Last Updated: September 19, 2017
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  • 2017 SEASON IS HERE!!!
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We are an unlimited weight tackle youth football league that was formed in 2007.
BYFC consists of 11 communities in the Greater Akron Area, they are Tallmadge, Ellet, Springfield, Manchester, Northwest, Norton, Rittman, Chippewa, Barberton, Coventry and Greentown.
Our youth football rules are unique to this area, we form our divisions around grade level and offer bigger kids a chance to play youth football.

Welcome to the eleventh annual football season of the Buckeye Youth Football Conference. This youth athletic organization has been created to offer communities the perfect mix of developmental and competitive youth football and cheerleading activities. By joining like minded communities together who view their youth programs as the stepping stone to successful High School squads, BYFC was able to establish a curriculum that offers increased playing time and league wide developmental objectives. Unlike other area leagues who restrict the participation of larger kids, BYFC has opened the door to what has been a very successful "all eligible" rule in other areas of Northeast Ohio. We hope your son or daughter enjoys their participation in our league and comes away with an appreciation for our goal of good sportsmanship, in athletic competition.

Upcoming Games/Practices

Saturday, Sep 23
B Division
Springfield @ Chippewa10:30amChippewa High School Stadium
Manchester @ Coventry1:30pmCoventry Youth Field - Logan Field
Tallmadge Blue @ Ellet White1:30pmEllet Youth Field
Barberton @ Rittman1:30pmRittman Football Field
Northwest Red @ Tallmadge Gold1:30pmTallmadge Blue Devils
C Division
Ellet Black @ Rittman10:00amRittman Football Field
Manchester Red @ Coventry10:30amCoventry Youth Field - Logan Field
Tallmadge Blue @ Ellet White10:30amEllet Youth Field
Barberton @ Manchester Black10:30amManchester - Lockhart Field
Northwest @ Tallmadge Gold10:30amTallmadge Blue Devils
D Division
Tallmadge @ Ellet9:00amEllet Youth Field

For a complete schedule listing, click here!