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.



Let the 2018 season begin!!!



ESFL is a Proud member of USA Football

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2018 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, 2018.   Also there is a 5 lbs bump added for all teams, all levels, before week 3 league games.