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Registration - Sat, April 18 from 9 am to Noon
Final Registration - Wed, April 22 from 6 PM to 8 PM
Buffalo Wild Wings Fundraiser - Wed, April 29
Cheer - Tryouts - May 2 from 9 AM to 12 PM
Cheer - Teaching Clinic for Tryouts - May 1 from 6 PM to 8 PM
Steak Fry Fundraiser - May 9

Registration for 2015

Held at Belvidere Community Building, 111 W. 1st Street

  • Saturday, April 18 from 9 AM to Noon
  • Wednesday, April 22 from 6 PM to 8 PM

Sign-ups are limited, so sign-up early!

There will be a $10 late fee for anyone signing up after April 22.

Birth certificates are required for children that did not participate last year

Registration Fees:

  • Football - $185 - Includes game jersey with players name on it
  • Cheer - $160
  • POMs - $100

- Accepted forms of payment – cash, check, debit card, MasterCard, Visa and Discover.
- League fee includes fundraiser raffle tickets.  These are included in the registration fee. You will keep the money that you collect.
- Third child in the family will be $40 and each child thereafter will be $40. 

Age group for each division:

Flyweight – 7 and  8

Lightweight 9 and 10

Heavyweight – 11 - 13

·       Age cut-off is Aug 1, 2015. 

 

13 year-old players will be able to play in 2015.

All games played in the Belvidere/Rockford Area.

Accepting applications for coaches and assistant coaches.

** More information to follow **


 

Cheer - Teaching Clinic for Tryouts - May 1 from 6 PM to 8 PM

May 1, 2015 – 06:00 PM

From 6 PM to 8 PM.  At the Belvidere Community Building.

Please arrive ON TIME to tryouts! - Wear appropriate attire – gym shorts, t-shirt and tennis shoes!  Be sure hair is pulled back and NO JEWELRY!  Tryouts will be judged by members of the Rockford community; you will be asked to do jumps, splits, group cheer and an individual chant. Team selection will be posted on Community Building door by 1pm, May 2nd.

INDIVIDUAL CHANTS

(Pick one set of words and make up your best motions to show us your style!!!)

The BUCS can't be beat

'Cause we are the best

Stand up and cheer B-J-T (repeat 3 times)

 

Rock and Roll

Strut your stuff

B-J-T can't get enough (repeat 3 times)

 

Let’s go purple

Let’s go white

 

BJT lets fight (repeat 3 times)

Any questions please contact Jodi Allen 815-979-4875 or cakesbyjodi@gmail.com. 


 

 

Cheer - Tryouts - May 2 from 9 AM to 12 PM

April 17, 2015

From 9 AM to 12 PM.  At the Belvidere Community Building.

Please arrive ON TIME to tryouts! - Wear appropriate attire – gym shorts, t-shirt and tennis shoes!  Be sure hair is pulled back and NO JEWELRY!  Tryouts will be judged by members of the Rockford community; you will be asked to do jumps, splits, group cheer and an individual chant. Team selection will be posted on Community Building door by 1pm, May 2nd.

INDIVIDUAL CHANTS

(Pick one set of words and make up your best motions to show us your style!!!)

The BUCS can't be beat

'Cause we are the best

Stand up and cheer B-J-T (repeat 3 times)

 

Rock and Roll

Strut your stuff

B-J-T can't get enough (repeat 3 times)

 

Let’s go purple

Let’s go white

 

BJT lets fight (repeat 3 times)

Any questions please contact Jodi Allen 815-979-4875 or cakesbyjodi@gmail.com. 


 

 

Belvidere Junior Tackle (BJT) is an independent, non-profit organization providing football, cheer and POMs to over 200 boys and girls from ages 7 to 12. BJT was founded in 1969 and participates in the Rock Valley Junior Tackle (RVJT) league, which was founded in 1957. 

BJT is run by parent coaches and volunteers, with an executive board that oversees all league operations.   There are many non-coaching roles that parents can fill. Check out the Board Member page for a list of board members and duties of the board members.

PO Box 801
Belvidere, IL 61008
E-Mail - BJTFootball@gmail.com

 

Upcoming Events

Saturday,  Apr 18
Registration 9:00am Belvidere Community Building
Wednesday,  Apr 22
Registration 6:00pm Belvidere Community Building
Wednesday,  Apr 29
Buffalo Wild Wings Fundraiser 11:00pm Buffalo Wild Wings
Friday,  May 1
Cheer - Teaching Clinic for Tryout 6:00pm Belvidere Community Building
Saturday,  May 2
Cheer - Tryouts 9:00am Belvidere Community Building
Saturday,  May 9
6th Annual Steak Fry Fundraiser Boone County Fairgrounds
Sunday,  Jun 28
Heritage Days Parade
Saturday,  Jul 18
Football Equipment Handouts 9:00am BJT Equipment Sheds at Boone County Fairgrounds
Sunday,  Jul 19
Mandatory Parent Meetimg 5:00pm Belvidere Community Building
Wednesday,  Jul 22
Football Equipment Handouts (Final) 5:00pm BJT Equipment Sheds at Boone County Fairgrounds

For a complete calendar listing, click here!