Nepean Eagles Football Club
1. How do I register to play?
Registration commences no earlier than January 15th and is handled as part of the Teamlinkt platform.
Registration is online at: Nepean Eagles Football Club - TeamLinkt.
Please note that players are not officially registered until payment is received and a registration form has been signed by our Registrar.
2. Are there weight restrictions for tackle football?
The National Capital Amateur Football Association (NCAFA) eliminated weight limits at all playing levels for tackle football in 2007.
3. What levels of play do the Eagles operate?
The Eagles offer football in 3 program area; Flag (Girls and Boys/OPEN), Tackle and Cheer.
GIRLS; U12, U14, U16, U20
BOYS/OPEN: U8, U10, U12, U14, U16 and U19
U10, U12, U14, U16, U19
4. How long has the Eagles organization been around?
The Eagles Football club was formed in 1978. . Many Eagles players have gone on to play junior football, university as well as professional.
5. Is the program open to both boys and girls?
All programs are open to both boys and girls, with the exception of our Girls Flag program.
6. Where do I have to live to play for the Nepean Eagles?
Territory of residence is administered for Tackle and Flag Boys/OPEN, other programs allow for "open" territory assignments.
For territory validation, a player's principal residence must lie within the NCAFA defined Nepean Eagles Football territory:
Fallowfield Rd, south on Highway 416 to Century Road, east along Century Road to the Rideau River; around Long Island (to include the Village of Manotick); north along the Rideau to Strandherd (Vimy Bridge) West on Strandherd to Fallowfield Rd; west on Fallowfield to Woodroffe and north on Woodroffe to Fallowfield, west on Fallowfield to Highway 416.
7. What's the National Capital Amateur Football Association?
The National Capital Amateur Football Association (NCAFA) is one of the largest amateur football associations in Canada.
The league has 15 member organizations, over 60 teams, and nearly 5,000 players, coaches and volunteers. For further information, visit the NCAFA website at www.ncafa.ca.
8. What's the difference between "team registration" and "league registration"?
Team registration is required to tryout or practice with the Eagles Football Club and participate in exhibition games or other activities.
League registration occurs prior to the football regular season (usually the last week of July) and consists of an official validation players registered with NCAFA..
9. Do I have to buy equipment?
The Eagles provide ALL equipment necessary to play with the exception of foot wear. (a girdle and a practice jersey are required and are available locally)..
10. What are the registration fees?
Please visit our registration page to see a list of our current fees.
11. Is there a refund policy?
There is no refund for pre-season tryout camp registration fees or flag football once registered.
Partial refunds may be granted for tackle program depending on circumstances; however, there will be no refund granted once a player has been registered with NCAFA and is officially placed on an Eagles Football team roster.
12. How long is the season?
Training camp dates vary with levels, but the Eagles Football generally begin with Registration in April and May, with player evaluations in June.
Equipment hand out will occur in June with Main Camp set for the end of July. Regular season begins the end of August and then continues through to the NCAFA championship weekend in early November.
Teams are set up by May 1st and commence season play May 21st. Practise 1 night per week with double headers on Saturday (Boys/OPEN) and Sunday (Girls). End of season tournament last weekend in June.
13. Where can I find more information about amateur football in Canada?
Additional information on amateur football in Canada is available from Football Canada, the sport's governing body, at www.footballcanada.com.
14. Where can I find out information concerning your Girls Touch Football program?
Please contact anyone of our executive members listed on the contact page.
15. How do I become an Eagles Football club sponsor?
The Club is actively seeking sponsors to support our equipment renewal project and assist with football operations.
If you are interested, please visit our sponsorship page for more information.
16. How do I become an Eagles Football volunteer?
Volunteers are always required. Please refer to the contact page to get in touch with the level or group you are interested in helping.