Team BC Zone Program Overview 2020

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

The Zone Program is a regional based program where athletes are identified and selected to a zone team, and will train to compete at the BC Cup in odd years, and the BC Summer Games in even years. Athletes will be exposed to indoor and beach disciplines, participating in both beach and indoor training and competitions.

Eligible Athletes

Males – BC athletes born in 2005 or later*
Females – BC athletes born in 2005 or later

*Male Athletes born in September-December 2005 may participate with the Zone Program. 

The Zones PDF Infographic

The province of British Columbia is split up into 8 zones (regions) that are used to separate athletes onto teams at the BC Summer Games and Zone Championships. *Please note: As of 2016, Zone 3, 4, 5 have been realigned by the BC Games society. See new regions/cities listed in the tabs below or CLICK HERE for more information.

Selection Process

Athletes attend Team BC Regional Selection Camps. Athletes must attend the selection camp in their zone of primary residence. Athletes must attend the selection camp in order to be considered for program selection.*

*Athletes who cannot attend the Team BC Zone Program selection camp may be eligible to complete an external application. Please email RM for full program details. 

Program Roster

14 travel athletes
2-4 training athletes

Regional Selection Camp Dates & Times

Zone 1 – Kootenay – TBD
Zone 2 – Thompson-Okanagan – TBD
Zone 3 – Fraser Valley – TBD
Zone 4 – Fraser River – TBD
Zone 5 – Vancouver-Coastal – TBD
Zone 6 – Vancouver Island-Central Coast – TBD
Zone 7 – North West – TBD
Zone 8 – Cariboo-North East – TBD

Full Selection Camp Details including cost, dates, location, and time can be found HERE

Registration will open: April 1 2020

Regional Selection Camp Registration – HERE

BC Summer Games 2020

Dates: July 23-26 2020
Location: Maple Ridge, BC
Accommodations: Provide by BC Games
Food: Provide by BC Games
Transportation: Provide by BC Games

Full details for teh BC Summer Games can be found HERE

Key Dates

May 23 – June 7 – Team BC Regional Selection Camps
June – July – Zone Training
July 23 – Travel Day + Check In
July 24 – BC Summer Games Day 1
July 25 – BC Summer Games Day 2
July 26 – BC Summer Games Day 3, teams depart Maple Ridge

Program Fees

Travel Athlete: $635* zone dependent
Travel Athletes include 24-32 hours of indoor training, 8-12 hours of beach training, training + competition gear, travel to the BC Summer Games, 3 days of accommodation and food at the BC Summer Games is Kamloops.

Non-Travel Athlete: $335* zone dependent
Alternate Athletes costs include, 24-32 hours of indoor training, 8-12 hours of beach training and training shirts.

Program Fee’s do not include accommodation and food during training.

*Program costs very for each zone, are dependent on facility costs, beach training model. Program fee’s are finalized by the Zone Regional Manager.

 BC External Credentials Program

Athletes that participate with the Team BC Zone program are eligible to earn Athlete 10 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.

Please note that the BC Cup is not an approved athlete program with the Government of BC. 

Last Update:Dec 20 2019

Zone 1 - Kootenays

Zone 1 Colour – Yellow

Regional Districts of Central Kootenay, East Kootenay, Kootenay Boundary and Electoral Area A of Columbia-Shuswap Regional District, and including major centres: Castlegar, Cranbrook, Creston, Fernie, Golden, Grand Forks, Kimberley, Nelson, Radium, Rossland, and Trail

Selection Camp Information

Males: TBD

Females: TBD

Location: TBD

Cost: $75 + GST

Registration – HERE

Coaching Staff : TBA

Program Fee: $300 + Training Fee

Training Information: Zone 1 Training Schedule TBD

Zone Rep: 

Zone 2 - Okanagan

Zone 2 Colour – Red

Regional Districts of Central Okanagan, Columbia-Shuswap (excluding Electoral Area A), North Okanagan, Okanagan-Similkameen, Thompson-Nicola, and Electoral Areas A and B of the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District, and including major centres: Armstrong, Ashcroft, Enderby, Kamloops, Kelowna, Lillooet, Merritt, Peachland, Penticton, Revelstoke, Salmon Arm, Summerland, Vernon, and Westbank 

Selection Camp Information

Males: TBD

Females: TBD

Location: TBD

Cost: $75 + GST

Registration – HERE

Coaching Staff : TBD

Program Fee: $300 + Training Fee

Training Information: Zone 2 Training Schedule TBD

Zone Rep:

Zone 3 - Fraser Valley

Zone 3 Colour – Light Blue

Includes the major centres of the city of Abbotsford, the city of Chilliwack, the district of Hope, the City of Langley, the Township of Langley, the city of Maple Ridge, the district of Mission, and the city of Pitt Meadows. 

