2022 Team Alberta & Bantam Showcase Information
Team Alberta U16 & Bantam Showcase Selection Camps are being held starting in April. This spring and summer Football Alberta is planning to participate in the Bantam Showcase on May Long Weekend in Red Deer and the Football Canada U16 Western the Challenge in Langley, BC in July. Depending on your age and what age category you played in 2021, you may be eligible to participate in both or just one, see the age eligibility requirements.
Registration is now open for the Selection Camps. In order to register, Nominations Letters must come from your Coaches. If your Coach has not received the Nomination Letter please have them contact the Football Alberta office.
Bantam Showcase: Any Bantam aged player during the 2021 season and 2007 born Grade 10’s.
Team Alberta U16: Players born in 2007 or 2008, no exceptions. Bantam or High School is not a determining factor.
2021 Bantam Showcase
Team Format - 4 Regions (6 teams)
- SOUTH - Zone 1 creating one team with the same previous boundaries (link to map below).
- CALGARY METRO - Zone 2/3 selecting 2 teams.
- CENTRAL - Zone 4 creating one team with the same previous boundaries (link to map below).
- EDMONTON NORTH - Zone 5/6/7/8 selecting 2 teams.
What Zone Do You Play In? - List of Communities in Each Zone
- SOUTH will hold Selection Camps in Medicine Hat and Lethbridge to select one team.
- April/May TBD - Methanex Bowl - Medicine Hat & U of L stadium - Lethbridge.
- CALGARY METRO will host one Selection Camp and select 2 equal teams.
- April 8-10 in Calgary - Location TBD
- CENTRAL will hold a Selection Camp to select one team.
- April 30-May 1 in Red Deer - Field TBD
- EDMONTON NORTH will host one Selection Camp and select 2 equal teams.
- April 22-24 at U of A Foote Field.
Install Weekend & Bantam Showcase
- Each team will host a regionally based install weekend May 20-22 with 6 practices.
- 2 camps in Edmonton, 1 in Red Deer, 2 in Calgary and 1 in Lethbridge/Medicine Hat.
- 3 Bantam Showcase games in Red Deer - May 23.
- Players will be responsible for their own accommodations and food during the weekend.
Team Alberta U16
Final Selection Camp
- Following the Bantam Showcase the Team Alberta Coaching Staff will invite the top players to the final Selection Camp. Estimated 40-60 players.
- June 10-12 in Red Deer.
- Players will be on their own for transportation, accommodations and meals.
- No additional costs for the Final Selection Camp.
Football Canada U16 Western Challenge
- Top 40 U16 players will be selected to Team Alberta.
- Football Canada U16 Western Challenge Langley, B.C. - July 1-7, 2022.
- 6 practices and 2 games.
- Team Registration includes transportation, accommodations, meals, apparel and all team expenses.
- Awaiting final cost from Football Canada, estimated cost $1250 - $1,600 per player.
Proof of Vaccination
The Football Alberta Board of Directors approved the below motion on December 4, 2021:
Until further notice, all participants and attendees of Football Alberta Provincial level events and activities, and activities under the authority of Football Alberta and Football Canada, aged 12 and older, must have an entire course of COVID-19 vaccination as recognized by the Government of Canada. A negative COVID test will not be accepted. This Policy will take effect December 4, 2021.
2021 Team Alberta U16 - Roster
2019 Team Alberta U16 - Roster
2019 Junior Bowl Video - Watch here JUNIOR BOWL
2018 Team Alberta U16 - Roster
2017 Team Alberta U16 - Roster
Bantam/Junior Bowl History