An Entry Level Referee Clinic is scheduled for February 27-March 1st at Macdonald Drive Junior High School in St. John’s. The course costs $66.67plus hst and registration is in advance. Participants can register in person at the NLSA office during normal office hours, or send a cheque in the mail. Registration is only accepted when payment is received. Minimum age is 14 as of April 1st (no exceptions).
The Entry Level course is the basic course for those refereeing 11/ side soccer, covering all aspects of the Laws of the Game. The course is 16 hours long, and participants must attend the entire course. The course consists of a mixture of classroom lectures, video instruction and practical on-field exercises. Participants must complete a pre-course work book, and pass an examination at the conclusion of the course. It is highly recommended for active players of the game, for those with a small sided referee qualification who want to referee 11/side soccer, and for anyone with an interest in refereeing.
For more information contact Dan Maher (instruction) or the NLSA office (registration).
The National Organizing Committee (NOC) for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 this morning released the details for the Individual Ticket On-Sale . Continue reading 2015 Women’s World Cup Tickets
Kidsport is back for another year. The application is found here.
The 2015 NLSA Spring Planning Meeting will take place on April 17-18 at the Comfort Inn.
The SportNL Scholarship, Team Gushue Award, Elite Athlete Assistance and the Premier’s Athletic Awards application is now available. These awards are part of the Athletic Excellence Fund- a program which provides financial support for provincial athletes, coaches and officials.
All applications must be returned to the PSO’s on or before January 30th, 2015 and then forwarded to the SportNL office from the PSO by February 13th, 2015.
Left to Right (Dave LeGrow, Keisha Younge, Alex Smith, Adam Nolan, John Nolan)
The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) announced today the 13 North American cities – Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix, and Toronto – that will welcome the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup, next 7-26 July.
The region’s marquee national team tournament will again call on world-class venues for next year’s edition, including a mix of NFL stadiums across the country, along with soccer-specific stadiums home to Major League Soccer teams, namely BMO Field in Toronto, ON. Continue reading Canada to host CONCACAF Gold Cup games for the first time
Kick-off times for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™ have been announced. The competition will start on 6 June 2015 in Edmonton with Canada facing China PR at 16.00 (local time).
BC Place will host the Final Match on 5 July, also at 16.00 (local time).
From 129 competing nations, the 24 finalists will compete in 52 final matches from 6 June to 5 July 2015. The kick-off times for all 52 matches have been published on FIFA.com/Canada2015
Continue reading Canadian WNT drawn into World Cup Group A with China, New Zealand, and Netherlands
Back Row HOF : Murdock Hiscock, Joe Browne, Walt Mavin, Clarence Senior, Ed Kelly
Front Row Honorary Life Members : Brian Murphy, Clayton Welsh, Ed Moyst, Doug Sweetapple
Award winners: Back row: Dragon Mirkovic, Mike Edmunds, Jean Thompson, Gord Dunphy
Fron Row : Anna Aucoin, Malorie Harris, Jake Warren, MUN – Team of Year Representative
Continue reading Award Winners, Hall of Fame Inductees and Honorary Life Members