Congratulations to all the teams that competed this past weekend in the Cambrian Challenge Cup Finals! To see the final results click here!
The Cambrian Challenge Cup Finals are set to take place this week! To see who's playing and when, click here!
A big thank you to Cambrian Credit Union who continues to proudly support youth soccer in Winnipeg!
As well, thank you to all of the coaches, players, referees, and parents who participated this indoor season! We hope to see you all participating in the 2015 outdoor season!
As a proud supporter of Canada’s National Teams, Mondelez (the makers of Ritz, Chips Ahoy, and more) is looking to give back to the Canadian soccer community this summer by donating a total of $100,000 to community soccer clubs. Visit www.PrideandJoy2015.ca and share how your club could use $5,000 to enhance soccer in your community for your chance to be selected.
Entering only takes a few minutes, so don’t delay! As part of your submission, be sure to add links to any social media accounts and upload any club photos and crests.
The deadline for applications is next Thursday, March 26th at 12:00pm EST. If you have any questions about the Pride and Joy Soccer Campaign, please contact Lindsay Crone here.
The Manitoba Soccer Association is hiring a program coordinator! Click here to review the job description! The application deadline is Thursday, April 2, 2015.
The Manitoba Soccer Association has recently introduced a social media policy for all participants of the sport of soccer! The policy can be summarized in four basic principles:
1. Be truthful, respectful, polite, and fair
2. Do not say things that you would not want said of you
3. Use social media only when appropriate
4. Keep appropriate and common sense barriers between participants, such as between coaches or team staff and players
To view the entire policy, please click here.
The FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015™ is set to kick off on June 6, but fans can get a taste of what’s to come when the FIFA Women’s World Cup™ Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola launches its two-month, 12-city tour starting April 1 in Ottawa. Travelling from coast-to-coast in celebration of soccer and women in sport, Canadians will have a rare chance to get up-close-and-personal with the real FIFA Women’s World Cup Trophy at the free events. The trophy will make it's stop in Winnipeg on May 8-10 at Polo Park Shopping Centre. To read the official press release, please click here.
We want your feedback!
Below is a link to a survey about your experiences at the Golden Boy Tournament. Please take a moment to fill out the survey and let us know what you liked and what we can improve on for next year. At the end of the survey you will have the option to provide your contact information to be entered in a draw to win $50 off your team's registration at a WYSA tournament in 2015!
Thank you to everyone who participated!
Follow us on Twitter @WPGSOCCER and on instagram WPGSOCCER for local and national soccer news! We will also be tweeting and posting photo's on instagram about the 2015 Golden Boy Tournament with the hashtag #GBT2015!
The Winnipeg Youth Soccer Association (WYSA) is proud to announce a new multi-year partnership with Boston Pizza! As part of the partnership, one of Western Canada’s biggest summer soccer tournaments will have a new name - Boston Pizza Players Tournament which will raise funds for WYSA’s new player subsidy fund. This summer marks the first annual Boston Pizza Players Tournament which it is hoped that we will raise $10,000 for a new player subsidy fund to help those families who may miss out on playing simply because their families can’t afford to pay the fees. In addition to the tournament, Boston Pizza will also support several other WYSA programs.
"Boston Pizza has long been a place for soccer teams, families, and fans to get together and enjoy meals", said Andrew Shefchyk, Director of Marketing for Boston Pizza. "We are very proud to support the Winnipeg Youth Soccer Association and this tournament that will enable more children and youth to play and enjoy the beautiful game!"
“Boston Pizza is a great fit for the Winnipeg Youth Soccer Association and positive step forward in strengthening our community partnerships,” said Carlo Bruneau, Executive Director of WYSA. “Boston Pizza has a very strong track record of community involvement and we’re extremely pleased to have their brand associated with youth soccer here in Winnipeg.”
The Boston Pizza Players Tournament runs June 3rd – 7th, 2015 at John Blumberg Sportsplex and Grant Park Fields. The tournament has attracted 155 total teams, including teams from Ontario and South Dakota. The finals will be held on Sunday, June 7th at John Blumberg Sportsplex.
The Winnipeg Youth Soccer Association manages the largest youth soccer league in Manitoba. In addition to managing all premier and developmental leagues from ages 9 through 18, WYSA oversees recreational soccer leagues for community centres from ages 13 to 18. It also supports district soccer associations who administer the recreational leagues for ages 9 through 12 during the outdoor season. In recent years, WYSA has managed indoor high school soccer and has played a key role in bringing soccer programming to disadvantaged youth in Winnipeg’s core areas through its Mobile Mini Soccer Program.
3 years in remission and Mackenzie Ratcliffe continues to make strides. With all of your support, you've helped raise over $10,000 the past 2 years! Team Mack Attack has been the biggest team in Winnipeg since we started to attend the Spring Sprint in 2013 and we hope this year we hope this year we continue the trend to help and support the Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada and all who have been affected.
WYSA is looking for outgoing and enthusiastic individuals who would like to volunteer at our 1st annual Players Tournament, happening from June 3rd to June 7th at the John Blumberg Sportsplex and Grant Park soccer fields. This is an excellent opportunity for students looking to complete volunteer hours for school, or anyone who is interested in volunteering their time to help a great cause!
For more info, please click here.
Kia is the Official Automotive partner of FIFA Women’s World Cup and is a big supporter of grassroots soccer in Canada and wants to let you know about an exciting contest opportunity for youth soccer players! The contest is open to boys and girls (ages 8-16) where all they need to do is share their soccer story (I.e., favourite soccer moment, how soccer help them overcome an obstacle, a coach that influenced them, etc.). Entrants into the contest will have the chance to be selected to win suite tickets to a Women’s World Cup Match in their market and have the ability to bring along some teammates/guardians to enjoy the match with them. The winner will also get the opportunity to accompany the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup Mascot Shueme onto the field during the half-time show!
The contest is run online and has a simple entry method. Click the link to begin nominating: kia.ca/mascotcontest. The Contest ends on June 5, 2015. For more details please visit www.facebook.com/kiacanada
WYSA refers to the Manitoba Soccer Association Severe Summer Weather Guidelines(Updated March 2012), developed to cover severe weather conditions.
2015 OUTDOOR SEASON
At this time, there are no match cancellations. The match official will determined whether the field or conditions are unplayable at the field.
League wide cancellations will be posted here. In the event of an individual game cancellation, email notification will be sent directly to the teams.