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Ottawa Gaels Golf Tournament Fundraiser – June 10

Posted by on Apr 21, 2017 in Events, Ottawa Gaels | 0 comments

Ottawa Gaels Golf Tournament Fundraiser – June 10

The Ottawa Gaels invite you to our annual Golf Tournament Fundraiser to benefit our Youth Development Program. This year’s Tournament will take place on Saturday, June 10th, 2017 at Loch March Golf Club in Kanata. A player package that includes 18 holes of golf, a power cart, BBQ lunch and a Roast beef dinner with all the trimmings is available for $150 per player. A dinner only option is also available at a cost of $35. We’ll also be holding a Hole in One contest, Longest Drive contest and a Closest to Pin contest, in addition to giving away raffle prizes. You can register today by completing the form below. Event Details What: 2017 Ottawa Gaels Golf Tournament Fundraiser for Youth Development Program When: Saturday, June 10th, 2017 – 12pm Shotgun start Where: Loch March Golf Club, 1755 Old Carp Rd, Kanata, ON K2K 1X7 Price: Player package $150; Dinner Only: $35-(roast beef dinner with all the trimmings) Sponsor The Tournament The Ottawa Gaels invite you to sponsor a hole at this year’s tournament. As a sponsor you’ll receive the following benefits: Acknowledgement on ottawagaels.ca and on our social media channels A complementary ad in the CYC program Sponsor signage at your hole You can find out more and fill out our sponsorship form, available below. Sponsorship Letter &...

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Youth Registration Open for 2017 Season

Posted by on Mar 20, 2017 in Ottawa Gaels, Youth Football | 0 comments

Youth Registration Open for 2017 Season

The Ottawa Gaels have opened youth registration for the 2017 season. This season’s program offers tremendous value at a sign-up cost of only $100. Those who register will enjoy: 6 weeks of indoor training sessions 8 weeks of outdoor training sessions Competion in 3 local tournaments This summer program requires only a commitment of once a week, with four locations around the Ottawa region (Almonte, Kanata, Ottawa West and Riverside South). As an added bonus, athletes in Ottawa will get the unique opportunity of working with highly qualified coaches from Ireland. The program culminates in the opportunity to compete at the Continental Youth Championship (CYC) taking place at Gaelic Park in Buffalo at the end of July. Try it For kids who are new to Gaelic Football, we invite you to join us for a free, no obligation “try it” session. Your first session will be free no matter when you start the program so your kids can try it out before committing to a full registration. Waiver & Media Release Form The Ottawa Gaels require parents and athletes to fill out a waiver form and present it on the first day of the program. You can download and print the waiver by clicking here. Register...

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New Pub Trivia Night – March 31st, 2017

Posted by on Mar 6, 2017 in Events, Ottawa Gaels | 0 comments

New Pub Trivia Night – March 31st, 2017

Join us for another trivia night on Friday, March 31st! In 2001, Julia Roberts won the Oscar for best actress. Who were the other nominees? Brazil has the largest of land mass of South American countries. Name the next three, in order, for one point each. If these trivial facts are bouncing around in your grey matter, then the Ottawa Gaels have got a night for you! We’re hosting a pub quiz night at The Glen Scottish Pub, in Stittsville on Friday, March 31st at 8:30 PM. There will be five rounds of questions: General Knowledge (2) Sports Music History Teams of 4, 6 or 8 are welcome, or we can match individuals to teams. Cost is $15 a player. Prizes for the top teams, spot prizes, as well as a raffle draw for more loot will be up for grabs! Get your spot by emailing vicepresident@ottawagaels.ca. Places are limited, so get your spot early! Come out and learn...

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2017 Spring Thaw Tournament: April 29th

Posted by on Feb 15, 2017 in Events, Ottawa Gaels | 0 comments

2017 Spring Thaw Tournament: April 29th

Dust off your cleats as we shake off the rust and stretch it out after a winter that was far too long. The Ottawa Gaels invite you to join us for our Spring Thaw 7’s Tournament, taking place on Saturday, April 29th at Centre Multisport de Gatineau (édifice La Fonderie), from 12pm until 4pm. Registration cost is $10 per player.   To register You can RSVP to the event at our Facebook page. or Send a confirmation email to...

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Annual Spaghetti Fundraiser Dinner – May 6th, 2017

Posted by on Feb 15, 2017 in Events, Ottawa Gaels | 0 comments

Annual Spaghetti Fundraiser Dinner  – May 6th, 2017

The Ottawa Gaels invite you to join us for our Annual Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser, happening on Saturday, May 6th at St. Brigid’s Centre for the Arts. The fundraiser gets underway at 5:30pm, at a cost of $10 for adults and $5 for kids. Together we’ll be able to feast on Spaghetti, Salad, Bread and Dessert. There will also be lots of raffle prizes to be won and live music. Event Details What: Annual Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser Where: St. Brigid’s Centre for the Arts – 310 St. Patrick Street in the Byward Market When: Saturday, May 6th, 2017 – 5:30pm-8:30pm Cost: $10 for Adults / $5 for kids /$25 for Families (4+ Members)...

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Youth Gaelic Football Try It Sessions – Free!

Posted by on Feb 7, 2017 in Events, Ottawa Gaels, Youth Football | 0 comments

Youth Gaelic Football Try It Sessions – Free!

