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January 1, 2013

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2013 Pre-Season Game Schedule
Saturday, April 27th
Ernest Manning Athletic Park - 20 Springborough Blvd SW, Calgary

Teams:CalgaryEdmontonGrande PrairieLethbridgeOkotoks
9:30-10:00AM - Warm Up10:00-10:45AM - Games 1 & 2

    • Field A - GP ~VS~ Lethbridge
    • Field B - Calgary ~VS~ Edmonton

       10:45-11:00AM - Break
      11:00-1145AM - Games 3 & 4

        • Field A - Edmonton ~VS~ GP
        • Field B - Okotoks ~VS~ Lethbridge

          11:45-12:00PM - Break
          12-00-12:45PM - Games 5 & 6

            • Field A - Lethbridge ~VS~ Edmonton
            • Field B - GP ~VS~ Calgary

              12:45-01:00PM - Break
              01:00-01:45PM - Games 7

                • Field B - Calgary ~VS~ Okotoks

                  Format: Jamboree style scrimmages. Each team will be allowed 30 offensive and 30 defensive plays per game. Teams will alternate 10 offensive and 10 defensive plays for a total of 30 of each per game. The top listed team for each game will begin on offence and will use the East side line. If on offence and a TD is scored or an interception is given up you get the ball back until the set number of plays are complete. There is no kicking and QB’s are just touched/tagged to stop the play. There will be two officials for each game. Games are allotted 45 minutes to be played. If the 45 minute time limit is up the game will be over regardless of the number of downs each team has left to play.
                  Calendar Updated! The Upcoming Events Calender has been updated for the upcoming season.  As more updates come in we will keep you all posted.
                  Next Few Events for April:April 6th: Team Social/Welcome Night – Dover Community Hall
                  o   6pm – Potluck dinner and social
                  o   Welcome new team members and officially kick-off the 2013 season
                  April 8th: Regular Outdoor Practices Begin – Forest Lawn Community Centre
                  o   Warm-up 6:20pm, ready to start practice at 6:30pm sharp
                  o   Monday, Wednesday & Thursday
                   April 27th: Pre-season Exhibition Game(s) – Ernest Manning High School
                   April 29th: Practices move to Rage practice field – Henry Wisewood High School
                  o   Warm-up 6:20pm, ready to start practice at 6:30pm sharp
                  o   Monday, Wednesday & Thursday

                  The WWCFL Western Conference Schedule is Finally complete!Please check out our schedule page for more info! Can't wait to see you all in the stands!
                  AGMWe will be holding our Annual General Meeting on February 12th, 2013 at 7p.m. It will be held at Windsor Park Community Hall, 5304-6th street SW, Calgary, Alberta.
                  Come out at see what's up and coming for the Calgary RAGE in 2013!!
                  Defensive Training CampCome out and see what playing defense for the Calgary RAGE is all about!
                  Sunday, February 3rd at 1-4pm at the Absolute Sports Centre (formerly the Viperdome), 2221 Crowchild Trail NW.
                  Come out and help the RAGE with Ushering Nov. 11th!Plenty of opportunities left for people to come out and help the RAGE ladies volunteer with the Calgary Stampeders November 11th at 1pm. 
                  Requirements: 16 years of age or older, black pants, shoes and a white shirt. You have to be at the game no later than 1pm and have a time commitment to the end of the game. 
                  Parking is free and you receive a $10 food voucher to spend while you're helping us out! You get to watch one of the most exciting teams in the CFL this year for free while you volunteer to help the RAGE!
                  Please email calgaryragefootball@gmail.com if you can help out!
                  Camp Was a RAGING Success!Thanks to all ladies who came out to see what the RAGE is all about on Sunday November 4th! Lots of new faces and plenty of veterans to round out the clan. 
                  Watch the Calendar for upcoming RAGE events!
                  Camp Coming Soon!

                  Congrats to all the RAGE Ladies Heading to the Next National Team Selection!A huge shout out to Erin, Alanna, Susie, and Annie who are on their way to the next National Team Selection camp sometime in the new year in Saskatchewan!
                  Job well done ladies, you've made us all proud!!
                  I'm taking this little tidbit from a fellow teammate from her post on Facebook (Thanks Kait!!):
                  To my other Team AB girls who didn't make it - let me share words of encouragement that we're given to me this morning "...you WERE successful... You just didn't make the team.... You were SUCCESSFUL at testing your limits, you were successful at making new connections/friends, you were successful in strengthening your foundation & presence in the sport ... It's the FAILURES that make WINNERS shine..." ♥
                  The 2012 Season has Officially Ended!But the commitment continues on! We are continuing our commitment to fundraising and Ushering at upcoming Stampeders games and there is always a commitment to recruitment for everyone who plays for the RAGE!
                  Special Thanks to Liz's folks for housing our wind up party! Much appreciated for the beautiful accommodations and tolerance of us rowdy ladies! Also another big thanks to Connie, Liz and T (and many others) for getting food together and providing such an awesome spread for this event!
                  Huge Thanks to Crystal for all the montages! Kudos to you for taking on such a large project and doing a fabulous job!
                  Next, ushering... But onward to a fabulous 2013 season! Please contact us for more info regarding our club and look for us all over this beautiful city!
                  It's Busy on the RAGE Front!The Calgary RAGE ladies will be at the Stamps vs. Roughriders game tonight handing out goodies to the fans wearing the game day colours of Red! We will be galavanting around in our jersey's (in case you didn't know, we are in Red/Black just like our Stamps!), come find one of us to get some free stuff!
                  Look for your girls helping out at a Stamps game now and then ushering in the stands, show them you know who they are! (next ushering commitment is July 28th!).
                  It's the End of a Great 2012 SeasonUnfortunately the Calgary RAGE lost in the playoffs to the Edmonton Storm and have ended the season for another year!
                  We look forward to everyone's support again next season and can't wait to see all the new fans in the stands for our home games in 2013!
                  Many of our girls will be heading off to Montreal in August of this year to try their luck at making the National Team, keep checking the website for updates!
                  Check out the RAGE on BTV!Calgary RAGE on BTV
                  Show Your Spirit!For many years the RAGE have been active participants in the 'Show Your Spirit' even at Spruce Meadows during the Equestrian Nationals here in Calgary. 
                  We had a small but effective showing this year at Spruce Meadows in what turned out to not be a terrible day! The Calgary RAGE won Best Athletic, raking in $1500 towards our team! Great job ladies (and Gentleman)! Check out our photo feed for some pictures from today's event! 


