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Casino Volunteers Needed

We have a casino coming up on September 15 and 16 and are looking for volunteers to help out! The casino is our second largest fundraiser and helps keep player fees low. Please sign up by clicking on the link below. If you have any questions, contact Corinne at casino@edmontonwildcats.com Thursday, Sept 15 – https://www.volunteersignup.org/R3PJX Friday, Sept 16 – https://www.volunteersignup.org/887D4

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Heather Pankovich

Sad news in the Football Community this morning: “It is with profound sadness and deep sorrow that I inform you of the sudden passing of my beloved wife Heather Pankovich. Heather passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday while at home. Heather enjoyed life and always lived it to the fullest. Each of you had special connections and memories with her; whether it be at work, 50.50, football, or other friendships, she cherished them all. She positively impacted the lives of all those she encountered. Her smile was beautiful and her laughter infectious. Visitation will take place Monday, May 23 3:00-4:30 pm and Tuesday, May 24 1:00-2:30 pm …Full Story

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Spring Camp Schedule

Tuesday, May 3 and Wednesday, May 4 Equipment Draw at the Clubhouse *For players who are unable to get equipment from their high schools Thursday, May 5 (Helmets and Shoulder Pads) 5:30pm – Registration 8:30pm – Wrap Up Friday, May 6 (Full) 5:00pm – Registration 9:30pm – Wrap Up Saturday, May 7 (Helmets and Shoulder Pads) 9:30am – Meetings 1:15pm – Wrap Up 3:30pm – Blue vs. White Scrimmage

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NCCP Football “Safe Contact Clinic”

On May 4, the Edmonton Wildcats are hosting a Safe Contact Clinic in conjunction with Football Alberta at the Wildcats clubhouse. This course is intended for all coaches. All head coaches must take the Safe Contact by spring of 2016 and the following year all coaches. An integral part of the NCCP, Safe Contact teaches safe tackling and blocking techniques along with safety education and awareness. The course costs $89.25 (including GST). For more information or to register, contact info@edmontonwildcats.com

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2016 PFC Schedule

The Prairie Football Conference (PFC) has released its schedule for the 2016 Junior Football season! This year there are two notable changes to the formatting of the schedule. The British Columbia Football Conference (BCFC) and PFC teams will meet in the regular season. This season the Saskatoon Hilltops will face off with the Okanagan Sun and the Winnipeg Rifles will challenge the Valley Huskers. “Getting the opportunity to start integrating regular season games with the BCFC is great for our league. In addition to giving all the PFC teams an opportunity to play against the BC teams, it also enforces …Full Story

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Volunteer Week Wrap-Up (with video)

We were only able to highlight a few athletes who contribute to our In The Community events, but we could keep going for weeks! We have a lot of players and coaches who give back both with our team events as well as on their own. Happy National Volunteer Week – we are so proud of all of you!