Football Canada Announces Football Canada Cup (FCC) Schedule
Event Returns for the First Time Since 2019
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, 20221 – 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, 20225 – 10:00am – Loser of Game 3 vs. Loser of Game 16 – 1:00pm – Loser of Game 2 vs. Loser of Game 47 – 4:00pm – Winner of Game 2 vs. Winner of Game 18 – 7:00pm – Winner of Game 3 vs. Winner of Game 4 Game Day 3 – Sunday, July 17th, 20229 – 10:00am – Loser of Game 5 vs. Loser of Game 6 – Consolation, 7th and 8th10 – 1:00pm – Winner of Game 5 vs. Winner of Game 6 – Consolation, 5th and 6th11 – 4:00pm – Loser of Game 7 vs. Loser of Game 8 – Bronze Medal12 – 7:00pm – Winner of Game 7 vs. Winner of Game 8 – Gold Medal
ABOUT FOOTBALL CANADA
Established in 1884, Football Canada is the national governing body of amateur football in Canada and a proud member of the International Federation of American Football (IFAF). Working closely with the provincial football associations, we develop programs and resources for players, coaches, officials in the three disciplines of Tackle, Flag and Touch Football. Football Canada’s vision statement is “from playground to stadium” where players can participate in the game of football throughout a lifetime recreationally, competitively and internationally.