Last Updated: September 21, 2017
FALCONS 2017 SEASON
Registration; we are still accepting registrations for 6u (ages 4-6)
Western Park concession stand 6-8pm during practices
275 Old North Carolina 58, Cedar Point, NC 28584
We would like to welcome back our previous players and parents as well as our new players and parents.
We are looking forward to seeing you and enjoying another great season!
COYFL is pleased to be participating in Heads Up Football, USA Football's player safety program. A comprehensive method to teaching the sport's fundamentals in a progressive, age-based approach, Heads UP Football helps youth football leagues and clubs across the United States ensure a better, safer experience for players, coaches, commissioners and parents.
2017 BOARD MEMBERS
President- Adam Anderson
Vice President- Brandon Solomon
Secretary- Alanna Jones
Treasurer- Shannon McKnight
Sgt. of Arms- George Godwin
Concession Stand Coordinator(s)- Erica Anderson (temp)
Cheer Coordinator- Annquanette Wright
Asst. Cheer Coordinator- Jamie Pope
Site Manager- Erica Anderson
Our organization will make every effort to make sure that every child with the desire to participate gets the opportunity to play or cheer, without regard to prior experience or athletic ability! ALL CHILDREN DESIRING TO PLAY FOOTBALL WILL PLAY REGARDLESS OF WEIGHT!!
AGES & DIVISIONS
We are a non-profit youth football and cheer league located in the Western Carteret and Eastern Onslow County areas. We offer a competitive and structured youth football and cheer league for kids ages 4-13. The players age on July 31st of the current year will determine their playing age for the season. Any player turning 13 years old before July 31st does not meet the age requirement and can not play on the 12u team. If you turn 13 years old after July 31st then you can play on the 12u team. We currently are not fielding any older teams this season.
Bandits - 6U (4, 5 & 6) 75lbs.
Division 1 - 8U (6, 7 & 8) 100lbs.
Division 2 - 10U (8, 9 & 10) 120lbs.
Division 3 - 12U (10, 11 & 12) unlimited
*Any 6 year old player that is highly skilled & weighs around 95lbs should consider and may be requested to move to Division 1 (8U)
Lineman Eligible Player (LE Player)
Must be over the maximum weight limit for their division
Must wear jersey specific numbers: 50-79 90-99 or 00
Must wear league approved LE sticker on helmet
LE players can participate on the kick-return team
LE players can “not” participate on the kick-off team. If a team cannot field 11 players without included LE players. The opposing team will receive possession of the ball on their 35 yard line.
LE players that are playing on the kick return teams can recover the ball but cannot advance the ball, the play is dead at the spot of the recovery, same applies to punt and punt return teams
LE players can participate on the punt return team
Maximum of five (5) LE players on offense at any one time
Maximum of four (4) LE players on defense at any one time
Once certified at the beginning of the season as an LE player, said LE player is an LE player for the season (no exceptions)
LE players can recover the ball, but cannot advance it.
LE players on offense can only play: Center, Guard or Tackle
LE players can be uncovered on the offensive line but is ineligible as a receiver. If an LE player goes down field from an uncovered spot on the offensive line acting as a receiver, it is a 15 yard illegal participation foul.
LE players on defense can only play Nose tackle or Defensive tackle they must line up directly in front of the offensive tackles or offensive guard. They are not allowed to ‘stunt’ to the left or right of the offensive player. (no slanting or turning of body for LE players)
LE players cannot line up directly over the center, in any shotgun formation,
LE players are not to be weighed, at game day weigh in, they must show their jersey numbers and their helmet with LE sticker coaches must ensure they have their correct LE jersey on, and they are required to have their ID cards checked and roster spot verified.
An LE illegal participation fouls shall be penalized as illegal formation,