Notre Dame Bantam Cougars running back Tyrell Monts carries the ball in the second quarter against the Sylvan Lake Lions on Saturday in the league final at Great Chief Park. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Red Deer Minor Football set to host Football Day in Red Deer

Red Deer Minor Football is set to once again celebrate the game this weekend.

Throughout the day from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday at Great Chief Park, young football fans will not only get a chance to experience the game first hand but also enjoy a full day celebration.

Atom players will hit the field in the morning, with peewee players on the turf at Setters Place at noon. There will be flag football from 12:50-1:10 p.m. and a bantam game between Hunting Hills and Lindsay Thurber at 2 p.m.

At 5:30, the Notre Dame Cougars varsity team will take on Robert Thirsk out of Calgary.

There will also be quidditch, tailgate games, skills and drills and a barbecue.

To round out the day, there will be a showing of Remember the Titans at 8:15 p.m.

For more information, check out Football Day in Red Deer on Facebook.



Email sports tips to Byron Hackett

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

COVID-19 takes 5 more lives in Alberta

Alberta announced five more deaths related to COVID-19 on Monday, almost doubling… Continue reading

Red Deer grateful to Saskatoon police for helping during 9-1-1 outage

Telus Mobility customers had to dial 9-1-1 from a landline before outage was resolved

Federal wage subsidy plan will help businesses say central Alberta business representatives

Prime minister says businesses losing 30 per cent in revenue eligible for 75 per cent wage subsidy

A message from the Advocate publisher

In good times and bad, The Red Deer Advocate has been here… Continue reading

Charitable Red Deer-area fundraisers are postponed or ‘re-imagined’ due to COVID-19

Virtual daffodil sales and some online benefits are planned

Alberta Health Services provides COVID-19 prevention tips

Alberta Health Services has a number of recommendations for people amid the… Continue reading

Alberta government website has latest COVID-19 statistics

Red Deer Advocate readers can stay up to date on the COVID-19… Continue reading

Newspapers are safe to touch, World Health Organization confirms

Just make sure to wash your hands, as you would after touching any surface or object

David Marsden: Signs of kindness lift our spirits during COVID-19 pandemic

From teddy bears, to colourful cutouts of hearts, to expressions of support… Continue reading

Parents should respect custody arrangements during COVID-19 pandemic: Ont. courts

Parents should respect custody arrangements during COVID-19 pandemic: Ont. courts

Canadian military ready to mobilize 24,000 troops for COVID-19: Minister

Canadian military ready to mobilize 24,000 troops for COVID-19: Minister

Vancouver Convention Centre picked for off site COVID-19 treatment centre

Vancouver Convention Centre picked for off site COVID-19 treatment centre

Trump defends extending virus guidelines as spread continues

Trump defends extending virus guidelines as spread continues

Most Read