Rugby League in BC

Founded in 2011, the Rugby League British Columbia (RLBC) is the governing body for rugby league football in British Columbia, Canada operating under the Canada Rugby League.

The RLBC is a non-profit association and hosts the largest Rugby League Competition in Canada.

The RLBC runs multiple competitions within the province:

    • The RLBC League (Men and introducing women for 2021)

    • Rugby 9's Tournament (Men and Women)

    • Provincial teams (Men and Women)

    • High School Challenge

RLBC Vision:

“To govern, develop and grow the sport of Rugby League within British Columbia.”

RLBC Mission:

“To develop the sport of Rugby League, stage professional events, deliver commercial value, grow engagement of participation, spectatorship and athlete development with consist Laws and Integrity and to focus on development for the future.”



  • Role models on and off the field

  • Respect for all players, referees, coaches and volunteers, regardless of ability, age, gender, sexual orientation, religion or ethnicity.


  • Provide stability, structure and income for the association

  • Placing the association above individual and club needs

  • Embrace inclusivity and diversity

  • Communicate with transparency and honesty


  • Connect with stakeholders to build relationships

  • Build community, stronger together

  • Grow the game across British Columbia


  • Work with Members and Stakeholders

  • Utilize and share skills

  • Assist support clubs, members, volunteers and supporters to grow the game


  • Operate with professionalism

  • Evolve and adapt, enhance and innovate with every action

  • Lead with best practices

  • Educate and coach to raise the standard