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.
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.
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.
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
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
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