|What does a typical practice/game schedule look like?||
5 nights per week until school starts, then 3 days per week practice
|When do practices start?||August 8th|
|When do games start?||September 4th|
|When does the season end?||November 12th|
|Are there evaluations/tryouts? When?||Weight class practice together for 2 weeks when practice starts and then teams start to form|
|Are their playoffs?||Yes late October / early November|
|Is there a Picture Day?||Yes - TBD|
|Opening or closing ceremonies or activities||SYA Gridiron Classic is kick off bowl game. Final Championship game played on November 12th and trophies awarded that day|
|Where can I find more info?||Below, and throughout the site|
|Are there any Big Events for this sport during season||Non-Contact skills camp 7/25-28. CYA Sully Bowl game TBD. SYA Gridiron Classic in September. Team fundraiser day|
What are the age groups?
Registration is open to all kids living in Fairfax County ages 7-16. You must be 7 years old as of October 1st & no older than 16 as of October 1st. The Fairfax County Youth Football League is a full contact tackle football league.
When does registration begin?
What type of payments are acceptable?
The system accepts Visa or MasterCard & Online Checks (your registration is not FINAL until your check payment is received). You may pay your registration fees, Skills Camp fees, Team Sponsor options and make donations during online registration. You may register multiple players online as well and receive a multiple player discount.
Does my child need a physical to play?
There is no requirement for a medical physical to play in the Fairfax County Youth Football League.
What type of ID does my child need?
The ONLY acceptable form of ID to play football in the Fairfax County Youth Football League is a DMV ID.
Where do I obtain the proper ID?
Please visit the Child ID Card section on the DMV website.
Who needs to be at equipment issued?
Your child must be present to receive their equipment.
Centreville High School
6001 Union Mill Road
Clifton, VA 20124-5400
Time slots (Times TBD)
155LB & 130LB Teams
80 lb Teams
90 lb Teams
100 lb Teams
115 lb Teams
What time should we come if we have multiple kids in the program?
Bring them both at your earliest scheduled time.
How long will it take?
Each child will take approximately 30 minutes to properly fit.
Parents are not allowed in the equipment issue areas, so please bring a book or newspaper.
When does practice begin?
What is the practice schedule?
Practices are 5 nights per week from 6pm – 8pm until school starts. Once school starts after Labor Day, practices go to 3 nights per week. Most practices will run from 6pm to 8pm. Coaches typically select their practice days.
Where are practices held?
Mt. View Alt. HS
FCYFL Weight Chart
Birthday Age Cutoff Dates: Ages 7-11 and 14 – Age on October 1; Ages 15-16 – 15 year olds that turn 16 on or before December 31st must play 155lbs. No player that turns 17 on or before December 31st is eligible to play.
|Age on October 1 (See exceptions for 15 and 16 year olds)|
|155LB||UNL/ 175*||UNL/ 165*||160||155|
* Unlimited players are not eligible to play in a position that normally handles the ball unless they are at or below the listed maximum ball carrier weight (the weight limit listed next to “Unlimited/” on the chart above). Anklebiters may not weigh more than 70lbs to run the ball. Positions excluded for unlimited players exceeding the maximum ballcarrier limit include all offensive backfield positions, all eligible receivers and tight end positions, and any position not on the first line of a special teams formation. Exceptions include the offensive positions of center, punter, and placekicker.
** 15 year olds that turn 16 on or before December 31st must play 155lbs. *** 16 year olds that turn 17 on or before December 31st are not eligible to play.
Only youth between the ages of 7 and 16 years of age and who weigh at least 40 pounds may participate in the FCYFL. All youth shall play in the Age/Weight Division that they are eligible for. There will be no waivers.
Commissioners are responsible for checking birth dates and weights at club registration and the official FCYFL Weigh-In. For example, a 10 year old will play in the 90# group if he weighs from 86 to 100 pounds. He may not play in the 100# group unless he weighs between 101 pounds to 120 pounds.
For purpose of eligibility in the various Age/Weight Divisions, a players age on October 1 of the current year will determine his football age. Example: A youth who becomes 10 years old on or before October 1 will play as a 10 year old. A youth who becomes 10 at any time after October 1st of the current year will play as a 9-year-old.