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For Immediate Release 

December 14, 2022

Football Ontario to Host 2023 U18 Women’s Tackle National Championship 

National Championship to be held in Ottawa July 23-30

Hamilton, Ontario – Football Ontario is thrilled to announce that the organization has been selected to host the 2023 U18 Women’s Tackle National Championship. The event will be hosted in the nation’s capital, Ottawa, from July 23rd to July 30th.

“Football Canada is excited to be building off the 2022 inaugural event, the goal is to have 6 or 8 teams participating in the 2023 Championship. We look forward to working with the host province, Football Ontario, on creating a great competition for the participants.” says Shannon Donovan, Executive Director of Football Canada

In what is the second year of the national event, Football Ontario will be working alongside Football Canada, Carleton University, and OSEG to make sure that this event is memorable for the athletes, coaches, volunteers, and fans.

“Football Ontario is honoured to be able to host the second U18 Women’s Tackle National championship in Ottawa. Football Saskatchewan set the bar very high for the first ever championship and we want to ensure we maintain that level of experience for all the athletes coming to compete. We are thankful for great partners in the region that will be helping to support in the delivery of this great event.” says Aaron Geisler, Executive Director of Football Ontario.

Team Ontario, as the host team, will be looking to improve on its 4th place finish at the inaugural event in Regina this past year. 

If you are interested in being a part of the 2023 U18 Women’s Tackle Team you can register for one of the organizations Identification Camps to be held in 2023.




If you are interested in partnering with or sponsoring the U18 Women’s Tackle Team Ontario, Football Ontario, or the 2023 U18 Women’s Tackle National Championship please contact

The organization is excited to have the opportunity to host this event and  hopes to build upon the great success that Football Saskatchewan had in hosting the inaugural championship. 

This event is a great opportunity to showcase all of the talented women and girls as well as the growth of football, not just within the province, but across the country.

If you are interested in volunteering at the 2023 U18 Women’s Tackle National Championship please fill out this form: CLICK HERE


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