UDFC Need to Know – September 30-October 6

For more information on the 50/50 Fundraising option, please follow this link.

Parent Program Information Meetings

Attend these information meetings to learn about significant program changes to some programs (Skills Centers and 11 a side 15 & 17 AAA) and to learn about the winter programs. (Note: The dates has been revised since it was first posted in the need to know last week.) All meetings will be held at the Woodlawn Library. If you missed the presentations from last week, please check next week’s need to know for the link to the presentations.

Oct 2nd 6-7:20 pm – Skill Centre Program (*significant changes to program)
Oct 2nd 7:30-9 pm – A & Prospect Program (similar program to last winter)

Jersey 4 Life Program Information

All families were emailed information about UDFC’s new Jersey 4 Life program. That email and Frequently Asked Questions may be found this link. Thank you for your support.  https://udfc.ca/2019/09/22/udfc-jersey-4-life-program/

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

Both the men’s and women’s team have ties to UDFC programs and teams at all levels as volunteer and staff coaches. We are so proud of these players and coaches for their hard work and dedication to soccer and to our club. Please consider supporting them on their quest for National Gold!

Go Fund Me Page: https://www.gofundme.com/udfc-mens-amp-womens-teams-are-headed-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

Article of the Week for Parents

Each week UDFC will include an article taken from the Working With Parents In Sport website.  Remember as a member of UDFC, you have unlimited access to the website.  See below information on how to access.
1.  Click on the link below
https://www.parentsinsport.co.uk/shop-2/
2.  Select Parents in Sport Members Area to the basket.
3.  Add the code UNIDFC19 – this will ZERO out the price and then you will need to follow the registration process.
4.  As a user when you click in the member’s area, you will be able to find all of the amazing content in coaches’ corner, parent zone and the high performance area.
Article of the week: “Using Sport and Working in Partnership to Equip Children with Skills for Life”

Volunteers Needed

In addition to an immediate need for volunteers in the office and to help with inventory, UDFC is looking for volunteers to help with the following. All tasks are relatively easy and it is fun to get to know new people and help build the club. Email susans@udfc.ca

  • Spirit Committee
  • Social Media Committee
  • Special Events Committee (can volunteer for specific events or be a general volunteer at events)
  • Office Volunteers (HELP!!)
  • Program Coordinators (support for non- technical aspects of programs)
  • Sponsorship
  • Coaches (always needed)- email dos@udfc.ca
  • Managers (always needed) dos@udfc.ca

Save the Date: UDFC goes to the Mooseheads – February 22, 2020

Sections 15-20.  Tickets will be available in late October.

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.

Did you know?

You can trade in your used cleats for a “new to you pair” at the UDFC office or purchase a “new to you” pair for $5.00. This is an other way we are trying to help our families keep their costs down. We have over 50 pairs at any given time.  Donations always welcome! We have a huge range of sizes. Check office hours before coming in.

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Summary of Important Dates:

  • September 30- Expression of interest for competitive/ performance teams closes.
  • October 2nd 6-7:20pm – Skill Centre Program Parent meeting – Woodlawn Library
  • October 2nd 7:30-9pm – A & Prospect Program Parent meeting – Woodlawn Library
  • October 7 – Competitive/ Performance Teams named for winter season
  • October 8-14 – UDFC AAA Mens and Womens at Club Nationals in Nfld.
  • October 12-14– Office closed Thanksgiving Weekend (Sat, Sunday and Monday)
  • Week of October 21st – Training starts for Skill Centres, U12-U18 A/B/C Team Programs
  • Week of November 4th – Training Starts for U15/17 AAA Programs
  • Week of November 4th – Games start for NSSL teams (except 15/17 AAA teams)
  • Week of November 11th – Training Starts for Mini and U10C Programs
  • December 21 – Last Saturday the office is open until February.
  • February 22 – UDFC goes to the Mooseheads Game