Youth Football

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

Notice: The Rogers Youth Football program has joined the Football For Kids NWA league.  This league consists of teams from Bentonville, Fayetteville, Siloam Springs, and Springdale.  League games will be played on Saturdays and limited travel will be required to these cities.

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

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  July 22, 2019  ($20.00 late fee after registration deadline)

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

ELIGIBILITY:  Players in the 4th (fourth), 5th (fifth), or 6th (sixth) grade in the              2019-2020 school year. 
No player may turn 11 prior to August 15, 2019 and participate in the 4th grade league.  No player may turn 12 prior to August 15, 2019 and participate in the 5th grade league.  No player may turn 13 prior to August 15, 2019 and participate in the 6th grade league.

EQUIPMENT HANDOUT AT RAC:  August 3 (4th - 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 7th:  4th grade coaches meeting and draft at 6:00pm                                    August 7th:  5th grade coaches meeting and draft at 7:30pm
August 8th:  6th grade coaches meeting and draft at 6:00pm

PRACTICES BEGIN:  Week of August 12 (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 4th grade league, 5th grade league, and 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 7

WEIGHT LIMIT (To Carry Football):  4th (105)     5th (135)     6th (145)

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

TEAM FORMATION: 4th Grade League
Fourth (4th) grade players will be drafted on a team by the coach.  All 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 Grade League
Fifth (5th) grade players will be drafted on a team by the coach. All Fifth grade players, will go through an evaluation process that will involve various drills that indicate mobility and quickness.  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: 6th Grade League
Sixth (6th) grade players will be drafted on a team by the coach.  All 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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