USA Football

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the cost?

A: Football cost $175 and includes: Helmet, shoulder pads, game jersey, game pants, socks, & belt. Helmet and shoulder pads are turned in at seasons end.

Cheer cost $165 and includes, skirt, shell, wind suit.

Q: I created an account and registered my son/daughter online, what's the next step?

A: You and your son/daughter MUST attend one of the sizing dates, and bring the proper documents requested/listed in your confirmation email.

Q: When does practice start?

A: First day teams are eligible to practice is July 31st.

Q: How many days a week do you practice?

A: Most teams practice 3-4 days per week until the games start, then 2-3 day per week.

Q: Where do we practice?

A: Practice time and location is decided by your teams coaches, but will likely be at the Yale High School campus or Kenockee Park.

Q: How many practices must the athletes complete in order to play in the first game?

A:In order to play in the first game all athletes must complete 10 practices.

Q: When and where are the games played?

A: Games are played on Saturday's starting August 26th. Games are played at 9:00, 10:30, 12:00, 1:30, and 3:00, (schedules will be provided with your actually game time) Games are played at Anchor Bay, Algonac, Cros-Lex, Port Huron, Richmond, and Yale.

Q: I am interested in coaching/helping where can I apply?

A: All interested in coaching/volunteering please email bulldogsyafl@gmail.com. Then all those interested must complete the online Coach/Volunteer form found in the "Register Online" at the top right of our page. Applications will be reviewed, pending our background process, and applicants will be contacted by a YAFL representative after final registration.

Q: With all concerns with safety/concussions, how do I know my son/daughter is in "good hands"?

It is mandatory that all YAFL coaches/volunteers complete the CDC concussion awareness course. All football coaches are USA Football "Heads Up" certified, which ensures proper tackling techniques/drills are taught. All coaches must pass a criminal background check.

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