Quinte Skyhawks Varsity & Junior Football

The Quinte Skyhawks are a national level football program, offering young athletes in Southeastern Ontario aged 17­ to 22 who are passionate about the game, an opportunity to continue playing football at the next level of competition.

Compete in the Gridiron while Pursuing your Post-secondary Education!

Playing for the Quinte Skyhawks offers athletes the opportunity to do what they love, while also pursuing a post-secondary education.

We know through experience playing organized sports teaches students so many valuable life lessons including how to be a good team player; how to be disciplined; how to enjoy a victory and how to deal with a loss.

Loyalist College recognizes and celebrates the achievements of our student athletes, and this excitement is evidenced in the game day experience. We assure players who come to us from away will quickly feel right at home in our small tight-knit campus community and will find Loyalist College to be the perfect destination for their postsecondary education.

Study at #DestinationLoyalistCollege

Experience our Belleville campus with a virtual or in-person campus tour or set up an advising appointment to learn about our 70+ full time programs.

If you decide to apply to Loyalist College for September 2023, we’ll cover your $95 application fee!* Email recruiter@loyalistcollege.com for details.


*New Fall 2023 applicants only who have not yet applied. Please note that the free application is available to domestic students only. Other conditions may apply.

Consider Becoming a Skyhawk

The Quinte Skyhawks are currently recruiting players, 17 to 22 years old, to join the Quinte Skyhawks Junior Football team. If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Quinte Skyhawks or complete this recruitment form.


Quinte Skyhawks Junior Football

Quinte Skyhawks was established in 2017 bringing U16 and U18 football to the Quinte region. The Quinte Skyhawks have quickly developed a program that is known for its great game day atmosphere and putting a competitive team on the field. 

In their inaugural season many players were distinguished on the stats leader board both on the offensive and defensive side of the ball, with players winning prominent Conference awards and CFL combine invitations!

Since adding the U22 team, they’ve strengthened their reputation and have made their mark in the football community by putting Southeastern Ontario on the map as a prominent location for CJFL completion in Canada.

Learn more.

Canadian Junior Football League

The Canadian Junior Football League (CJFL) offers players who are passionate about the game the opportunity to compete at the next level.

The CJFL has been in existence since 1974. The league has offered young players the opportunity to play postsecondary football and has been a major step for many players into USports, CFL and other professional leagues. There are three Conferences (Ontario, Prairie, and West Coast) represented by 19 football teams with the season culminating in the annual Canadian Bowl. Learn more.

Ontario Football Conference (OFC)

In addition to the Quinte Skyhawks, currently, there are five teams competing in the OFC Junior Division including the London Beefeaters, St. Clair Fratmen, the Hamilton Hurricanes, Ottawa Sooners and GTA Grizzlies. Learn more.