                  Thanks to Elisabeth for taking care of everyone after with a BBQ at her place!
                  Game 3 - A Valiant Effort!Another hard fought loss on Saturday to the Lethbridge Steel. Another slow to start game for the RAGE made it difficult to catch up after a fluke play by the Steel to go ahead 19-7, but the RAGE persevered and slammed the ball in to make it a final score of 19-14 for the Home team. 
                  Mistakes cost us again, but with some fine tweaking we will be ready for the Storm on June 16th here in Calgary at Shouldice Park!
                  Game #3 is Almost Upon Us Calgary!We will be boarding the bus and off to Lethbridge this weekend (June 2nd) for our last out of town regular season game against the Steel! 
                  It's always a great day for a road trip in Alberta, everyone pile into their cars and head down for a fantastic showdown between the RAGE and the Steel! (Fans, there is a $2/person charge at the gate!).
                  Game 2 Complete, Lets Give it Another Try!With a loss to the Lethbridge Steel 19-6 on Saturday, it fuels the RAGE with energy and motivation to improve upon the mistakes made during the game and come out on top the next time the RAGE and the Steel meet!
                  Thanks to all of Calgary and all the fans that came out on Saturday, we managed to fill the stands at Encana field and also the RAGE was featured on Global Calgary and Lethbridge in the sports highlights (featured in the Media page!), now how cool is that?! 
                  The rematch is Saturday, June 2nd in Lethbridge, let's get some fans out there cheering for the ladies of the RAGE, it's always a great day for a road trip in Alberta!
                  Are You Ready for Game #2 Calgary?!The ladies of the Calgary RAGE are playing this Saturday, May 19th at Encana Field in Shouldice Park @ 2:00pm sharp in Calgary! We are taking on the ladies of the Lethbridge Steel and it is going to be one heck of a game! Come by and check out what these two teams are doing for Women's Tackle Football in Western Canada! Come Cheer on the RAGE!!!
                  Game 1 of the Season is Complete!The Calgary RAGE ladies pulled off a tough win in Edmonton against the Storm 14-0 at Clarke Field. Home opener is Saturday, May 19 at Shouldice Athletic Park in Calgary against the Lethbridge Steel!
                  Edmonton Invitational Pre-Season Jamboree was a Success!The RAGE girls played hard and came out on top in 2 out of 3 games played in the jamboree on May 5, 2012!
                  Here is an all team photo taken at the Jamboree, Congrats to all teams and ladies that came out!
                  Check out the RAGE on T.V.! Alanna Nolan from SHAW Cable came out and completed a great piece on the ladies of the RAGE. Check it out Friday, April 27th starting at 5pm and running every hour until Saturday at Midnight! (Channel 10 on Shaw T.V.)



                  Edmonton Storm Invitational 2012 Pre-Season Kick-Off Event!Saturday May 5, 2012 12:30pm to 4pm at Clarke Field (11000 Stadium Road N.W. Edmonton, AB, just south of Commonwealth Stadium).Teams Participating:Edmonton StormCalgary RAGELethbridge SteelRegina RiotSexmith, AB
                  National I.D. Camp will also be held the same day at 10:30am - More details to follow shortly!
                  Women (16+) are playing tackle football on May 5 to kick off the 2012 WWCFL season!! All teams will be playing half-field games, length of time per game to be determined. 10 plays per team rotation, Coaches and referees are on the field. Come out and cheer on your team and see if you want to come join these ladies and play some football! Information on each team and the WWCFL will be available onsite during the Jamboree!
                  It's almost time ladies! Regular practices OUTDOORS start Monday, April 9th at 6:30pm @ S.A.I.T. Practices are Monday, Wednesday and Thursday for the month of April at 6:30pm @S.A.I.T.Welcome to the temporary home for the Calgary Rage Women's Tackle Football Team. This website is a temporary piece as we step into the 2012 season and are rebuilding our current website!
                  Our Season begins May 12, 2012 against the Edmonton Storm in Edmonton, please check out our schedule as posted in the Schedule tab!

                  More information to come soon!