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2023 Rookie Tackle Football (RFL)

1st/2nd and 3rd Grade Registration



The Spartans and the AYL are extremely excited to continue offering our ROOKIE TACKLE FOOTBALL LEAGUE for 2023!  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 players in grades 1st through 3rd only. This provides full tackle experience for your player and is limited to 8 players, on field, per side and smaller roster sizes. Allowing for equal playing time.

Registration fees:

Early Bird Registration - April 1, 2023 - April 15, 2023 @ Midnight $325.00 *must be paid by 4/15/2023 to received discount.

Registration - April 16, 2023 - June 30, 2023 @ Midnight $350.00  


Included in registration:

  • Game jersey  
  • Game pant (integrated pads, not include)
  • 3-day football camp
  • Friday Night Lights
  • League player fees
  • Team Picture/Memory Mate Photo Collage.

*Not Included in registration: football helmet/equipment. 


Features of Rookie Tackle Football:

  1. 8 players vs 8 players
  2. Rosters limited to 15 players.
  3. Equal play required!
  4. No Special Teams play, kick offs or punts!
  5. Play on a 60 yard by 40-yard field (same as 4th grade)
  6. Games are 20 plays per quarter at 1st & 2nd grade, 22 players per quarter for 3rd grade
  7. Coaches on the field for both offense and defense
  8. No Blitzing allowed
  9. Full run and pass offenses allowed


Returning players: must be registered and paid, no later than May 14, 2023, to guarantee your players roster spot on last seasons team.

**Coaches CANNOT "hold spots" for returning players after May 14, 2023.

New players: New players will be added to rosters after May 15, 2023. 

Coach/Team/Friend request: We will attempt to place your child based upon your request. However, some teams may be full of returning players.

Uniforms: A game jersey is included for our rookie football players.  We will try to honor number requests, when available. Other uniform items are available to buy through our online store.  

***ANY player (new or returning) that are registered and or paid after June 1, 2023, will be assigned a number based off availability, in size needed.  

Mandatory Player weigh in: All AYL players MUST attend player weigh ins.  This will be held on Saturday, August 12, 2023. If your player is not available on this date, you will need to attend late weigh in and AYL will have a weigh in fee of $40.00 CASH. Late weigh in dates is TBD. ALL players MUST weigh in to participate in AYL games, NO exceptions. *we reserve the right to change this date, due to unforeseen circumstances.

Multi Family Discount: We will continue to offer multi-family discounts for those parents ($35 per each additional registered player) who have multiple kids playing Fall Football. 

Payment: If you cannot make payment at time of registration, any unpaid registrations will automatically default to the next payment structure, if payment is not received during that registration time.  For example, if you register during Early Bird and do not make payment, you will then incur the regular registration rate.  No discounts will be given after the date has passed for that registration period.  It is your responsibility to contact April at sportsadmin@spartanyouthclub.com with any payment issues or concerns.

Late Registrations: Registrations received after June 30, 2023 will be placed on an as needed basis only. *We reserve the right to close age groups earlier if teams are to capacity and another team cannot be formed.  Please register early as our rookie teams fill up each year. 

Birth Certificate: REGISTRATIONS, 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  .

**Returning players that participated in the 2022 football season, with Spartans, do NOT need to resubmit a birth certificate. 

Refund Policy: Spartan Youth Club is a non-profit organization; therefore, any refund request made prior to July 31, 2023, will be refunded, minus a $25.00 administrative fee. Once teams have begun regular season practice, on July 31, 2023, we have a no-refund policy.



Register NOW: 

1st/2nd Grade - CLOSED 

3rd Grade - CLOSED


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