BRING THE NOISE!
Our Bantam team will be taking on the Fort Garry Lions this Sunday, October 23rd at AD Penner Park at 9:00am!
We’re hoping to see all Eastman Raiders fans out bright and early to cheer on our team! Bring as many cowbells and noisemakers as you can find, we need to be loud and proud Eastman Raiders fans!
The Cruncher team will also be playing this weekend. They will be taking on the St Vital Mustangs on Sunday, October 23rd at the Maple Grove Rugby Park at 11:30am.
Head on over to St Vital to cheer them on!
If you ordered a Raiders Jacket or Bag they will be available for pick-up on Saturday, October 15th from 5:30-6:30pm at the Clubhouse.
Please make arrangements for someone to be there to pick-up your order if you are unable to make it.
Contact your team manager if you have any questions or concerns.
Bantam – Bye Week
Saturday, October 15th
Pee Wee @ Eastside Eagles – 11:00am
Sunday, October 16th
Atom Black @ Valour Patriots – 12:30pm
Atom Teal @ Corydon Comets – 1:00pm
Crunchers – Bye Week
Pick a game, come on out and cheer on our Eastman Raiders through playoffs!
PICKUP MOVED UNDER THE MAIN PICNIC SHELTER DUE TO WEATHER.
The Mom’s Pantry fundraising orders will be ready for pick up this Tuesday, October 4th; from 4:30-5:15pm.
Pick up will be at the same place that the cookie orders were picked up; the second parking lot (closest to Tim Horton’s) at AD Penner Park in between the baseball diamond and the football field.
We are unable to store any orders so please ensure that you are either able to pick up your orders or arrange for someone to pick it up for you.
If you have any questions, please contact your team Manager.
POSTPONED-SEE BELOW FOR DETAILS
Due to the weather the team pics for Bantam and Atom Black have been postponed.
Saturday, September 17th at the Rugby Field
Bantam – Following your game (at around 11-11:30am)
Atom – Return to Steinbach following yoir game; pics are scheduled for 12-12:30
Please contact your manager if you have any questions.
If you would like to place an order for a jacket or bag, please contact the rep directly using the contact information on the flyer provided to you by your manager.
Raiders Days has come to a close for another year and it was a huge success!
On behalf of the Eastman Raiders Board, thank you to all of our sponsors and volunteers. We could never have done it without you.
Thank you to our special guests that came out to celebrate 26 years of football with us; Bomber alumni Rod Hill and Nick Miller, Buzz and Boomer, Mix 96.7 who broadcast live from the field on Saturday, Boston Pizza, Elite Ozone and of course all of our amazing fans supporting the Eastman Raiders as well as the fans supporting our many guests!
The board members are now looking forward to taking a deep breath and diving into the rest of the season.
Go Raiders Go!
Raiders Days Weekend is THIS WEEKEND, August 27th-28th!
Come watch some fast-paced, hard-hitting Raiders Football this weekend and stay for the festivities. Here are just a few of the exciting events, activities and visitors we will have this weekend.
- Buzz and Boomer will be out for both days
- Boston Pizza will be on-site selling pizza by the slice
- Bring a Tin for the Bin and dunk the coaches
Inflatable obstacle course
- Food and drink specials in the canteen
- Clothing vendors on-site (Raiders jackets make awesome gifts!)
- And many many more…
Check out the Upcoming Events list or the Schedule tab for game times.
Go Raiders Go!
You’re looking at the new Eastman Raiders website. We’ve given the site a make-over. Each Raiders team now has its own page where you can see all the latest news and info — look for your team under the ‘Teams’ menu. The ‘Schedule‘ page displays all Raiders games for the current month. Each team has its own color too so you can easily find your team. The upcoming games are also shown on the sidebar of most pages. And clicking on the game will reveal a pop-up screen showing all game details, including a Google map that displays the location of the game. You can get Google to suggest driving directions to the game, and you can even add the game to your own calendar with a simple click!
Mobile website optimized for smaller screens
The new, user friendly, mobile site designed specifically for mobile devices such as smartphones, lets you browse the latest games and keep up-to-date on news about the Eastman Raiders on-the-go.
