Season Information


2019 Season Parent Information Summary

The Camrose Buffaloes Football Association is a youth football organization that is run by a Board of Volunteers. We aim to have our players learn the game, have fun, and compete to the best of their ability. Our certified coaches will provide training, skill development and FUNdamentals of football.

The Camrose Buffaloes are part of the Capital District Minor Football Association (CDMFA). The Registrar will complete the registration for your player with CDMFA and Football Alberta. All players have to be registered with CDMFA and Football Alberta before they can step onto the football field. *With the exception of our Novice Flag Team, it is independent of the league. However, every Novice player will still be registered with Football Alberta and insured as such.

*Fees and Deposits

**Early Registration ends April 30, 2019**

                                  Early Registration     Regular Registration

Novice (Flag)             $115                            $115

Atom                         $255                            $305

Peewee                      $275                            $325

Bantam                      $295                            $345

 

Deposit Cheques are due at the time of your child's Equipment Fitting. Cheques are undated and made out to Camrose Buffaloes Football Association.

Equipment Deposit $300 ($50 for Novice players)

Volunteer Deposit $200 ($100 for Novice players)

Deposits cheques are held and returned upon satisfying the requirements as described in the Rules, Policies and Procedures. Deposit cheques will be returned at the AGM/Banquet or mailed.

 

*Practice Information

Practices are held at the Camrose Composite High School field, starting August 1, 2019.  Practices will move to the game field (Harry Andreason Diamond) at the beginning of October.

Novice Flag: Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:00-7:15pm. Starts Aug 6 through the end of September (30 mins of skills and drills followed by a 30 min game)

Atom 6-on-6 Tackle: Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:00-8:00pm (may end earlier later in the season)

Peewee: Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:30-8:30pm. (Monday practices in August as well)

Bantam: Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:30-8:30pm

 

*Games

Novice Flag will have games as part of their regular nights. There will be a couple games against surrounding communities, these dates to be announced.

Atoms play a modified 6-on-6 Tackle games on a quarter size field. There are 4 games, 8 teams, on the field at the same time. Games are held at various fields in the greater Edmonton and surrounding area. Atoms will primarily play in the south end, Leduc, Beaumont, Sherwood Park or Wetaskiwin on either Saturday or Sunday. Games are scheduled by the league and typically commence the third weekend in August. Players are required to be dressed and ready to enter the field 30 minutes prior to game time.

Peewee and Bantam games are scheduled by the league and typically commence the third weekend in August. Games are played in the greater Edmonton area and surrounding communities. Players are required to be dressed and ready to enter the field 60 minutes prior to game time.

 

*Parent Meeting

Details to be announced.

 

*Return to Play Policy

If a player happens to get injured or suffers a concussion, where a visit to the Doctor or Emergency department is required, or if the Trainer or Coaching staff determines it necessary for the players safety, a doctor’s note is required before the player is allowed to return to play. If an injury happens outside of football this policy still applies. Players are asked to still come to the Camp days to continue to learn the game and be part of the Team.

 

*Team Photos

Team and individual photos are taken during a regular practice night, typically the first week of September. All players are expected to attend in their game colours. There will not be a make up or retake date.

 

*Fundraising

Every player (parent/guardian) is responsible for selling 1 book of Raffle Tickets valued at $100. These are paid for up front at the time of registration and will be available for pickup starting June 1. It is your responsibility to return the stubs for draw no later than October 1.

Every player is expected to participate in the fall Bottle Drive OR another fundraising opportunity should there be another option as put forth by the Board.

 

*Managers

Our Managers will be your contact person for each division if you have question or concerns please contact them at the emails listed:

novice@camrosebuffaloes.com

atom@camrosebuffaloes.com

peewee@camrosebuffaloes.com

bantam@camrosebuffaloes.com

Upcoming Events


Mar. 23, 2019 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Open Football
Camrose Composite High School
Join us Saturday March 23, 2019 from 7-9pm

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Apr. 23, 2019 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Equipment Fitting
Rotary Youth Centre, door #2. 4517 54 Street

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Apr. 25, 2019 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Equipment Fitting
Rotary Youth Centre, door #2. 4517 54 Street

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