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DURATION OF THE PROGRAM

The FCBEscola Spring/Summer season will officially be opened on April 24th , 2017, and will run until October 6th, 2017. There will be no training during the first week of August (July 31st – August 7th). In total we will run 22 weeks of intense training.

The FCBEscola Fall and Winter season officially opened on September 26th, 2017, and runs until April 7th, 2018. There will be no training during the Winter break (December 19 – January 9) and March break (March 13 – 17). In total we will run 23 weeks of intense training. There will be a Spring/Summer season that will start in the beginning of May. Details will be provided in February 2017.


 LOCATION

The FCBEscola Edmonton has two locations.

First one is for our summer season located at the Fuhr Sports Park in Spruce Grove and it is in the framework of a long term agreement between BCN Sports, the official partner of FC Barcelona in Canada and the Fuhr Sports Park.

Second one is for our winter season located at the Victoria Soccer Club in Edmonton.

Both chosen facilities meet the standards of FCBEscola in terms of quality, availability and hours of operation

Summer

Fuhr Sports Park

9 Tri Leisure Way 

Spruce Grove, AB T7X 0G8

 


COST

SPRING/SUMMER = 22 WEEKS OF TRAINING

Escola (click here for more information)

We offer 2 trainings during the week and a total of 12 games during the weekends:

  • Two 90 minute training sessions per week (Mon & Wed OR  Tues & Th) + 12 games on Saturdays  = $1,950 $1,750 + tax (LUMP SUM) or $355 $315 + tax (MONTHLY PAYMENT after pre-registration fee, 6 months April to September)

Tecnificació (click here for more information)

We offer 1 training during the week:

  • One 90 minute training session per week (Friday) = $1,350 $1,195 + tax (LUMP SUM) or $245 $215 + tax (MONTHLY PAYMENT after pre-registration fee, 6 months April to September )

Players in this program could be invited by the Technical Director to play certain games on Sundays.

Escola + Tecnificació (click here for more information)

We offer 2 training sessions during the week and a total of 12 games during the weekends:

  • Three 90 minute training sessions per week (Mon, Wed & Fri OR  Tues,Th & Fri) + 12 games on Saturdays  = $2600 $2,350 + tax (LUMP SUM) or $475 $430 + tax (MONTHLY PAYMENT after pre-registration fee, 6 months April to September )

Goalkeeper (click here for more information)

We offer 1-3 trainings during the week and a total of 12 games during the weekends:

  • One, two or three 90 minute training sessions per week (Mon, Tue & Fri) + 12 games on Saturdays  = $2600 $2,350 + tax (LUMP SUM) or $475 $430 + tax (MONTHLY PAYMENT after pre-registration fee, 6 months April to September )

IMPORTANT NOTE

  • We offer a 6 months installment plan.
  • Early Bird Discount: If you register before March 15th you can get up to $250 discount.
  • Please note that the commitment is for the whole season regardless of chosen payment option

NOTE: The FCBEscola Nike training and competition gear is NOT included in the cost of the program. Total cost of the Nike gear is $275 + tax and includes:

  • 2 full FCB Escola Nike kits (one in red and one in blue). Each kit includes jersey, shorts and socks
  • FCB Escola Nike mid layer
  • FCB Escola Nike long pants
  • FCB Escola Nike jacket
  • FCB Escola Nike backpack


 PRE-REGISTRATION & REGISTRATION

Pre-registration & tryouts

  • In order to join the FCB Elite Soccer School the player must be 1st assessed
  • The player can be assessed either at our MARCH BREAK CAMP in Edmonton or by attending a tryout.
  • Pre-registration is now open: PRE-REGISTER HERE. A $100 deposit is required to pre-register and attend a try-out.
  • The 1st tryout will be held on March 6th at 5:30pm – (Victoria Soccer Club)
  • The 2nd tryout will be held on March 22nd at 5:30pm – (Victoria Soccer Club)
  • The 3rd tryout will be held on April 22nd at 11am – (Fuhr Sports Park)
  • Additional try out dates may be scheduled in depending on capacity and demand.
  • Try Outs can be also held in the regular training sessions in Winter previous agreement with our Staff.

Pre-registration refunds

  • If the player is not accepted, we will refund the full amount.
  • If the player is accepted and decides to join, the deposit will be used towards the final registration fee.
  • If the player is accepted and decides not to join due to the high cost of conducting tryouts and the fact that a spot was blocked on your behalf, that’s why once the player is accepted, we can’t offer any refund of the tryout fees.
  • If the player decides not attend to the tryout, there will be no refund of the pre-registration fee.

Registration Summer Season

  • Starts on Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 and will go on until the start of the program on May 1st, or until we have filled our maximum capacity.
  • A code will be provided to access the registration.

Registration Winter Season

We are still accepting players for the winter program.  Please fill out the pre-registration form here and we will be in touch with you to schedule a tryout.

Registration Refunds

  • There will not be refunds after the start of the program unless the player sustains a long term injury longer than 4 months. In that case we will require a Doctor’s report and we will refund the fees paid deducting the sessions that the player has attended.
  • If a player registers and later decides to cancel before the start of the program there will be a cancellation fee of $350

 PAYMENT METHOD, DISCOUNTS & PAYMENT PLAN

Payment method

  • Credit card through Pay Pal

Discounts and payment plan

  • Sibling discounts: 10% on the second child and subsequent children
  • Early Bird Discount: If you register before March 15th you can get up to $250 discount.
  • Please note that the commitment is for the whole season regardless of chosen payment option

 PLAYER/COACH RATIO

  • The ratio is 1 FCBEscola Coach per 12 players and all of them will be supervised by the FCBEscola Technical Director and the Assistant Technical Director

 IMPORTANT: ASSESSMENT/TRY OUTS

  • Players that are attending the Ottawa March Break Camp are not required to attend a tryout as coaches will be assessing players interested in joining the Academy. Please click here to register to FCBEscola MARCH BREAK CAMP

 INFORMATION SESSION

  • We will hold an information session before the starting of the season to provide detail of the program, objectives and answer any questions that the families might have. Details will be provided shortly.

 COMPETITION

  • An internal game will be played every other Saturday (12 games in total). The games will take place anytime between 3 pm to 8 pm. There might be friendlies organized against external opposition.
  • This September (September 28th 2017 – October 1st 2017), our FCBEscola in Toronto will host the 2nd Edition of the FCBEscola Canada Festival, an event to unite our Escola players in BC, Alberta, Ontario and Quebec that share a passion for football and FC Barcelona.
  • A selection of players from the winter program of each Escola (Edmonton, Ottawa, Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal) will represent Canada in the FCBEscola International Tournament that takes place in Barcelona every Easter. This Tournament gathers more than 1,500 players from our more than 25 Escolas around the world. The players of the Escola in Ottawa will be selected for the 2017 Edition.

 GIRLS AND COED TEAMS

Boys and Girls with the adequate skill level are accepted in the academy.


 CONTACT

Please feel free to contact us via e-mail at fcbescolaedmonton@bcnsportscanada.com with any questions you may have regarding our programs or registration process.