Question: How long is the season? How many games are played? Are there playoffs? Do all teams qualify for the playoffs?
Practices for the season begins in late July. We play an 8 game regular season that runs from late August through mid November. This does not include preseason and playoff games. All teams qualify for playoffs.
Question: What should my child wear to uniform fittings?
Cheerleaders -- wear bathing suits under clothing.
Football Players -- comfortable clothes (shorts, t-shirt), bring cleats for Combine drills (not required)
Question: When and where are practices? How many times a week? When do they begin?
Practices for the season begins in late July. Practices are held up to 3 times a week on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday between 6:00pm - 7:45pm. Each team is assigned a practice location at Josey Ranch Sports Complex. All CYFL practice locations are shared by multiple teams and other youth sports organizations in Carrollton.
CHEER & DRILL -- Coaches are allowed to have a maximum of 3 practices per week. All practices are held at Josey Ranch Sports Complex (exact location will be chosen by the coach).
Question: When and where are games played?
Games will be played at Josey Ranch Sports Complex in Carrollton. There maybe some games played at other fields in surrounding cities.
Question: How many players/cheerleaders are on a team?
Unfortunately, not all football teams have cheerleaders due to the number of registered cheerleaders. Football team player maximum: Flag - 16 players, Freshman and Junior Varsity - 18 players, Varsity - 20 players
Question: When can our teams begin practice for the season?
Practices will begin in late July. Any team practicing before then is in violation of our policies and subject to the discipline by the league.
Question: Can I get a refund if something should change (ex. my child doesn't want to participate, we move, etc.)?
Refunds are distributed as follows:
No Refund -- for partial payments or discounted registrations
Full Refund -- (for full payments) June 23, 2017
Partial Refund -- (for full payments) Football $50, Cheer $50, Drill $0 June 24th - July 19, 2017
No Refund -- after July 19, 2017
To request a refund, send an email request to treasurer@CYFLeague.org.
Question: My child does NOT want to return to his/her former team/cheer squad, can we pick another team/squad to play on for the upcoming season?
Participants who do not wish to return to their previous team/squad shall designate that on the registration form. Football players will then be placed into the draft for team selection. FOOTBALL -- Players/Parents may not choose who they will play for in the upcoming season. CHEERLEADERS -- may request to cheer for a certain team, but there is no guarantee this request can be granted.