Starting the soccer season in March is a bit of a stretch for Canadian teams. At least they're not conforming to Europe and playing through the winter. Would anyone show up in January?
World's First Documented Baseball Game: Beachville, Ontario, June 4th, 1838.
World's First Documented Gridiron Game: University College, Toronto, November 9th, 1861.
Hamilton Tiger-Cats since 1869 & Toronto Argonauts since 1873: North America's 2 oldest pro football teams