Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Who Are We?
The purpose of Peel Region Panthers Football is to organize, develop and promote minor football for all youth of Peel Region. We use the sport of football to develop leadership and resiliency in all our players. The Panthers are part of the Football Ontario (OFA) and host two types of programs: flag (no contact) and rep tackle (competitive).
Who Can Play?
We welcome boys and girls from all over Peel Region to our club. Ages are dependent on birth year, and the type of program offered.
Flag: Born between 2010 and 2014
Development: Born between 2006 and 2009
Rep Tackle: Born between 1999 and 2005
Where Do We Play?
Development Football: Football practices are held at various field locations in the Cities of Mississauga and Brampton. This season we host at David Suzuki Secondary School.
U8, U10, U12 Fall Rep Football: These teams can play in the OMFL, the OFFL or the OFL. Decisions are made dependent on the upcoming season.
The Rep spring playing season is between mid-May and mid-August with indoor practices starting in January. They play teams from all over southern Ontario. Busing is provided for teams.
What Equipment is Required?
Equipment is provided by our club (deposit required, returned at end of season), and is dependent on the program taken.
Tackle: shoulder pads/helmet/pads/pants
Anything loaned out must be returned in order to receive the equipment deposit back.
What are my registration fees spent on?
The cost of running a non-profit sport organization includes: league fees for each season/each team, club insurance, field bookings, emergency practice relocation (due to weather), transportation for rep away games that are more than one hour from our home field, practice and gameday trainers, referees, ongoing certification of coaches, equipment re-certification, end of season banquets/celebrations and marketing. The day to day administration of the club is managed by volunteer board members.