SEASONAL INFORMATION 2012
The regular season football program is for 1st - 8th grade boys and girls and runs from mid August until mid November culminating with a football championship. Athletes in grades 1 through 8 are placed into the following leagues:
Schools are placed in geographic regions and come together to a regional site to practice and play games. You must play for the region closest to your home or school unless you are granted a written "exception." (CYO Football is open to youth of all denominations. If you have questions about which Region you will play for, please contact the CYO office.)
- Grades 1 & 2 play flag football
- Grades 3 & 4 play tackle football
- Grades 5 & 6 play tackle football
- Grades 7 & 8 play tackle football
CYO Athletic Director Contact Information
The cost per child is $275 for grades 3-8
The cost for 1st & 2nd graders is $140.
CYO coaches are volunteers who invest many hours of time and energy to make great memories for kids. Coaches are required to take the ASEP course (American Sport Education Program), the Called to Protect class, Concussion Management Training, attend the CYO Contact Clinic, submit a CYO background check and attend all required coaches meetings. Only certified coaches may assist with the team and occupy the team side of the field.
There shall be no weight limits preventing participation. However, there are restrictions in the type of play when weight exceeds the stated weight limits.
Games are played every Saturday beginning the first Saturday after Labor Day until mid November. A game schedule is given to all coaches as soon as it becomes available. The schedule is also be available on our website.
There is a gate fee of $2.00 per adult and $1.00 per school aged child (1st grade through high school) charged for all CYO regular season football games and playoff games. CYO Football Coaches displaying their badges and players in uniform are free. This fee helps defray the expense of site monitors, officials, field rentals and keeps participant fees from increasing.
Equipment is owned and maintained by CYO. It is distributed prior to the start
of the season to all participants by region. At the end of the season the equipments is collected, cleaned, recertified, inventoried and stored. Equipment must be returned in a timely fashion to avoid additional
Equipment & Uniform Distribution
Equipment will be checked out during the month of August, prior to practice beginning. See the information packet, available on the website, for specifics. A parent must accompany participant to equipment check out and check in.
Equipment Care During Season
Helmet – wash inside and out weekly with a soft rag and soapy water, rinse and air dry.
Jersey - Wash jersey after each game. Do not use bleach on jersey.
Equipment Return Policy
All equipment will be returned following each team's final game, at the game site. Equipment returned after this time will be subject to a $100.00 late fee. Equipment not returned by Wednesday November 16, 2011 will be charged at full replacement cost.
Uniform Replacement Cost:
Shoulder Pads: $75.00
Football Equipment Checkout