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Alberta Soccer Association ANNUAL REPORT 2017

"CREATING A CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE FOR THE GAME"


CONTENTS

TABLE OF

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MESSAGE FROM THE BOARD

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STRATEGIC PLAN

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DEMOGRAPHICS

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YEAR-IN-REVIEW

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COACHING

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REFEREE PROGRAMÂ

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GRASSROOTS DEVELOPMENT

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EXCELLENCE PROGRAM

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SERVUS YOUTH PROVINCIAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

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SENIOR PROVINCIAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

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ALBERTA MAJOR SOCCER LEAGUE

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WOMEN IN SOCCER

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COMMUNICATIONS

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PARTNERSHIPS

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AWARDS & RECOGNITION

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LIFE MEMBERS

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ASSOCIATE MEMBERS

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DIRECTORY

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COMMITTEES

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FINANCIALS

APPENDIX A: HONOUR ROLLS APPENDIX B: AUDIT


MESSAGE FROM THE BOARD As we look back on the past year, the first thing that comes to mind is pride. Pride in the players who made 2017 a great year for the “Beautiful Game”. From the youngest players' first steps on a small-sided pitch to the Albertans who excelled on the international stage with our national teams, Alberta is a force in providing a solid pathway to participation and excellence. Thank you to the teams who represented us across the country – making us proud with your fair play, your championship play, and your enthusiasm for the game.

the Association experienced both regret and happiness for Richard and Marissa's future endeavours. Richard was the backbone of the Association during its rebuilding years, always reminding us of our accountability to Alberta's soccer communities. Although Richard will be missed, we welcome and congratulate his successor, Shaun Lowther, in his new role as Alberta Soccer's Executive Director. The Association made solid progress in implementing the strategic plan and strengthening the game for the ever-increasing number of players across Alberta. We must continue working together to address the pressures we face in retaining players, coaches, and referees - ensuring members have the support to deliver their programs effectively and efficiently. As we move forward, it's important to share knowledge, practices, and solutions between Districts, so every member benefits from the success of others. Working in a systematic and cooperative manner can only benefit soccer in Alberta.

We would be hard-pressed to achieve success if it weren't for those who gave their time and effort to ensure that every game was a success for every player. Soccer wouldn't be in the position it is if not for the folks who unselfishly went out of their way to help each player reach their potential. Thank you to the parents, coaches, referees, managers, administrators, and supporters who create the environment for, and encourage the hearts of, every soccer player in the province. As the Board of Directors, we are grateful for the continued support and encouragement from the District executives who have enabled genuine dialogue and provided input and advice as we move down the “good governance” pathway. We look forward to a continued partnership with each of the Districts as we adjust and evolve our programming and support to all players and Districts. Your ongoing support and valued input is vital to the growth of soccer in the province.

To highlight the benefit of shared knowledge, we look to the Development of Women in Soccer Committee, who over the past year engaged other similar committees and government organizations across Canada's Sport Industry. In doing so, the Committee gained insight on various best practices, which furthered our mission to achieve gender equity in our game. The Board and its Committees continue to monitor the financial health of the Association closely, with a view to maintaining a quality level of service and programming for our membership. The staff remains committed to developing innovative programming and achieving operational efficiencies.

It has been an interesting year, with the announcement that the Canadian Premier League (CPL), Canada’s highly anticipated professional men’s soccer league, is set to debut in Spring 2019. Coupled with that, Canada joined the USA and Mexico in a World Cup bid, and the City of Edmonton has begun preparing a host city submission. We continue to work on our governance documentation in conjunction with the Canadian Soccer Association, as we align the governance systems to benefit the overall state of soccer in Canada. This is not an easy task and the significant contributions from the Districts are important, as evidenced by the thoughtful discussions at our September planning meeting.

Our grassroots programming continued building a strong foundation for soccer development through the Alberta and Canada Soccer Pathways. This development begins by inspiring a lifelong passion for soccer among players, parents, and coaches – a purpose the Technical Department does an excellent job of achieving. The Board is grateful to the Alberta Soccer staff and Committee members for their tireless work in ensuring the smooth operation of the Association and the delivery of its programs.

When Richard and Marissa Adams announced they were moving back to New Brunswick in late 2017,

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2016-19 STRATEGIC PLAN

V V II S S II O ON N :: A A centre centre of of excellence excellence for for the game providing the game providing opportunities opportunities for for all all players players to reach their full potential to reach their full potential

MISSION: To provide leadership for soccer excellence in Alberta by fostering and promoting: - a strong infrastructure for sound governance - quality programs and services to safeguard the sport's long-term prosperity

In 2016, with guidance from its members, Alberta Soccer launched its 2016-19 Strategic Plan, focusing on six core priorities: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

GOVERNANCE & LEADERSHIP FINANCIAL STABILITY BUSINESS DEV'T & COMMUNICATIONS TECHNICAL LEADERSHIP REFEREE DEVELOPMENT COMPETITIONS

In the first year, the Association gained momentum and reached many of the ambitious goals it set out to achieve. In 2017, two years into the current Plan, and the progress continued - reflecting Alberta Soccer's vision and mission and respecting the expectations of soccer communities across the province. In particular, 2017 saw the expansion of Alberta Soccer's programming to include more opportunities for those in rural areas. The coaching program introduced the regional C Licence course, which tripled the number of coaches who enrolled as compared to previous years. The excellence program launched the Rural ID event to more effectively scout rural players for invitation to the U13 Provincial Teams. Mini Stars grew beyond its Edmonton and Calgary offerings to include Winter Training in nine additional communities across the province. And finally, the referee program added 10 new instructors throughout rural Alberta while continuing to develop online education opportunities. 2


DEMOGRAPHICS

95,406 Registered Players 0.8% increase over 2016

Senior vs Youth 80 60

75%

40 20 0

25% Youth

1173

Senior

Gender Distribution 70 56

63%

42 28

37%

14 0 Female

Male

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YEAR-IN-REVIEW NOVEMBER DECEMBER

- Alberta Soccer donates $10,000 to KidSport Alberta

- Servus Credit Union renews its Title Sponsorship of the Youth Provincial Championships

JANUARY

FEBRUARY

- Grassroots Symposiums in Edmonton and Calgary - AGM and Awards Banquet in Calgary with life member, Fred Kern, inducted

- 20-year-old donation from the Dr. Herb Link Memorial Fund awarded to local First Nations players and FMYSA players - Munib Koric, Calgary coach, accepted to Real Madrid Apprenticeship

MARCH

APRIL

- Indoor Provincials take place - DWSC receives CAAWS WISE grant - Provincial teams attend Whitecaps FC High Potential Prospects Combine

- Launched Preferred Training Model Video Playbook - Mini Stars Showcase - Jim Loughlin receives Alberta Sport Connection Don Watts Coach Developer Award

MAY - Women in Soccer Conference in Red Deer, receiving a $15K Status of Women Grant - AMSL kicks off 26th season - Mini Stars Residential Camp

JUNE - FUNdamentals Festivals wrap up across province

JULY

AUGUST

- Multi-sport summer camps begin in YEG - B Licence (P1) course in Sherwood Park, led by Sylvie Beliveau - TIV Rural and City Provincial Championships

- TI and TI to National Provincials in Sherwood Park - TII & III Provincials took place - Canada's 50th Summer Games in Winnipeg - Back-to-school summer camp in Fort McMurray

SEPTEMBER

OCTOBER

- 200 players attend Rural ID event - SoccerFest takes place in YEG & YYC - First Steps into Coaching and Girls Goals in Calgary - Western Masters and Regional Classics in YEG 4

- Seven teams earn three medals at Canada Soccer Club Nationals - Calgary hosts Canada Soccer's U15 National Championships


COACHING Alberta Soccer continues to lead the way in the phased implementation of Canada Soccer's coaching program and alignment with LTPD principles.

Manager, who assisted with the delivery of the entirely new B Licence curriculum. A total of 25 coaches from Alberta and Saskatchewan took part in the course. In 2017, five AB coaches completed their evaluations and earned the status of Certified B Licence Coach.

Considerable increase was seen in trained community coaches - In 2016-17, the Coach Education department held 94 community workshops, with 1,485 coaches 'trained' in the Community Stream. This included FIFA 11+ Training for 11-a-side coaches and Movement Prep Training for those who coach in small-sided game formats. Overall, the larger number of courses resulted in a 13.8% increase in trained coaches over the previous year.

Canada Soccer continued to support the Women in Coaching Program – Working with Canada Soccer, the Association supported female coaches who were working towards their Provincial B Licence. Five women completed the mentorship program last year after starting in 2016, while two additional women joined the program in 2017. Looking forward to 2018, Alberta Soccer will offer an expanded coach mentorship program through the Women in Sport Leadership Coach Developer Initiative. This project, which is supported by the Coaching Association of Canada and Alberta Sport Connection, will welcome ten new participants.