Equipment Fittings – All coaches are required to assist on their teams fitting day
Crunchers & Atoms: Wednesday, June 8th 6:30-8:30pm
Pee Wee: Thursday, June 9th 6:30-8:30pm
Bantam: Friday, June 10th 6:30-8:30pm
Saturday, June 11th 10am-12pm anyone that couldn’t make their date.
Ensure to bring a Nov 01/16 post-dated cheque for $300. No equipment will be given without a cheque.
You will also receive an email from your team manager once all teams are finalized.
Pre-season meetings – Mandatory meetings, held at superstore community room
Trainers Meeting – Tuesday, May 24th 7:30-8:30pm
Managers Meeting – Wednesday, May 25th, 7:00-8:00pm
Coaches Meeting – Thursday, May 26th, 7:00-8:00pm
You will be contacted shortly if you had volunteered to help out with any of these roles.
Registration Weekend is coming soon!
Clearspring Mall – Steinbach
Thursday, May 5th: 6:30-9pm
Friday, May 6th: 6:30-9pm
Saturday, May 7th: 10am – 2pm
Registration costs have changed for the 2016 season, we accept cash, cheque or credit.
Cruncher – 7 & 8 years old (Born 2008, 2009) – $205
Atom – 9 & 10 years old (Born 2006, 2007) – $230
Pee Wee – 11 & 12 years old (Born 2004, 2005) – $255
Bantam – 13 & 14 years old (Born 2002, 2003) – $280
Your child will be placed in the appropriate age group depending on their year of birth, not their age at the time of registration. E.g. If your child is turning 9 on December 30th, they will still be placed in the Atom age group.
Important items to bring to registration:
– Registration fee
– Proof of age (birth certificate, passport, etc.)
– Proof of residency (hydro bill, phone bill, etc.)
– 2 post-dated cheques of $150 each for volunteering and fundraising (October 1st, 2016)
– Medical card (to fill out the medical forms)
Registration is first come, first served again this year. There is no preference given to returning players.
Pre-Registration is now open!!
Go to www.raidersredzone.ca to sign up your player or potential player.
Once we have final numbers you will be contacted to make payment arrangements on March 1st at the Superstore Community room. Only cash or credit will be accepted as payment.
Indoor conditioning camp coming soon for any players or future players that will be in the Atom (9-10) and Pee Wee (11-12) level this season.
March 3rd, 10th, 17th and 22nd
Atoms – 6-7pm
Pee Wee – 7-8pm
Location: Mitchell Middle School
All kids are welcome, no previous experience necessary. NO CONTACT, please wear indoor non-scuffing shoes, comfortable clothing and bring football gloves if you have them.
Space is limited to 40 players per age group, registration will be online; first come first served. Cost is a very affordable $20 for all 4 sessions and all participants will receive a free Raiders t-shirt!
Stay tuned right here for and to our Eastman Raiders Facebook page for registration details (registration is NOT open at this time).
This has been a tremendous year for the Eastman Raiders football club! With our 25th Anniversary Celebration being a huge success, we are looking forward to the next 25 years with excitement for football in our region. None of this success would have been possible without our amazing volunteers that give tirelessly throughout the season. A huge thank you goes out to all of our coaches, trainers, managers and board members as well as all of the parents and community members that have volunteered their time to allow a dedicated group of kids to play this great sport.
Tonight is the last scheduled night for equipment returns. If anyone still needs to return their players’ equipment please come down to the clubhouse tonight (Thursday, November 5th) from 5:00-6:30pm.
support local minor football this weekend
Crunchers Play a Round Robin Format on Sunday morning.
Cruncher Black – 9:00 & 9:30 Field 2
Cruncher Teal – 10:00 Field 3 & 10:30 Field 4
Cruncher Grey – 10:00 & 10:30 Field 2
For a complete listing of games and times please click on the “Schedule” tab at the top of the page.
Final weekend before championship weekend
This is our final weekend of games before we head into championship weekend where all Cruncher teams and the top 2 teams from each age group will be playing at Investors Group Field!
Our Pee Wee team needs all of your help this weekend as we are taking on the St Vital Mustangs on their home field! The support at Tuesdays game in Transcona was phenomenal so let’s try to match or beat that noise!
