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2017 A-Cup playdown brackets updated for semi-finals

February 20, 2017

February 25 and 26 are the VIPL semi-finals, with all divisions now participating in cup play

Click here for playdown brackets, updated Feb 20

Game reminders:

1)  Please use the regular triplicate VIPL game sheets for all quarter final and semi-final matches.

2) All scores must be reported by 6 PM  on game day.

3) Game day contact is Christine Carson - you can reach her if needed at 250-792-0570 or UpperIslandSoccerOffice@gmail.com

 

 

Severe Weather Cancellation Protocol

October 13, 2016

Its been terrible soccer weather for much of this fall!

Please remember to follow the VIPL Severe Weather Cancellation Protocol if the weather gets bad enough to prevent scheduled soccer matches.   Any games that cannot be played due to weather will be rescheduled for the next weather makeup weekend (Dec 17/18, Jan 7/8, Feb 11/12 and Family Day Monday Feb 13).

Your game day contact for weather problems is the Upper Island Soccer Administrator at 250-792-0570 or UpperIslandSoccerOffice@gmail.com.  


 

VIPL 2016-17 Season - Important Dates

September 7, 2016

Thursday December 1A Cup declaration deadline

Saturday and Sunday December 10/11 – Last weekend of league play for all divisions before Winter break

Saturday and Sunday, December 17/18 – Make-up Games (as needed)

Wednesday December 31 – BC Soccer transfer deadline. (LISA teams please note your transfer deadline is December 15th as the office is closed after that date).

 

Saturday and Sunday, January 7/8, 2017 – Make-up Games (as needed)

Sunday, January 15 –A-Cup roster due.  

Saturday and Sunday January 14/15– First weekend of League play after Winter Break

Saturday and Sunday February 4/5- Last weekend of league play before play downs for all divisions except U15G and U18B

Saturday and Sunday, February 11/12 - Make-up Games (as needed), last weekend of league play before play downs for U15G and U18B

Monday, February 13 (family day) – Make-up Games (as needed)

Saturday and Sunday, February 18/19 – Make-up Games for U15G and U18B (as needed)

 

 

Cup Play Dates: Be prepared to play either day

Saturday and/or Sunday, Feb 18/19 – VIPL A-Cup Play downs, Quarter Finals

Saturday and/or Sunday, Feb 25/26 – VIPL A-Cup Play downs, Semi Finals

Saturday and/or Sunday, March 4/5 – VIPL A-Cup Play downs – FINALS

Saturday and/or Sunday, Mar 11/12 and April 1/2 – VIPL A-Cup Finals Make-Up Games (as needed)

Note: Monday March 13 –Friday March 31– LISA and UISA spring breaks

 

Saturday and/or Sunday, April 8/9 – Coastal Cup Quarter Finals

Saturday and/or Sunday, April 15/16 – Easter Break

Saturday and/or Sunday, April 22/23  - Coastal Cup Semi Finals

Saturday and/or Sunday, April 29/30 – Coastal Cupweekend off

Saturday and/or Sunday, May 6/7 –Coastal Cup Finals

 

 

Thursday, July 6 – Sunday July 9 – A Cup Provincials in Surrey


 

Important Game Scheduling Info

September 7, 2016

 From VIPL Policy and Procedures: 

2.6 Playing Fields and Game Start Times

(a)    UISA will only schedule VIPL games on fields in the Nanaimo Regional District or the Comox Valley Regional District, Campbell River Regional District and the Port Alberni Regional District. Note:  No games will be scheduled in Powell River

(b)   LISA fields will only schedule VIPL games on fields in the Capital Regional District or the Cowichan Valley Regional District

 

(c)    Outlined below are acceptable start times for all VIPL games.

 Note - Riptide teams with Powell River players for 2016/2017 are:  Boys U14, Boys U15, Boys U16, Boys U18, Girls U14, Girls U15, Girls U16, Girls U18

           Lower Island teams with Salt Spring Island Players for 2016/17 are: Gorge/Lakehill Girls U15

 

Home Team

Away team

Earliest Start

Latest Start

Notes

 

 

 

 

 

LISA

UI-Riptide

noon

1:00 PM

12:30 start preferred

 

with PR players

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LISA

UI-Riptide

noon

2:30 PM

 

 

no PR players

 

 

 

UI-Riptide

LISA

noon

2:30 PM

2:30 start preferred

 

 

 

 

 

