Absolutely Free! Warrior Day is Back!

Warrior Day and Registration Day

ABSOLUTELY FREE! The Bell Warriors Football Club have the FULL DOME at Ben Franklin booked for their 4th Annual Warrior Day Punt-Pass-Kick Competition, Registration and Football Clinic. This is an event that’s always a lot of fun. It’s a great introduction to football for new players and families. You can also win lots of prizes and Warrior Wear.

 

Families can also register for our the upcoming tackle football season. It’s the most affordable sport in town and a tonne of fun. It is also a fantastic sport to reinforce the value of hard work, respect, responsibility, selflessness, teamwork, sportsmanship and commitment. No equipment required. Wear a t-shirt, shorts and bring cleats if you have them. The Bell Warriors Football Club offers has been offering football programs for 60 years this year! Over 5,000 volunteer hours are given yearly by the Warriors dedicated volunteers. It is a commitment that the Warriors are very proud of.

 

The Bell Warriors Football Club offers football for youth ages 8-19 for the communities of Stittsville, Munster, Richmond, Bells Corners, Britannia and Bayshore. Don’t miss out! Email info@bellwarriors.ca for more details. See you there!

 

NCAFA Launches 60th Anniversary Radio Campaign

The National Capital Amateur Football Association (NCAFA) turns 60 this year and there are lots of big plans to celebrate this milestone.  NCAFA is the biggest amateur football association in Canada and have lots to be proud about.  With tryouts just around the corner for the Ottawa region league, NCAFA is taking to the airways with a 60th Anniversary radio campaign.
 
Listen for ads of Country 101.1 and CHEZ 106 in the coming weeks promoting our league, our goals, measures taken to continue to progress our great sport and to give people all they need to know about football in the Ottawa area.
 
 
Listen for our league ads and for more details on volunteering, sponsoring or registering your child in a club in your area, go to www.NCAFA.ca.

Tim Sheahan Receives Community Builder Award

At a surprise special presentation at this week’s Warriors Winter Workout, long-time Warrior volunteer, coach and director Tim Sheahan was presented with a 2015 United Way Community Builder Award. With close to 200 players and their families on hand representing all four of the Warriors tackle teams, ‘Coach Tim’ received his award from Aliya Sharif (United Way Coordinator, Engagement Programs and Market Research) and United Way volunteer (CBC Videographer) Waub Rice.
 
Mr. Rice spoke on behalf of the United Way outlining the purpose of the United Way Community Builder Program.  “The United Way Community Builder Program honours individuals who work tirelessly, passionately and collaboratively to make Ottawa a better place in which to live, work and raise a family.  Tim Sheahan is a very deserving volunteer,” stated Mr. Rice.  He continued by summarizing ‘Coach Tim’s’ nomination letter which outlined ‘Coach Tim’s’ year’s of commitment to his community, the Warriors players and families.  In accepting the honour Tim Sheahan said, “The Bell Warriors mean a great deal to me and my entire family . We got hooked 10 years ago , and we still have a love affair with the club. Today was a special day for me and my family and I want to thank you all for your honour.  Thank you so much for the acknowledgement.

Pictured L to R:  Tim Sheahan's eldest son Kyle who played with the Warriors, Waub Rice (CBC Ottawa  & United Way Volunteer), Tim Sheahn 2015 United Way Community Builder Award winner, Ann Sheahan (Tim's fantastic wife), and Brendan Sheahan (Tim and Ann's youngest boy who also was a proud Warrior)

Pictured L to R: Tim Sheahan’s eldest son Kyle who played with the Warriors, Waub Rice (CBC Ottawa & United Way Volunteer), Tim Sheahn 2015 United Way Community Builder Award winner, Ann Sheahan (Tim’s fantastic wife), and Brendan Sheahan (Tim and Ann’s youngest boy who also was a proud Warrior)

Tim Sheahan’s Nomination Letter for the 2015 United Way Community Builder Award
 
CONGRATULATIONS TIM!  Keep setting an example for our young players!

Guest Coaches from the Ravens are a hit!

Josh Sacobie, Carleton University Receivers Coach and Manager Events & Community Relations, arranged for Carleton University players to guest coach Week 3 of our Warriors’ Winter Workouts and our players loved it. Tevin Bowen (6’1″ DL from Orangeville), Zach Annen (6’4″ DT from St. Thomas), Leon Cenerini (5’11” LB from La Salle, Massachusetts), Carlo Gallotta (6’2″ LB from Calgary) and Ryan Kublek (5’6″ Long Snapper from Halifax) brought their talent, youth, experience and motivation to our Winter Workout Wednesday night. This was an experience our young players and families will always remember.
 
A HUGE THANK YOU to the Carleton Ravens for giving back to the local amateur football community!

 

Ravens Long Snapper Ryan Kublek tries to draw our Warriors off-side. Nice try Ryan!

Ravens Long Snapper Ryan Kublek tries to draw our Warriors off-side. Nice try Ryan!

Ravens Guest Coach Tevin Bowen had our Warriors working hard.

Ravens Guest Coach Tevin Bowen had our Warriors working hard.

Ravens Guest Coaches with our Tykes & Mosquitos

Ravens Guest Coaches with our Tykes & Mosquitos

Ravens coaches with our Pee Wees and Bantams

Ravens coaches with our Pee Wees and Bantams

THANKS #RAVENS!  For more pictures of this special event, go to our Facebook photo album.