Category: OPFL

Varisty Championship Game

This week we head out on the road for the CHAMPIONSHIP game against the Beckwith Irish; kick off is 3:00 pm.  We are heading to Tim Horton’s Field located at 64 Melrose Ave N, Hamilton, ON L8L 8C1

We will be leaving on the bus from Northgate Parking lot (Old Sears)  at 8:30 am sharp. Please remember to check your bags for all your game day equipment including jersey, game pants, knee pads, belts and mouth guards.  The bus ride is about 4 hours, so please bring a healthy meal, with plenty of water to keep hydrated.

We will arrive at the field for 1:00 pm which is only 2 hours before our game. There are change rooms at this facility which means you will be able to shower.  Supper will be along the way Please bring either money or a bagged meal. Bus arrival home is expected for 10:30 pm, but we will keep Facebook posted with our ETA.

I need to know from everyone if they are planning on taking the bus; as we have a few extra support staff looking to come to the game as well.

If you are unable to attend this game with us, please let me know as well.

For parents, and our fans;  (all players please inform your families of the game details, or share this email!!!)

 There will be a gate fee of $5 and kids under 12 will be free.

If you have any questions or need more information, please let me know.

OPFL Championship Games

2018 REGIONAL REP CHAMPIONSHIP DAY

Sunday August 5 – Tim Horton’s Field Hamilton – $5.00 Gate admission

Bantam Game – 11:00 AM – Woodstock Minor Football Association vs. Guelph Minor Football 

Junior game – 1:00 PM – Vaughan Football Association – Home of the Rebels vs Niagara Spears

Varsity game – 3:00PM – Beckwith Irish OPFL League vs North Bay Bulldogs

The games are being Streamed live by WeeStream. Here are the links:

BANTAM: https://www.youtubecom/watch?v=Yqh0Xx4gJGc

JUNIOR VARSITY: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0630YLb8Y8U

VARSITY: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NXutiwSMuZ8

Away Game Information – Rebels

As per my earlier email, please continue to let me know if your player is not at Saturdays game and or if they are not taking the bus to or from the game.  This allows us to know what coaches, water boys etc… can fit on the bus and allows coaches to game plan around players not able to attend.

Remember to check and double check that you have everything in your bag to play, we do not bring extra, mouth guards, cleats helmets, pants etc.  If you don’t have everything you just don’t play.

Venue: 1 St Joan of Arc Ave, Maple, ON L6A 

Bantam Itinerary:

9:15 arrive at Rollie Fisher field and load bus
9:45 Depart Rollie Fisher for Vaughan
1:00 Arrival at the field
2:30 Kickoff
5:00 Depart Vaughan for Enroute
9-9:30 Arrive back at Rollie fisher.

Junior Varsity Itinerary:

11:15 arrive at Rollie Fisher and load bus
11:45 at the latest the bus will depart for Vaughan
3:00 arrival at 1 St Joan of Arc Drive in Maple.
5:00 Kickoff
7:30 or shortly after game depart the field

A quick stop at an Enroute (please bring money for what you will want to eat)

11:15-11:45 arrival back at Rollie Fisher

Please bring a lunch and snacks for the on the bus.  Remember lots of water.  No peanuts please this week and advise if anyone has peanut allergies.  No Red Bull, no rockstar, no coffee for players on the bus, please.

We will update the Facebook page to approximate time of arrival as well as game scores in case you can’t make it to the game.

2018 Colossal Quadrupedal Header

 Kick off is as follows Bantam 10:30 am, Junior Varsity 1 pm, Varsity 3:30 and NFC 6:30

Gameday:  players go through your checklist to ensure that you have all of your necessary equipment including:
Jersey, mouthguard, cleats, shoulders, pants, and helmet.  There will be shared water on the field that our hydration team will keep filled and ready to go.

Cost to get into the games is $5 per person, 12 and under are free, this gets you into all games that day. Players do not pay if they stay to watch other games.

Our PA team will be pumping out the tunes and be calling the action live from the booth.

The Bulldogs will be selling tickets for a draw at the end of the season for the following prizes:  1st place a home made bulldogs blanket (Queen size) made by Lorraine and donated, 2nd place a Bath basket, 3rd place $100 in the Bulldogs store, 4th place Cosmetic Basket.  (possibly more to be added if we get any other donations). Tickets for this will be $2 each, 3 for $5 and 10 for $10.
We will also have a 50/50 draw that is drawn in the 3rd quarter of each game $2 each, 3 for $5 or 10 for $10. 

Our Ontario famous BBQ will be in full effect that has hamburgers, hotdogs, sausages, water and they desserts you guys bring lol.  

At the gate there will be some swag for sale if you want anything we have in stock, including bug spray for $10 it is getting to be that time of year. Pop, chips, chocolate bars and pepperettes will also be available.  

Please remember to respect the players, coaches and the refs.  Failure to do so could result in you having to leave the game and possible removal of the player from the team. Be a respectable member of the Bulldogs fanbase even if the opposition isn’t.