Saturday, October 24th
Cruncher Black vs. La Salle @ Corydon – 12:00pm
Cruncher Grey vs. Interlake @ Corydon – 1:00pm
Sunday, October 25th
Cruncher Teal vs. Eastside White @ Charleswood – 11:00am
Pee Wee vs. St Vital Black @ St Vital – 12:30pm
Pee Wee game will now be played in transcona on tuesday october 20th at 7pm against the charleswood broncos.
come on out all raiders fans and support our team!
calling all raiders fans!
We are now in week 2 of playoffs and we have one team still making a run at Championship Weekend.
Eastman Raiders Pee Wee team is going up against the Charleswood Broncos this Tuesday at 7pm at Transcona field. Come join us for an exciting evening of football under the lights and of course BRING THE NOISE!
Crunchers are also still playing through the month of October capping off the season at Investors Group Field during Championship Weekend so don’t forget to come cheer them on as well.
Saturday, October 17th
Cruncher Grey vs. Fort Garry Lions – 11:30 @ Fort Garry
Cruncher Black vs. Valour Patriots – 2:30 @ North Winnipeg
Sunday, October 18th
Cruncher Teal vs. Sunrise Coyotes – 10:00 @ Home
Tuesday, October 20th
Pee Wee vs. Charleswood Broncos – 7:00pm @ Transcona
First round playoff schedule
The Eastman Raiders have 3 home games coming up this Saturday to kick off the first weekend of playoffs. Come out and bring the noise to support our teams making a run at Championship Weekend!
Come out early Saturday morning to take in some Cruncher action and then spend the day with us watching some intense playoff football games.
Saturday, October 10th
Cruncher Teal vs. Greendell Falcons – 9:30 (Home)
Atom Black vs. Greendell Falcons – 10:30 (Home)
Pee Wee vs. Westman – 1:00 (Home)
Atom Teal vs. St James – 12:00 (St James)
Cruncher Grey vs. North Winnipeg – 3:30 (North Winnipeg)
Sunday, October 11th
Bantam vs. Valour Patriots – 10:00 (Valour)
Cruncher Black has a Bye Week
Stay tuned to our Facebook page for updates throughout the weekend!
First weekend of Playoffs coming up
Stay tuned right here and check out our Facebook page for all of your Eastman Raiders playoff updates.
Game times and locations will be updated on the home page as they are released. Also check out our link to the Standings to keep up with all of the playoff action.
Go Raiders go!
For anyone that has missed out on purchasing Raiders gear from our online store you will have one last chance. The store is open now and will remain open until Sunday October 4th at midnight. The link is posted below, happy shopping!
Changes to our schedules
As is the norm with minor football, we have been seeing a lot of changes to the regular season schedule.
Please ensure to keep up to date with everything to do with the Raiders schedule by checking out the “Schedule” tab at the top of the page.
We are halfway through the regular season and the Raiders teams need our continued support at our games. Hope to see you all there cheering them on!
Don’t forget to check out the “schedule” tab above for all updates to the Raiders game schedules.
SILENT AUCTION WINNERS
Prize #1 – Michael Theodore-Maraj CLAIMED
Prize #2 – Kyle Haddow CLAIMED
Prize #3 – Shaylee Wiebe CLAIMED
Prize #4 – Erin Allary CLAIMED
Prize #5 – Brian CLAIMED
Prize #6 – Joe Thiessen CLAIMED
Prize #7 – Charli Champagne CLAIMED
Prize #8 – Jem Ticket #358087
Prize #9 – Bennett King CLAIMED
Prize #10 – Susan Rudy Ticket #357872
Prize #11 – Nadine Ticket #358797
Prize #12 – Rene Bohemier Ticket #357771
Prize #13 – Cheryle CLAIMED
Prize #14 – Verna Martens CLAIMED
Prize #15 – Patt Williams Ticket #358399
Prize #16 – Rob CLAIMED
DUNK TANK PROCEEDS
We had at least one coach from each of our Eastman Raiders teams take their turn in our dunk tank. We also had a special, one time offer to soak the President Sean Walsh for a donation. All proceeds went directly to Southeast Helping Hands.
We were able to donate 2 full bins of food and just over $160 in cash.
Thank you to all of the coaches for being good sports and to all players, parents and spouses for donating generously!