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For Immediate Release 

March 23, 2023

Football Ontario Announces Official Partnership with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Football Ontario Partners with Tiger-Cats

Hamilton, Ontario – The Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Football Ontario announced Thursday, to bring more youth football events to the city of Hamilton and Tim Hortons Field. 

The partnership will see various events take place at Tim Hortons Field throughout the year, including a High School football summer camp, a flag football skills camp, officiating clinics, National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) accredited coaching clinics and an Ontario Women’s Intercollegiate Football Association (OWIFA) tournament. 

“We are thrilled to announce our partnership with Football Ontario.” Said Courtney Stephen, Director of Community Partnerships, Hamilton Sports Group. “We know that if we work together to provide players, coaches and officials with the resources they need to be successful it will have a tremendous impact on the growth of minor football and the youth who play in our community.” 

With the help of Football Ontario, the Tiger-Cats will continue to support football at the club and collegiate levels in Hamilton and the surrounding area and local minor football teams will be showcased at Tim Hortons Field throughout the 2023 season. Ticats players will continue to visit local high schools and minor football clubs through the Tiger-Cats High School Mentorship Program, serving as guest coaches to provide leadership and character development to youth football players on and off the field. 

“We are excited to partner with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats to bring more opportunities for youth football development to the Football Ontario community. This partnership allows us to further our mission of “Football for All” by promoting and growing the sport of football in Ontario, while providing access to top-quality programs, clinics and events at Tim Hortons Field.” Said Aaron Geisler, Executive Director of Football Ontario.


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