Licencing Stream courses noted a significant increase in registrations - This is due in large part to the implementation of the regionalized delivery of the C Licence course to communities outside the traditional Edmonton and Calgary host locations. The Association intends to expand on this by offering module-based and online component courses - ensuring as many coaches as possible can access the course, regardless of their location.

Jim Loughlin, Director of Coach Education and Player Development at Alberta Soccer, was awarded the prestigious Don Watts Coach Developer Award for his work developing Alberta coaches. His contributions as a National Coach Certification Program (NCCP) Multi-sport and Sport Learning Facilitator and Evaluator have proven invaluable to the soccer community, and to Alberta as a whole.

C Licence courses were hosted throughout the province- Courses were hosted in Lethbridge and Medicine Hat (15 participants), Red Deer (18 participants), Fort McMurray (9 participants), Calgary Minor (34 participants), and St. Albert (36 participants). All told, 112 coaches earned the Trained C Licence coach status. An additional 11 coaches completed their evaluations and earned the full C Licence Coach certification.

8,456 Coaches in Alberta

Sylvie Beliveau led B Licence (Part 1) - In July, Sherwood Park welcomed Canada Soccer's LTPD

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REFEREE PROGRAM Achievements The province saw 23 officials upgraded from District to Regional status and one official earned their Regional to Provincial upgrade.

In 2016-17, Alberta Soccer continued its steady gains in referee recruitment and development opportunities – noting a 4% increase in the number of registered officials throughout the province over the previous year.

29 Alberta referees represented the province at the Calgary-hosted, Canada Soccer U15 Club National Championships in October. Kurtis Nozack and Mike Stacey were both appointed to Canada Summer Games in August.

Education and Development The Association's referee department held 212 courses which were attended by 4262 students.

Dave Gantar was appointed as Video Assistant Referee (VAR) in the MLS Cup Final. He also traveled to China in November to help set up their VAR system.

Courses | # Courses | # Students Entry Level | 41 | 819 Mini | 40 | 792 Outdoor Refresher | 58 | 1331 Indoor Refresher | 35 | 783

At the International level, three officials – Sheena Dickson, Dave Gantar, and Drew Fischer – were reappointed to the FIFA International List of Referees. Micheal Barwegen, of Coaldale, AB, was added to the FIFA International List of Assistant Referees. As in recent years, all four of these officials were appointed to high-level competitions, including World Cup Qualifiers, MLS, NASL, Canada Soccer National Club Championships, and CIS Nationals.

Indoor Conversion | 22 | 281 Futsal Conversion | 2 | 16 Futsal Refresher | 4 | 88 Regional Upgrade | 3 | 37 Instructor Re-certification | 3 | 61 Assessor Entry Level | 2 | 14 Assessor Re-certification | 2 | 40

3,390 Referees in Alberta FIFA - 3   National - 1     Provincial - 18 Regional - 74 District - 1576   Youth - 603 Mini - 1115      

74% Male 26% Female

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GRASSROOTS DEVELOPMENT Over the past year, the Alberta Soccer Grassroots department continued to gain traction in the promotion and implementation of the Long Term Player Development and Preferred Training Models. To aid in this process, Alberta Soccer released two videos: This is Grassroots and the Preferred Training Model Video Playbook - both of which can be viewed on Alberta Soccer's channel on YouTube.

took part in the opportunity, the program was able to reach the far corners of the province, ultimately meeting with 65% of the Alberta Soccer districts. In addition to the visits conducted through 23-in-one, the department successfully provided a range of technical support to grassroots communities. Overall, the Grassroots department impacted 1,099 coaches, 3,605 players, and countless more parents in Alberta. FUNdamentals Festivals: Supported by Servus, the FUNdamentals Festivals embraced five new and several returning communities with the intent of training and implementing the Preferred Training Model (PTM) within the hosting communities' grassroots programming. Twelve communities, 730 players, and 170 coaches enjoyed the benefits of the FIFA and Canada Soccer endorsed PTM.

2017 WAS ANOTHER ACTIVE YEAR - ONE FILLED WITH LOTS OF "MILES AND SMILES." Mini Stars: This program once again saw great success supporting player, coach, and community development. With many of the past participants progressing to the Provincial Training Program and beyond, it's clear that the Mini Stars program provides an excellent opportunity for player identification. During the last year, 294 players took part in Winter Training, which expanded beyond Edmonton and Calgary to include Camrose, Cochrane, Okotoks, Medicine Hat, Fort McMurray, Fort St. John, and Grande Prairie. Fall Training in Edmonton and Calgary saw 132 participants. Highlights of the program include the Showcase and Residential Camp, which welcomed 160 and 60 players respectively.

Summer Camps: In 2017, Alberta Soccer embraced a unique multisport partnership opportunity with Alberta Volleyball and Basketball Alberta. Over a five-week period in the summer, a series of multi-sport camps were held at the Saville Centre in Edmonton. The camps were a great success for the 134 participants and will continue on in 2018. In September, an additional summer camp was hosted in Fort McMurray, with 52 players taking part in the back-to-school camp.

District Outreach: Last year, the grassroots team aimed to visit each of the Association's member districts through its 23-in-one initiative. Although not all members

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EXCELLENCE PROGRAM Alberta Soccer remains steadfast in its work to develop soccer in our province and country while aligining with Canada Soccer's Player Pathway. The Association continued its positive relationship with both FC Edmonton and the Vancouver Whitecaps - creating opportunities for local players to reach National and Professional levels of play.

previous attendees: BC, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan. The Alberta teams performed well, playing quality soccer that resulted in several Alberta players being identified by staff from the Vancouver Whitecaps and Canada Soccer. REX and Academy Centres Alberta Soccer's first year of REX programming proved highly beneficial for the Association in identifying top prospects, with an increase in the number of female players moving on to National Team activities being seen. Over 80 players were enrolled in the REX Centres between 2016-17.

Limited trials for U13 teams This year marked the first time that Alberta Soccer limited the U13 team trials - only inviting players who were born in 2005. To accommodate this change, the Association asked Club Technical Directors to notify Alberta Soccer of any outstanding underage players so they could arrange for scouting outside the trials.

To further their development, players from the two REX Centres and the Whitecaps Alberta South and FC Edmonton Academies had the opportunity to play games against each other throughout the program.

U13 Rural District Talent Identification Event In early September, the Technical Department successfully hosted the first Talent Identification event for Rural Districts. The event was designed to bring like-minded and like-skilled players from outlying districts together to showcase their abilities while exposing them to the Provincial team program and staff. Alberta Soccer welcomed 10 teams from six districts to the event, resulting in 12 players being identified to participate in the 2017-18 Winter Training program. 

Ricky King was appointed as the Whitecaps Alberta South Head Coach in September, and his professionalism and dedication have already begun to show a positive impact on programming. Canada Summer Games Team Alberta impressed at the 50th annual Canada Summer Games in Winnipeg. The women's squad earned a 4th place finish, with Nicole Panas and Tanya Boychuk named as Tournament All-stars. The men's team brought home silver, with Brennan Hebert, Sam Gagne, Oscar Miranda, and Abraham Dukuly selected to the Tournament All-star team.

Winter Training The Provincial Teams completed the Winter Training program by competing in a showcase event hosted by the Vancouver Whitecaps in Richmond, BC in March 2017. For the first time, the competition included Nova Scotia, PEI, and Newfoundland and Labrador teams, in addition to

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Alberta players in National Team Programming


SERVUS YOUTH PROVINCIAL CHAMPIONSHIPS In 2017, Alberta Soccer, together with hosting districts, featured 25 indoor and 40 outdoor competitions. The 2017 host communities included Camrose (CASA), CMSA, EMSA, Fort McMurray, Leduc (Battle River), Lethbridge, Red Deer, and Sherwood Park. This year marked the final appearance of the U12, U14, U16, and U18 categories. In the future, to align with the U15 and U17 Canada Soccer National Competitions, Alberta Soccer Provincial Championships will be held for the following age groups: U13, U15, U17, and U19. Alberta Soccer was fortunate to partner with the Servus Credit Union, who was once again the Title Sponsor of the Youth Provincial Championships. Booster Juice also continued its support, serving as the Presenting and Fair Play Sponsor at the Outdoor Youth Competitions. Sherwood Park District Soccer Association hosted the U14-17 age groups at Tier I & Tier I to Nationals competitions. For the second year running, all gold medal matches were streamed live via Sports Canada TV. Calgary Minor Soccer hosted the Canada Soccer U15 National Championships, and the massive volunteer base they provided was a great asset to the competition.

