Category: Junior Varsity

2020 Bulldog Preseason Primer

Bulldog fans, players and supporters we are gearing up for the 2020 Summer season. The North Bay Bulldogs are still in the OPFL for our three younger teams and the men are firmly entrenched in the Northern Football Conference. Behind the scenes, we are getting our club prepared for the upcoming year. We want to ensure that we have the personnel (coaches, trainers, gate staff, announcers, BBQ staff and more), are financially ready, and have the proper equipment uniforms, helmets, and pads to make this season about the game and the teams.

The Bulldogs are ready to make the 2020 season happen on all levels Bantam, Junior Varisty, Senior Varsity, and NFC mens.

Register at this link: Registration to get you, or your athlete on an active roster. You can go to Source for Sports in North Bay to register and/or pay your player fees for the year. You can also pay your player fees in our secure online store.

Your fees cover all of your competitive football development, equipment, team bus for traveling to away games, four home games and four away games. Starter positions and game time are not guaranteed, they are earned.

Team ages are as follows:

  1.  Bantam team (Grades 7 & 8 or born in 2006 or later )
  2. Junior Varsity  (Grades 9 & 10 or born in 2004 and 2005)
  3. Senior Varsity (Grades 11 & 12 or born 2001, 2002 or 2003)
  4.  Mens Semi-Pro (All ages above Senior varsity)

Get ready for great summer action. In gym training sessions will start shortly. Whether you are a rookie or a veteran we look forward to seeing you on the gridiron. Bulldogs 4 life.

2019 JV vs Jets

Game day is Saturday June 22nd at 1:30 vs the Toronto Jets at Esther Shiner Stadium located at 5720 Bathurst Street, North York travel time is 3 hours 18 minutes according to google.

Gate Fee is $5 per person, 12 and under free and over 65 free

There are washrooms and change rooms.

There are bleachers.

No pets allowed in the stadium.

If your player is unable to attend the game please let me know.  If they are not going on the bus there and or back please let me know ASAP so we can plan for coaches and support staff.

Please be at the bus at 7:45 am, bus is leaving at 8:00 am. Bring lunch on the bus (no energy drinks), we will stop at an en-route on the way home for dinner and should be back around 8:30 ish.

Battle of the North JV and NFC

The JV and Mens double header vs the Sudbury Spartans is hosted at 198 Centennial Drive at James Jerome Sports Complex.

Admission to the game in Sudbury is $10 per person, 12 and under are free. This gets you in to the NFC game after as well if you choose to stay after the JV match.

Change rooms are available. There are bleachers and is not pet friendly. There is a canteen and adult refreshment tent as well.

There are public washrooms available on site as well.

JVs – Please be at the bus at 12:30 sharp, we will make a stop on the way home for dinner.  Bring snacks and drinks (no energy driniks) for on the bus on the way there. Kickoff is at 4 at

NFC – Kick off is at 7 PM

2019 JV Bulldogs V York Lions

Game Day is Saturday as we take on the York Lions at 135 Bristol Road, Newmarket.  It is an aprox 3 hour drive.

Here is what our schedule for Saturday will look like:

The bus will arrive behind the gardens at 8:00 am, we will be leaving with or without players and coaches if you are not there by 8:30 am sharp (if we can get away sooner we will).  We  will be making a stop at the car pool lot in Powassan for pick up and drop off and Possibly Sundridge if any one needs a stop there as well.  Let me know if you are using this option.  We should arrive around 11:30 am as we are required 1-1.5 hours before the game.  Kickoff is at 1:00 pm and game will be done around 2:30 ish maybe 3.  We will depart around 3:30  We will make a quick stop at an Enroute on the way home and expect to be back home by 7:30. So be sure to either send them with a lunch or send them with some cash to purchase something at the Enroute.

As we are leaving early and arriving early please make sure your player has breakfast/lunch and snacks and drinks for the on the bus.  Energy drinks are not allowed on the bus please. If they purchase them when we stop they will be asked to throw them out.  Gatorade is good, just no energy drinks.