Aldergrove hosts youth soccer’s Coastal Cup

Aldergrove Youth Soccer is hosting the Coastal Cup this weekend, April 30-May 1.

Aldergrove Youth Soccer is hosting the Coastal Cup this weekend, April 30-May 1.

The BC Coastal Cup has a rich history in BC youth soccer since 1953.

The Coastal Cup has two competitive levels of youth soccer and includes teams in six age groups of boys and girls from under 13 years to under 18 years.

The grand finals ceremony is in the host city of Aldergrove at the Athletic Park on April 30 and May 1.

The “A” Cup is open to teams from the Metro Select League and the Vancouver Island Premier League and from teams from lower leagues that want to challenge for the “A” Cup. Play downs started in April and teams play single knock out until there is a winner in May.

The “B” Cup entrees are decided through the 5 District and 4 District Leagues (Boys), the BCCGL (Girls) and the Vancouver Island Playdowns (Boys and Girls). The Cup started with play downs within each region and ends at the finals in Aldergrove.

The league and regional play down winners started on April 1 and played single knock out games until there is a winner. The champions qualify to represent the Coastal Region at the 2016 Provincial Cup.

The competition for the 63rd BC Coastal Cup ends May 1 when we crown the 22 Coastal Cup champions for 2016.

The Provincial Cups run July 7-10.

The Provincial A Cup for boys and girls in the U13, U14, U15, U16 and under 18 age divisions will be hosted by Burnaby District Youth Soccer Association.

The Les Sinnott Memorial Boys Provincial Cup (formerly Boys Provincial B Cup) for boys from the under 13 age group to under 18 will be hosted by North Shore Youth Soccer Association at Ambleside Park and Klahanie Park.

The Girls Provincial B Cup division for girls from the under 13 age group to under 18 will be hosted by Pinnacles FC at Penticton’s Kings Park.