1,026 Matches

11,180 Players & Coaches

National Championship Results; U15 Girls | Edmonton Inter - Bronze U15 Boys | Calgary Foothills - Silver U15 Boys | Calgary Eastside Memorial - 6th U17 Girls | Sherwood Park Phoenix - 6th U17 Boys | Calgary Northside Hurricanes - 7th 9


SENIOR PROVINCIAL CHAMPIONSHIPS As in previous years, Alberta Soccer ran 13 indoor and 13 outdoor Senior Provincial Championship competitions. In 2017, these were hosted in Edmonton and Calgary by Edmonton District, Calgary Women's, and Calgary United Soccer Associations. At Senior SoccerFest, the women's side saw Edmonton Victoria rise up against Northwest United, who had defeated them in the previous year's gold medal match, to claim the Jubilee Shield and their spot at Nationals in Surrey, BC. On the men's side, Callies Major got the better of their opponents, Edmonton Green & Gold earning them the Championship title and their right to compete for Canada Soccer's Challenge Trophy. In 2017, Alberta Soccer welcomed the Pint as its sponsor for the Senior Fair Play Award. Canada Soccer's Western Masters and Regional Classics Championships took place in Edmonton, with Scottish Masters Major and Green & Gold Classics Major representing the province. Scottish earned the silver medal and Green & Gold brought home bronze.

197 Ma tches

2,940 Pla yers & Coa ches

National Championship Results Jubilee Trophy | Edmonton Victoria | Gold Challenge Trophy | Callies Major | 9th

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ALBERTA MAJOR SOCCER LEAGUE As the pinnacle of amateur adult soccer in the province, the Alberta Major Soccer League (AMSL) once again provided entertaining and quality soccer for its 16 participating teams and their supporters in 2017.

Awards

Women’s Coach of the Year Rick Haxby, Edmonton Victoria Men’s Coach of the Year Martin Anderson, Edmonton Green & Gold

The eight men's and eight women's teams participated in 112 games between May and August - all with the goal of winning the League Championship and earning a spot at the Canada Soccer National Championships. Edmonton Victoria women led the women's side with an 11-0-3 record, ultimately winning over Northwest United, who followed behind by only two points. In the men's group, it was a tight race, with Calgary Callies coming out on top with 28 points and a 9-4-1 record. Edmonton Green & Gold and Edmonton Scottish fell closely behind with 27 points a piece.

Women’s Most Valuable Player Nikole Byrne, Edmonton Victoria Men’s Most Valuable Player Ian Greedy, Calgary Callies Top Goal Scorer - Women Heather Lund, Edmonton Victoria Top Goal Scorers - Men Matteo Valdes, Calgary Villains Elite Corey Frecka, Lethbridge FC

Women's Standings

At the 2017 Canada Soccer National Championships in Surrey, BC, Edmonton Victoria dominated, taking home the Jubilee Trophy. This was the seventh time the team achieved a first-place finish at Nationals - and the fourth time in only five years. On the men's side, Calgary Callies placed ninth overall. The league's 26th season saw the Red Deer Renegades withdraw early on, ultimately leaving a vacancy for a qualifying team to enter the women's side of the competition. After placing at the top of the Premier Division in EDSA, the Edmonton Green & Gold Premier Women's team earned the right to enter the league next season. In the South, Calgary Blizzard SC successfully challenged Calgary Rapids FC and as such, will enter the league in 2018.

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Men's Standings


WOMEN IN SOCCER For the third year, Alberta Soccer's Development of Women in Soccer Committee (DWSC) hosted its Women in Soccer Conference. In May 2017, the conference was held in Red Deer, with a powerful line-up of female leaders from across the country, including Lorraine Lafreniere (Coaching Association of Canada CEO), Bev Priestman (WNT EXCEL Director and WNT U17 Team Head Coach), Carmelina Moscato (Canadian WNT and                                                                                                   2012 Olympic bronze medalist), Sheena Dickson and                                                                                                    Chantal Boudreau (FIFA Referees), and Cari Din                                                                                                    (Olympic medalist and leadership expert).                                                                                                    The conference welcomed 44 participants, each of                                                                                                    whom gained both tangible and soft skills that                                                                                                    will carry them forward in both their professional                                                                                                    and personal lives.                                                                                                     In a soccer environment with a female population                                                                                                     between 26-37% (for players, coaches, and                                                                                                     officials), the DWSC aims to promote, support                                                                                                     and increase the numbers of female soccer                                                                                                     participants in leadership roles and as players,                                                                                                     coaches, and referees.

COMMUNICATIONS From the official website (albertasoccer.com) to the competitions site (competitions.albertasoccer.com) to the Alberta Major Soccer League site (albertamsl.com), Alberta Soccer has continued to expand the content being offered to its members online. In November 2016, the updated Alberta Soccer website was launched - providing a more user-friendly, mobile-responsive, and interactive experience for visitors.  In addition to its websites, Alberta Soccer continued its online presence across a variety of social media platforms, including Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn, and Flickr. Alberta Soccer continues to reach out to the media regarding its programs and special events and in 2016-17, the Association welcomed local media attention at the annual Women in Soccer Conference. As in previous years, Alberta Soccer offered access to live streaming of Tier I to Nationals, Challenge Cup, and Jubilee Shield gold medal matches. In total, 2,706 people visited the live stream webpage during Tier I to Nationals matches and 1,630 during the Challenge Cup and Jubilee Shield Finals. 12

1.07 million unique page views at albertasoccer.com and competitions.albertasoccer.com 4,176 Followers (22.8% increase) 1.77 million Impressions (39.6% increase) 1,255 Followers (62.9% increase) 7,311 Likes (189.5% increase) 7,085 Views 16,093 Minutes Watched


PARTNERSHIPS Alberta Soccer is grateful to each of its outstanding partners for the ongoing support they provided to the Association in 2017.

Primary Sponsors

Official Suppliers

Grantors

Community Partners

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AWARDS & RECOGNITION SHIELD OF MERIT Daryl Leinweber This award recognizes the person who demonstrated outstanding contributions and longterm dedication to soccer in AB. PRESIDENT’S AWARD Lethbridge Soccer Selected by the ASA President to recognize one person or group's outstanding achievement and contribution to soccer. WOMAN OF DISTINCTION

BERT GOLDBERGER TECHNICAL LEADER Paul Schulz Demonstrated technical leadership in an effort to enhance the reputation of soccer in Alberta.

Mary Jo Spence Recognizes one woman’s outstanding achievements and contributions to leading, coaching, officiating and/or playing soccer.

PHYSICAL LITERACY COACH OF THE YEAR Craig Cooper A trained coach who is working or committed to the first three stages of Long Term Player Development (LTPD) and directs his/her program with sportsmanship and within the principles of the LTPD plan.

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE Stephanie Labbe' An award of special recognition for an exceptional Albertan. GOLDEN SHOE Calgary Foothills 01 Girls (Youth) Edmonton Victoria Women (Senior)

AWARD OF MERIT Richard Smyl (Lakeland) Nathan Len & Richard Voort (Foothills) Janusz Dobrowolski (Calgary) Those who have displayed great achievements and brought pride to soccer this past year.

Presented to the team of the year – recognizing them for their success. SILVER BADGE Mike Stacey Presented to a Referee whose age does not exceed

AMSL COACHES OF THE YEAR Rick Haxby (Women's) Ralf Schmidt (Men's)

28 years and who has demonstrated dedication, loyalty, leadership, and support for other officials this past year with aspirations of further developing their Referee career.

AMSL MVPs Paul Hamilton Lauren Granberg

GOLDEN WHISTLE John Hayes Recognizes one individual’s long-standing contribution to officiating.

