TOFC is one of the original founding members of the EA SPORTS BC Soccer Premier League. It is the only provincial-wide elite youth league in Canada which is partnered by a professional Major League Soccer club. A collaboration between EA Sports, B.C. Soccer and Whitecaps FC — they are calling this league a gateway to a promising future for soccer in Canada and TOFC is excited about being part of this movement. The premier league draws from approximately 1,600 top players from all over B.C.
The BCSPL is recognized as the feeder program for the Provincial Teams Program and Whitecaps Residency Programs. The TOFC mission is to fulfill our player’s needs by becoming an organization committed to excellence and advancement in the sport of soccer. Our goals are to create an active and healthy community by focusing on children and youth in harmony with Canada’s Long Term Athlete Development Model.
TOFC has approximately 150 players ranging from U12-U18 competing in this league and their season extends from February to November with a short break over the summer. These players are drawn from all over the Thompson Okanagan and represent the communities of Kelowna, West Kelowna, Penticton, Vernon, Kamloops and the Shuswap.