FLAG AND TACKLE FOOTBALL REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
Registration for tackle football is open until July 1.
FLAG registration is open until August 16
Key information for TACKLE:
-6 age level teams for ages 8 to 13 for TACKLE
-Equipment fitting will take place in late June or early July, exact dates TBD
-Practices will begin in mid-August
-Games begin the first weekend after Labor Day, with potential for scrimmages the last weekend in August.
-Registration fee is $450 per child. Payment can be made in 3 installments with $175 due at sign-up. Fees include new game jerseys and pants, new practice jerseys and pants, as well as shoulder pad rental and a helmet. You will also be responsible for purchase of cleats, mouthpieces and additional game or practice pants if desired. You will also have the opportunity to purchase a state-of-the-art speedflex helmet custom from Riddell (around $300) or purchase a used, refurbished speedflex helmet from the Somers Youth Football (around $150). Your fees go to pay for game referees, practice lights, practice and drill equipment such as bags, footballs, EMT service at our games, league fees and miscellaneous costs of operating our football program. The fee is higher this year as overall costs have increased and this is the first year we are including both game and practice jerseys and pants all inclusive for the entire program.
Key information for FLAG:
-Grades 1-2 only
-Practices and games are on Sunday mornings. That is the only required commitment.
-All play is local - flag is meant as an introduction to competitive sports
-The registration fee is $90 per child and includes flags, footballs and jerseys
-When you register you may indicate if you have a preference for your child to be grouped with a friend, although we cannot guarantee that we can honor this.
-We are looking for parents willing to join us and help coach! Please contact Matt Gallino if you have interest
About COVID. Our practices and games will be subject to all applicable COVID-19 related regulations and requirements as defined by the CDC, Westchester DOH, The Town of Somers, Somers Youth Sports Organization, as well as our league. Failure on behalf of parents and athletes to abide by these regulations may result in suspension or termination from Somers Youth Football, at the discretion of the Football Board. You will be required to sign a COVID-19 Waiver in order for your child to participate.
About Somers Youth Football
Our program was developed to provide young athletes with the opportunity to gain an appreciation and understanding of the game of football in a fun and competitive learning environment. Our goal is to help all players improve their football skills, no matter what their ability level, through dedicated coaching and healthy competition. Each year our youth football program goes to great lengths to improve and refine the program that we offer to the youth football players in Somers. This year will certainly be no exception!
Please see www.somersyouthfootball.com for more information about this year's program.
Additional information will be sent but if you have any questions you can email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
All the best for a great season,