The Senior Varsity 2018 championship rings are in. We would like to have a celebration on Sunday, Dec 9th hosted at the Fox and Fiddle. The festivities begin at 1 PM so we encourage all our players and fans to come out and share in the moment with our reigning-defending champions. The Fox and Fiddle venue is located at 112 Spencer Ave, North Bay. The Bulldogs look forward to seeing you there.
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.
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.
We have our parent and player Meeting scheduled for March 21st at Widdifield High School in the Auditorium. We will be starting at 7 pm sharp and should be done by 8 pm. This will give you the opportunity to meet your coaches, get information on the summer program, ask questions, etc… We will also be getting the players to sign a player code of conduct and the parents will also be given a parents code of conduct as well.
This meeting will be for all three of our summer levels Bantam (2004, 2005, 2006), Junior Varsity (2002 and 2003), Senior Varsity ( 1999, 2000, 2001).
Reminder our In Gym Sessions dates and times:
March 24, March 31, April 7, April 14, April 21
Bantam 3-4:30 pm
JV 5-6:30 pm
SV 7-8:30 pm