Don't know who to contact?

We have several vacant positions:  Vice-President, Communications, Competitions.  If you or anyone you know would be interested, please contact:  president@liwsa.com.  For role descriptions, please click/follow the link above:  League Contact Information



Team Officials Handbook - How to Guide

Click here for the handbook. Can also be found under:  

Resources>League Documents>How-to & Reference Documents

This is a useful step by step guide for coaches and managers.  Please take the time to review prior to reaching out to league executives, as it is currently a busy time of year prior to the start of the new season.
 
IMPORTANT DATES

OCTOBER 1st
League Fees are due - remaining 50%.
Criminal Record Checks (CRC) are due.
Inquiries/Questions? Email:  riskmanagement@liwsa.com
Include: First/Last Name, Division & Team Name

OCTOBER 17th
LIWSA Executive Board Meeting
Have a topic/question for executive to discuss/respond?
Email: secretary@liwsa.com by October 10th 

OCTOBER 31st
LIWSA Cup Declarations Deadline
Online submission form coming soon....

NOVEMBER 7th (Tentative)
LIWSA Cup Draw | Location: TBD Time: TBD

NOVEMBER 21st
LIWSA Executive Board Meeting
Have a topic/question for executive to discuss/respond?
Email: secretary@liwsa.com by November 14th 

Recap of Important Points of Discussion at Meeting
Team officials are responsible for having game roster sheets and player/team official ID cards at each scheduled game.  For accuracy in eligibility of players and team officials, please download no earlier than 2-3 days prior to a scheduled game - ideally 24 hrs in advance.

Game Roster SheetsLIWSA ID Cards
  • All registered players
  • All registered team officials
  • Jersey numbers
1 copy for opposition & 1 copy for Referee
  • Players/team officials must have a photo uploaded
  • Current photo; front facing; shoulder & above
  • No sunglasses or hats
  • No other person in photo
Downloaded from LIWSA site - no handwritten entriesNo grace period - ID cards are required from first scheduled game - no exceptions

Friendly Reminders:

  • Players must be registered 24 hrs prior to a scheduled league game
  • No photo for player? Player is not eligible to play; No photo for coach? Coach is not eligible to be in technical area
  • Only registered players & team officials allowed in the technical area
  • Jersey colour conflict? Home team must change to an alternate
Game Schedules: 
  • Games marked tentative (crossed out) awaiting confirmation from teams/clubs/field scheduler(s)
  • Reschedule/Postponements (Rule 13.5)
    • From day of request - teams have 14 days to submit a rescheduling date/time.
    • From day of request - teams must play game within 21 days
    • $20 rescheduling fee applies per reschedule - invoiced to requesting team
    • No requests for rescheduling will be considered or granted within 96 hours (4 days) of the original scheduled game time, date, and location unless the field is closed due to weather, or if extenuating circumstances apply as determined by LIWSA

Please refer to the Rules & Regulations page for full list of game schedule regulations.  

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Announcements

Coaches/Managers - Recap
Posted: 9/15/2022
Wednesday September 7
2022 BC Provincial Finals
Posted: 5/13/2022
Livestream!

Team Officials Handbook
Posted: 11/26/2021
How to resources


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