News and updates
NCAFA 60th Anniversary Logo Competition
The NCAFA will be holding a competition to design a logo in honour of our 60th Anniversary this year. The contest is open to anyone, with the winner receiving $250 for their efforts.
The Board of Governors will be presented with a short list for final selection at the March BOG meeting on March 17th.
Submission deadline is March 16th, with all entries to be sent to email@example.com. The format should be in .jpeg format at a minimum and vector format ideally. Below you will find the current logo and the 50th anniversary logo.
Safe Contact Courses
NCAFA is making it a requirement that ALL Head Coaches be Safe Contact Certified this year. The following dates are open for registration.
Safe Contact Sessions:
1) Saturday January 24, 2015 - COMPLETED
2) Saturday February 14, 2015 from 9am to 5pm. Ben Franklin Place Nepean Room 1c
3) Saturday March 7, 2015 from 9am to 5pm. Ben Franklin Place, Nepean Room 1c
Cost is 75.00 per coach (includes manual and training certification) Coaches register on a first come basis to a maximum of 20.
In addition, Comp Intro courses are now being scheduled.
Comp-Intro Position Coach:
Friday February 20 6pm to 10pm and Saturday February 21 9am to 5pm Ben Franklin Place Room 1c
Cost is 125.00 plus 75.00 evaluation fee payable in advance.
Please register directly with Rob Hamm at 613-406-5228
Calling all Coaches!
There is a Province-wide mandate that ALL coaches must complete the Making Headway in Sport - Football online course (by May 1st for Summer programs and August 1st for Fall programs). Failure to complete this course will result in coaches being suspended from participation in practises/games.
Coaches may complete the course by accessing the this link
It is of critical importance that coaches report their completion of the course by following this link
If you have any questions, please contact Rob Hamm (NCAFA, Director Coach Training and Certification) or Chris Patton (OFA, Technical Director).
For anyone looking for a status update on their NCCP certification or what courses you should take, please contact; Chris Patton, please put "NCCP” in the subject line.
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New Website for all Midget Level Stats
Check out the new NCAFA Midget website for all NCAFA Midget Stats!
Concussion Awareness and Management
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