Join us for our free sessions to learn how to play Gaelic Football! This in an introduction to the sport for those who have never played and a chance to play for the first time in 2017 for those who have. We will run two sessions of one hour each 8-9am and 9-10am. Drop in at whatever time suits you best! Our first session will take place on Sunday, February 12 for kids ages U8 and U10. Our second session is scheduled for Sunday, March 5th. This session will be for kids ages U12 and U14 All sessions will take place at Bell Sensplex, 1565 Maple Grove Road, Kanata, Ontario K2V 1A3 No need to register, just show up! Bring along your friends from school or your other team sports such as hockey, soccer, basketball, volleyball who you think might be interested. Girls and boys are welcome but will play separately in organized...

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2017 Coaches Foundation Course – April 30th

Posted by on Feb 7, 2017 in Events, Ottawa Gaels | 0 comments

2017 Coaches Foundation Course – April 30th

The Ottawa Gaels will be running two Gaelic Football coaching courses this year on Sunday, April 30th. Many of you are already coaching our young athletes and this course will further strengthen your coaching resources. The Gaels want to encourage more seniors to get the training and join us on the field, as the feedback our club has received form the parents and the kids is that the youth really look up to us (especially the girls!) and are excited to be coached by senior players, who they see as role models. The Foundation Award is an official GAA certificate, and you can get more details at http://learning.gaa.ie/node/268590. The Foundation Award is a theory and practical course so you are asked to bring gym clothes and sneakers. The Gaels will also provide you with some online prep work prior to the course. You will also need to provide a Police check – Vulnerable Sector, which is a standard requirement for all sporting organizations. If you do not already have a police check, the Ottawa Gaels will provide you with a volunteer letter so that your police check is free. You are still able to take the course, but our club cannot certify any coaches until we receive this police check. Please confirm your availability with by filling out the form below. There is no registration fee. Finally, please share this invite with anyone else you think may be...

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Join the Ottawa Gaels for St. Patrick’s Day Festivities!

Posted by on Jan 23, 2017 in Events, Ottawa Gaels | 0 comments

Join the Ottawa Gaels for St. Patrick’s Day Festivities!

March with us in this year’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade and then join us for the Beau’s Party at Lansdowne! The Ottawa Gaels are excited to once again be taking part in the annual Irish Society of The National Capital Region Saint Patrick’s Day Parade on Saturday, March 11th, 2017. The Parade will leave the intersection of Elgin St. and Laurier Avenue West at 11:00am, proceed westward along Laurier to Bank Street and then south on Bank Street to Lansdowne Park. At the conclusion of the parade, Lansdowne will be home to the Beau’s St. Patrick’s Day Party inside the Aberdeen Pavilion. The party begins at noon and runs until 10pm will feature live Irish entertainment, activities and more! While you’re there, be sure to stop by the Ottawa Gaels booth. We’ll be on-site, providing demonstrations and will have games and information available for visitors who are curious about our great sport. The Beau’s party will sell out quickly so if you are interested in attending buy your tickets now! You can also join us as a volunteer! We have openings for an evening shift which goes from 5pm-11pm.  We will need people to cover the bars as well as admissions, green team, and merchandise. Volunteers enjoy free admission to the event ($29 value!) and a receive a cool Beau’s t-shirt. Email publicrelations@ottawagaels.ca to sign up.   The Ottawa Gaels invite supporters of our team and the Irish community at large to line this year’s parade route. Volunteers will be collecting cash and food donations for the Ottawa Food Bank along the Parade route. The Gaels are also inviting members of the team to join us as we march in the parade. Along with a healthy dose of green, we’ll be sporting our maroon colours as we walk through the streets of downtown Ottawa. (Be sure to visit our store for official Gaels merchandise!) Our group will be meeting near the start of the parade route (Elgin and Laurier) at 10:30am.   Check out the video below from last year’s Beau’s St. Patrick’s...

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Ottawa Gaels Christmas Social – Saturday December 17th

Posted by on Dec 6, 2016 in Events | 0 comments

Ottawa Gaels Christmas Social – Saturday December 17th

Gaels friends and family, deck yourselves out in your fave ugly Christmas sweaters and join us for our Ottawa Gaels Christmas social at the Heart and Crown Byward Market! Enjoy a festive evening with friends, featuring free food, hilarious prizes and great music. And pull out all the bells and boughs of holly, because there will be a grand prize for the best (aka ugliest!) Christmas sweater! This is a family friendly event, kids and Gaels youth are welcome in the Heart & Crown until 9pm! Event Details What: Ottawa Gaels Christmas Social Where: Heart & Crown – ByWard Market (Peter Devine’s) 67 Clarence Street, Ottawa, Ontario k1n 5p5 When: Saturday, December 17th at 2PM –...

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Join our Board as Public Relations Officer

Posted by on Dec 5, 2016 in Ottawa Gaels | 0 comments

Join our Board as Public Relations Officer

If you’re a marketing communications professional looking to give back to your community and make a significant impact for a not for profit sports association then here is your chance. The Ottawa Gaels Gaelic Football Club are currently recruiting for the role of Public Relations Officer (PRO). The Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) was formed in 1887 and is a grassroots, community-based, volunteer run organisation promoting Gaelic games, culture and lifelong participation. We welcome all ages to learn and play the original beautiful game, Gaelic Football, and operate youth, men’s and ladies programs. As the PRO you will lead the marketing, communication and public relations strategy and activities for the Ottawa Gaels. This is an exciting leadership position and opportunity to build a marketing communications committee and support the growth of this organization. If you are interested, please contact us at publicrelations@ottawagaels.ca. Full job description [PDF]...

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