UDFC Need to Know- September 1-8

Congratulations to our UDFC teams in Provincials

  • UDFC U13A girls – coached by John Mcpherson, Doug Pickrem, Fernando Amaral & Sean Francois – Congratulations on your BRONZE medal
  • UDFC U13A Boys – coached by Susan and Jonathan Steele – Congratulations on your FIFTH place finish
  •  UDFC U15A girls- Team Navy – coached by Scott Collens, Angela Pettipas and Greg Bonnell  – Congratulations on your FOURTH place finish
  • UDFC U15A boys– coached by John Zorychta and Scott Chouinard – Congratulations on your FOURTH place finish

Summer Soccer Photos

All summer soccer photos are ready for pick up at the UDFC office. The office is located at 75 MacDonald Ave, Unit 4. Please check the website for updated office hours.

Volunteers Needed:

We are looking for volunteers to help in the office during office hours to greet guests, answer the phone and put back jerseys. If you would like to help any time during the week between 11 am – 5 pm, please contact susans@udfc.ca.

50/50 IS BACK!

With the success of the 50/50 in July, we are bringing this player fundraising opportunity back to our members.  We will be hosting 4 draws – 1 for each of the months of September, October, November and December.  Take advantage of this fundraising opportunity. 41 cents of every dollar you sell comes back to you.   Applicable start, end and draw dates for each month are indicated below. Let’s build the 50/50 pot up with an aim to have ALL PLAYERS PLAYING FOR FREE!

Month

Monthly 50/50 Opens

Last Day for Ticket Sales

Draw Date

September

September 1, 2019

September 29, 2019

September 30, 2019

October

October 1, 2019

October 30, 2019

October 31, 2019

November

November 1, 2019

November 29, 2019

November 30, 2019

December

December 1, 2019

December 30, 2019

December 31, 2019

You have received an email from Experience Fundraising with your personal link for sharing on social media or email. Even if you are not playing winter soccer, you are encouraged to participate and share your personal links to help bank funds for your next summer’s registration or UDFC gear at the Club Store. For more information on the 50/50 Fundraising option, please follow this link.

Senior Teams Fundraising – Both our AAA Women and Men are going to Nationals!!!

To purchase UDFC 50/50 tickets in support of the UDFC AAA Women’s Team – click HERE 

To purchase UDFC 50/50 tickets in suport of the UDFC AAA Men’s Team – click HERE

On September 9th, the UDFC Senior Women are hosting a team fundraiser at St. Louis Bar and Grill on 547 Portland Street. Join us for dinner anytime between 5:00 and 9:00 pm and St. Louis will donate 10% of all food purchases to the UDFC Senior Women’s team in support of their trip to nationals!

Cole Harbour Harvest Festival Parade – September 7

PARADE CANCELLED DUE TO IMPENDING WEATHER

UDFC water stop at the Maritime Race Weekend- September 14

Last year UDFC players and families had a blast at the Maritime Race Weekend. Join us in Eastern Passage on Saturday, September 14th to hand out water and cheer on the runners in this event at the UDFC water stop. Please contact Michelle Myers at michellem@udfc.ca for more information or to participate in this fun club event.

Player Photographs

Player Photo packages will be able to be picked up at the UDFC during office hours. The office address is 75 MacDonald Ave., Dartmouth 902-404-8332.

Changes to Office Hours:

UDFC will switch to our fall office hour schedule on Sept 7th. (We will be open Saturdays until Dec 21)

Office Hours:  Starting September 1st – December 21
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 11 am to 5 pm
Tuesday 11 am to 7 pm
Saturdays (seasonal)
– First Saturday open – Sept 7
– Closed Thanksgiving weekend- Oct 12
– Last Saturday open – Dec 21
9 am – 12 pm
Sunday Closed

Office will be closed on Thanksgiving Monday, October 14, 2019 and Remembrance Day, Monday, November 11, 2019.

Jersey Return- IMPORTANT

Mini players (U4-U8 community) – You may keep your Tim Horton’s jerseys
ALL OTHER PLAYERS If you have not returned your jersey and the team has finished for the season, please return the jersey(s) to the UDFC office (75 MacDonald Ave, Unit 4, Burnside). Ensure you get a receipt when returning the jersey.
If your jersey has a UDFC crest on the chest and a number on the back then it MUST be returned. This includes ALL navy/ green jerseys, green alternates and U10/12 community jerseys (various colours).
Jersey deposit cheques will be cashed for lost or un-returned jerseys.
 

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Accel Physiotherapy Volunteer Appreciation Event

UDFC partner, Accel Physiotherapy, is proud to present the UDFC Volunteer Appreciation Night for coaches, managers and their families. Please mark the event on your calendar. September 19, 2019 – 6-7:30 pm Location TBA. Details to follow.

Winter Soccer Registration

Registration for winter soccer will open Early-mid September. Check the website and watch your email! We offer winter soccer for mini, community, performance and senior!

Parent Information Sessions

Soccer Nova Scotia is making some significant changes to winter programs in Nova Scotia and at UDFC we are always trying to improve our programs. Keep an eye out for announcements about upcoming parent meetings around program changes/ enhancements for various age groups- specifically skills center and AAA and AA programs.

 

New to Us! New to You!

The UDFC office is looking for a donation of a gently used toaster oven

We have a few sets of old club jerseys we would like to donate. If you know of a school or organization looking for a gently used set of jerseys, please contact Deb at the office to arrange pick up ASAP.

Email needtoknow@udfc.ca and media@udfc.ca to share wonderful news with the club!

You can find us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @UnitedDFC.

Help us celebrate – tweet on social media when great things happen to UDFC players and families. Email needtoknow@udfc.ca for anything you think should be communicated in Need To Know. Deadline is Sunday at noon each week.

Summary of Important Dates:

  • Early-mid September – Winter program registration opens
  • September – 50/50 ticket fundraising available
  • September 7- UDFC office hours – open Saturdays
  • September 7- UDFC in the Cole Harbour Harvest Festival Parade
  • September 7th & 8th-  2019 Rover’s 4v4 Challenge Cup (Halifax Wanderers)
  • September 9- 5-9 pm AAA Women Fundraiser at St. Louis Bar and Grill (Portland St)
  • September 14- UDFC water stop at the Maritime Race Weekend
  • September 19- Accel Physiotherapy Volunteer Appreciation Event 6-8  pm
  • September 27- UDFC Adult Dance featuring Clam Chowder (in support of mens and womens AAA teams)
  • October – Office closed Thanksgiving Weekend (Sat, Sunday and Monday)
  • December 21 – Last Saturday the office is open until February.