PRACTICE INFORMATION: Fall football for the 2013 Season will begin on Monday, July 22, 2013. During the summer months, all teams practice Monday y - Friday from 6pm - 8:00pm. When school starts, all Coaches cut practices to three nights per week. Which nights will be at your Coaches discretion. The first week of practice is always held *without equipment*. The second week, Coaches will begin holding practices in full equipment or helmets only; depending on the schedule of the team and as weather permits.
FIELD INFORMATION: All OMYA practices are held at OLD MILL SOUTHGATE Park. There are TWO entrances to our field. The "football side" entrance is off of Old Mill Blvd (which is off of Old Mill Road), this entrance brings you closest to the football field. The other entrance is off of Oakwood Road and brings you closer to the baseball fields (where several teams practice) and the Green Building (where equipment hand outs take place).
GAMES: All OMYA games are held at Old Mill High School turf football fields. OMHS is considered to be our HOME FIELD. However, while we have use of these fields, we are considered a guest of the schools. Therefore; we must adhere to certain rules set in place by AACO R&P and OMHA Administrators.
GAME SCHEDULES: All game schedules are created by Anne Arundel County Recreation and Parks Department. Most games are scheduled Saturdays and Sundays at various times, Friday evening games are scheduled. Typically, the youngest teams (70lb.) play the earliest in the morning. OMYA has no control over game schedules or game locations.
UNIFORMS: All OMYA players are issued a set of OM shoulder pads (including straps), one red OM helmet (including chin straps), one pair of integrated practice pants, one pair of integrated game pants, one game jersey, one mouth piece. Players are responsible to have their own cleats and supporter. Each players game jersey will be his to keep at the end of the season, all other issued items are the property of OMYA and must be returned at the end of the season.
EQUIPMENT DEPOSIT CHECK: Every year OMYA requires an Equipment Deposit Check for each player. Checks are made payable to OMYA, dated for 11/01/2013, in the amount of $250.00. These checks are HELD by the Secretary. Your check will be returned to you at the end of the season; when all OMYA equipment is returned. If the equipment is held and not returned within 2 weeks of the close of the season, your check is cashed and the equipment becomes yours to keep.