Buckeye Youth Football Fall 2021 Season Information

Posted by Buckeye Youth Football Association (Medina, OH) on Jul 14 2021 at 09:45AM PDT in 2021 Spring Season

Buckeye Youth Football Families,
Thank you registering your players for the Fall 2021 football season. We are expecting a largely returned to normal season and are excited to get started! Team Coaches will be in contact with you soon. Please first see the general Fall season information below.

Physical: All 3rd to 6th grade football players need an active physical on file to participate in practice or games. Physicals completed just prior to the Spring 2021 season shall carry over to Fall 2021. Forms may be turned in at equipment handouts or by the first practice. Grades K-2 Flag Football and all Cheer do not require a physical.

Grades 3-6 Equipment Handouts: Will be Wednesday 7/28 6-8:30pm and Saturday 7/31 9-11am at the equipment room in the Liverpool Community Center (6801 School St, Valley City, OH 44280). BYFA understands there is a Buckeye baseball camp during the week and has extended the 7/28 hours accordingly. Players are required to provide their own padded girdles and are recommended to wear them to try on the football pants. Padded compression shirts worn under the shoulder pads are allowed but not required. Please bring a clothes basket or large bag to gather your equipment in.

Grades K-2 Equipment Handouts: Will take place at the first practice on August 3rd. Mouth guards will be distributed and uniform size and numbers will be recorded.

Practice: (Cheer practice information will be sent separately)
Grades 3-6 shall start practices Monday, August 2nd. First practices for acclimation will be HELMETS ONLY with shorts and cleats. The first two weeks practice will be M-T-W-Th 6:30-8:00pm. Once school starts the week of August 16th practices will be 3 times per week at T-W-Th 6:30-8:00pm. Grades K-2 Flag practice will start Tuesday, August 3rd 6:30-8:00pm and will be Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the season. After Labor Day September 6th practice times will move up to 6:00-7:30pm for all grades. Please ensure players bring an individual water bottle for all practices!

Season Details: The LEYFL season schedule is to be published August 18th. Games will be on Saturdays this Fall at varying start times. A minimum 6 game regular season will start the weekend of August 28th. Single elimination playoffs to conclude no later than October 23rd.

Fall Reverse Raffle Fundraiser: BYFA is excited to once again host our traditional Fall fundraiser gathering Saturday, October 9th at the Medina VFW Post 5137. Ticket cost of $45 per person includes dinner, drinks and your entry into the reverse raffle drawing with a grand prize of $1000! Tickets will be available at equipment handouts and through the early season. Expect more event information and sponsorship opportunities soon!

Thank you and Lets Go Bucks!!

Football questions: Eric Keller 216.570.1546

Cheerleading questions: Stacey Weckesser 216.509.0038