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LIFE MEMBERS Life membership is presented to an individual for their continued and outstanding dedication to soccer in Alberta while on the Alberta Soccer Board. John Dolan | 1960 J. McKee | 1960 J. King | 1960 Col N Dingle | 1960 T. Connelly | 1960 O. Tinnel | 1960 C. Small | 1960 Sam Donaghey | 1968 Bill Giffiths | 1969 Martin Collingwood | 1969 Frank Miles | 1970 Jack Butler | 1974 Hugh Baker | 1978 Peter Hancock | 1982 Jack Taylor | 1984 Derek Douglas, who was awarded the Alberta Soccer Life Membership in 2016

Jim Fleming | 1987 Harry Skidmore | 1989 Bill Gilhespy | 1993 Doug Redding | 1994 Bert Goldberger | 1997 Julie Hein | 1998 Adrian Newman | 1999 Pier Siccardi | 2004 Peter Mackenzie | 2005 Sean Kiernan | 2009 William (Bill) Malone | 2012 Gary Sampley | 2014 Mike Traficante | 2014 Brent Thorburn | 2015 Nancy Thorburn | 2015 Joanne Mazurkewich | 2016 Derek Douglas | 2016 Fred Kern | 2017

Joanne Mazurkewich's family, who accepted her Alberta Soccer Life Membership award in 2016

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ASSOCIATE MEMBERS

Men's Soccer | Keyano Huskies (Gold), NAIT Ooks (Silver), SAIT Trojans (Bronze) Women's Soccer | Grande Prairie Wolves (Gold), NAIT Ooks (Silver), Concordia                                      Thunder (Bronze) ACAC Awards | Dean Northover (SAIT) - Male Soccer Player of the Year                               Megan Loyns (NAIT) - Female Soccer Player of the Year CCAA Results | Men - Keyano Huskies (4th), NAIT Ooks (6th)                               Women - NAIT Ooks (4th), Grande Prairie Wolves (6th)     CCAA Awards | Charles O'Toole (NAIT) - Men's Soccer Coach of the Year

Men's Soccer | Alberta Golden Bears (Division Champions) Women's Soccer | Alberta Pandas (Division Champions) Awards | Tolu Esan - Student-Athlete Community Service Award                  Brooke Lang - Rookie of the Year Award                   Kristen Skrundz -  Student-Athlete Community Service Award                   Liz Jepsen - Coach of the Year Award

The club finished seventh overall in NASL (combined season). In late 2017, FC Edmonton withdrew from the North American Soccer League. Despite this, the club remains committed to the FC Edmonton Academy and REX Programs.

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DIRECTORY Board of Directors President | Shaun Hammond Vice President | Sherri Thorsen Director Of Finance | Wayne Dosman Director-At-Large | David Onderwater Director-At-Large | Adam Berti Director-At-Large | Kathryn McNeil Rural Director-At-Large | Danny Bowie Rural Director-At-Large | Jeannie Hawksworth Appointed Director | Noreen Onofryszyn

Employees Executive Director | Richard Adams Technical Director | Shaun Lowther Director of Partnerships & Communications | Lindsay-Anne Freire Competitions Coordinator | Darron Bunt Office Coordinator| Rachel Appels Programs Coordinator | Carmen Charron Referee Development Officer | David O’Neill Manager of Coach Education | Jim Loughlin Manager of Grassroots Development | John Clubb Grassroots Program Coordinator | Marissa Duguay Technical Programs Coordinator | Vikram Kaushal Lead Accountant | Khalid Abdu-Khalil Projects & Accounting Coordinator | Tammy McNutt Regional Coach – North | Sergio Tiexiera Regional Coach – South | Jordan Stewart

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COMMITTEE MEMBERS Governance & By-Laws David Onderwater (Chair) Gene Pawlak Ron Girvitz Susan Cress Kathryn McNeil (Board Liaison) Shaun Lowther (Office contact) Appeals and Discipline John Maher (Off-field discipline Chair) Henry Szewczyk (North Liaison) Chris Goldring (South Liaison) Technical Committee Shaun Lowther (Chair) Danny Bowie (Board Liaison) Graham Wood Paul Morigeau Dave Clarke Jacquie Hertlein Ross Ongaro Franc Cioffi Marco Azocar Tomasz Janas Leon Hapgood Competitions Darron Bunt (Chair) Danny Bowie (Board Liaison) Bill Malone Ken Loudon Connie Moldrup Tasha Oatway-McLay Joan Van Wolde Georges Al-Haddad Mike Oliver Rob Ziccarelli Tej Cheema

Nominations (to the BOD) Robert Hayne (Chair) Shaun Lowther (Staff) Rachel Appels (Staff) Debbie Ballam Angela Dias Jay Ruptash Doug Ratke Development of Women in Soccer Annette Cameron (Chair) Kathryn McNeil (Board Liason) Pearl Doupe Jacquie Hertlein Allison Preston Anne Speers Kayla Wurzer Ilsa Wong Amanda Wang Carmen Charron (Staff Contact) Referee Development David O’Neill (Chair) Danny Bowie (Board Liaison) Garth Elgie (South Assignments) Stuart Murray (North Assignments) Laurie Hastings (South Assessments) Owen Procter (North Assessments) Steve Papp (South Education) Wayne Telfer (North Education) Mel Mottram (Educational Development) Ryan Devlin (Recruitment & Retention)

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FINANCIALS Alberta Soccer’s financial position continues to remain strong and the commitment to strive towards achieving the goals within our Strategic Plan, without additional investment from the membership, remains unchanged. While Alberta Soccer occurred a loss for the first time since 2014, the correlating factors relating to this loss was due to a variety of reasons, notably: A 5% decrease in overall membership revenue; mostly due to the adjustment of moving into the new CSA per-player levy structure. Significant reduction in AMSL team fees in support of the continued success of this senior program. Addition of Canada Soccer Regional Excellence Program in partnership with CSA, FC Edmonton, and Whitecaps FC.

EXPENSES ALLOCATION Referee 10%

Player 26%

Coach 10%

Senior 8%

CSA 19%

Youth 15% Admin 12%

REVENUE ALLOCATION

The Association remains confident as our asset base continues to sit above $2 million and believe that with adjusted forecasting, this loss will not be repeated in future cycles. Other financial highlights were:

Referee 12%

Player 21%

Coach 8% Senior 5%

Auditors once again returned an unqualified audit opinion; a judgement that Alberta Soccer’s financial records and statements are fairly and appropriately presented in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Membership fees were reduced at all levels in order to aid and stimulate increased participation across the province; this equates to nine straight years of no membership fee increases. Provincial Merchandise sales successfully met the projected goal of revenue generation with a profit of approximately $54,000 over the 2016-17 indoor/outdoor season. Spending allocation was consistent with the strategic goal of moving as many dollars to onfield products as possible as administration spending allocation was reduced for the sixth straight year; this year by another 2%. Enhanced investment in coaches, players, and referees through new programming such as the Rural ID event, Rural C-Licence, and Festivals/District Outreach.

Youth 20%

CSA 30% Admin 4%

MEMBERSHIP FEE ALLOCATION Referee 7% Coach 15%

Player 32%

Senior 12%

Youth 8% 19

Admin 26%


APPENDIX A - HONOUR ROLLS 2017 Indoor Provincials Youth Honour Roll U12 Boys Tier 1 Host: Edmonton (EMSA) Place Team Gold Warriors Silver Lethbridge FC Bronze Sting Sao Paulo 4th Red Deer Renegades Fair Play Red Deer Renegades

U12 Boys Tier 2 Host: Grande Prairie Place Team Gold Warriors (Obando) Silver Blizzard SC 06 Bronze Lethbridge FC 4th MW Selects 5th Okotoks United 6th Airdrie FC 7th Fort McMurray 8th Grande Prairie United Black 9th MAC United 10th MSB Force 11th Warriors (LeClerc) 12th Grande Prairie United Red Fair Play Lethbridge FC

U14 Boys Tier 2 Host: Lethbridge Place Team Gold Sting Sao Paulo Silver MAC United Bronze Cal West Sampdoria 4th Fort McMurray Fury 5th Xtreme (Spackman) 6th Lethbridge FC 7th RASC 8th Red Deer Renegades 9th GPRC Wolves Fair Play GPRC Wolves

District EMSA Lethbridge EMSA Red Deer Red Deer

District EMSA CMSA Lethbridge EMSA Foothills Airdrie Fort McMurray NW Peace CMSA CMSA EMSA NW Peace Lethbridge

District EMSA CMSA CMSA Fort McMurray EMSA Lethbridge Medicine Hat Red Deer NW Peace NW Peace

U12 Girls Tier 2 Host: Grande Prairie Place Team Gold Sting Sao Paulo (Hililic) Silver MSB Stars Bronze Sting Sao Paulo (Hansen) 4th Foothills 05 DA 5th Grande Prairie United Black 6th Red Deer Renegades 7th Lethbridge FC 8th Fort McMurray Fury Fair Play Red Deer Renegades

District EMSA CMSA EMSA CMSA NW Peace Red Deer Lethbridge Fort McMurray Red Deer

U14 Girls Tier 2 Host: Lethbridge Place Team Gold Foothills Lightning 03 DA Silver MW Selects Bronze Lethbridge FC SWU Selects 03 4th 5th Xtreme (Charpentier) 6th Cochrane Wolves 7th GPRC Wolves 8th Blizzard Alliance Fair Play Cochrane Wolves

District CMSA EMSA Lethbridge CMSA EMSA Big Country NW Peace CMSA Big Country


U16 Boys Tier 2 Host: Okotoks (Foothills) Place Team Gold Warriors (Denam) Silver Thunder FC Bronze Airdrie FC 4th Warriors (Azocar) 5th Okotoks United 6th Lethbridge FC 7th Calgary West Cosmos 8th Foothills 01 DA 9th Grande Prairie Wolves Fair Play Grande Prairie Wolves

