News for WTFL Wpg. Touch Football League

SAVE THE DATE - Registration and AGM

Posted Thu Mar 08, 2012 - 02:40 AM

The WTFL will be holding it's AGM and registration night on April 4th. Details to follow in the upcoming weeks.

Access to Optimist

Posted Tue Aug 03, 2010 - 05:54 PM

Access to Optimist will no longer be available via the Perimeter due to construction. Please use Portage to Sturgeon or Cavalier to get access to Saskatchewan ave.

Please pass this on to your teammates!

The Best things about the WTFL

Posted Fri Apr 16, 2010 - 06:05 AM

1) The Profit goes to the Players-

The WTFL is a non-profit league with all revenues directed back to the game.

The WTFL offers Winnipeg's only touch football tournament, Winnipeg's only Women's Divisions and have trained and acredited almost every certified touch football official in the province. Since 1974 the WTFL is the home for touch football in Manitoba.

The WTFL is run by a board of volunteers who's interest is offering a fair and balanced league for the development of touch football. All players are welcome to join the WTFL Board.

2) The WTFL is home to Winninpeg's only true Elite Division-

For over 35 years the best teams choose the WTFL. The WTFL Elite Division trophy is the ultimate goal for Touch Football in Manitoba.

3) Scheduling-

-The WTFL focuses on schedule requests
-You won't play on Mother's Day or Father's Day
-You won't play during Blue Bomber Home Games
-You won't play on Long Weekends.

4) All WTFL officials are Nationally Certified-

Trained by Darrell Mazur- 'Manitoba's elder statesman of officiating'. Darrell has reffed 1000's of games including at Canada's National Tournament of Championships ("TOC"). Not only is he a great official but also a school teacher- who understands how to train and teach people.

*The WTFL offers Free officials training each season

5) The Best Fields in the City-

-All Championship games are played at Canadinns Stadium
-All teams have the option to play regular season games at Canadinns Stadium
-All teams get to play at Rods Football Club

6) The WTFL offers Multi-Team Play with Competitive Balance-

-Teams do not have to worry about Upper Division players dropping down in mid season

7) The WTFL is for all Players-

The WTFL is the only league with both a Women's Division and Women's Officials.

8) 18 Full Length Games-

The WTFL offers an 18 game season with Full-Length games with true 20 Minute Quarters- no time shaving!

Founded in 1974 by former Winnipeg Blue Bomber Don Jonas, the WTFL is a not-for-profit league run by a volunteer board. The Women’s Division of the WTFL was formed in 2005, which contributed in Manitoba’s successful bid for the national touch football “Tournament of Champions” in 2006. The WTFL prides itself on providing Men and Women both competitive and recreational touch football with “the best game day experience”.

Women's Skills Clinic - Sat. April 10

Posted Fri Apr 16, 2010 - 06:02 AM

BIG THANKS to the organizations who made yet another WTFL Women's Skills Clinic possible:

St. James Rods Football Club
Boston Pizza
Home Run Sports
Mazur Indoor Football League
& support of the WTFL membership

Our media buds:
HOT 103
QX 104

....and Mother Nature for lending us a sunny day and being a good football fan ;-)

And of course - couldn't have swung it without such awesome volunteers - the guys and gals of the WTFL who pitched in are simply fantastic for lending their time to help promote our great sport. This year's participants were a hard-working, talented crew who'll be a great addition to the WTFL!
Welcome to the club!

IF YOU'RE LOOKING TO PLAY: please feel welcome to post on the "FORUM" and/or email


(Rain or shine...or snow, we'll have a good time!)
Once again, the WTFL will be hosting a free Women's Skills Clinic! All ages, All skill levels welcome! Prizes to be won! Details:

When: Saturday April 10th
Time: 1-3pm (Registration at 12:30)
Where: St. James Rods Field, Silver Avenue & Rutland Street, Map:
Cost: FREE!

Parking: Free lot available next to field off Silver Ave

The clinic will run several stations providing you with the basics of all the touch football positions. We will also go over some of the important rules and basics of the game itself. After, time permitting, we will follow it up with a short scrimmage! Instruction will be provided by experienced men and women with many years of experience in touch football!
Please wear comfortable clothing appropriate for the weather and running shoes, or cleats (soccer or football) if you have them. NO other equipment necessary.
All attendees will be entered into several prize draws including a Home Run Gift Certificate to help you get all your football gear and post-skills clinic ‘rehydrating’ at Boston Pizza.
Don't forget to tell your girlfriends, wife, sisters, mother and all your friends! It's free, it's fun and it's a great way to meet new people and get into the sport!
We are also looking for volunteers, men and women, to help out with the clinic stations as well as greeting, chatting and answering questions. There will be 4 stations (QB/throwing, Defense, Offense/route running and Centre/Rusher). If you're interested in helping out, please email and indicate any preferences you have.
For any questions, please contact

2009 AGM Agenda

Posted Tue Dec 01, 2009 - 07:01 AM

7:00 pm
December 2nd, 2009
Viscount Gort Hotel (South West of Polo Park)
Windsor Room

-Call to Order

-Approval of 2008 minutes

-President’s Report (Craig Swanston)

-Women’s Division Report (Rebecca Duhard)

-Treasurer’s Report (Raj Brar)

-Marketing Report (Pat Stanley)

-Referee Review of 2009 Season

-Board Nominations

-Rule Changes Discussion for 2010 Season
- converts (being returned for points)

-Season Structure Discussion for 2010 Season
- # of games in regular season
- Tournaments
- Playoff Structure

-New Business

-Hand out Trophies/ MVP Awards/ Stat Leader Trophies


-Payout of Performance Bonds/ Default Compensation

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