT

**The Football Canada memberships are built right into eSportsdesk so you no longer have to pay their memberhsip outside of the registration system.

BCCFA has mandated that all football clubs must use a new centrally developed online registration system called eSportdesk in order to offer league play football in BC. This online registration system must be used by everyone who wishes to register regardless of how payment is taking place. Please read and follow the instructions carefully.

  1. Click REGISTER and this will take you to the central online registration system called eSportsdesk
  2. Click "sign up" for an account for new families or "sign in" for returning players
  3. For new accounts, you will receive a confirmation email with a password
  4. For new accounts, log into your account from the email and click "add/edit family member"
  5. Click "add family member"
  6. Enter your child's information and click "continue". Ensure birthdate is correct as you cannot register for teams if it is incorrect
  7. For both new and returning players, click "Register Now" at top and then click "Register Now" beside the GVMFA team you wish to register for
  8. Follow the prompts and read and agree to the waivers
  9. Select BCCFA when asked in the questionnaire.
  10. Check out! The BCPFA, the BCCFA and Football Canada fees must be paid via credit card or Interac, but the GVMFA fees can be paid via credit card, Interac or cheque.

Depending upon the payment chosen, a 3% Credit Card fee (applied to the GVMFA registration fee only) or $1.50 Interac fee will apply

If you are planning on applying for Kidsport, Jumpstart or other financial assistance, please follow the steps above and choose "cheque" for the GVMFA payment at step 10.

Checklist before first practice:

After your player has been registered, please bring the following to gear up (dates and times to be emailed):

  • Proof of age ie: BC Services Card (Care Card), Birth Certificate or Passport
  • $300 equipment deposit cheque
  • $100 jersey deposit cheque
  • $100 volunteer cheque

Greater Victoria Minor Football Association Registration Fees are used for:

  • Officiating
  • Field preparation and rental
  • Replacement and upgrading of practice equipment
  • Shoulder pads, helmets, mouth guards, pants and game Jerseys
  • Training supplies, safety and education
  • Administration supplies

Once fees are paid/discussed at the time of registration and all deposit/bond cheques are received, your player will then be able to receive his/her equipment and take part in the on field activities, but not before. Equipment, jersey and volunteer deposit cheques are held by the club until the end of the season. As long as the volunteer requirements are met and all gear is returned in good clean condition, these bond cheques will be returned to the family or are shredded. Please note - the GVMFA does not want to cash these cheques as we would rather have the volunteer time and have our gear back!

GVMFA welcomes and encourages both male and female players to play at all age group levels.

If your child has any individual needs, contact the team Head Coach and Team Manager so that they can maximize your child's enjoyment and involvement.

For more information, contact: Lucy Hansen, GVMFA Registrar at gvmfa.general@gmail.com

GEAR UP (Tackle Only)
  • You will come to Copley Field and we'll have your child fitted for gear!
  • Dates: Atom Tuesday, Feb 25 6-8pm, PeeWee Wednesday Feb 26 6:30-8:30pm and JB Friday Feb 28 6-8pm
  • IMPORTANT - DEPOSIT CHEQUES (If you do not have cheques you can provide a credit card)
    • Amounts
    1. $300 - for your footballl gear
    2. $100 - for your team jersey
    3. $100 - for volunteer assurance
    • Details
      • Fall football, post date them for December 31, 2020
      • Make them out to "Greater Victoria Minor Football Assocation"

 
Park Boundary Schools List for Fall 2020

Saanich Wolverines (Saanich Schools)

Gordon Head Schools (Saanich Team)

Victoria Schools (Saanich Team)

Westshore Warriors (Westshore & Sooke Schools)

Brentwood Elementary Braefoot Elementary Craigflower Elementary Colwood Elementary
Lakehill Elementary Campus View Elementary George Jay Elementary Crystal View Elementary
Cordova Bay Elementary Cloverdale Elementary James Bay Elementary David Cameron Elementary
Deep Cove Elementary Doncaster Elementary Macauley Elementary Happy Valley Elementary
Eagle View Elementary Frank Hobbs Elementary Marigold Elementary Lakewood Elementary
Keating Elementary Hillcrest Elementary Oaklands Elementary Millstream Elementary
Kelset Elementary Margaret Jenkins Elementary Quadra Elementary Ruth King Elementary
Lochside Elementary Torquay Elementary Sir James Douglas Elementary Sangster Elementary
McKenzie Elementary Willows Elementary South Park Elementary Savory Elementary
Northridge Elementary Tillicum Elementary Willway Elementary
Prospect Lake Elementary Vic West Elementary Wishar Elementary
Rogers Elementary View Royal Elementary Hans Helgeson Elementary
Sidney Elementary John Muir School
Strawberry Vale Elementary Poirier Elementary
Port Renfrew School
Bayside Middle School Monteray Middle School Shoreline Middle School Saseenos Elementary
Glanford Middle School Cedar Hill Middle School Rockheights Middle School Sooke Elementary
Royal Oak Middle School Lansdowne Middle School Colquitz Middle School
North Saanich Middle School Gordon Head Middle School Central Middle School Dunsmuir Middle School
Arbutus Middle School John Stubbs Middle/Elem School
Spencer Middle School
Journey Middle School


*Note:
If your school falls in a catchment area that does not have enough players for a full team, the players will still be eligible to play with another team.