Regional championships kick off in Edmonton and St. John’s

Canada Soccer

Canada Soccer’s regional championships for players 35 years and older have kicked off in Edmonton, Alberta and St. John’s, Newfoundland. The regional competitions will run from 23 to 25 September 2022 with the Western competition played in Edmonton and the Eastern competition played in St. John’s.

The Classics, a four-team women’s tournament played this year at the Bill Gilhespy Soccer Facilities in Edmonton, features Coquitlam Metro-Ford SC from British Columbia, Calgary Alliance from Alberta, FC Regina Bluestars from Saskatchewan, and AS Saint-Lambert from Québec.

The Western Masters, a four-team men’s tournament also played this year at the Bill Gilhespy Soccer Facilities in Edmonton, features Port Moody SC from British Columbia, Sherwood Park Phoenix from Alberta, Saskatoon YXE FC from Saskatchewan, and Winnipeg Bandits FC from Manitoba.

The Eastern Masters, a four-team men’s tournament played this year in King George V Park in St. John’s, features Vaughan Sonsci from Ontario, AS Pointe-Claire from Québec, Halifax Athens United FC from Nova Scotia, and Holy Cross FC from Newfoundland Labrador.

Guidelines for the Return to Soccer

Canada Soccer outlines return to soccer guidelines. The return to soccer guidelines provide member organizations with a five-step process, including a checklist of weighted questions known as the Return to Soccer Assessment Tool.