Youth Football

Program Director: Joe D'Amico (631.0336 ext. 2504)                                                        

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Notice: A sports physical is no longer required to participate in Youth Football

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  July 23, 2018  ($20.00 late fee after registration deadline)

FEE: $80.00 per player ($25.00 RAC membership required)

ELIGIBILITY:  Players must be in the 3rd (third), 4th (fourth), 5th (fifth), or 6th (sixth) grade in the 2018-2019 school year. No player may turn 11 prior to August 15, 2018 and participate in the 3rd/4th league. No player may turn 13 prior to August 15, 2018 and participate in the 5th/6th league.

EQUIPMENT HANDOUT AT RAC:  August 4 (3rd- 6th Graders 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.) @ RAC 

Players must provide their own shoes, football pants, padding for the pants, practice jersey, chinstrap, and mouthpiece. The league will provide each player with a helmet, game jersey, and shoulder pads.  A player may use their own shoulder pads or white helmet. 

COACHES MEETING:                                                                                                             August 8th (3rd/4th grade) coaches meeting and draft at 6:00pm                                        August 9th (5th/6th grade) coaches meeting and draft at 6:00pm


PRACTICES BEGIN:  Week of August 13 (helmets and shorts for first three practices)

PRACTICES:  Before the first scheduled game, teams are limited to a maximum of 4 (four) practices a week, with a maximum duration of 120 minutes each. After the first game, the 3rd/4th grade league is limited to a maximum of three (3) practices per week, 2 practices in full pads and 1 practice with helmet only (no pads).  The 5th/6th grade league is limited to a maximum of three (3) practices per week, 2 practices in full pads and 1 practice with helmet only (no pads).

GAMES BEGIN:  September 4

WEIGHT LIMIT (To Carry Football):                                                                                  3rd/4th (<96)                                                                                                                  5th/6th (<126)

PLAYER EVALUATION DATES:  Evaluations will be at Foerster Park (just west of RAC)         3rd/4th Graders:  August 6 (Mon) 5:30pm (3rd grade) and 6:30pm (4th grade)                    5th/6th Graders:  August 7 (Tue)  5:30pm (5th grade) and 6:30pm (6th grade)

TEAM FORMATION: 3rd/4th Grade League
Third and Fourth grade players will be drafted on a team by the coach of the team.  All Third grade players, plus any Fourth grade players that did not play last season, will go through an evaluation process that will involve various drills that indicate mobility and quickness. Current Fourth grade players that played last season will be placed back on the same team.  Once a player is drafted on a team, that player will remain  on the same team until they move up to the next division.  Note: Players will not be allowed to go back in the draft.
         
TEAM FORMATION: 5th/6th Grade League
Fifth and Sixth grade players will be drafted on a team by the coach of the team. All Fifth grade players, plus any Sixth grade players that did not play last season will go through an evaluation process that will involve various drills that indicate mobility and quickness. Current Sixth grade players that played last season will be placed back on the same team.  Once a player is drafted on a team, that player will remain on the same team until they move up to the next division.  Note: Players will not be allowed to go back in the draft.
 

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