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For Immediate Release 

April 22, 2024

Football Ontario Announces U18 Male Tackle Team Ontario RedBlack Roster

Football Ontario Announces U18 Team Ontario Top 92 

Hamilton, Ontario – Football Ontario has officially unveiled the U18 Tackle Team Ontario Roster that has been selected and invited to attend RedBlack Weekend, the weekend of May 4 and 5. The Top 92 athletes from Phase 1 and Phase 2 have been selected and invited to attend this weekend.

The event will be held at the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, ON and will be hosted by the Waterloo Warriors football program and local community partners the Waterloo JR Warriors..

RedBlack Weekend is one of the largest football events across the province with coaches from the OUA, CJFL, and U Sports all in attendance.

Ticket sales for the event are now officially live. Tickets will be sold on a first come first served basis: PURCHASE HERE

See below for the full list of athletes invited to Red Black Weekend:

Football Ontario is thrilled to have the opportunity to host RedBlack Weekend at the University of Waterloo alongside the organization’s community partners and looks forward to a spectacular weekend. 

“Congratulations to all of our U18 Men’s Tackle student-athletes who were invited to move onto our Top 90 RedBlack Weekend. A special thank you to our U18 Head Coach Rob Underhill and his coaching staff for their ongoing help and support through this process. We look forward to seeing all of you next weekend at the University of Waterloo” says JT Tsui, Football Ontario’s Director of Culture and Sport.

The U18 Game will be held at the University of Waterloo on May 5, with the official kick-off time scheduled to take place at approximately 3pm ET. Make sure you purchase tickets before it is too late.PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

The game itself will be filmed and streamed live on the Official Football Ontario YouTube Channel.

RedBlack weekend is the final process of the evaluation and selection process for the Team Ontario Male Tackle program. Following the event, the Team Ontario coaches will make their final decisions and the Football Ontario U18 Male Tackle Top 40 will be selected to take part in the Canada Cup in Regina, SK.

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Our U14 and U16 RedBlack Roster announcements are still to come


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