Annual General Meeting
New Executive, Awards and Scholarships
Every year in February the VMFL holds it's annual AGM where the current executive members wrap up their year and an election is held to wave in the new executive members.
For the 2014 year Valder Belgrave will return for his second year as President of the VMFL. Other returning members include Mel Beaton (Vice President), Doug Pauls (Director) and Shane Thompson (Director).
New to the executive will be Coquitlam President Paul Lancaster (Director) and Gordan Francis (Director). Two other names were submitted with written letters of agreement to stand and were nominated and they will be added next executive meeting.
As well the past executive hands out last years awards and scholarships including the following:
- Builder Award (for long time contribution to community football) - Joe Connelly, North Surrey l
- Coach of the Year - Sean Roden, Football Nanaimo and Team BC U16
- Midget Scholarship - Gurjot Bain, Langley
- Bantam Scholarship - Charlie Moore, South Delta
- Cheer Scholarship - Lena Downey, North Delta
Lower Mainland Spring Flag
Spring Flag Football Just Around The Corner
As we start the new year it means it’s time for the fast growing Spring Flag Football program to start up a new season.
Spring Flag is a five on five non-contact flag football game that runs in the VMFL during the months of April and May. Each team comprises of around six to eight players and games are played over five weekends with each weekend consisting of multiple games during the day.
After the five weekends teams head to the provincial championships in Kelowna which take place over a full weekend in May. Age groups are from U10 up to U19.
March 10: Jersey deadline
March 12: Coaches orientation & passing clinic. Location New Westminster HS
March 15: Team/Association VMFL/VCFL Spring League play registration deadline
April 13: Referee’s training clinic - Langley McLeod Stadium – time 2 pm
April 14: Referee’s training clinic – SFU football locker room 6 pm
April 16: Referee’s training clinic - Vancouver College 6 pm
May 16: Registration of BC Provincials in Kelowna
The 2014 Schedule is as follows:
- John Oliver Park
- Mercer Stadium
- Hugh Boyd Park
- Townsend Park
Spring Flag Champs: Kelowna - Captial News Centre
Forms / Documents:
FBC Spring Flag Team Registration (Excel)
VMFL Spring Flag Jersey Order Form (Excel)
VMFL Spring Flag Team Registration (Excel)
FBC Membership Fees (Word)
This years games will be held at Langley McLeod Park on April 12th featuring Bantam 9-man, Bantam 12-man and Midget:
9-man Bantam: 12:00pm
12-man Bantam: 2:30pm
Register for all upcoming NCCP courses online
at Football BC:
VMFL Coaching Requirements
A list of some of the things you must do to be a
coach in the VMFL:
Be trained in the NCCP Course for appropriate age group. Either
Community Sport Initiation or Introduction to Competition
Online “Making Ethical Decisions” for Community
Sport through Coaching Canada
Read and sign your VMFL Code of Conduct document and have submitted
to the VMFL Secretary
Complete your contact information must
be into the VMFL Secretary
If you are new to the position of Head
Coach or new to coaching in the VMFL you may have to attend a
VMFL Head Coach Clinic. See your President
Know and understand your rule books
including the CARBFTF and the VMFL Handbook.