The Canada Cup is Football Canada's national tackle football championship. It brings together provincial teams in the U-18 age category from across Canada to determine national football supremacy and has spring boarded many U SPORTS, NCAA, national team and professional careers.
After a two-year hiatus, Football Canada is thrilled to announce the return of its national male tackle football championship event, the Football Canada Cup (FCC). The FCC will be held at the Apple Bowl in Kelowna, British Columbia from July 9th – 17th, 2022. Football Canada has released the schedule for the event, which will see eight provincial teams compete for the title of National Champions. The 2019 defending champions are Team Saskatchewan, currently ranked number one in the standings.
Play begins at 10:00am (PST) on Monday, July 11th, with number four Ontario taking on number five Manitoba. The remaining Game Day 1 match-ups will see number two Quebec play number seven New Brunswick at 1:00pm, Nova Scotia challenging number one seed Saskatchewan at 4:00pm, and number three Alberta taking on number six British Columbia at 7:00pm.
Game Day 2 of the event is Thursday, July 14th, with play beginning at 10.00am. Opponents will be determined based on the Game Day 1 outcomes. The final day of the Tournament is Sunday, July 17th, with the Bronze Medal game scheduled for 4:00pm and the Gold Medal game for 7:00pm. As the host team, British Columbia will play in games 8 and 11, regardless of earlier game results.
Game Day 1 – Monday, July 11th, 2022
1 – 10:00am – Ontario (4) vs. Manitoba (5)
2 – 1:00pm – Quebec (2) vs. New Brunswick (7)
3 – 4:00pm – Saskatchewan (1) vs. Nova Scotia (8)
4 – 7:00pm – Alberta (3) vs. British Columbia (6)
Game Day 2 – Thursday, July 14th, 2022
5 – 10:00am – Loser of Game 3 vs. Loser of Game 1
6 – 1:00pm – Loser of Game 2 vs. Loser of Game 4
7 – 4:00pm – Winner of Game 2 vs. Winner of Game 1
8 – 7:00pm – Winner of Game 3 vs. Winner of Game 4
Game Day 3 – Sunday, July 17th, 2022
9 – 10:00am – Loser of Game 5 vs. Loser of Game 6 – Consolation, 7th and 8th
10 – 1:00pm – Winner of Game 5 vs. Winner of Game 6 – Consolation, 5th and 6th
11 – 4:00pm – Loser of Game 7 vs. Loser of Game 8 – Bronze Medal
12 – 7:00pm – Winner of Game 7 vs. Winner of Game 8 – Gold Medal