The EA SPORTS BC Soccer Premier League is pleased to confirm the final schedule for the 3rd annual BCSPL COLLEGE ID WEEKEND, presented by the Western Canada College ID Camp, on the May 25-27 weekend. BCSPL U16 and U17 boys and girls teams will play games at McArthur Island in Kamloops, providing opportunities for coaches to identify players in a centralized location. New for 2018, the BCSPL has invited our tier 1 neighbours from Alberta to participate, with 10 teams who have confirmed their attendance along with 30 BCSPL teams.
Also within this release is the list of university soccer programs who have confirmed their attendance to identify players. The marquee names of universities is a testament to the interest in BC and Alberta players from schools across the country. Highlighting the USPORTS schools in attendance will be Cape Breton University, who will be scouting in the same city where they won the men's 2017 CIS National Championship just 6 months ago. Capers Head Coach Deano Morley commented, "we look forward to familiarizing ourselves with youth players from these BC and Alberta club programs".
Canada West conference schools will be well represented with schools such as the University of BC, the University of Victoria and Trinity Western University who are sending coaches from both their men’s and women’s programs. The NCAA will be represented on site by coaches from both the men’s and women’s Simon Fraser University programs, and the Seattle University women’s program who will be making the drive across the border to have a look at Canadian players. And the BCSPL is excited to bring back many east coast university coaches, including the University of Windsor, Saint Mary’s University and St. Francis Xavier University. All three of these programs attended the BCSPL showcase weekend in 2017, and the BCSPL is excited to welcome them back to this enhanced 2018 scouting opportunity.