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Football is alive and thriving in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario! What is generally known as a hockey-town, Sault Ste. Marie football is one of the best-kept secrets in Northern Ontario.
Football begins at a very young age in the Sault, and kids 8 years old and up are eligible to participate in this great game. The Sault Minor Football Association provides three different divisions of football for kids from 8 years of age through to 13 to get them ready for the highschool football ranks. To learn more about the SMFA - please visit their website by clicking here
All of the highschools in Sault Ste. Marie have a Junior and a Senior varsity football team which runs September through to November.
Through the summer, highschool-aged kids can participate in a very high calibre level of football in the form of the Sault Sabrecats. The Sabrecats are a member of the Ontario Varsity Football League (OVFL), and regularly showcase some of the most talented highschool athletes. To learn more about the Sault Sabrecats, please visit their website by clicking here
For those players who have graduated highschool, are home for summer from university, or just still need to feel that helmet buckled up over the age of 18, the Sault Steelers offers the highest level of competitive football that Sault Ste. Marie has to offer. The Steelers were crowned the National Champions in 2007, and the SSM Touch Football League is proud to showcase several current and former Steeler players in our ranks.
Football is a big deal in Canada and many youngsters grow up hoping to play college football after high school football and even go on to play professional football. They dream that one day their team will win the Super Bowl and that people everywhere will be backing their team to win in their favourite Football Pools, and at partybets
. Wanting to be a part of a major team is a dream of so many students and we really do help facilitate that dream.
Football is alive and well in Sault Ste. Marie!!