U18 Boys Tier 2 Host: Calgary (CMSA) Place Team Gold Grande Prairie Wolves Silver St. Albert Impact (Quinn) Bronze Xtreme (Gajic) 4th Sting Sao Paulo (Sanchez-Lona) 5th CNS United 6th WHU Athletics 7th Lethbridge FC 8th Airdrie FC Fair Play Xtreme (Gajic)

U12 Boys Tier 3 Host: Medicine Hat Place Team Gold MW Selects (Hanna) Silver Warriors (P.Denam) Bronze SD Serbia 4th Storm (Dowson) 5th RASC 6th MW Selects (Kha) 7th Battle River United 8th Fort McMurray Fury 9th CNEU Magic 10th Lethbridge FC Dynamo 11th Chestermere United Excelsior 12th Fort Saskatchewan Fair Play MW Selects (Kha)

District EMSA Sunny South Airdrie EMSA Foothills Lethbridge CMSA CMSA NW Peace NW Peace

District NW Peace St. Albert EMSA EMSA CMSA CMSA Lethbridge Airdrie EMSA

District EMSA EMSA CMSA EMSA Medicine Hat EMSA Battle River Fort McMurray CMSA Lethbridge Canal Links Tri-County EMSA

U16 Girls Tier 2 Host: Edmonton (EMSA) Place Team Gold Calgary Blizzard Silver Raiders Bronze Foothills 4th Chestermere 5th Sting Sao Paulo 6th FSJ Northern Strikers 7th Ardrossan 8th Lethbridge FC Fair Play Ardrossan

District CMSA EMSA CMSA Canal Links EMSA NW Peace Tri-County Lethbridge Tri-County

U18 Girls Tier 2 Host: Calgary (CMSA) Place Team Gold Foothills 00/99 DA Silver Blizzard Alliance 01/00 Bronze Airdrie FC 4th Lethbridge FC 5th MW Selects (LeMoignan) 6th Saints (Scott) Fair Play Blizzard Alliance 01/00

District CMSA EIYSA CMSA Sherwood Park Foothills EIYSA CMSA

U12 Girls Tier 3 Host: Medicine Hat Place Team Gold FSJ Northern Strikers Silver Tempest FC Bronze MW Selects (Rojas) 4th RASC 5th MUSC Breakers 6th Raiders (Newman) 7th EMFC Dynamo 8th CalGlen Glory Fair Play RASC

District NW Peace Sunny South EMSA Medicine Hat CMSA EMSA CMSA CMSA Medicine Hat


U14 Boys Tier 3 Host: Calgary (CMSA) Place Team Gold Xtreme (Manzo) Silver Xtreme (Marchese) Bronze Xtreme (Jarosz/Demchuk) 4th Sherwood Park Phoenix 5th FSJ Northern Strikers 6th Battle River United 7th SWU Force 8th Fort Saskatchewan 9th Lethbridge FC Inferno 10th Lacombe Panthers 11th RASC 12th Thunder FC 13th Foothills 03 Prospects 14th Springbank Sharks 15th MUSC Saints 16th WHU Rapids Fair Play Xtreme (Marchese)

U16 Boys Tier 3 Host: Calgary (CMSA) Place Team Gold Fort McMurray Fury Silver Storm (Fediuk) Bronze Rangers FC 01 4th CalGlen Hotspurs 5th Sting Sao Paulo (Rodriguez) 6th FSJ Northern Strikers 7th RASC 8th Airdrie FC Aztec Fair Play Fort McMurray Fury

U18 Boys Tier 3 Host: Edmonton (EMSA) Place Team Gold Cochrane CMS Rangers Silver Warriors (Sikanja) Bronze SWU Rush 4th Sherwood Park (Espinoza) 5th DUFC Atletico 6th Red Deer Strikers 7th CNS Athletic 8th MW Selects (Rojas) 9th RASC 10th Grasslands FC 11th Sting Sao Paulo (Halilic) 12th Chestermere United Excelsior Fair Play Chestermere United Excelsior

District EMSA EMSA EMSA Sherwood Park NW Peace Battle River CMSA Tri-County Lethbridge CASA Medicine Hat Sunny South CMSA Foothills CMSA CMSA EMSA

District Fort McMurray EMSA CMSA CMSA EMSA NW Peace Medicine Hat Airdrie Fort McMurray

District Big Country EMSA CMSA Sherwood Park CMSA Red Deer CMSA EMSA Medicine Hat Sunny South EMSA Canal Links Canal Links

U14 Girls Tier 3 Host: Calgary (CMSA) Place Team Gold MSB Cougars Silver Ardrossan (Minarchi) Bronze FSJ Northern Strikers 4th Lethbridge FC 5th RASC 6th CNEU Manchester 7th Airdrie FC 8th Red Deer Renegades 9th MW Selects (Tychon) 10th Sherwood Park Phoenix 11th St. Albert Impact (Toope) 12th Storm (Wadson) Fair Play Red Deer Renegades

District CMSA Tri-County NW Peace Lethbridge Medicine Hat CMSA Airdrie Red Deer EMSA Sherwood Park St. Albert EMSA Red Deer

U16 Girls Tier 3 Host: Calgary (CMSA) Place Team Gold Sherwood Park Phoenix Silver Airdrie FC Bronze Okotoks United 4th SWU Reserves 01/02 5th Saints (Stroud) 6th MUSC Eagles 7th CalGlen Storm 8th Sing Sao Paulo (Hansen) Fair Play Okotoks United

District Sherwood Park Airdrie Foothills CMSA EMSA CMSA CMSA EMSA Foothills

U18 Girls Tier 3 Host: Edmonton (EMSA) Place Team Gold RASC Silver DUFC Falcons Bronze Cochrane Thunder Wolves 4th MW Selects (Ewasiuk) 5th Blizzard Rangers 6th Raiders (Simpson) 7th FSJ Northern Strikers 8th Chestermere United Excelsior Fair Play Raiders (Simpson)

District Medicine Hat CMSA Big Country EMSA CMSA EMSA NW Peace Canal Links EMSA


U12 Boys Tier 4 Host: Calgary (CMSA) Place Team Gold McLeod (Botelho) Silver Bonnyville Bronze Willowby (Johns) 4th Glenora (Etzion) 5th FSJ Northern Strikers 6th MAC United GoldStars 7th NW Central (Balfour) 8th Foothills Strikers 9th Lacombe Panthers 10th Camrose Vikings 11th Lethbridge FC 12th Fort Saskatchewan Fair Play Willowby (Johns)

U14 Boys Tier 4 Host: Okotoks (Foothills) Place Team Gold TRSA (Jaworsky) Silver Cochrane Attacking Wolves Bronze COCL (Howat) 4th Grasslands FC 5th Camrose Vikings (Thompson) 6th Parkview (Kraup) 7th DUFC Snipers 8th Cold Lake 9th Sherwood Park (Hunter) 10th NW Central (Wilson) 11th Sherwood Park (Mattis) 12th Red Deer Renegades 13th Camrose Vikings (Mulley) 14th Blizzard Strikers 15th Okotoks Strikers 16th Fort Saskatchewan (Sutherland) Fair Play Camrose Vikings (Thompson)

U16 Boys Tier 4 Host: Edmonton (EMSA) Place Team Gold TRSA (Zenari) Silver Glenora (Lohlun) Bronze Rio Terrace (Gouveia) 4th Sherwood Park (Davidson) 5th Camrose Vikings 6th CNEU Impact 7th DUFC Eagles 8th Cold Lake Fair Play TRSA (Zenari)

District EMSA Lakeland EMSA EMSA NW Peace CMSA NW Central CMSA CASA CASA Lethbridge Tri-County EMSA

District EMSA Big Country CMSA Sunny South CASA EMSA CMSA Lakeland Sherwood Park NW Central Sherwood Park Red Deer CASA CMSA Foothills Tri-County CASA

District EMSA EMSA EMSA Sherwood Park CASA CMSA CMSA Lakeland Lakeland

U12 Girls Tier 4 Host: Okotoks (Foothills) Place Team Gold Duggan (Molstad) Silver MAC United Bronze Okotoks United 4th CalGlen Strikers 5th Airdrie FC 6th Cold Lake 7th Spruce Grove (Bereska) 8th SWU Sevilla 9th Grande Prairie United Red 10th Lethbridge FC 11th Fort Saskatchewan (Siddam) 12th Fort Saskatchewan (Suecroft) Fair Play Okotoks United

District EMSA CMSA Foothills CMSA Airdrie Lakeland EMSA CMSA NW Peace Lethbridge Tri-County Tri-County Foothills

