For Immediate Release
June 8, 2022
Football Canada Announces Women’s U18 Tackle National Championship Schedule
Inaugural Event Held in Regina to Include Five Provinces
Hamilton, Ontario – Football Canada announced the schedule for the 2022 Women’s Under-18 Championship, to be held in Regina from July 3-9. The first-time event, an integral part of Football Canada’s efforts to increase tackle football opportunities for women and girls, will feature provincial teams from Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, and New Brunswick joining the hosts from Saskatchewan.
The format for the event, which will be held at Mosaic Stadium, will see the five teams compete in a round-robin series of mini-games (consisting of two 12-minute periods) over the first two game days (July 3 and 6), with medal play set for Saturday, July 9.
The tournament opens on Sunday, July 3, with the first set of round-robin games. Ontario and Alberta will open the event at 2 p.m. (Saskatchewan time), with the hosts Saskatchewan taking on New Brunswick at 3:30. Manitoba will hit the field at 5 p.m. as they face Ontario, followed by Alberta taking on New Brunswick at 6:30 p.m. Day 1 will close as rivals Saskatchewan and Manitoba square off at 8 p.m.
Round-robin play concludes on Wednesday, July 6 as Manitoba and Alberta kick the day off at 3:30 p.m. They will be followed by Ontario vs. Saskatchewan (5 p.m.), New Brunswick vs. Manitoba (6:30 p.m.), Alberta vs. Saskatchewan (8 p.m.) and New Brunswick vs. Ontario (9:30 p.m.).
The medal round, on Saturday July 9, will start with a trio of mini games to determine the bronze medallists. The third-place team from the round-robin will play the fifth-place team at 2 p.m., followed by No. 4 vs. No. 5 at 3:30 p.m. and No. 3 vs. No. 4 at 5 p.m.
The championship game, which will be a full four-quarter contest, is set for 7 p.m., and will feature the top two teams from round-robin play battling to be the first ever Women’s Under-18 champions.
Game Day 1 – Sunday, July 3rd, 2022
1 – 2:00pm – Ontario (2) vs. Alberta (3)
2 – 3:30pm – Saskatchewan (1) vs. New Brunswick (4)
3 – 5:00pm – Manitoba (5) vs. Ontario (2)
4 – 6:30pm – Alberta (3) vs. New Brunswick (4)
5 – 8:00pm – Saskatchewan (1) vs. Manitoba (5)
Game Day 2 – Wednesday, July 6th, 2022
6 – 3:30pm – Manitoba (5) vs. Alberta (3)
7 – 5:00pm – Ontario (2) vs. Saskatchewan (1)
8 – 6:30pm – New Brunswick (4) vs. Manitoba (5)
9 – 8:00pm – Alberta (3) vs. Saskatchewan (1)
10 – 9:30pm – New Brunswick (4) vs. Ontario (2)
Game Day 3 – Saturday, July 9th, 2022
11 – 2:00pm – 3rd place team vs. 5th place team – Mini Game Consolation
12 – 3:30pm – 4th place team vs 5th place team – Mini Game Consolation
13 – 5:00 pm – 3rd place team vs 4th place team – Mini Game Consolation
2 – 7:00pm – 1st place team vs. 2nd place team – Gold Medal
Football Ontario will be announcing the final 20-women roster that will travel to and compete in the National Championship on Thursday, June 9th. The organization is thrilled to have the opportunity to compete in this event for the first time.
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