All players who are born 2006 or older are welcome to attend the open identification sessions.
Several open identification sessions are held before the start of the session, our next sessions are:
March 31st, 2023, 5:30pm -7:30pm @ Merle Logan Turf, Nanaimo
April 1st, 2023, 11:00am - 1:00pm @ Merle Logan Turf, Nanaimo
April 1st, 2023, 11:00am - 2:00pm @ Merle Logan Turf, Nanaimo
Before attending, players must fill out this Google Form: https://forms.gle/p2bTrViPUApQHb6a9
Players who are born after 2006 must contact the team's head coaches if they wish to attend the ID sessions.
Players will be recruited from Nanaimo United FC and other regional clubs, as well as from across BC and Canada. It is anticipated that many will be current or former university players (we aim to work closely with VIU) and it is even possible to have international players involved.
Recruitment is an ongoing process and players can be added to the roster until the League 1 deadline to finalize rosters on July 13th 2023.
There is no age limit however each team must have a certain number of U23 players in their 27 player roster.
Each team must have eight U20-U23 players in their matchday squad
Six of the starting 11 players must be U20-U23
Two of the players listed on the gameday roster must be U19 or below
To learn more about the recruitment guidelines, click here.