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Welcome to U8 1st Down Development!

The First Down Program curriculum consists of fourteen one-hour sessions. The sessions develop fundamental movement skills like running, throwing, catching and kicking among children under the age of eight. The program incorporates football related movements, activities, and skills to help build physical literacy.

2022 1st Down Development U8 Registration

2022 Age Division for 1st Down Development

Players born between 2017-2015 may participate for 1st Down Development

Cost for Tackle

Sessions start August 15th, and will go every Monday and Wednesday nights from 6:00-7:00pm.

Season Fee: $220.00

All Players will receive a 1st Down Development Otters shirt, their own Minor-Sized Football (TDJ Size), and a certificate of the player's completion of 1st Down Development!

Step 1: Football Ontario Insurance of $22.50

What is it? Required insurance mandated by Football Canada for all participants. You are allowed two practices before you are required to have mandatory insurance with the OFA. We will not allow any players to participate in practice beyond their two practices. Team managers will be keeping track through attendance at each practice. There are no exceptions. 

a) Go to the Ontario Football Alliance (OFA) website to purchase:
b) click on Player Registration 2020
c) For association, select OFA - Kawartha Football

d) For discipline, select Flag
d) print/save your confirmation that shows your Access ID

Take Note: Print 2020 Football Canada Player Registry Confirmation for your team manager

Step 2: Otters 1st Down Development Fee is $220.00.

Your Fee is $220.00.

Your Fee can be paid over E-Transfer to

Step 3: Fill out your Information below

Fill out your Information below, and click Submit.

After that, an E-Transfer of $220 can be made to to get your process started of committing to Otters Fall Football.

You will receive an email back within 24 hours on next steps.

Welcome to Otters Football, your Athletic Development starts here.


Player Registration

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