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Snow buildup, unsafe field conditions force relocation of football championship game

Niagara's championship final played in Hamilton after St. Catharines field was deemed unsafe


November 15, 2019
By St. Catharines Standard

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The Niagara Region high school senior football championship game was relocated to Hamilton from St. Catharines due to unsafe field conditions caused by snow buildup.

The Niagara Region high school senior football championship game was forced to move to a field outside the area on Thursday as a buildup of snow atop Kiwanis Field in St. Catharines could not be removed in time for the opening kickoff. Officials decided the artificial turf field conditions were unsafe and the game was moved to Hamilton.

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