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2019 Rifles Rookie Camp

The Winnipeg Rifles Football Club will be holding their Rookie Player camp for all players born in 1997 through to 2002 at the Subway Soccer Complex on Saturday, April 6th, and Sunday, April 7th, and at Dakota Collegiate on Saturday, April 20th and Sunday, April 21st. 

If you are are 18-22 years of age by the end of the year and want to play for the Rifles in 2019 you must be at this camp. 

Camp Information

April 6 & 7 info
Saturday in-class will run on from 8:30 am - 9:15 am and on-field will be from 9:30 am - 11:30 am and Sunday in-class with run from 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm and on-field will be from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm.  

April 20 & 21 info
Saturday will be on-field from 10 am - 12 pm and 2 pm - 4 pm.  On Sunday on-field will be 10 am - 12 pm and then a inter-squad scrimmage from 2 pm - 4 pm.

Full equipment (including all lower pads) is required for this camp. This includes helmet, shoulder pads, football pants and all lower pads.  You will not be allowed to participate if you show up on the field in shorts. Players are to bring their own equipment from their High School or their Midget/Major Program.

Cost of the camp is $125 and must be paid online.  This fee includes the cost of the 2 weekends of rookie camp, a Rifles practice jersey and the cost of spring camp for those that are invited to attend.  To register click here.

In order to be on the field, you will also be required to complete the 2019 Football Manitoba Player Registration prior to March 31, 2019.  This fee is an $40.20 ($39 + 1.20 GST), and will be carried through for the entire 2019 season whether you play football for Rifles, Major, Midget, High School, Flag leagues or just coach. To complete this registration click here

If you register and choose not to attend the camp no refunds will be given.

If you have any questions, please contact our General Manager, Laurie Hoel at riflesmanager@gmail.com or 204-793-2411.

2019 Rifles Spring Camp

The Winnipeg Rifles Football Club will be holding their Spring camp April 24 - May 4 at the Dakota Collegiate Field followed by an exhibition game on Sunday, May 5 against Augsburg University.  Spring camp is for returning Rifles players as well as players who attended the Rookie Camp in April.

Camp Information

Wednesday, April 24th - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday, April 25th - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday, April 26th - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday, April 27th - 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sunday, April 28th - 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tuesday, April 30th - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday, May 1st - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday, May 2nd - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday, May 3rd - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday, May 4th - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm- followed by a post practice team BBQ with the Augsburg University Football Team

Sunday, May 5th - Game Day - 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm - Winnipeg Rifles vs Augsburg University at East Side Eagles Football Field

Full equipment (including all lower pads and practice pants) is required for this camp.  No shorts allowed. Players that were not a  Rifle in 2018 are to bring their own equipment from their High School or their Midget/Major Program. 

Equipment pickup for returning Rifles players will be posted shortly.

Cost of the camp is $100 and must be paid online. To register for this camp click here.

In order to be on the field, you will also be required to complete the 2019 Football Manitoba Player Registration prior to April 10, 2019.  This fee is an $40.20 ($39 + 1.20 GST), and will be carried through for the entire 2019 season whether you play football for Rifles, Major, Midget, High School, Flag leagues or just coach. To complete this registration click here

If you registered for the Rookie Camp, you will not have to pay this fee again.  You will receive a Discount code to enter on the payment page in order to waive the fees.  If you have not received this code, please reach out to our General Manager, Laurie Hoel.

Rifles Race In Support of DASCH and St. Amant


(5) Riley Naujoks, (20) Brandon Urciuoli, (29) Troy Wilson, (80) Luke McMillan, & (56) Thomas Moline

February 18, 2019 - 

On Saturday, February 16th, Luke McMillan, Thomas Moline, Riley Naujoks, Troy Wilson and Brandon Urciuoli participated in the Wild Winter Canoe race at Shaw Park in support of DASCH and St. Amant.  These fine young Rifles raised over $1,000 in support of people with intellectual disabilities in Manitoba.  

On their first heat they had a difficult time navigating the turn, but still managed to win their heat.  On their second heat they improved their time by over 5 seconds and won their second heat as well, but came up just short of the finals by 1 tenth of a second.  

A great job by these young men in their races, but more importantly a great job raising over $1,000 dollars for their fellow Manitobans.  Our organization is very proud of them!  Rifle up!

Rifles are looking for Billet Families

Billeting a Winnipeg Rifle player involves providing accommodation as well as the “family” atmosphere in terms of meals etc. As Winnipeg Rifles players range in age from 17-22 the “family” atmosphere is one that is generally expected a young man of that age would receive at their own home.

Billeting can be a rewarding experience for both the player and billet family.

Billeting is often the preferred method for our 1st or 2nd year players in the age 17-18 year old range as they transition to living on their own. Our 17-18 year player’s parents often prefer billeting for their son.

Billets are paid a monthly agreed upon amount from the player or player’s family.

For more information, please reach out to Geordie Wilson, Head Coach, 204-792-1379 or riflescoach@gmail.com or Laurie Hoel, General Manager, 204-793-2411 or riflesmanager@gmail.com

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