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Erie Youth Tackle Football League

Welcome to the Erie Youth Tackle Football League (EYTFL)! We are very pleased to be able to offer multi-seasonal full pads youth football to players age 6-14 throughout the tri-state region. Located in Erie, Pennsylvania – Erie Youth Tackle Football provides a safe, fun and family oriented environment for players to learn the fundamentals and skills of the game of football. Whether just starting out or an experienced player, the EYTFL develops the skills of each player while striving for fairness and parity in the competitive game format. The EYTFL works diligently to avoid the stacking of teams by utilizing a unique player evaluation and draft system. All players are guaranteed playing time in every game. The Erie Youth Football League has the right to refuse any player, cheerleader, parent or coach admittance in the league. The Erie Youth Tackle Football League is an LLC owned and operated by Mike Mischler – Head Football Coach at Cathedral Prep (Erie, PA).

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Spring 2015 Session:





Erie Youth Tackle Football League - Spring 2015 Session Information:

Youth Football: Ages 6-14

Mike Mischler is proud to announce his 22nd session of youth tackle football in Erie, Pa. Come and enjoy all of the passion, raw emotion, instruction and fun that youth tackle football has to offer. Players are taught to excel in a unique league/instructional format that stresses teaching the fundamentals of the game.

Youth Football Details:

Equipment: Helmet, practice pants with pads and shoulder pads provided by the EYTFL.

Divisions: (no overagers in divisions except in rare instances approved in advance by League Officials)

Pee-Wee (Ages 6–8)
Mighty (Ages 9-10)
Senior (Ages 11-12)

Varsity (Ages 13-14)

Weight Restrictions:
Must be this weight or less in full pads to play skilled positions (WR, RB, TE, etc..)
• Pee Wee: 85 lbs
• Mighty: 115 lbs

• Senior: 135 lbs

* Varsity: 155 lbs

Location: Cathedral Prep Events Center

Session Length: 10 weeks (3 weeks pre-season and 5 games depending on number of teams in division and playoff seed). Teams practice twice per week. Each player is guaranteed a minimum of ten plays per game, however, this is a competitive league and player positions and playing time are not guaranteed beyond the ten play rule.

Youth Football League Features:

* 15 Total Practices
* Smaller rosters equal more playing time
* Excellent instruction/coaching by qualified volunteer coaches who are under the direction of Mike Mischler

For More Information:
Contact Mike Mischler at, Scott Baldi, or Chris King



Spring 2015 Session Information:

Registration Deadline: March 21, 2015

Start Date: March 22, 2015


Cost: $125 Registration Fee and $40 personalized jersey (players keep jersey at end of season).


* All registered players will have a non-refundable fee of $50.00 when you register.  NO exceptions! Your balance owed must be paid at the equipment distribution on March 22, 2014.


**NOTE - No partial refunds after April 26, 2015 - No exceptions



Ages: 6-14 (as of 6/1/15) *No overagers in divisions except in instances approved by League Officials


Important Dates:

Equipment Distribution: 

  • Sunday March 22, 2015
    • Pee Wee Division 12:00 – 12:45 p.m.
    • Mighty Division 1:00 – 1:45 p.m.
    • Senior Division 2:00 - 2:45 p.m.  
    • Varsity Division 3:00 – 3:45 p.m.
  • There will be an additional fee of $20 for anyone who misses the equipment distribution for any reason without making arrangements by e-mail prior to the distribution date!  If you absolutely cannot attend on 3/22, please e-mail Scott Baldi at to arrange an alternate date.

Late Registration:

  • Sunday March 22, 2015 (begins 4:00 p.m.) through Tuesday March 31, 2015 (ends 11:59 p.m.)
    • Anyone wishing to join AFTER 3/31 must pay a Late Registration Fee of $50.00.  This was put into place to dissuade individuals from attempting to circumvent the evaluation and draft process that every other player must attend.
    • No-one will be added to a roster for any reason after of April 1, 2015, no exceptions


 You MUST be PAID IN FULL with proper completed paperwork (birth certificate, waiver liability form, and equipment borrowing agreement form with CC information) in order to get your pads – no exceptions!

·         You MUST get your pads on the assigned Equipment Distribution Date in order to participate in the combine on March 29, 2015

·         No equipment will be handed out on the day of the combine


Players Evaluation/Combine: 

Sunday March 29, 2015 at Cathedral Prep Events Center.  Times: PW- 1:45-3:00 pm, Mighty 2:45-4:15 pm, Senior 4:00-5:30 pm and Varsity 5:15-6:45 pm



April 1, 2015, all at Cathedral Prep Events Center in Coaches office.

  • PeeWee Division Coaches 6:30pm - 7:45pm
  • Mighty Division Coaches 7:45pm - 9:00pm

April 2, 2015  

  • Senior Division Coaches 6:30pm - 7:45pm
  • Varsity Division Coaches 7:45pm - 9:00pm


Practices: All at Cathedral Prep Events Center unless otherwise announced


Pre-season Practices- 4/5 thru 4/26

* Each Team will have a minimum of 14 hours of Pre-Season practice time.

*All games at Cathedral Prep Events Center

*PLEASE look at the calendar link to look at Game and or Practice days and times.


Upcoming Events

Wednesday,  Apr 1
Peewee Draft 6:30pm Cathedral Prep Events Center
Mighty Draft 7:45pm Cathedral Prep Events Center
Thursday,  Apr 2
Senior Draft 6:30pm Cathedral Prep Events Center
Varsity Draft 7:45pm Cathedral Prep Events Center

For a complete calendar listing, click here!