U14 Girls Tier 4 Host: Calgary (CMSA) Place Team Gold Glenora (Huang) Silver Lac La Biche Bronze Briar Hill Strikers 4th Okotoks United 5th Sherwood Park (Cicchini) 6th SWU Reds 7th Ardrossan (Anderson) 8th MUSC Lightning 9th Battle River 10th McLeod (McLeod) 11th Airdrie FC Aztec 12th Tempest FC Fair Play Briar Hill Strikers

District EMSA Lakeland CMSA Foothills Sherwood Park CMSA Tri-County CMSA Battle River EMSA Airdrie Sunny South EMSA

U16 Girls Tier 4 Host: Edmonton (EMSA) Place Team Gold Lac La Biche Silver Glenora (Wegner) Bronze McLeod (Grzyb) 4th Camrose Vikings 5th Sherwood Park (Waldner) 6th MAC United 7th CNS Avalanche 8th St. Albert (Santiago) Fair Play St. Albert (Santiago)

District Lakeland EMSA EMSA CASA Sherwood Park CMSA CMSA St. Albert St. Albert


U18 Boys Tier 4 Host: Edmonton (EMSA) Place Team Gold Lewis Estates (Steinke) Silver Greenfield (Hicks) Bronze Laurier Heights (Misiaszek) 4th St. Albert (O'Neill) 5th Cold Lake 6th Sherwood Park (Bottos) Fair Play Laurier Heights (Misiaszek)

District EMSA EMSA EMSA St. Albert Lakeland Sherwood Park EMSA

U18 Girls Tier 4 Host: Edmonton (EMSA) Place Team Gold Carlisle (Lewis/L'Heureaux) Silver Red Deer Rush Bronze Yellowbird (Hilbrecht) 4th Vegreville 5th Camrose Vikings 6th St. Albert (Bleau) 7th Sherwood Park (Franz) 8th Fort Saskatchewan (Taka) Fair Play Sherwood Park

District EMSA Red Deer EMSA Lakeland CASA St. Albert Sherwood Park Tri-County Sherwood Park


2017 Indoor Provincials Senior - Honour Roll Men - Major Host: Edmonton (EDSA) Place Team Gold Green and Gold Silver Drillers Bronze Edmonton Scottish 4th Foothills Darts Spurs 5th Dinosaurs Major 6th Calgary Villains Fair Play Drillers

Men Premier Host: Calgary (CUSA/CWSA) Place Team Gold AS Roma Silver Sparta FC Bronze Strikers HPP 4th Evolution FC Fair Play Strikers HPP

Men Tier I Host: Calgary (CUSA/CWSA) Place Team Gold Palermo FC Silver Horns Bronze KC Sherbrooke 4th NW United FC Elite Red Deer 108 FC 5th 6th IFC 7th Calgary West Lads United Fair Play Horns

Men Tier II Host: Lethbridge Place Team Gold Bumblebee FC Silver Alumni Bronze Euro FC 4th Deportivo GP 5th CJSC Azzurri 6th Punjab United Reserves 7th Scona/White Eagles 8th PASS FC Storm Fair Play Alumni

District EDSA EDSA EDSA CUSA CUSA CUSA EDSA

Women - Major Host: Edmonton (EDSA) Place Team Gold Angels Scottish Silver NWU Bronze Callies Major 4th Victoria 5th Foothills WFC 6th CBSC Major Fair Play Callies Major

District EDSA EDSA CWSA EDSA CWSA CWSA CWSA

District EDSA CUSA EDSA CUSA EDSA

Women Premier Host: Calgary (CUSA/CWSA) Place Team Gold St. Albert Impact Silver Alliance Bronze Victoria 4th DK United Fair Play Alliance

District EDSA CWSA EDSA CWSA CWSA

Women Tier I Host: Calgary (CUSA/CWSA) Place Team Gold Sonics Silver Sherwood Park Phoenix Bronze Angels Scottish 4th Rangers Elite Fair Play Sonics

District CWSA EDSA EDSA CWSA CWSA

Women Tier II Host: Lethbridge Place Team Gold EF Ice Silver Bumblebee FC Bronze Wind United 4th BB United 5th Bandidas FC 6th Parkland FC Fair Play Wind United

District Lethbridge Lethbridge EDSA CWSA CWSA EDSA EDSA

District EDSA Lethbridge EDSA CUSA Red Deer Lethbridge CUSA Lethbridge

District Lethbridge Lethbridge Lethbridge NW Peace CUSA EDSA EDSA CUSA Lethbridge


Men Tier III Host: Edmonton (EDSA) Place Team Gold PASS FC United Silver Les Gaulois Bronze Nations FC 4th RDS 5th Gunners FC 6th Azzurri 7th CCSC Torcida 8th Leduc Fair Play Nations FC

Masters Major Host: Edmonton (EDSA) Place Team Gold Transilvania O35 Silver Victoria Bronze El Salvadaor 4th 1904 Caledonia Fair Play Transilvania O35

Masters Premier Host: Calgary (CUSA/CWSA) Place Team Gold Bosnia Herzegovina Silver Chinooks Blackstars Bronze Gunners FC 4th Scimitar Eagles 5th Lads Club 6th Blue Steele Fair Play Chinooks Blackstars

District CUSA EDSA EDSA NW Peace NW Peace EDSA CUSA Battle River

District CUSA EDSA EDSA CUSA CUSA

District EDSA CUSA Lethbridge CUSA CUSA CUSA CUSA

Women Tier III Host: Edmonton (EDSA) Place Team Gold Napoli Silver Pinnacle FC Bronze KC Trojans 4th Red Hill FC 5th Edmonton Warriors 6th The Wild Fair Play KC Trojans

District CWSA CWSA EDSA EDSA EDSA EDSA EDSA

Classics Major Host: Edmonton (EDSA) Place Team Gold Green and Gold Silver Phoenix Rebels Bronze Angels Fair Play Phoenix Rebels

District EDSA CUSA EDSA CUSA

Classics Premier Host: Calgary (CUSA/CWSA) Place Team Gold Wind CT Silver Revolution FC Bronze SFC Jade 4th Cochrane Rangers O30 Fair Play Revolution FC

District EDSA CUSA CWSA CWSA CWSA


2017 Outdoor Provincials Youth Honour Roll U12 Boys Tier 1 Host: Edmonton (EMSA) Place Team Gold Calgary West Roma Silver Warriors Bronze Juventus 4th Lethbridge FC 5th EMFC United 05 6th SW Sting FC Fair Play Lethbridge FC

U14 Boys Tier 1 Host: Sherwood Park Place Team Gold Juventus Silver Calgary West Arsenal Bronze Inter 4th Chinook FC 03 5th Sherwood Park Phoenix 6th SW Sting FC Fair Play SW Sting FC

U15 Boys Tier 1 Host: Sherwood Park Place Team Gold EMFC United 02 Silver Foothills 02 Bronze Juventus 4th St. Albert Impact 5th Warriors (Denam) 6th Warriors (Azocar) Fair Play Warriors (Azocar)

U16 Boys Tier 1 Host: Sherwood Park Place Team Gold Villains Elite Silver CNS Infinity Bronze Juventus 4th Xtreme Fair Play Xtreme

U12 Girls Tier 1 Host: Edmonton (EMSA) Place Team Gold Victoria Silver SW Sting FC Bronze SWU Premiers 06 4th Saints 5th Blizzard SC 06 6th Airdrie FC 06 Fair Play Airdrie FC 06

District EIYSA EMSA CMSA EMSA CMSA Airdrie Airdrie

U14 Girls Tier 1 Host: Sherwood Park Place Team Gold Scottish Silver Sherwood Park Phoenix Bronze Foothills 04 4th Calgary West Spirit 5th Inter 6th St. Albert Impact 7th Lethbridge FC 8th MW Selects FC Fair Play Inter

District EIYSA Sherwood Park CMSA CMSA EIYSA St. Albert Lethbridge EMSA EIYSA

District CMSA CMSA EIYSA St. Albert EMSA EMSA EMSA

U15 Girls Tier 1 Host: Sherwood Park Place Team Gold Inter Silver Foothills 02 Bronze SWU Premiers 02 4th St. Albert Impact 5th Sherwood Park Phoenix 6th SW Sting FC Fair Play SWU Premiers 02

District EIYSA CMSA CMSA St. Albert Sherwood Park EMSA CMSA

District CMSA CMSA EIYSA EMSA EMSA

U16 Girls Tier 1 Host: Sherwood Park Place Team Gold Victoria Silver Scottish Bronze St. Albert Impact 4th Sherwood Park Phoenix Fair Play Sherwood Park Phoenix

District EIYSA EIYSA St. Albert Sherwood Park Sherwood Park

District CMSA EMSA EIYSA Lethbridge CMSA EMSA Lethbridge

District EIYSA CMSA EIYSA CMSA Sherwood Park EMSA EMSA


U17 Boys Tier 1 Host: Sherwood Park Place Team Gold CNS Hurricanes Silver Sherwood Park Phoenix Bronze Foothills FC 4th Juventus 5th Saints 6th Warriors Fair Play Saints