Selection Camp Information

Males: TBD

Females: TBD

Location: TBD

Cost: $75 + GST

Registration – HERE

Coaching Staff : TBD

Program Fee: $300 + Training Fee

Training Information: Zone 3 Training Schedule TBD

Zone Rep: Fraser McIntosh – fv@volleyballbc.org

Zone 4 - Fraser River

 Zone 4 Colour – Orange

Includes the major centres of the village of Anmore, the village of Belcarra, the city of Burnaby, the city of Coquitlam, the city of New Westminster, the city of Port Coquitlam, the city of Port Moody, the city of Surrey, and the city of White Rock. 

Selection Camp Information

Males: TBD

Females: TBD

Location: TBD

Cost: $75 + GST

Registration – HERE

Coaching Staff : TBD

Program Fee: $300 + Training Fee

Training Information: Zone 4 Training Schedule TBD

Zone Rep: Fraser McIntosh – fv@volleyballbc.org

Zone 5 - Vancouver / Coastal

Zone 5 Colour – Dark Green

Encompasses the Regional Districts of Squamish-Lillooet (excluding Electoral Areas A and B), Sunshine Coast, Electoral Area A of the Greater Vancouver Regional District. Includes the major centres of the District of Delta, the Village of Lions Bay, the corporation of North Delta, the city of North Vancouver, the district of North Vancouver, the city of Richmond, the corporation of Tsawwassen, the city of Vancouver, and the district of West Vancouver.

Selection Camp Information

Males: TBD

Females: TBD

Location: TBD

Cost: $75 + GST

Registration – HERE

Coaching Staff : TBD

Program Fee: $300 + Training Fee

Training Information: Zone 5 Training Schedule TBD

Zone Rep: Alex Papas- youth@volleyballbc.org

Zone 6 - Vancouver Island / Central Coast

Zone 6 Colour – Light Green

The Regional Districts of Alberni-Clayoquot, Capital, Central Coast, Comox-Strathcona, Cowichan Valley, Mount Waddington, Nanaimo, and Powell River, and including major centres: Campbell River, Comox, Courtenay, Cumberland, Duncan, Esquimalt, Ladysmith, Nanaimo, North Cowichan, Oak Bay, Ocean Falls, Port Alberni, Port Hardy, Powell River, Saanich, Sayward, Sidney, and Victoria 

Selection Camp Information

Males: TBD

Females: TBD

Location: TBD

Cost: $75 + GST

Registration – HERE

Coaching Staff : TBD

Program Fee: $300 + Training Fee

Training Information: Zone 6 Training Schedule TBD

Zone Rep: Stephen Epp- island@volleyballbc.org

Zone 7 - North West

Zone 7  Colour – Purple

Zone 7 – The Regional Districts of Bulkley-Nechako, Kitimat-Stikine, and Skeena-Queen Charlotte and including major centres: Burns Lake, Fort St. James, Houston, Kitimat, Masset, Port Clements, Prince Rupert, Smithers, Stewart, Terrace, and Vanderhoof 

Selection Camp Information

Males: TBD

Females: TBD

Location: TBD

Cost: $75 + GST

Registration – HERE

Coaching Staff : TBD

Program Fee: $300 + Training Fee

Training Information: Zone 7 Training Schedule TBD

Zone Rep: Dan Drezet- north@volleyballbc.org

Zone 8 - Cariboo / North East

Zone 8 Colour – Navy

Zone 8 – The Regional Districts of Cariboo, Fort Nelson-Liard, Fraser-Fort George, and Peace River, and including major centres: Chetwynd, Dawson Creek, Fort Nelson, Fort St. John, Hudson Hope, Prince George, Quesnel, Tumbler Ridge, and Williams Lake 

Selection Camp Information

Males: TBD

Females: TBD

Location: TBD

Cost: $75 + GST

Registration – HERE

Coaching Staff : TBD

Program Fee: $300 + Training Fee

Training Information: Zone 8 Training Schedule TBD

Zone Rep: Dan Drezet- north@volleyballbc.org