News and Announcements
9/9/2019 Update *
If you haven’t yet purchased your Casino Night tickets, you must do so by end of practice tomorrow Tuesday, September 10th. You can see Megan Augustine, Dina Harvey or Shannon Ardito in the equipment shed by 6:30pm.
Tickets will be available at the door the evening of the event but we need a head count for food prior to the event.
If you intend to buy tickets tomorrow or at the door, please feel free to email Megan Augustine.
Initial Announcement *
We will be hosting our annual BYFA fundraiser on Saturday, September 14, 2019. See the flyer image for the Casino Night event details.
This is our only fundraiser and we encourage all parents to attend. This adult only event is a great way to show your support for the league and have a fun night out.
Also attached is our family sponsor form. Please consider becoming an event family sponsor. This is also a great way to support the league if you are unable to attend the event.
All proceeds directly benefit the players and cheerleaders.
Thank you for your support!
The document 2019_BYFL_Casino_Night_Sponsor.pdf was attached to this post.
(See 7/9/2019 updates below for link to physical form and notice for optional preseason practices)
The 2019 youth football and cheer season will be approaching soon!
Please read all emails as they will contain important information and dates for the upcoming season.
Please note that below is information for JV & Varsity football players. If you have a child registered for flag or cheer, a separate email will be sent soon with important season information.
TACKLE football (JV & Varsity) equipment handouts:
You must attend one of the following dates:
Date: Saturday July 13, 2019 from 9am-11am OR Thursday, July 18, 2019 from 6pm-7:30pm
Location: Liverpool Community Center 6801 School Street, Valley City, Ohio
Please bring a bag or laundry basket to collect your equipment. If you played tackle last year please bring your girdle with you so we can fit your pants.
Every tackle football player needs a football girdle for the season. You can purchase one at any sporting goods store or online (Amazon). If you have one that fits from a previous year, feel free to use it.
Physical Required by Monday, July 29th:
Every tackle football player needs to have a completed medical physical prior to starting practice on Monday, July 29th. Your child will not be able to start practice without a current physical form on file. I have attached the form to this email and it can also be found on https://ohsaa.org/Portals/0/Sports-Medicine/PPE_2019-20.pdf (Link Updated 7/9/2019) . (If you can’t get into your primary care physician, there are several options for sports physicals at walk-in clinics around Medina/Brunswick. Google: “Sports Physicals in Medina, Ohio” and you will find multiple choices.)
Practice (JV & Varsity):
The first day of practice is Monday, July 29th from 6:30pm-8:00pm. Please have your child wear shorts,cleats, t-shirt, and helmet with mouthpiece. Practice will be on the youth fields behind Buckeye Primary School.
Practice will be Monday through Thursday 6:30pm-8:00pm July 29th through August 31st. Starting September 2nd practice will be Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 6:00pm-7:30pm, through the end of the season.
OPTIONAL pre-season practice: (Added 7/9/2019)
All JV and varsity football players are invited to attend our optional pre-season practice nights. We will host these practices on our youth football fields from 6:30pm-8:00pm on July 16, 18, 23 and 25. The players are welcome to attend any or all of these practices. Please have your child wear a shirt, shorts and cleats. Please have your child bring water or sports drink.
Games will be Saturdays ranging in starting times from 12:00pm-8:00pm. We will receive a schedule sometime in August from Lake Erie Youth Football League.
Thank you and we look forward to a great season!
Welcome to the home page of the Buckeye Youth Football Association
The BYFA is a proud member of the Lake Erie Youth Football League since 2015. Complete Tackle and Flag Football schedules, scores and standings can be found at www.LEFYL.com
Congratulations to Bucks Orange Varsity on their 2018 Undefeated Championship Season!!
The LEFYL Varsity Gray Division Championship game vs North Ridgevile White was won 38-8 on October, 27 2018 at Midview High School.
Great 9-0 season Bucks!!
Congratulations to Bucks Brown Varsity on their 2018 Undefeated Championship Season!!
The LEFYL Varsity Green Division Championship game vs Midview Blue was won on October, 27 2018 at Midview High School.
Great 9-0 season Bucks!!