Tackle Football News & Events

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

The West Carleton Wolverine Tackle Football welcomes all interested players from ages 8-13.

TYKE - 8-9 (2010-2011)
MOSQUITO 10-12 (2008-2009)
PEE-WEE 12-13 (2007-2006)

All sports involve a certain amount of risk. We do our utmost to ensure the safety of our players.

  • Players are properly outfitted in well-maintained equipment.
  • All coaches are mandated to take the “Making headway in sport online course”
  • All coaches are mandated to be certified in Football Canada’s “Safe contact course”
  • Each team has a trainer who has been trained in first aid procedures.

 

The fees for 2019 will be:

  1. $ 54.00 Ontario Football Association fee (payable to the OFA)
  2. $ 400.00 Club Fees

The OFA Fees must be paid prior to registration. This includes the player insurance to play.  In order to take the field, each player must pay this fee.

PAY OFA FEES HERE

The Club Fees are payable at registration in May.

Your Club Fees include:

  1. The full season of play
  2. Participation in our 4-week spring camp
  3. All equipment to play except for footwear (A pair of football cleats is most preferable)
  4. End of the season banquet ticket
  5. $100.00 mandatory fundraising fee ….players will receive raffle tickets in September they can sell and recoup that cost

Our league mandates how many players are allowed on a season’s roster. If the number of players registered exceeds that amount, cuts will need to be made after the coaches have had the opportunity to assess all the players and the team. Cuts will be made based on ability, attitude, and attendance to practices.

 

Optional activities / Mandatory activities

March - Winter Workouts


April - Winter Workouts continue
  • Registration and Equipment Pick up
  • Visit the website for dates and times

May - Spring Camp
  • generally 2 weeks at end of May and 1 week at the first of June (Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings, 6:30-8:30)
June - Spring Camp continues
  • The first week of June-one week of Spring Camp before breaking for July
  • Although registration fees are collected at equipment pick up, should your child choose not to continue, all funds will be returned upon the completion of Spring Camp
July - Training Camp
  • Tryouts - if necessary
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday (6:30-8:30) at Stonecrest Elementary School
  • All levels
August - Training Camp continues & Regular Season Games begin
  • Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 6:30-8:30, Stonecrest Elementary School
  • Possible pre-season, exhibition games or events
  • Regular season games begin mid-August
  • “Wolverine Wear” available for sale at games and/or practices

September - 
Training continues & Regular Season Games continue
  • There are 8 regular season game, 4 away and 4 home games.  Our home field is West Carleton High School.
  • We belong to the National Capital Amateur Football League (www.ncafa.ca) with teams all around the national capital area.  Some travel is expected
  • When school begins practice schedule changes to Tuesday and Thursday evenings, at Kinburn Community Centre, 6:30-8:00 or 8:30

October - 
Training continues & Regular Season Games continue
  • Raffle tickets go on sale (paid for with initial registration fee)
  • Postseason playoff games played in an A, B, or C format
  • League Championship week, last week of October
  • Equipment return

November - Year-end Wolverine Awards Banquet
  • date and location TBA
SPRING CAMP

We run a 9-week Spring Camp. We practice Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 6:30-8:30. This will take place at Stonecrest Elementary School, 3791 Stonecrest Road, Woodlawn, ON K0A 3M0.

REGULAR SEASON

The regular season will begin in late July.  For the months of July and August, we practice Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 6:30-8:30. This will take place at Stonecrest Elementary School, 3791 Stonecrest Road, Woodlawn, ON K0A 3M0.

When school begins in September we will have two practices a week, Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30-8:30). We move to Kinburn Community Centre, 3045 Kinburn Side Rd., Kinburn, ON.

GAMES

Games are played once a week during the Regular Season.  They take place on Saturdays and/or Sundays. There is one game per week of the Regular Season.

Our home field for games is West Carleton High School. Away games are played through out the National Capital Region.  Field locations for other clubs can be found at the NCAFA website

 

We recognize that many of our players play other sports. This is what makes them well-rounded athletes!

The Wolverines strive to accommodate the commitments necessary to various sports providing it is fair to all teams involved.

Please inform your coach of the other sports you are participating in and potential conflicts.

West Carleton Wolverines have players from Kanata North, West Carleton area, Arnprior, Almonte and surrounding communities within the Ottawa Valley. Click here for the NCAFA Address Checker.

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