Phase 1 – Starts at the beginning of March and ends the last week of June.
Phase 2 – Starts at the beginning of September and ends the 3rd week of November.
Phase 1 – Starts the second week of January and ends the 1st week of July.
Phase 2 – Starts the second week of August and ends the 2nd week of December.
Phase 1 – starts 1st week of June and lasts for 3 weeks – quarterfinals, semifinals, and finals.
Phase 2 – starts 1st week of November and last 3 weeks – quarterfinals, semifinals, and finals.
Everyone except intake year makes playoffs!
For 2020 Spring break begins March 16th and training resumes March 23rd.
The teams play Easter Weekend but would have Easter Monday off from training.
Teams will get May 15 (Friday) to May 18 (Monday) off.
Phase 1 – Start Jan.13 2020 Players train 3 times per week for 3 weeks. There will be exhibition games and team bonding throughout the 3 weeks. Sessions will be in Vancouver and Richmond.
Phase 2 – Aug.17 2020 The first couple of weeks has a technical and physical component with training twice per day, 3 times per week. Sessions will be held in Vancouver and Richmond.
Fusion FC will be attending the Starfire Tournament on the September long weekend.
There has been an increase in fees for the Olympic Oval, Ferries, Buses, Gas, Ref Fees, Field Costs, etc. Just about everything has gone up in price.
Also with the addition of more academies to choose from in the lower mainland, Fusion FC experienced fewer numbers in their academy. The Academy helps supplement our fees.
Travel to the Okanagan – hotel and food for one night – FFC goes 2 to 3 times per year
Travel to Victoria – food costs
Starfire Tournament – hotel and food for 3 nights
Any extra tournaments your team decides to go to.
Any extra kit that your child may want – ie: Winter Jacket, rain jacket, etc.
No, parents are to stay at a different hotel to allow players to bond and get to know each other.
No, parents are not to enter their child’s room unless there is an emergency. In an emergency please contact your team manager. Your child’s safety is our priority.
No, kids are not permitted to leave the hotel unless there is an emergency.
Yes, Fusion FC does not turn away any player.
Families can register with Kidsport and Kidsport then connects with Fusion FC.
Coaches have a minimum of a National B license (or are working towards it) and some have the equivalent of a UEF A license.
Yes, players can participate in other sports but we request they make Fusion FC their priority
Yes, please refer to the pathway chart that is shown on our website (see link below). We also invite training players from the metro and other BCSPL clubs.
The main assessment period for players in U14 to U17 is after the playoffs in Phase 2 for BCSPL players and after the metro season is complete. During the metro season is players are identified they may be permitted by game to ensure they complete their commitment to their metro team or lower tier team.
What happens if a player is hurt during the regular season?
Any player in good standing with the club should expect to get at least 30% playing time per year (not per game). However, during the playoffs, no playing time is guaranteed.
When traveling to the interior the players travel with their team on Coach buses that are equipped with seat belts and all winter tires. Parents are not permitted to travel on the Coach Buses. When traveling to Vancouver Island, the players travel with their team on school buses. Parents may be permitted to travel on the school bus to the Island games on a trip by trip basis.
To build our fusion family and help elevate the program. Ie: game videos, player scholarships, supporting the player banquet.
To allow the coach to coach and the players to play without parents trying to coach their kids or make comments to the coach.
The 48 hr rule is an important part of any sport. It allows a cool-down period where parents and coaches can then have a discussion without tempers getting in the way.