Program Overview

The Team BC Select is the pinnacle program for athletes in the Team BC Development Pathway. Athletes are identified that have future potential to excel and compete for Canada at international levels in the future.

The 2023 Team BC Select program will identify BC’s top athletes (18U), and select to train and compete at the Canada Cup. Athletes will train in a camp-based program for up to 12 days. Training is led by a full coaching staff and integrated support team to ensure athletes meet their full potential.

Eligible Athletes

Team BC Select 18U – BC athletes born in 2005 & 2006 or later.

The extended 16-month age categories do not apply for the Team BC Select 18U program. 

Athlete Identification & Selection Process

Step 1 – Athlete Identification 

Eligible athletes are identified for participation in a Team BC Select Program Final Selection Camp. 

Athletes are identified in the following ways:

Identification Path 1: Athlete Identification
Eligible Athletes who previously participated with the Team BC Red & Blue program in 2022 are invited to register and participate with the Team BC Select final selection camp.  Eligible Athletes who have not previously participated may be identified and invited through observation in University & College leagues, previous Team BC & Volleyball Canada programs and/or the Volleyball BC Club Season. 

Identification Path 2: Open Video Identification
Eligible Athletes who have not been previously identified may submit a video application for identification to be invited to the program selection camp. Athletes who have received an invitation for the program do not need to submit a video for evaluation.

Cost: $30

Registration: Opens March 1st, deadline is March 31st

Athletes submission to be evaluated after the registration deadline, and to be notified by no later than April 8th.


Full video identification submission details can be found HERE

Team BC Selection Criteria and Identification Matrix can be found HERE

Step 2 – Team BC Select Program Selection Camp

Eligible Athletes: BC athletes born in 2005 or later who have been identified and invited to participate in the program selection camp.

Number of Positions Available: up to 14 athletes to be selected training and the Canada Cup Competition. Up to 2 Training Alternates may be selected for training only. 

Selection Policy & Criteria: Athletes selection for the Team BC Select Program will follow the Volleyball BC Selection Policy, and evaluated based on the Team BC Athlete Identification Matrix. 

Team BC Select Selection Camp – Males & Females

Location: Harry Jerome Sports Centre, Burnaby BC
Date & Times: May 26-28

Male Schedule
May 26th -5-7 pm
May 27th- 8-10 am & 1-330 pm
May 28th – 8-3 pm

May 26th -7-9 pm
May 27th- 10-12 am & 330-6 pm
May 28th – 8-3 pm

*selection camp schedule tentative, subject to change

: $200
Registration: HEREOpens March 1st, registration due May 19th.

Program Coaches

Female Program
Head Coach – TBD
Assistant Coaches – TBD

Male Program
Head Coach – TBD
Assistant Coaches – TBD

Team BC Select Training & Competition Schedule

Location: Kamloops – Thompson Rivers University (TRU) & Sa Hali Secondary
Date & Times: Kamloops July 8 – 19th
Accommodations: TRU Residence
Food: 3 meals/day TRU Food Services
Medical Services: Head Therapist & Student Therapist on-site at Kamloops Training
TBC Participant Agreement

Canada Cup – Volleyball Canada

Dates: July 19 – 23rd
Location: St Catherine’s ON
Accommodations: TBD
Food: TBD
Transportation: TBD

Program Fees

Travel Athlete: $2900-3600*

Fees include 12 days of training, performance services, Team BC apparel, travel and participation and transportation to the Canada Cup. Food and accommodation services will be provided for both competitions and training. 

*pending final travel arrangements and budget considerations

Training Alternate Athlete: $1500

Fees include 12 days of training, performance services, Team BC apparel, Food and accommodation services will be provided for training block. 

Last Update: January 26 2023
Information tentative, & subject to change
Contact: [email protected]