Welcome to the official website of the Eastern Suburban Football League!


The Eastern Suburban Football League (ESFL) is one of Michigan's oldest youth football league and is a non-profit organization.


The ESFL is designed for the improvement and development of the capabilities of individuals. To promote the physical, mental and moral development of youths between the ages of 6 to 13, without regard to race, creed, color or religion. We have been providing youth football and cheerleading in Southeast Michigan for over 50 years.




2019 ESFL Champions

FLAG Champions Eastside Eagles

FRESHMAN Champions Oak Park Saints

JV Champions Grosse Pointe South Red Baron

VARSITY Champions Eastside Eagles


ESFL is a Proud member of USA Football

Click here to visit the USA Football website.




2020 Football Ages and Weights

Flag Team

League Age 6, 7 - Maximum Weight of 120 lbs.

League Age 8 - Maximum Weight of 85 lbs. 


Freshman Team

League Age 8, 9 - Maximum Weight of 135 lbs.

League Age 10 - Maximum Weight of 105 lbs.


JV Team

League Age 9, 10 - Maximum Weight of 155 lbs.

League Age 11 - Maximum Weight of 150 lbs.

League Age 12 - Maximum Weight of 115 lbs.


Varsity Team

League Age 10, 11, 12, 13 - Maximum Weight of 180 lbs. to carry the ball.

League Age 10, 11, 12, 13 - Maximum Weight of 215 lbs. to play on offensive\defensive line.


Note: League Age is the age the participant is prior to August 1, 2019.   Also there is a 5 lbs bump added for all teams, all levels, before week 3 league games.