SAFL DIVISIONS & WEIGHTS

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SAFL Divisions and Weights

 

2020 SAFL Weigh-In Date

August 13th, 2020 ~ 7pm

Greenwood Community Center

231 Maple Rd, Longmeadow, MA 01106

  

 

 

 

The Suburban Amateur Football Association:

 

The Suburban Amateur Football League was formed at the Ludlow Boys Club in 1966. The SAFL serves the youth of Western MA. in grades 3 to 8, and endorses the concept of maximum athlete participation at all levels of play in the league. The SAFL encourages and enables youth to benefit from participating in football in a safe and structured environment. Throughout the league, SAFL teaches sportsmanship, fundamentals, teamwork, skills and knowledge that youth will use throughout their lives. For additional information regarding the SAFL, please visit their website at http://www.saflfootball.com

 

2020 SAFL ByLaws (click to view) 

 

Weight Limits for Skilled Positions:

 

PeeWee (3rd &4th): Any player weighing more than 80.0 pounds at the SAFL official weigh- in (player may have in-season weight of 82 pounds) shall be deemed an overweight player. This means that the player must play on the interior line from tackle to tackle.

  

Juniors (5th & 6): Any player weighing more than 115.0 pounds at the SAFL official weigh-in (player may have in-season weight of 120 pounds) shall be deemed an overweight player. This means that the player must play on the interior line from tackle to tackle.

  

Seniors (7th &8th): Any player weighing more than 135.0 pounds at the SAFL official weigh-in (player may have in-season weight of 140 pounds) shall be deemed an overweight player. This means that the player must play on the interior line from tackle to tackle.

 

All players will be weighed, only once, at an official SAFL weigh in, prior to the first game.

 

All players are to be weighed in game jersey, and shorts in accordance with SAFL By-Laws.

  

Any FYFA player who already exceeds the skilled position weight limit, or any player who intends to play a linemen position, and not a skilled position, is not required to attend the SAFL weigh in.