Monthly Info Meeting

nsmf-exec-monthly-meeting1000Monday, Sept. 17th

7:00 pm
Bear Creek Clubhouse

Everyone welcome.

If you’d love to get involved, but can’t be an executive member, the association can always find something for you to help out with. If you have a particular expertise that would benefit the club (ie: carpentry, bookkeeping, foods & services, painting, electrical, any kind of merchandising, etc.) please come and let us know. We are always looking to expand our network or resources and for more people to pitch in.

VMFL Schedule

Click the button below to get to the VMFL page with the regular season schedules. Games will also be uploaded to the Team’s TeamSnap account.

VMFL Schedule

Bantam Tigers Schedule

Week 1 – Sept 1/2 – bye
Week 2 – Sat Sept 8th 3:30 @ Chilliwack, Townsend Park
Week 3 – Sun Sept 16th 2:30pm vs North Langely @ Bear Creek Park
Week 4 – Sun Sept 23rd 4pm vs Chilliwack @ Bear Creek Park
Week 5 – Sept 29/30 – bye
Week 6 – Mon Oct 8th – 5:45pm vs North Langley @ Bear Creek Park
Week 7 – Oct 13/14 – bye
Week 8 – Sat Oct 20th 12pm @ Chilliwack, Townsend Park
Week 9 – Sat Oct 27th 10:45am @ North Langley, McLeod

NS Registration Notes

Practices have started!

Registration for Fall Football (ages 5-18) and Cheer (ages 5-18) is still open but teams are filling up fast.

Register online at www.surreyfootball.com/registration or stop by Bear Creek on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 6:00 pm and 7:30 pm or Saturdays 10:00 am to noon.

  • Cheer at 6:00 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
  • Flag to JB  at 6:00 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Saturday mornings to be added in a few weeks.
  • Bantam at 7:30 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays and 10:00 am on Saturday mornings.
  • Midget starts 7:30 PM on July 17th

New Atom Format for 2018

The Vancouver Mainland Football League (VMFL)​​ will be introducing a new format at Atom football starting​ with the 2018 Fall Season.

Atom players ages 8 and 9 will play a modified Flag football game. Players will wear protective football equipment and FLAGS on the hips. Blocking will be allowed at the line of scrimmage. There will be no tackling.  The ball carrier whose flag is removed by defensive player will be considered tackled.  All other rules will remain the same as 2017.

The Atom level will be an introduction to padded football where players will be taught safe techniques for blocking and​ “​Heads Up Football​”​ while the tackling is taken out of the game. ​This will allow this age group time to transition from Flag Football to Tackle focusing on the safety and building on the football fundamentals.

Please see below, a ​supporting statement from the President of the BCCFA​ (BC Community Football)​ for the VMFL moving to Atom Flag.

Statement from Joe Gluska – BCCFA President

To all concerned,

As President of BC COMMUNITY FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION,  I support the position that the VMFL has taken on U -10 Atom football. Being progressive in today’ society ensures football will survive. It is not only North American society  that wants to limit or eliminate contact for all youth under 13.  The VMFL has taken an important step to ensure parents continue signing up their children to play this heritage Canadian game.

We continue to see rule changes to protect athletes at all levels, this is a big step at protecting football in British Columbia.

Sincerely,

Joe Gluska
President, BCCFA

Starbowl 2018

Starbowl LogoDue to unforseen circumstances, the VMFL will not be able to hold Starbowl this year.

Starbowl is an event that features the best players of the Valley Community Football League (VCFL) and the Vancouver Mainland Football League (VMFL) in both the Midget, Bantam and JB divisions.

While past tradition had featured games of the VCFL versus the VMFL, the games now feature a blend of both leagues where the total group of players selected is split into two teams in each division.

The players are selected by their Fall Tackle coaches, so it is quite an honour to be selected and I would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the selected players from North Surrey Minor Football.

I know you were all looking forward to playing in the Starbowl game this year. This is not in our control, but we as a North Surrey Football Family, are very proud of each of you.

Good luck in 2018!

Jean McPherson, President, NSMF

Junior Bantam

Nico Iveson
Jayden Martin
Kazanna Waite
Myles McPherson
Dahani Mohammed
Quan Michaels
​Micheal Jenkins
Kassan Horan
Avery Boyd
Tunga Mukika
Dylas Bird
Josh Celso

Bantam

Dante Paters
Tre Rhodes
Jamil Yousef
Xzavier Bozack
Noah Jaggard
Declan Daluz
Manraj Sahota
Joshua Park
Nico Pavicik
Erich Mueller
Justice Fee

Midget

Tristan Yancin
Kimani Dorsey
Xavion Fleury
Harman Jouhal
Zach Dubois
Nick Bertuzzi
Sage Johnson
Sam Mcpherson
Dade Motz
Jed Pacleon

Spring Flag 2018

springflagU16-20171000The 2018 spring flag registration is now open for players who have been asked to play by a coach. If you haven’t been asked, join the Player Pool List.

For those interested in playing, let a coach know you’re available by putting your name into the player pool. Coaches that are still looking for players can draw from the pool to fill their roster. Click here to go to the player pool page.

Anyone wanting to coach a spring flag team at NS must reach out to Adam Jenkins, our new Spring Flag Coordinator at teamjenkins@shaw.ca.

Check out the most recent 2018 Season Information here →

NSMF Fire Update

Hands up community

The NSMF Clubhouse sustained major damage in the early hours of Nov 19th due to suspected arson. Luckily, insurance is covering the majority of the expenses and repairs. However, their have been and will continue to be out of pocket expenses, not to mention the frustration of being displaced from the clubhouse for our day to day business.

In all of this however, there has been a shining light in the amazing support our NSMF Families and Football Community have shown us. On behalf of North Surrey Minor Football, I would like to express thanks to

  • Our North Surrey Minor Footbal Families
  • Shar Jaggard
  • Zeenath Faiyaz
  • Suki Sidhu
  • All the Go Fund Me donators
  • Nathan Horkoff & friends – donation
  • CFL./NFL Canada – donation
  • Guests of our one20 Pub Fundraiser ~ $3000 raised
  • Derek Henneberry – insurance needs
  • The VMFL
  • The North Delta Longhorns
  • Coquitlam Minor Football
  • Cloverdale Minor Football
  • White Rock Minor Football
  • Scott Styles
  • BC Lions
  • BCCFA
  • LMFRA
  • BCFOA
  • Deepak Sharma

We are hoping that repairs will begin soon and we can be back in the Clubhouse in the Spring. In the mean time, watch our website for updates and Registration information for the 2018 Spring and Fall Seasons.

Meet your 2018 Executive

2018-NSMF-Exec

L to R: Wayne, John, Kat, Jean, Oral, Shar, Jolene, Bernie, Joe.

The North Surrey Minor Football Annual General Meeting was held Monday, January 15th where our new executive was elected in a lively vote. We are very excited to see a few new faces on the board…welcome to Kat Houseman, Shar Jaggard and Jolene Lorteau. Despite our setbacks in 2017, 2018 is off to a great start and promises to be a fantastic year.

Thank you to the 2017 executive for their countless hours of service to NSMF and our football and cheer families.

Congratulations to the newly elected 2018 NSMF Executive:

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