U12 Boys Tier 2 Host: Lethbridge Place Team Gold Foothills 05 DA Silver MSB Chelsea Bronze Fort McMurray 4th RASC 5th Lethbridge 6th MW Selects FC 7th Warriors 8th Airdrie FC 05 Fair Play

U14 Boys Tier 2 Host: Fort McMurray Place Team Gold Foothills 03 DA Silver Fort McMurray Bronze Warriors 4th RASC 5th Juventus 6th Foothills 04 DA 7th Red Deer Renegades 8th Sherwood Park Phoenix Fair Play RASC

U16 Boys Tier 2 Host: Calgary Place Team Gold Lethbridge FC Silver Sherwood Park Phoenix Bronze Airdrie FC 4th Fort McMurray 5th SWU Selects 02 6th Calgary West Cosmos 7th Thunder FC 8th RASC 9th SW Sting FC Fair Play Sherwood Park Phoenix

District CMSA Sherwood Park CMSA EIYSA EMSA EMSA EMSA

District CMSA CMSA Fort McMurray Medicine Hat Lethbridge EMSA EMSA Airdrie

District CMSA Fort McMurray EMSA Medicine Hat EIYSA CMSA Red Deer Sherwood Park Medicine Hat

District Lethbridge Sherwood Park Airdrie Fort McMurray CMSA CMSA Sunny South Medicine Hat EMSA Sherwood Park

U17 Girls Tier 1 Host: Sherwood Park Place Team Gold Sherwood Park Phoenix (Fleming) Silver SWU Premiers 00 Bronze Sherwood Park Phoenix (Brady) 4th Inter 5th Blizzard SC 01 6th Scottish 7th St. Albert Impact 8th Raiders Fair Play Scottish

U12 Girls Tier 2 Host: Lethbridge Place Team Gold Lethbridge Silver MSB Stars Bronze Calgary West Potsdam 4th Xtreme 5th SW Sting FC 6th Tempest FC Fair Play

District Sherwood Park CMSA Sherwood Park EIYSA CMSA EIYSA St. Albert EMSA EIYSA

District Lethbridge CMSA CMSA EMSA EMSA Sunny South

U14 Girls Tier 2 Host: Fort McMurray Place Team Gold Foothills 04 DA Silver Cochrane Wolfpack Bronze Blizzard Alliance 03 4th Strikers 5th SW Sting FC 6th SW United 7th Sherwood Park Phoenix 8th Xtreme FC 9th St. Albert Impact Fair Play Sherwood Park Phoenix

District CMSA Big Country CMSA EIYSA EMSA EIYSA Sherwood Park EMSA St. Albert Sherwood Park

U16 Girls Tier 2 Host: Calgary Place Team Gold Foothills 01 DA Silver Foothills 02 DA Bronze Lethbridge 4th CNS Fiore 5th Ardrossan 6th MW Selects FC Fair Play Lethbridge

District CMSA CMSA Lethbridge CMSA Tri-County EMSA Lethbridge


U18 Boys Tier 2 Host: Red Deer Place Team Gold SWU Selects Silver Red Deer Renegades Bronze Airdrie FC 4th Lethbridge FC 5th Sherwood Park Phoenix 6th Foothills 99 DA 7th St. Albert Impact 8th Warriors Fair Play SWU Selects

U12 Boys Tier 3 Host: Lethbridge Place Team Gold PSA Vengeance Silver Bonnyville Dynamo Bronze Lethbridge 4th CalGlen Cowboys 5th Sting FC 6th Warriors 7th MW Selects FC 8th Saints 9th Cochrane Attacking Wolves 10th Vegreville Selects 11th Thunder FC 12th Fort McMurray 13th Fort Saskatchewan 14th RASC 15th Leduc United 16th Xtreme Fair Play

U14 Boys Tier 3 Host: Leduc Place Team Gold Xtreme Silver Springbank Cochrane United Bronze FSJ Northern Strikers 4th MW Selects FC 5th Storm 6th Lakeland United 7th SWU Force 8th Sherwood Park Phoenix 9th Foothills 03 Prospects 10th RASC 11th Thunder FC 12th Lethbridge Fair Play MW Selects FC

District CMSA Red Deer Airdrie Lethbridge Sherwood Park CMSA St. Albert EMSA CMSA

District CMSA Lakeland Lethbridge CMSA EMSA EMSA EMSA EMSA Big Country Lakeland Sunny South Fort McMurray Tri-County Medicine hat Battle River EMSA

District EMSA Big Country NW Peace EMSA EMSA Lakeland CMSA Sherwood Park CMSA Medicine Hat Sunny South Lethbridge EMSA

U18 Girls Tier 2 Host: Red Deer Place Team Gold Blizzard Porto Silver SWU Lyon Bronze CNS Azzurri 4th Airdrie FC 5th Saints 6th RASC 7th Lethbridge FC 8th Fort McMurray Fair Play SWU Lyon

U12 Girls Tier 3 Host: Lethbridge Place Team Gold RASC Silver Fort McMurray Bronze Foothills 05 Prospects 4th Raiders 5th Okotoks United 6th Foothills 06 Prospects 7th MW Selects 8th Lethbridge Fair Play

U14 Girls Tier 3 Host: Leduc Place Team Gold RASC Silver PSA Manchester Bronze Ardrossan 4th MW Selects 5th Lethbridge 6th MUSC Phoenix 7th Lakeland United 8th Storm FC 9th Sherwood Park Phoenix 10th CalGlen Wildkats 11th St. Albert Impact 12th WHU Extreme Fair Play MW Selects

District CMSA CMSA CMSA Airdrie EMSA Medicine Hat Lethbridge Fort McMurray CMSA

District Medicine Hat Fort McMurray CMSA EMSA Foothills CMSA EMSA Lethbridge

District Medicine Hat CMSA Tri-County EMSA Lethbridge CMSA Lakeland EMSA Sherwood Park CMSA St. Albert CMSA EMSA


U16 Boys Tier 3 Host: Edmonton (EMSA) Place Team Gold CNEU Arrows Silver MUSC Bayern Bronze Saints 4th SW Sting 5th Xtreme 6th MW Selects 7th Sherwood Park Phoenix 8th Airdrie FC Aztec Fair Play CNEU Arrows

U18 Boys Tier 3 Host: Edmonton (EMSA) Place Team Gold Sherwood Park Phoenix Silver MW Selects (Cosentino) Bronze RASC 4th SW Sting FC 5th GP United 6th CalGlen Hammers 7th MW Selects (Elliott) 8th WHU Celtic Fair Play Sherwood Park Phoenix

U12 Boys Tier 4 City Host: Calgary Place Team Gold Blizzard Liverpool Silver Foothills Strikers Bronze Belmead (Lozano) 4th Springbank Raptors 5th TRSA (Saison) 6th Airdrie FC Aztec 7th Lethbridge FC Rebels 8th Okotoks Strikers Fair Play Blizzard Liverpool

U14 Boys Tier 4 City Host: Calgary Place Team Gold TRSA (Jaworsky) Silver SWU Gunners Bronze Twin Brooks (Paez) 4th MSB Impact 5th Grasslands FC 6th Airdrie Aztec 04 Fair Play Airdrie Aztec 04

District CMSA CMSA EMSA EMSA EMSA EMSA Sherwood Park Airdrie CMSA

U16 Girls Tier 3 Host: Edmonton (EMSA) Place Team Gold St. Albert Impact Silver Airdrie FC Bronze CASA Selects 4th Storm 5th MW Selects FC 6th Foothills 02 Prospects 7th WHU Phoenix 8th Xtreme Fair Play Storm

District St. Albert Airdrie CASA EMSA EMSA CMSA CMSA EMSA EMSA

District Sherwood Park EMSA Medicine Hat EMSA NW Peace CMSA EMSA CMSA Sherwood Park

U18 Girls Tier 3 Host: Edmonton (EMSA) Place Team Gold Blizzard Rangers Silver Cochrane Thunder Wolves Bronze Okotoks United 4th Raiders 5th Lakeland United 6th SWU Chargers 7th CNEU Phoenix 8th SW Sting FC Fair Play Lakeland United

District CMSA Big Country Foothills EMSA Lakeland CMSA CMSA EMSA Lakeland

District CMSA CMSA EMSA Foothills EMSA Airdrie Lethbridge Foothills CMSA

U12 Girls Tier 4 City Host: Edmonton (EMSA) Place Team Gold Springbank Pumas Silver Glastonbury (Persaud) Bronze Woodvale (Tomkins) 4th Parkallen (McDonald) 5th McLeod (Moffitt) 6th Airdrie FC 7th SWU Sevilla 8th Rangers Athletics 06 Fair Play McLeod (Moffitt)

