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COMPARISON CHART
Modified Youth Football Games

Rookie Tackle Football and Contact Flag Football are fun, modified youth football games centered on skill development and bridging the Flag and Tackle versions of the game. See chart below to compare similarity and difference.

ROOKIE CONTACT
TACKLE FLAG
GAME - Modified youth football game focusing on skill development and fun. YES YES
- Youth football game bridging Flag and Tackle Football. YES YES
Difference - Play is stopped by take-down (tackle) of ball carrier until knee touches field. YES NO
Difference - Play is stopped by pulling the flag from ball carrier belt. NO YES
- No "Special Teams" (kick-off, punt) for more scrimmag, skill development YES YES
PLAYERS - Six, seven or eight players on the field per team. YES YES
- Ten to fifteen players on a team.

YES YES
- Players rotate and learn multiple positions and skills on offense and defense. YES YES
- Three offensive and defensive line players every play. YES YES
- Offensive and defensive line players begin every play in a two-point stance. YES YES
- Throwing (QB), receiving (WR) and running (RB) player positions. YES YES
EQUIPMENT - Players wear football helmet, shoulder pads, jersey and athletic shoes. YES YES
Difference - Players wear padded football pants.

YES NO
Difference - Players wear shorts and flag belt.

NO YES
- Official size appropriate football for age range. YES YES
FIELD - Smaller playing field measuring 40 yards by 35 yards. YES YES
- Can be played on athletic grass and official turf fields. YES YES
GAME TIME -Four ten-minute quarters running clock.
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YES YES
- Two minutes between each quarter.
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YES YES
- Ten minute half.
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YES YES
OFFICIALS - Rferees and Staff for safe and fun experience. YES YES
COACH - Optimal player-to-coach ratio for individual focus and skill develpment. YES YES
- One coach per team allowed on the field during play. YES YES


CONTACT

Scott Kneefel
Director of CYO Football

Phone: 503-231-9484
Email: scottk@cyocamphoward.org
Web: www.cyoyouthfootball.org


IMPORTANT DATES
2018

Equipment Checkout
July - Last Week
August - First Two Weeks
Weekday Dates TBD


Practice Begins
On or After
Aug 13 for 7-8

Aug 20 for 5-6
Aug 27 for K-2, 3-4
Start dates and schedule
at coach discretion.

Regular Season Games
Saturdays
September - October
First Game 9/8

Post Season Games
Saturdays
November 3, 10, 17


SPORTS ZONES
Teams form and practice
in these boundaries.

NW Oregon

SW Washington