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YOUTH SPORTS HANDBOOK

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

 

YOUTH TACKLE FOOTBALL  
6U, 7U, 8U, 9U, 10U, 11U, AND 12 & 13 YEAR OLDS (7TH GRADE DIVISION) 
Gainesville Parks and Recreation participates in the North Georgia Youth 
Football Association. Participants will be divided into single age groups, and will compete against teams from the North Georgia area.  A calendar of events will be distributed at 
registration.  REGISTRATION ENDS JULY 8. AGE DETERMINED AS OF JULY 31, 2016. 

Following NGYFA regulations, registration will only be accepted for the following:
1. City residents OR
2. Attend a city school OR
3. Zoned to attend a city school though attend a private school within the city limits. 
4. Must provide birth certificate and proof of residency

July 18-November 12        GAMES PLAYED ON SATURDAYS
(Practice and Games Schedule TBA)    

Ages: 6-13 .......................................$85R/$115NR

SIDELINE CHEERLEADING 
Register with Gainesville Parks and Recreation to cheer for the 6-12 tackle leagues. 
Participants will learn the basic fundamentals of cheerleading and will support the youth football teams. A calendar of events will be distributed at registration. 
Cheerleaders will be wearing new uniforms and will receive new pom poms.
REGISTRATION ENDS JULY 8. AGE DETERMINED AS OF JULY 31, 2016.

Following NGYFA regulations, registration will only be accepted for the following:
1. City residents OR
2. Attend a city school OR
3. Zoned to attend a city school though attend a private school within the city limits. 
4. Must provide birth certificate and proof of residency

July 18-November 12        GAMES ON SATURDAYS (Practice and Games Schedule TBA)    

Ages: 5-12 .......................................$85R/$115NR

COMPETITION CHEERLEADING
In addition to cheering on the sideline for football teams, Competition squads will participate in 1 to 2 competitions throughout the Fall. Squads will be divided into the following age groups: 6U, 8U, 10U, and 13U (11-13). Cheerleaders will be evaluated to determine if they qualify for a competition squad, and if not, they will be asked to join a sideline squad. Cheerleaders are expected to attend all try out dates and times to demonstrate their commitment to the sport. A Calendar of Events will be distributed at registration.
REGISTRATION ENDS JULY 8. AGE DETERMINED AS OF JULY 31, 2016.

Following NGYFA regulations, registration will only be accepted for the following:
1. City residents OR
2. Attend a city school OR
3. Zoned to attend a city school though attend a private school within the city limits. 
4. Must provide birth certificate and proof of residency

July 18-November 12        GAMES ON SATURDAYS (Practice and Games Schedule TBA)   

Ages: 5-12 .......................................$85R/$115NR

ROOKIE FLAG FOOTBALL
Open to all players regardless of residency or school. Not a part of the North Georgia Youth Football Association. This competitive league introduces youngsters to the great game of flag football and fosters teamwork and skills. The first meeting will be at Candler Park.
REGISTRATION ENDS AUGUST 19. AGE DETERMINED AS OF JULY 31, 2016.

August 22-        M-SAT        5:30-6:30P    221240-00
October 13         (Practice and Games Schedule TBA)    

Ages: 6-8 .......................................$65R/$90NR

National Youth Sports Coaches Association training and are provided identification badges.