Welcome to the MFOA website.

This site provides information on amateur tackle football as it is played in Canada, and specifically within the Province of Manitoba.

Richard Bevan

Former President and Life Member Richard Bevan passed away on Tuesday last week of cancer. His celebration of life will be held Saturday May 28th from 2-4 at Deluca's, 950 Portage Ave. In lieu of flowers the family has asked friends to consider a donation to the Grace Hospital Foundation.

Bird cage facemask ruled illegal

please read  and check out diagrams of facemasks

Football Canada official release

   Non-traditional facemasks prohibited over safety concerns


Non-traditional or overbuilt facemasks contain more bars, smaller spaces between bars and cover a larger area.

These particular facemasks more frequently fail the certification tests conducted by the National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE), the organization that approves equipment based on performance standards.

Rule change hitting a defenselss Player and targeting explained

the link provided here  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mw-tI_KcBaI

will help one understand how the new rules on targeting ,head to head hits and hitting defenseless players will be interpreted by officials this season