July Newsletter

     

    Hello Bears,

    Welcome to our 25th anniversary season!

    Now that school is over and summer practices are in full swing I wanted to welcome back our returning players and say hello to our new players and families.

    A few things to note and remember

    – All players will receive new practice jerseys. They’ll be at the field soon

    – Clothing will be available mid -July.  Online options will be available soon

    – Only players, coaches and team personal are allowed on the field. No leaning on the field fence during practices or games. The track is open to use during practices and games and no pets are allowed in the stadium

    CONCUSSION TESTING

    NLFA has partnered with Dr. Mark Malowney of Rebound Sport and Spine for optional concussion baseline testing through the Complete Concussion Management Program. All athletes 8 and up are recommended to have a complete comprehensive baseline test. We have been offered a significant discount for this test. $60.00 for 12 and under $70.00 for 13 and older. These tests are eligible under extended benefits. Assistance for low income families is available. Please contact Dr. Mark at 604-510-4454 for more information or visit his website www.reboundclinic.ca

    ADVERTISING:

    NLFA has created an advertising program this season to take advantage of the video board and our online streaming. If you own a business, or work for a business that would like to advertise with us please contact me (Info below). We have different options and will work with you to create a package that suits your needs.

    FUNDRAISING:

    We will once again participate in the VCFL wide NFL Pool ticket fundraiser. This will be our main fundraiser for the year. Details to follow soon

    SUMMER TOURNAMENTS:

    We’ll be entering a few tournaments in August to prepare for the regular season.  Game days TBA but be prepared for 1-2 tournament dates per team

    Dates to Remember:

    August 11-13 Chili Bowl in Chilliwack

    August 19-20 Sungod Tournament – North Delta

    August 26-27 Knights of the Round Table Tournament – Maple Ridge

    September 2 Regular Season starts

    September 6 NLFA Picture Day

    Please don’t hesitate to contact me anytime if you have any questions about anything. I can be reached at aace19@hotmail.com or 604-880-8746

    See you at the field!

    Steve Aasen

    NLFA President

     


    2017 FALL TACKLE REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

    Registration for the 2017 Fall Tackle Season is NOW OPEN FOR ALL DIVISIONS!

    To celebrate our 25th Anniversary we are offering FREE REGISTRATION*(Conditions Apply) for the first 25 players for our 6 & 7 Flag division!

    Rosters will be capped at 35 players (except Midget). Once we have reached the limit for registrations for a team, anyone registering after will be placed on the wait list and will be called if someone drops from the roster. If we have enough players on the wait list, we will split the roster and form two teams.

    Practices will start in early June and run Monday, Wednesday and Friday nights at Mcleod Park. The regular season begins in September and runs to the end of November.

    2017 Tackle Football Fees

    REGISTRATION FEE

    BCPFA INSURANCE & MEMBERSHIP

    FOOTBALL CANADA

    DIVISION

    BIRTH YEAR

    $75

    $38

    $11

    FLAG

    2010-2011

    $225

    $38

    $11

    ATOM

    2008-2009

    $235

    $38

    $11

    PEEWEE

    2006-2007

    $250

    $38

    $11

    JUNIOR BANTAM

    2004-2005

    $290

    $38

    $11

    BANTAM

    2002-2003

    $325

    $38

    $11

    MIDGET

    1999-2000-2001

    *BCPFA INSURANCE & MEMBERSHIP, AND FOOTBALL CANADA ARE ANNUAL FEES. IF YOU HAVE REGISTERED AND PAID FOR SPRING FLAG YOU WILL NOT BE REQUIRED TO PAY IT AGAIN.

    Family Discount

    Child with the highest registration fee is 100%. 2nd Child is $50 off (apply coupon 2nd Child) and additional children are $75 off (apply coupon 3rd Child).  Flag division registrations are not eligible for discounts.

    The following will be required when registering

    • Volunteer deposit cheque
    • Equipment deposit cheque
    • Copy of proof of birth (birth certificate, card card, passport)

    What is Supplied

    As part of the registration fee NLFA provides the football helmet, shoulder pads, knee pads, belt, practice pants, practice jersey, game pants and game jersey. Players are required to supply cleats, mouthguard, football girdle and black game socks.


    AGM Thursday January 12th!

    Our AGM is Thursday January 12th at the Willoughby Community Center located at the Langley Events Centre. The meeting starts at 7:00pm. This is an important meeting to review the last year and share your thoughts on our association moving forward.      


    2016 AWARDS NIGHT


    12 MAN BCCFA Provincial Championships-UPDATED

    GO BEARS AND KODIAKS! Click on the games below for game highlights! Game day information: Entrance at the west side of the stadium on 57a Avenue Cash only – Gate fees -$10 adult and $5 students/seniors (kids 12 and under free) Concession will be open *Please note that NO DOGS are permitted at the stadium […]


    Bantam VMFL Semi-Final-UPDATED

    The North Langley Bears bantam team advanced to the provincial finals with a thrilling 25-13 win over the Meadow Ridge Knights on a rainy Saturday afternoon at Mcleod stadium before a large crowd. The offense scored an early touchdown with a great run by Ethan BERNARDIN (26) as he split the Knights defense to punch the ball […]


    VMFL Midget Semi-Final and Bantam Regular Season Finale-UPDATED

     CONGRATULATIONS TO THE KODIAKS WHO HAVE ADVANCED TO THE PROVINCIAL CHAMPIONSHIPS! Click on the games below for a game report!


    Valley Championships-UPDATED

    Click on the games below for game highlights!