York Region Shooters are a Canadian soccer team, originally founded in 1982 and play in the Canadian Soccer League. The Shooters currently play their home games at the St. Joan of Arc Turf Field in the community of Maple, Ontario, around 12 miles north-west of downtown Toronto. The team’s colours are blue and white, mirroring those of the Italian national football team and reflecting the cultural heritage of the club. The club has competed under various different names as Glen Shields Sun Devils, Vaughan Sun Devils, Vaughan Shooters, Italia Shooters, and presently under York Region Shooters.
Originally formed in 1982 under the name of Glen Shields S.C., where they competed in various amateur leagues in the communities of York Region. In 1998, they turned professional and became a charter member of the Canadian Professional Soccer League.