Kick For Kids

Grab some colleagues and friends and put together a coed team; it’s a great way to get active at BC Place, home of the Whitecaps FC and host to international FIFA events.

The theme is fun and friendly and for a great cause, in support of Kids Up Front Vancouver proudly hosted by BC Place.

Whether you’re a beginner or weekend warrior, come on out, have fun and support kids in your community.

Tournament Format:

  • 6 versus 6 coed (5 outfield players +1 goal keeper)
  • 2 women must be on the pitch at all time per team
  • Each team is allowed a maximum roster of 12 players
  • 4 team round-robin group phase – each team will play a minimum number of four games
  • Each game will last 20 minutes. No half-time or end changes
  • BC Place’s field will be divided into 4 separate fields
  • One referee per pitch
  • Tiebreak format will be sudden death penalty shoot-out, no player can shoot twice until all other players have shot once
  • All teams are asked to wear similar coloured shirts/jerseys while playing. Pinnies will be provided if necessary
  • A $250 charitable donation receipt will be provided per team; alternatively team members can divide the charitable contribution equally based on actual contribution, i.e. 10 equal paying team members = $25

Key Details:

  • First Aid will be on-site. Safety is a top priority. We stress this is a fun and friendly tournament. Any behaviour that does not comply will be cause for immediate eviction from BC Place.
  • All participants must complete a waiver on the day during checkins. All players must complete and sign the waiver form and return it before entering the field.
  • If you plan on driving, please see the map for parking options.at the following link. Alternatively the Stadium-Chinatown Skytrain Station is located just north of BC Place http://www.bcplace.com/visiting/parking
  • Player check-in will take place one hour before the first game kick-off. Entrance will be through the east gate off Griffith’s Way
  • Please bring refillable drinking containers
  • Banquet Rooms will be available for changing and storing equipment/bags; washrooms will also be available for changing
  • Each player may bring one guest/fan to cheer them on.
  • Players will receive a burger and soft drink, (beef, chicken or vegetation) after the tournament. A cash bar will be available after the tournament in the Edge Water Lounge.

Rules of Play:

  • Slide tackles are not allowed
  • In the event of a referee issuing a yellow card, the player is ejected from the match and will serve an additional one match suspension
  • In the event of a referee issuing a red card, the player will be eliminated from the tournament
  • Players who are suspected of intoxication will not be allowed to participate
  • Matches will begin and end on the referees whistle
  • Referees have final say on all calls
  • FIFA rules apply except no off-sides
  • All participants are required to wear proper footwear/cleats (no 6 studs), shin pads, socks, shorts and shirt
  • Substitutions can be made on the fly without notifying the referee

Date & Time

October 8th, 2016

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Tickets & Registration

$750 Per Team of 8-10

Registration - Event Ended

Venue

BC Place - 777 Pacific Blvd., Vancouver, BC