UI-Storm

UI-Riptide

noon

3:00 PM

 

 

with PR players

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LISA

LISA

noon

4:00 PM

 

 

with SSI players

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LISA

UI-Storm

11:00 AM

4:00 PM

 

UI-Storm

LISA

11:00 AM

4:00 PM

 

UI-Riptide

UI-Storm

11:00 AM

4:00 PM

2:30 or later preferred

UI-Storm

UI-Riptide

11:00 AM

4:00 PM

 

 

no PR players

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LISA

LISA

10:00 AM

4:00 PM

 

 

no SSI players

 

 

 

UI-Storm

UI-Storm

10:00 AM

4:00 PM

 


Posting Game Times and Locations

September 7, 2016

Please ensure game times and locations are posted on the VIPL website by Wednesday, 6:00pm PRIOR to game day. UI Teams/Clubs, please forward info to UI Administrator. LI teams, please follow directions sent from LISA. Any problems inputting times/locations, please contact the UISA Administrator at UpperIslandSoccerOffice@gmail.com or 250-792-0570


 

Game Results - please report to NEW VIPL score recorder

September 7, 2016
HOME and AWAY teams, please report your game scores to our new score recorder, Samantha Cowden at VIPLscores@gmail.com
 *Please state division, teams, score and location ie: U15B Riptide 1 vs Saanich/Prospect 1, Lochside Park
Notes:
1) Scores are due from both teams by Monday at NOON , but reports right after your game are appreciated!
2) Scores will not be posted until Monday at 4 PM

****AWAY team listed 1st:HOME team listed 2nd****

Upcoming Games

Saturday, Feb 25
U14 Girls
Saanich Fusion/Prospect Lake @ UI Storm12:00pmNanaimo-Second Turf, next to Merle Logan Turf
Juan de Fuca/Sooke @ UI Riptide2:00pmComox Valley Turf
U15 Girls
UI Riptide @ Saanich Fusion/Prospect Lake12:30pmTyndall Turf Field
Gorge/Lakehill @ UI Storm3:00pmNanaimo - Merle Logan (turf) field
U16 Girls
Saanich Fusion/Prospect Lake @ UI Riptide12:00pmComox Valley Turf
UI Storm @ Gorge/Lakehill2:15pmVIPL A-cup semi-final
Sunday, Feb 26
U14 Boys
Lakehill/Gorge @ Saanich Fusion/Prospect LakeTBAVIPL A-cup semi-final
UI Storm @ UI RiptideTBAVIPL A-cup semi-final
U15 Boys
Saanich/Prospect @ UI RiptideTBAVIPL A-cup semi-final
Bays/Peninsula @ UI Storm11:15amNanaimo-Second Turf, next to Merle Logan Turf
U16 Boys
Saanich Fusion/Prospect Lake @ Bays/PFCTBAVIPL A-cup semi-final
UI Riptide @ Juan de Fuca/SookeTBAVIPL A-cup semi-final
U18 Boys
Bays/Pen/JdF @ Lakehill/GorgeTBAVIPL A-cup semi-final
UI Riptide @ UI Storm1:30pmNanaimo-Second Turf, next to Merle Logan Turf
U18 Girls
Gorge/Lakehill @ UI StormTBAVIPL A-cup semi-final
Saanich Fusion/Prospect Lake @ UI RiptideTBAVIPL A-cup semi-final
Saturday, Mar 4
U14 Girls
VIPL SF 2 v 3 winner @ VIPL SF 1v 4 winnerTBAVIPL A-cup final
U15 Girls
VIPL SF 2v3 winner @ VIPL SF 1v 4 winnerTBAVIPL A-cup final
U16 Girls
VIPL SF 2v3 winner @ VIPL SF 1v 5 winnerTBAVIPL A-cup final
Sunday, Mar 5
U14 Boys
VIPL SF 2v3 winner @ VIPL SF 1v5 winnerTBAVIPL A-cup final
U15 Boys
VIPL SF 2v3 winner @ VIPL SF 1v 4 winnerTBAVIPL A-cup final
U16 Boys
VIPL SF 2v3 winner @ VIPL SF 1v 4/5 winnerTBAVIPL A-cup final
U18 Boys
VIPL SF 2v3 winner @ VIPL SF 1v 4 winnerTBAVIPL A-cup final
U18 Girls
VIPL SF 2v3 winner @ VIPL SF 1v4 winnerTBAVIPL A-cup final

For a complete schedule listing, click here!