Last Updated: June 23, 2017

2017 Season Registration
Football • Cheer • POMs

Join us for our 50th Anniversary Season - Most games played in the Belvidere/Rockford Area

Register at the Community Building, 111 W 1st St, Belvidere, IL

  • Wednesday, April 12, 2017 from 6 – 8pm
  • Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 9am – Noon
  • Sign-ups are limited, so get there early!

Registration Fee:

Football   $185   Includes game jersey with players name on it  
Cheer $160 Optional competitive cheer (additional $100)
POMs $125  
  • Third child in the family will be $40 and each child thereafter will be $40.
  • There will be a $10 late fee for anyone signing up after April 22, 2017.
  • Registration fees include fundraiser raffle tickets. You will keep the money that you collect.
  • Accepted forms of payment – cash, check, debit card, MasterCard, Visa and Discover.

Age group for each division (Age cut-off is Aug 1, 2017):

Flyweight   6, 7 & 8   Head Coach Daniel Aguirre  
Lightweight   9 & 10   Head Coach Johnnie Hampton  
Heavyweight* 11 to 13 Head Coach Chuck Pete

Birth certificates are required for children that did not participate last year.
*Player can not turn 14 before October 15, 2017.

We are still accepting applications for assistant coaches

Questions - 847/980-0724 BJT David Rice, President
Call Spanish - 815/670-8106 Josh Allen

2017 Registration Flyer

Congrats to Flyweights and Lightweights at Midwest Gridiron Classic in Dekalb

  • Lightweights took 2nd Place in the 10U Division II.  Game #1 they beat PYAA All-Stars 42 to 14.  Game #2 they beat Renegades 20 to 13.  In the championship game they lost to Rampage 26 to 0.
  • Flyweights won the championship in the 8U Division.  Game #1 they beat Pius Jr Popes 26 to 0.  Game #2 they beat Renegades 13 to 6.  In the championship game they beat Sycamore Jr Spartans 21 to 14.

Rock Valley Junior Tackle Results

Rock Valley Junior Tackle web-site has moved to  Full league schedule and game results can be found there.

About Belvidere Junior Tackle

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 13. BJT was founded in 1968 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

Upcoming Events

Sunday, Jul 16
Mandatory Player and Parent Meeting5:00pmCommunity Building
Saturday, Jul 22
Dick's Sporting Goods 20% off day
Monday, Jul 24
First Day of Practice5:00pmFridh Park - Practice
Wednesday, Aug 16
Picture Day5:00pmFridh Park - Practice

For a complete calendar listing, click here!