Provincial Team Programs

The BCPFA identifies several teams each year to represent British Columbia in various competitions and championships. This is sometime referred to as Team BC or the Provincial team Program.

Age Eligibility for 2021 Events/Competition

  • U18 Canada Cup Team: Players Born in 2004 or 2005

  • U17 Selects: Players Born in 2005 or 2004 (the majority of players selected will likely be from 2005)

  • U16: Western Regional Team: Players Born 2006

  • U16 Selects: Players Born in 2006 or 2007*

  • U14 Team BC: Players born in 2008

  • Grade 7/U13 Regional Program: Players born in 2009*

*In exceptional circumstances players may be permitted to "play up"

Team BC/Representative Team

 

  • Only players participating in a regional academy and league will be eligible for selection to teams representing the BCPFA (e.g. Team BC at the Canada Games).

Benefits of playing for Team BC

Besides playing for your Province there are multiple benefits of making Team BC:

  1. Canadian Sport Institute Pacific (CSI-P) Carding - Athletes selected to Team BC will be eligible to ​register with CSI-P as a Provincial Development Level 1 Athlete and receive many of the perks associated with being carded

    • Eligible athletes will receive a letter informing them of the process​

    • More information can be found here and on the CSI-P website

  2. External Credits - Athletes that make the U18 Team BC team for the Canada Cup are eligible to receive External Credits for 'Athlete 12' in their high schools.

    • Athletes can request to receive a letter from BCPFA that they can give to their school councillor to receive credit.

    • More information can be found here