District Foothills EMSA EMSA EMSA EMSA Airdrie CMSA CMSA EMSA

U14 Girls Tier 4 City Host: Edmonton (EMSA) Place Team Gold Airdrie Aztec Silver Okotoks United Bronze Spruce Grove (Arsenault) 4th Tempest FC 5th MSB Wildcats 6th Summerside (Mendoza) 7th Lago Lindo (McDonnell) 8th DUFC Tigers Fair Play Tempest FC

District Airdrie Foothills EMSA Sunny South CMSA EMSA EMSA CMSA Sunny South

District EMSA CMSA EMSA CMSA Sunny South Airdrie Airdrie


U16 Boys Tier 4 City Host: Calgary Place Team Gold Rio Terrace (Gouveia) Silver FSJ Northern Strikers Bronze CNEU Impact 4th Foothills Heat 5th Twin Brooks (Halwa) 6th Raymond Knights 7th TRSA (Zenari) 8th DUFC Eagles Fair Play Foothills

U18 Boys Tier 4 City Host: Calgary Place Team Gold TRSA (Abbasi) Silver Greenfield (Hicks) Bronze Laurier Heights (Misiaszek) Fair Play Laurier Heights (Misiaszek)

U12 Boys Tier 4 Rural Host: Camrose Place Team Gold Whitecourt Silver Lac La Biche Bronze Athabasca 4th Vegreville 5th Stettler 6th Camrose 7th Carstairs 8th Breton Cougars Fair Play Carstairs

U14 Boys Tier 4 Rural Host: Camrose Place Team Gold Vermilion Silver Camrose (Befus) Bronze Vegreville 4th Olds 5th Wetaskiwin 6th Athabasca 7th Camrose (Thompson) 8th Thorsby 9th Sherwood Park 10th Manning Wildcats 11th Edson 12th Red Deer Renegades Fair Play Camrose (Befus)

District EMSA NW Peace CMSA CMSA EMSA Sunny South EMSA CMSA CMSA

District EMSA EMSA EMSA EMSA

District NW Central Lakeland Tri-County Lakeland CASA CASA Big Country Battle River Big Country

District Lakeland CASA Lakeland CASA Battle River Tri-County CASA Big Country Sherwood Park NW Peace NW Central Red Deer CASA

U16 Girls Tier 4 City Host: Edmonton (EMSA) Place Team Gold Calgary West Thunder Silver Lago Lindo (Pimental) Bronze TRSA (Kobi) 4th Callingwood (Stephen) 5th McLeod (Grzyb) 6th WHU Wildcats Fair Play McLeod (Grzyb)

District CMSA EMSA EMSA EMSA CMSA CMSA EMSA

U18 Girls Tier 4 City Host: Edmonton (EMSA) Place Team Gold Carlisle (Lewis/L'Heureux) Silver Westridge (Grionella) Bronze Yellowbird (Hilbrecht) 4th Fulton Place-Hardisty (Kerfoot) Fair Play Westridge (Grionella)

District EMSA EMSA EMSA EMSA EMSA

U12 Girls Tier 4 Rural Host: Camrose Place Team Gold Whitecourt Silver Red Deer Renegades Bronze Lac La Biche 4th Athabasca 5th Lacombe 6th Stettler 7th Olds 8th Bonnyville Fair Play Lacombe

District NW Central Red Deer Lakeland Tri-County CASA CASA Big Country Lakeland CASA

U14 Girls Tier 4 Rural Host: Camrose Place Team Gold Athabasca Silver Camrose Bronze Sherwood Park 4th Vermilion 5th Edson 6th Leduc 7th Acme 8th Stettler Fair Play Acme

District Tri-County CASA Sherwood Park Lakeland NW Central Battle River Big Country CASA Big Country


U16 Boys Tier 4 Rural Host: Camrose Place Team Gold Vermilion Silver Hinton Bronze Stettler 4th Rocky Mountain House 5th Didsbury 6th Cold Lake 7th Devon 8th Sherwood Park Fair Play Devon

U18 Boys Tier 4 Rural Host: Camrose Place Team Gold Lacombe Silver Camrose Bronze Whitecourt 4th Hanna 5th Cold Lake 6th Lac La Biche 7th Athabasca 8th Sherwood Park Fair Play Camrose

District Lakeland NW Central CASA CASA Big Country Lakeland Battle River Sherwood Park Battle River

District CASA CASA NW Central Big Country Lakeland Lakeland Tri-County Sherwood Park CASA

U16 Girls Tier 4 Rural Host: Camrose Place Team Gold Lac La Biche Silver Edson Bronze Stettler 4th Camrose 5th Sherwood Park 6th Olds 7th Athabasca 8th Cold Lake Fair Play Athabasca

District Lakeland NW Central CASA CASA Sherwood Park Big Country Tri-County Lakeland Tri-County

U18 Girls Tier 4 Rural Host: Camrose Place Team Gold Edson Silver Ponoka Bronze Rimbey 4th Bonnyville 5th Sherwood Park 6th Carstairs Fair Play Bonnyville

District NW Central CASA CASA Lakeland Sherwood Park Big Country Lakeland


2017 Outdoor Provincials Senior - Honour Roll Challenge Cup Host: Calgary Place Team Gold Callies Silver Green and Gold Bronze Scottish 4th Lethbridge FC 5th Villains Elite FC 6th Drillers Fair Play Callies

Men Premier Host: Edmonton Place Team Gold Emerald Exports Silver Storm FC Bronze Croatia Dinamo 4th PASS FC Fair Play PASS FC

Men Tier I Host: Edmonton Place Team Gold Foothills Darts Spurs Silver Africana Bronze AC Milan 2 4th Calgary Boom FC Fair Play AC Milan 2

Men Tier II Host: Edmonton Place Team Gold Dutch Lions Silver Strikers HPP2 Bronze Rising Stars 4th South Boys FC 5th Calgary West Lads 2 6th FC Fizi Fair Play Dutch Lions

District CUSA EDSA EDSA Lethbridge CUSA EDSA CUSA

Jubilee Shield Host: Calgary Place Team Gold Victoria Silver Northwest United Bronze Angels 4th Callies 5th Foothills WFC 6th Lethbridge FC Fair Play Callies

District EDSA EDSA EDSA CWSA CWSA Lethbridge CWSA

District EDSA CUSA EDSA CUSA CUSA

Women Premier Host: Edmonton Place Team Gold Green and Gold Silver Blizzard United Bronze FC Panthers 4th Northwest United 2 Fair Play Green and Gold

District EDSA CWSA CWSA EDSA EDSA

District CUSA EDSA EDSA CUSA EDSA

Women Tier I Host: Edmonton Place Team Gold Rionero FC Silver Sherwood Park Phoenix Bronze PASS FC 4th EMFC SWAT Fair Play EMFC SWAT

District EDSA EDSA CWSA CWSA CWSA

District Red Deer EDSA EDSA CUSA CUSA EDSA Red Deer

Women Tier II Host: Edmonton Place Team Gold BB United Silver Pinnacle FC Bronze Wind United 4th FC Excelsior 2 5th Olympia/FC Sturgeon 6th Wind CT (+30) Fair Play FC Excelsior 2

District CWSA CWSA EDSA EDSA EDSA EDSA EDSA


Men Tier III Host: Calgary Place Team Gold NE United Elite FC Silver Evolution FC Bronze Calgary Celtic FC 4th Cold Lake 5th Gladiators 6th Punjab Eagles 7th TRSA 8th Forest Park Rangers FC Fair Play Cold Lake

District CUSA CUSA CUSA Lakeland EDSA CUSA EDSA EDSA Lakeland

Masters Major Host: Calgary Place Team Gold Scottish Masters Silver Victoria Masters Bronze Transilvania 4th Dinos Alumni Fair Play Dinos Alumni

District EDSA EDSA CUSA CUSA CUSA

Masters Premier Host: Edmonton Place Team Gold Eldorado Kickers C Silver Chinooks Blackstars Bronze Global United 4th FC Lebanon 5th Cold Lake 6th Wild Fair Play Wild

District CUSA CUSA EDSA EDSA Lakeland Medicine Hat Medicine Hat

Women Tier III Host: Calgary Place Team Gold Bandidas FC Silver KC Trojans Bronze Mavericks 09 4th Rio Terrace FC 5th Airdrie United Aztecs 6th CFC Fury Fair Play Bandidas FC

District CWSA EDSA St. Albert EDSA CWSA CWSA CWSA

Classics Major Host: Calgary Place Team Gold Green and Gold Silver Tsunami Blues Bronze Phoenix Rebels 4th Mustangs FC Fair Play Phoenix Rebels

District EDSA CWSA CUSA CWSA CUSA


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