Below is a list of the Most Asked Questions and Answers. For answers to more FAQs please see the tabs to the left.
Question: When will registration begin/end?
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Question: At what age can my child starting participating in the Carrollton Youth Football League?
FOOTBALL - Participants start at age 5/Kindergarten as of August 1st and can play through age 12 as of August 1. CYFL does not accept players over the age of 12.
CHEER – Participants start at age 4 as of August 1 and can cheer through age 12 as of August 1.
DRILL – Participants start at age 9 as of August 1 and can participate through age 13 as of August 1.
Question: What is the cost of registration and what is included in my registration fee? (early registration discounts will be offered for a limited time – late fees will be added after June 22) Payment plans will be offered starting in March. (Late fees will apply)
FOOTBALL = $140.00 for tackle or $125 for flag (fee includes uniform – pants and jersey). CYFL NO LONGER PROVIDES PADS AND HELMETS.
CHEER = $175 Age (4 –12). Registration fee for cheerleaders includes; a practice T-shirt, full uniform (top, skirt, briefs, socks, hair bow, and pom-poms), at least 1 Cheer Clinic. Shoes are NOT included in registration fees.
DRILL = $145 (fee includes uniform, bow, poms, and clinic)
Question: What should my child wear to combines for fittings?
CHEER/DRILL – wear bathing suits under clothing.
FOOTBALL PLAYERS — wear comfortable clothes like shorts and t-shirt, cleats, and bring your shoulder pads (for accurate fittings for tackle players.
Question: Who should attend combines? Dates of combines/uniform fittings will be announced on website and League Facebook page.
ALL new and returning football players, cheerleaders and drill members must attend to be fitted for their uniform.
NEW football players and those football players that do not wish to return to their prior year's team will need to do the skills evaluation during the combine.
Question: When and where is practice?
All CYFL teams/squads practice at Josey Ranch Sports Complex. There will be a maximum of 3 practices per week held on Monday, Tuesday, and/or Thursday evenings between 6:00 and 7:45. Attendance is mandatory for all scheduled practices and games. Advance notice must be given to the Head Coach if a participant will be absent from any practice, game, or other scheduled event.
Question: Are cheerleaders allowed to cheer for a family/friends’ team or on the same squad as family/friends?
An effort is made to keep cheerleaders with family and/or friends if requested at the time of registration. However, due to the age of the cheerleader, the number of registered cheerleaders, and Head Coaches it is not always possible to grant these requests.
Question: Is the Drill Team assigned to a football Team?
No, the Drill Team is not assigned to one football team. They perform during halftime/pregame for various games on Saturday. The team will be scheduled to perform at least twice each Saturday.
Question: When and where are the games played?
Most games are played on Saturdays at either the Josey football field or Thomas football field located at the Josey Ranch Complex. There may be some games played at other fields in cities surrounding Carrollton. A few games may be played on week nights.
Question: When will teams begin practice?
Practices will begin at the end of July. Any team practicing before then is in violation of our policies and subject to discipline by the league.
Question: How long does the season run?
Games for the season will start with our Annual Tank Memorial Bowl in August and go through the middle of November.