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Tackle Football

  • South Jeffco Football is a member of Jeffco Midget Football Association (JMFA)
  • Tackle football is for children entering 1st - 8th grade.
    • Teams are fielded by GRADE, not AGE
  • Players are "drafted" onto teams according to JMFA Rules
  • Practice begins mid August:
    • 1st grade team teams practice 3 night per week for 90 minutes 
    • 2nd - 6th grade teams practice 3 night per week for 2 hours a night
    • 7th & 8th grade teams practice 4 nights per week for 2 hours a night
  • Games begin 12 weeks prior to Thanksgiving
    • Games are played all over the JMFA member areas: 
      • 2nd - 5th grade teams play on a 60 yard field
      • 6th - 8th grade teams play on a regulation 100 yard field
  • The regular season runs 8 weeks and games are played on Saturday
  • The top 8 teams in each grade and division advance to the playoffs
  • In addition to registration fees you will need to purchase:
    • White Helmet
    • Navy or Cardinal Face Mask (ask your coach before buying)
    • Navy or Cardinal Chin strap/guard  (ask your coach before buying)
    • Shoulder Pads
    • Practice Pants
    • Cleats
    • Athletic Supporter and Cup
    • Mouth guard (NOT white or clear)
    • Practice Jersey & Pants (ask your coach before buying)
  • Game Jersey and Pants are offered through the registration process - please visit the SJSA website regarding this purchase.
  • Registration Fees and Uniform Fee are separate.  When registering you will be asked to determine if you need a Home and Away Jersey or just one.  The Registration Fee pay for Referees, Field Costs/Maintenance, Equipment, etc.

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