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Nepean Eagles Football Club

Annual General Meeting

Dear Members,

Notice is hereby given that the Nepean Eagles will conduct its Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the members on Tuesday, January 25th, beginning at 7:00 pm EDT.

Due to current restrictions surrounding the Covid 19 pandemic, this AGM will be a virtual meeting compliant with Section 4 -Board Meetings, item 4.06 of the Bylaws.

The AGM will be held via ZOOM and members must register in advance to participate in the virtual meeting. Registration is limited to Regular and Special members, per Section 2, item 2.02 of the Bylaws.

To register, please email Stephen Dean at sdean@rogers.com and please provide the following information:

• Full Name of Voting Member

• Email address of the Voting Member (note this email address will be used during the AGM for voting purposes)

Registration for the AGM will be open to Members beginning January 6, 2022, and closing on Saturday, January 22, 2022, at 5pm. You must register prior to this date.

The proposed (tentative) agenda for the meeting, in accordance with the Bylaws, will be:

1. Call to order & determination of a quorum

2. Review of the agenda

3. Adoption of minutes of the previous Annual Meeting

4. Presidents Report

5. Appointment of Auditor

6. Election of new Directors

7. Adjournment

As we will be electing five (5) Board of Directors at this AGM, and the meeting will be taking place in a virtual setting, we ask that nominations are submitted to Stephen Dean (sdean@rogers.com) no later than Saturday, January 22 at 5pm.

All nominees must also confirm that they accept their nomination.

The five positions up for election are President, VP Operations, VP Programs, Secretary and Treasurer.

Additional information including the ZOOM link, voting instructions, Reports and Financials will be provided prior to the meeting.

Thank you and we look forward seeing you at our virtual AGM!

Sincerely,

Stephen Dean

President, Nepean Eagles Football Club

Football Ontario Announces Inaugural Fall Cup Provincial Tackle Championship

Football Ontario Announces the 2021 Fall Cup to Decide the Provincial Champion at All Age Groups

Hamilton, Ontario - Football Ontario is excited to announce the inaugural 2021 Football Ontario Fall Cup to crown a fall provincial champion.

The 2021 Fall Cup games will take place between the top teams in the Ontario Fall Football League (OFFL) and the top teams in the National Capital Amateur Football Association (NCAFA) to determine the top programs in the province.

All Fall Cup games will take place on November 20th and 21st at Esther Shiner Stadium located at 5720 Bathurst Street, North York, ON, M2R 3W2. The spectator capacity for each game will be capped at 350. Tickets will go on sale soon and will be limited.

"NCAFA is looking forward to this fall provincial championship series, bringing all regions together in competition to see who has the best teams in the province. It's going to be great seeing old friends and making new ones" says Gawain Harding, the President of NCAFA.

The 2021 Fall Cup will bring in the winning teams from both the OFFL and NCAFA to compete in a single championship game at the U18+, U16, and U14 level with the winner being declared the provincial champion. 

In the U12 and U10 age categories the top two teams from both the OFFL and NCAFA will participate in a jamboree style day. U12 will be played at 9-a-side and U10 will be played at 6-a-side.

“The Inaugural Football Ontario Fall Cup will be the ultimate culmination of an unbelievable season of amatuer football in the province. We cannot wait to host the OFFL and NCAFA to crown a provincial championship and most importantly celebrate all of the hard work by our athletes, coaches and volunteers. This will be the beginning of a new tradition in Ontario which will allow us to put our sport at center stage for all to see.” says Aaron Geisler, Executive Director, Football Ontario.

The U14, U16, and U18+ championship games will be held on November 20th with the U10 (6-a-side) and U12 (9-a-side) games being held on November 21st. See the full schedule below:

NOVEMBER 20TH

    U14 OFFL Champion v. U14 NCAFA Champion - 11am EST

    U16 OFFL Champion v. U16 NCAFA Champion - 3pm EST

    U18+ OFFL Champion v. U18+ NCAFA Champion - 7pm EST

NOVEMBER 21ST

    U10 Jamboree (6-a-side) - 11am EST

    U12 Jamboree (9-a-side) - 5pm EST

The #RoadToTheFallCup begins this weekend with the first week of both the OFFL and  NCAFA kicking off their opening round of playoff action. See above the U18+ Bracket to determine who will face off in the Fall Cup. To view all the brackets and the entire #RoadToTheFallCup CLICK HERE.

"The Ontario Fall Football League is incredibly excited for its inaugural playoff season. This season - our first season back since the pandemic began, has afforded all of football's volunteers an opportunity to come together to get our kids back on the field, in a context none of us were ready for, under a unified umbrella we worked years to achieve. What an achievement for all volunteers, centres, coaches, boards, players and parents -- to be entering our first playoff season despite our context. The opportunity to have our champions play the NCAFA champions for the inaugural Fall Football Cup is just the cherry on top - a true testament to the power of collaboration, and putting the players and our sport first. We can't wait!" says Jodine Tavares, President of the OFFL.

Football Ontario is also offering various sponsorship opportunities for the 2021 Fall Cup. If you are interested in being a sponsor for the event or the organization please reach out to ageisler@ontariofootball.ca or fill out the interest form HERE.

Football Ontario will have three levels of sponsors for the Fall Cup:

  • Gold - Live Stream Ad, In Stadium Ad, Field Signage, On Site Presence/Activation, Social Media Features
  • Silver - In Stadium Ad, Field Signage, On Site Presence, Social Media Features
  • Bronze - On Site Presence, Social Media Features

 

If you are interested in giving back to the football community by volunteering at the 2021 Fall Cup or need volunteer hours CLICK HERE.


FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Aaron Geisler

Executive Director

ageisler@ontariofootball.ca

519-719-2322

ABOUT FOOTBALL ONTARIO: Football Ontario is the sanctioned provincial governing body for football in Ontario, through its focus on transparency, growth, alignment and excellence, is engaged in providing football opportunities for all of Ontario. Football Ontario is driven by a commitment to deliver football programming, opportunities and resources for its members and the provincial football stakeholders. Please visit: ontariofootball.ca


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Jumpstart Sport Relief Fund Grant

By KH 10/18/2021, 10:30am EDT

The Nepean Eagles Football Club Receives Jumpstart Sport Relief Fund Grant

In February, Canadian Tire Corporation announced an additional $12 million commitment to Jumpstart’s Sport Relief Fund to help sport and recreation organizations build back sport and play in Canada. Jumpstart conducted a State of Sport study via Ipsos which revealed the pandemic has not only impacted current access to sport and play but has real long-term effects as well. The Eagles and the communities it serves have experienced the impact of the pandemic first-hand.

We are pleased to announce that the Eagles recently received confirmation that we will be provided with grant support through the last round of Jumpstart’s Sport Relief Fund. In 2021, Jumpstart has now disbursed funding to more than 1,200 organizations across Canada through Jumpstart’s Sport Relief Fund. We are beyond grateful to receive this news and know the positive impact it will have on sport and recreation organizations, and ultimately, on kids across the country.

With Jumpstart’s support, we’ll be able to augment staffing to support programming as well as a review of policies and procedures aimed at enabling kids to be properly equipped in order to play safely at our fields.

Please let me know if you have any questions and/or if you are interested in joining our team.

Looking forward to hearing from you,

Stephen Dean

President,

Nepean Eagles Football Club

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