Team BC Red & Blue 2020 Program Overview

Volleyball BC Team BC Programs work to identify, train and develop high potential athletes and coaches who aspire to represent Canada internationally. Team BC programs provide a pathway for athletes and coaches to reach elite levels with in the sport of Indoor and Beach Volleyball.

The Team BC Red & Blue Program introduces athletes to a high performance training environment where physical, technical-tactical, psychological, and life skills will be developed. Athletes train to compete annually at the Canada Cup.

Eligible Athletes

Volleyball BC and/or Volleyball Canada member athletes born in 2004 or later.

Note: Athletes born in 2003 may be invited to participate with the Red & Blue Program. 

Selection Process

Step 1

Athletes born in 2004 attend the Team BC Regional Selection Camps, and are identified and invited to the Team BC Baden Cup.

Step 2

Athletes attend the Red and Blue selection camp and are selected to the Team BC Red & Blue Program.

Athletes MUST attend either a Team BC Regional Selection Camp OR Team BC Select tryout in order to be considered to attend the Baden Cup. Athletes who cannot attend a Team BC Regional Selection Camp in their home region MAY attend a regional selection camp in a different region. Athletes who attend the Team BC Select tryout, and are NOT selected MAY be considered to attend the Red & Blue Selection Camp. Athletes born in September-December 2003 may attend the Team BC Regional Selection Camp

Team BC Red & Blue Selection Camp Details

Eligible Athletes: Volleyball BC and/or Volleyball Canada member athletes born in 2004 or later
Positions Available: Approximately 70 athletes/gender
Dates:
July 2 – 5th (July 1 Check In)
Location: Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops BC

Selected Athletes: TBD

Check In:  Date – July 1st 2020
Time – 5-7 pm
Location – TRU Residence – 950 McGill Rd, Kamloops, BC V2C 6N6
Camp Meeting at 8 pm

Pick Up: Date – July 5th 2020
Time – 3-4 pm *approximately 30 after the Selection Camp Tournament has completed
Location – Tournament Capital Centre

Selected Athletes – Team BC Parent Meeting at 3:30 PM
Non-Selected Athletes – Depart Tournament Capital Centre 3:30 PM

The Team BC Red & Blue Program roster will be announced at the end of the Baden Cup event on July 8th. Be prepared when you arrive to pick up your athlete, that they may be staying in Kamloops. 30 athletes will be chosen to be a part of this program. To find more information on the Team BC Red & Blue Program visit our website.

Accommodation: TRU Residence
Food: TRU Food Services
Medical Services: Head Therapist & Student Therapist on-site

Cost: $675
Costs Includes – Food, Accommodation, 4-6x On Court sessions, 1-2x Off Court Sessions, Baden Cup Tournament, Baden Cup Shirts, On Site Athletic Therapy.

Registration http://www.volleyballbc.ca/registration.asp

DEADLINE TO REGISTER JUNE 19th 2020

If you are unable to attend, please notify Jay Tremonti – td@volleyballbc.org as soon as possible, so alternate athletes can be invited and can make their own arrangements.

Team BC Red & Blue Program Roster

TBD

Program Coaches

Males

Head Coach – TBD
Assistant Coach – TBD

Females

Head Coach – TBD
Assistant Coach – TBD

Team BC Apparel

All Athletes will receive a Volleyball BC Team BC apparel package (3 training shirts, shorts, top + bottom and bag). Please note that Team BC Jersey’s are property of Volleyball BC and are to be returned at the completion of the Canada Cup Program. Athlete’s have the option to purchase their Team BC Jersey for $65.00 paid to Volleyball BC at the end of the Team BC program.

Team BC Red & Blue Training

Location: Kamloops – Thompson Rivers University (TRU) & Tournament Capital Center 
Date & Times: Kamloops July 6 – 15th
Check in will take place on July 5th at 5 pm at TRU Residence

Accommodations: TRU Residence 
Food: 3 meals/day TRU Food Services
Medical Services: Head Therapist & Student Therapist on-site at Kamloops Training

Bed linens, towels and a room service will be provided at the TRU residence. Laundry service will also be available to athletes to clean clothes during the event.

Canada Cup – Volleyball Canada

Dates: July 15-19 2020
Location: Calgary, AB
Accommodations: TBD
Food
: TBD

Transportation: Athletes & coaches will bus from Kamloops to Calgary. Athletes will need to be picked up from Kamloops or Vancouver July 19th. 

Program Fees

Travel Athlete $1900 + GST

Fees include 10 days of training, accommodation, food and on-site therapy, Team BC apparel, travel to Calgary AB, accommodation and food in Calgary during training and the Canada Cup.

Registration DUE – July 20 – http://www.volleyballbc.ca/registration.asp

Key Dates

May 23 – June 7 – Team BC Regional Selection Camps
May 30-31 – Team BC Select Tryouts – Burnaby
May 31 – Team BC Select Program Roster Announced
June 5 – Team BC Baden Cup Invitations Sent
July 1 – Athletes arrive at Team BC Baden Cup 16U
July 2-5 – Team BC Baden Cup 16U
July 5 – Team BC Red & Blue Athlete Selection Announced
July 6-15 – Team BC Red & Blue Training
July 15 – Depart for Canada Cup via Bus, Calgary AB. 
July 15-19 – Canada Cup, Halifax NS
July 19 – Return to Kamloops or Lower Mainland via Bus

BC External Credentials Program

Athletes that participate with the Team BC Red & Blue program are eligible to earn Athlete 11 external sports credentials. Eligible athletes will receive a verification letter from Volleyball BC in August once the BC Summer Games have completed. For more information on the pre-approved athlete programs, and how to get credit please visit the Government of BC’s website.

Team BC Training 2020/21

Team BC will provide 3 weekend training camps for Team BC eligible athletes to access between September 2020 – March 2021. The purpose of the Team BC Training Camps are to provide additional high performance training opportunities for Team BC athletes throughout the year. Team BC training camps take a holistic approach to athlete development for targeted athletes by physical testing and training lead by performance partners Oval HP as well as psychological and life skill development lead by performance partner Athlete Wellness Academy.

Eligible Athletes: Team BC Select Athletes, Team BC Red and Blue Athletes, Volleyball Canada Identified Athletes, Canada Summer Games Identified Athletes
Dates*: #1 September 12-13 2020, #2 December 12-13 2020, #3 March 18-21 2021

Location: Harry Jerome Sports Centre, Burnaby BC
Schedule: TBD, approximately 6 hrs each day
Accommodations, Transportation & Food: Athletes and parents will have to organize their own transportation, accommodation and food for the weekend.
Cost: TBD

*dates are subject to change

Have a question? Email Technical Director Jay Tremonti – td@volleyballbc.org

Last Update: December 20 2019