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INTRODUCING THE ONTARIO WOMEN'S INTERCOLLEGIATE FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION

The Ontario Women's Intercollegiate Football Association is the leading competitive women’s flag-football league for universities/colleges across Ontario! Teams have existed for over 10 years and have now established an association to govern women's football at the intercollegiate/varsity level.

The only intercollegiate women's football league in Canada!

 

ABOUT US

The Ontario Women’s Intercollegiate Football Association (OWIFA) is a league organized and run by women’s football programs from colleges and universities across Ontario. The women’s football season includes four to five, two-day tournaments during the months of February and March. Women’s football has grown extensively over the last few years including, an improvement in the quality of programs and increased engagement of our game, with teams existing for over 8 years. Our athletes are advocates for women in sport.

The purpose of OWIFA is to:

  1. Provide a competitive flag football experience for post-secondary/collegiate women athletes across Ontario

  2. Increase football knowledge, expertise, and strategy of women

  3. Foster a supportive community that encourages leadership development, companionship, and positive physical and mental health through football

  4. Offer a diverse and inclusive sporting experience for women collegiate athletes. We are working towards creating equal opportunities for women in football.

 

Our league consists of over 400 athletes and 70+ coaches that participate in ratified women’s football programs at Laurier University, McMaster University, the University of Waterloo, the University of Toronto, York University, Ontario Tech University, Western University, Queen's University, and Guelph region.

Upcoming Competition Dates

  • CANCELLED: OWIFA Championship Tournament
    Location is TBD
    Mar. 28, 9:00 a.m. – Mar. 29, 6:00 p.m.
    Location is TBD
  • OWIFA Virtual Kickoff - Women in Football Careers Weekend
    Zoom Event
    Mar. 05, 4:00 p.m. EST – Mar. 07, 3:00 p.m. EST
    Zoom Event
    OWIFA goes virtual to kickoff our 2021 season! Our main focus is on athlete and coach development by hosting a Women in Football Careers Weekend. Hear from some of the top media personnel, coaches, and operations staff from the NFL and CFL. Over three days, we feature 1 hour panels.
  • Football Performance Training w/ Redline Athletics
    Zoom Event
    Jan. 29, 7:00 p.m. EST – Feb. 03, 7:00 p.m. EST
    Zoom Event
    Hosted Virtually by High Performance Trainer, Brendt Barrett, learn more about hydration in sport and get down to intensive training to improve your game including blocking technique, footwork, and cardio fitness. There is a $10.00 registration fee to attend this event.
  • Mental Health & Sport Performance w/ Dr. Wade
    Zoom Event
    Jan. 19, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    Zoom Event
    Join Dr. Austin “Wade” Wilson, a Mental Performance Consultant and Lecturer in the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences at the University of Waterloo, as he takes you through a workshop to improve your sport performance by bettering mental health and overall mentality. This event is $5 to attend!
  • Performance Nutrition 101 w/ Aja Gyimah
    Zoom Event
    Jan. 12, 7:00 p.m.
    Zoom Event
    Join us online for a chat with leading Toronot-based nutritionist, Aja Gyimah. She will take you through the ins and outs of eating right as a woman in football. THIS EVENT IS FREE!

CONTACT US

1151 Richmond St, London, ON N6A 3K7

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