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2020 Rookie Tackle Football (RFL)

The Spartans and the AYL are extremely excited to continue offering our ROOKIE TACKLE FOOTBALL LEAGUE for 2020!  The AYL Rookie Tackle Football League (RFL) has been designed as a bridge between Flag football and our traditional competitive tackle football program.  The RFL is focused on grades from 1st through 3rd only, provides full tackle experience, and is limited to 8 players per side and smaller roster sizes.

Registration is $300.00. 

Late Registration after June 7, 2020, $325.00.

PLEASE REGISTER YOUR PLAYER BASED ON THEIR GRADE FOR THE 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR

 

Features of Rookie Tackle Football:

  • 8 players vs 8 players
  • Rosters limited to 16 players
  • Equal play required!
  • No Special Teams play, kick offs or punts!
  • Play on a 60 yard by 40-yard field (same as 4th grade)
  • Games are 20 plays per quarter at 1st & 2nd grade, 22 players per quarter for 3rd grade
  • Coaches on the field for both offense and defense
  • No Blitzing allowed
  • Full run and pass offenses allowed

The elimination of Special Teams play improves the safety of the game by removing the potential of long runs with two players colliding at high speed for the tackle.  The establishment of equal play provides the best possible development aspect for players new to tackle football.  In fact, our AYL RFL will require the specific players must play an entire quarter, both as offense and defense, before any substitutions are allowed!

In the meantime, should you have any questions please contact JJ at football@spartanyouthclub.com.

Returning players: must be registered and paid, no later than June 7, 2020, to guarantee your players roster spot and their uniform number.  This is only guaranteed if you are planning to return to the same coaches’ roster as last season.  If you register and pay later than June 7, 2020, you may have to buy a new jersey, if that number is no longer available.  

New players: requested roster numbers of uniforms, will be considered and will be given if available.   All registrations made after June 7, 2020, will be given a roster number based on the jersey sizes available when ordering.

Registrations received after July 15th will be placed on an as needed basis only

  • Registration will include three days of football camp, put on by the local high schools and Friday Night Lights, League player fees and Team Picture/Memory Mate Photo Collage. 
  • Not Included in registration: football equipment and jersey.

Jerseys will be available to purchase, at the Spartan store, during store hours.  Please order a size up when unsure of size.  Once jerseys are paid for, they will be ordered.  Once ordered, they cannot be exchanged or returned.  Jerseys must be paid for by June 7, 2020, to guarantee you child’s roster number.  Registration does NOT include the cost of a reversible jersey; this will need to be purchased at our store or placed online.  Jersey will cost $70.00.

REGISTRATIONS COMPLETED ONLINE, ARE NOT COMPLETE AND PLAYERS ARE NOT PLACED ON A TEAM, UNTIL A COPY OF AN OFFICIAL BIRTH CERTIFICATE IS RECEIVED! Please follow the instructions during the registration process to upload a .pdf file of your player's birth certificate or email it to April at sportsadmin@spartanyouthclub.com or fax to 720-367-5161 (this is a secure online fax).

Spartan Youth Club is a non-profit organization; therefore, we have a no-refund policy once team’s begin regular season practices 7/20/2019. Any request made prior to this will be assessed a $25.00 administrative fee.

CLICK HERE to sign up for 1st grade

CLICK HERE  to sign up for 2nd grade 

CLICK HERE to sign up for 3rd grade