3rd & 1 Gives Back With the OSEG Foundation

3rd & 1 Football was established with the primary aim of helping at-risk and underprivileged youth have the opportunity to play sports; this week we were able to further this goal by donating $2000 to the OSEG Foundation. The Foundation's mandate is equal to our own and we were proud to be able strengthen their ... More

Look who stopped by this year !

This year we were very lucky to have so many special friends of the 3rd & 1 Family stop by to assist the kids and give the coaches a helping hand. Huge thank you to Mitchell BAINES (Winnipeg Blue Bombers), Tommy DETLOR (Gee Gees Football), Nolan MacMillan (Ottawa REDBLACKS), Natu MYERS (Queens Football), Ron OMARA ... More

Donation from Jenny SOWIETA (R.I.P. Rick)

“A wise man once said that the meaning of life is to find your gift, and the purpose of life is to give it away. As a young man Rick Sowieta found he had a gift for football, and he spent the rest of his life giving back to the game at every level” More

WOO HOO new ball thx CFL

The 3rd & 1 family would like to thank the CFL and of course the CFL Communications team for their generosity and support to our organization. It truly is an honor! The kids will put this ball to great use for the next few years. Thx again Coaches and Kids More

Mark Hatfield comedy night at Yuk Yuk’s

The 3rd and 1 Football family would like to thank each and every person who purchased a ticket for our fundraiser. Whether or not you were able to attend you supported us and with your generosity we were able to not only meet our goal but exceed it! We want to further thank and highlight some individuals that donated ... More

2017 was great!

What a great off season at third and One! We are sure these young athletes will be strides ahead of their peers when they get back to their home associations. Thanks to everyone for coming out, hope to see you all again next year! Stay tuned for the information on the scrimmage at the Gee Gees dome, and the redblacks game! ... More

Cleat Program

We would like to thank Justin Hickman ( @justinsane617 ) of the Toronto Argonauts Football Club ( @TorontoArgos ) for this donation! This is what we love to see the football community coming together! It means a lot to us and the kids that we coach to have such great guy assist our kids in our community. More

Huge donation of lightly used gear!

At 3rd and 1 Football we pride ourselves on helping and developing leadership in youth who live in the Ottawa area. As in life we all need help sometimes with how we can do that. Our program is non profit so we can't usually assist programs in need of equipment. Then you get Russell Minor Football Association who have ... More

BTFL donation

We would like to thank the Bytown Touch Football League and Mo Dedlafseven for there generous donation to our Cleats for Kids program ! We will find them a good home quickly as many kids in South Ottawa require them. Bytown Football you guys rock !!! More


A huge thank you goes out to Ottawa REDBLACKS superfan, Rick" Mr. Shoebeer" Lemay. His generousity and efforts over the course of the season helped to raise over $500 for our group. It has meant a lot to us in having your support. A special thank you goes out to MAJIC 100's Stuntman Stu who made a generous donation of ... More