Hamilton’s minor football groups join forces

HFA_logoMinor football in Hamilton will be tackled by a new organization.

A significant milestone in the storied history of football in the city has been reached with a merger agreement between the Hamilton Minor Football Association and the Hamilton Wentworth Minor Football Association. The two associations will work together as the Hamilton Football Association (HFA).

And further strengthening Hamilton football at the grassroots and rep football levels, is the establishment of a new governance organization to be known as Football Hamilton, a umbrella group to include as members the new HFA, the Canadian Football League’s Hamilton Tiger-Cats, the McMaster University Marauders, the Canadian Junior Football League’s Hamilton Hurricanes and the Hamilton Football Coaching Association.

The official launch of the HFA and Football Hamilton will take place at noon, Saturday, Feb. 15 at Redeemer College, with the HFA Play Like the Pros Skills Camp serving as the backdrop.