2011 FOOTBALL CANADA CUP SKILLS COMPETITION RESULTS
The 2011 edition of the Football Canada Cup featured a skills competition on Sunday July 10th—the afternoon following Saturday’s opening round of games. The competition featured four events, showcasing the best under-18 Canadian talent who were nominated by their respective coaches. Each of the eight teams competing at the Canada Cup was able to nominate one competitor and an alternate to represent their team at each event. Participants were cheered on by their teammates and families as provincial bragging rights were on the line Sunday afternoon at the University of Lethbridge Community Stadium.
Event description and results
Event 1: Bench press competition of 225 lbs
Description: the winner will have the most number of reps at that weight.
Participants: Jacob Rigby (Nova Scotia), Michael Busse (Ontario East), Deion Bain (B.C.), Leon Cenerini (Manitoba), Zach Mallough (Ontario West), Ben Lysak (Alberta), Jérémy Jean (Québec), Matthew Knight (Saskatchewan).
1st : Leon Cenerini- Manitoba (13 reps)
2nd : Deion Bain- Ontario East (12 reps)
3rd : Matthew Knight- Saskatchewan (11 reps)
Event 2: Throwing competition (longest throw)
Description: – Each thrower will be allowed three throws and they can either drop back or roll out and throw on the run if they cross the 55 yard line, the throw will not count
Participants: Robert Adams (Nova Scotia), Will Finch (Ontario West), Jared Andreychuk (Saskatchewa), Hugo Richard (Québec), Jordan Kuziek (B.C.), Duncan Lurie (Ontario East), Chas Moore (Manitoba), Matt Bonaca (Alberta).
1st : Jared Andreychuk- Saskatchewan (2nd throw- 62.5 yards)
2nd : Hugo Richard- Québec (3rd throw- 61 yards)
3rd : Matt Bonaca- Alberta (2nd throw- 59 yards)
Event 3: Place kicking competition
Description: The place kicking competition will be three tries, starting at 25 yards, one from the middle and from each hash mark. We will increase 5 yards at a time until we have only one competitor left. Once a competitor has missed all three attempts at one yardage, they will be eliminated. If they make one or two of three then they move to the next distance. If there is a tie, then the tie breaker is least number of misses in total.
Participants: Chase Kodejs (Nova Scotia), Clark Green (Ontario West), Dillon Chadwick (Saskatchewan), Alexandre Huard (Québec), Mike Peverelle (B.C.), Sean Decloux (Ontario East), Matthew Nikkel (Manitoba), Stephen Fabian (Alberta).
1st- Chase Kodejs- Nova Scotia
2nd-Matthew Nikkel- Manitoba
3rd -Dillon Chadwick- Saskatchewan
Event 4: 40 yard dash
Description: There will be two heats of four, on the turf with the top two from each heat moving onto the final. The heats will take place at the beginning of the competition and the final will take place after all the other events are completed.
Participants: Mackenzie Meek (Alberta), Jadon Johnson (Ontario West), Dev Lamour (Québec), Mason Rossler (Saskatchewan), Jordan Koch (Nova Scotia), Dustin Rodriguez (B.C.), Pelle Jorgen (Ontario East), Jamie Turek (Manitoba).
1st- Jadon Johnson- Ontario West
2nd- Mackenzie Meek- Alberta
3rd- Pelle Jorgen- Ontario East
For more information on the 2011 Football Canada Cup please visit www.2011footballcanadacup.ca or www.footballcanada.com
Tuesday July 12th, 2011 – Game Day 2
Game 5 – Loser of Game 1 (Nova Scotia) vs. Loser of Game 4 (Saskatchewan) @ 10:00 am
Game 6 – Loser of Game 2 (Manitoba) vs. Loser of Game 3 (Ontario East) @ 1:00 pm
Game 7 – Winner of Game 1 (Ontario West) vs. Winner of Game 4 (Alberta) @ 4:00 pm
Game 8 – Winner of Game 2 (B.C.) vs. Winner of Game 3 (Québec) @ 7:00 pm
Friday July 15th, 2011 – Game Day 3
Game 9 – Loser of Game 5 vs. Loser of game 6 @ 10:00 am (7th & 8th – Consolation)
Game 10 – Winner of Game 5 vs. Winner of Game 6 @ 1:00 pm (5th & 6th – Consolation)
Game 11- Loser of Game 7 vs. Loser of Game 8 @ 4:00 pm (Bronze Medal)
Game 12 – Winner of Game 7 vs. Winner of Game 8 @ 7:00 pm (Gold Medal)
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