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Programs

Flag Football  (1st/2nd Grade):

  • Teaching the basic fundamentals of football in a recreational and fun environment appropriate for this age group
  • Pee Wee sized footballs are used for play
  • Games will be played 5 on 5 and considered a non-contact sport
  • Games will consist of two 20-minute halves with a 5- minute half time
  • Teams will be drafted up to 10 players
  • No score is kept and there are no standings
  • Minimum 6 game season

Rookie Tackle  (3rd/4th Grade):

  • 100% focus on education of football, skill development, and having fun
  • Coaches teach basic fundamentals of ALL positions
  • 10 play minimum for each player
  • Coaches on field and in huddle
  • No score recording and no playoffs
  • Game is played on a modified field
  • No special teams
  • Weight limits for ball carriers to promote safety for ALL
  • More info:  USA Football Rookie Tackle FAQ Sheet

 Tackle (5th/6th Grade) :

  • Regulation sized football field/Junior sized football used
  • Focus on fundamentals and development in a more competitive environment vs. Rookie Tackle
  • Score reporting to TVYFL
  • Weight Limit for ball carrier (125 lbs)
  • Coach allowed in huddle first 3 games of season
  • 10 play minimum for each player
  • Special teams for field goals/extra points (no rush)
  • Teams typically play 8 game regular season

JV Tackle (7th Grade):

  • Regulation sized football field/Youth sized football used
  • Score reporting to TVYFL
  • Weight Limit for ball carrier (150 lbs)
  • Continue to focus on development and fundamentals in a competitive environment
  • Teams typically play all special teams (if agreed by both teams during week prior to game)
  • Teams play 8 game regular season with opportunity for up to 2 playoff games

Varsity Tackle (8th Grade):

  • Regulation sized football field/Youth sized football used
  • Score reporting to TVYFL
  • Weight limit for ball carrier (175 lbs)
  • Continue to focus on development and fundamentals preparing athletes for jump to high school football following season
  • Teams play all special teams (if agreed by both teams during week prior to game)Teams play 8 game regular season with opportunity for up to 3 game postseason