Fall Football & Cheerleading
Youth football and cheerleading is conducted jointly by the Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority and the Boys and Girls Club of Northwest Georgia. Teams are formed based on ages and school currently attending. Each football division has weight limits for running backs and receivers, all players above the limits are designated as linemen. Each playing division has a minimum playing requirement for each participant.
Cheerleading squads are based on ages and current school attending.
Registration: July 14 - August 14
Late Registration Starts: August 15 ($10 late fee)
Cost: $75 (Football); $65(Cheerleading)
Weigh-in Pee Wee (Mandatory): August 19
Weigh-in Jr. Pee Wee & Mites (Mandatory): August 21
Practices Begin: August 4
Jamboree: September 6
Games: September 6 - November 8
Ages Control Date: August 31 of the current year
Volunteer football coaches are still needed for the following teams:
- Junior Pee Wee Model
- Junior Pee Wee Armuchee
- Junior Pee Wee Combined Team of Garden Lakes, Alto Park & Cave Springs
- Pee Wee Armuchee
- Pee Wee Combined Team of Garden Lakes , Alto Park & Cave Springs
- Mites Coosa
Football Age Divisions/Weight Limits
Junior Pee Wee 7-8
(Running backs/receivers max weight: 80 lbs)
Pee Wee 9-10
(Running backs/receivers max weight: 95 lbs)
(Running backs/receivers max weight: 125 lbs)
All players over these weight restrictions are designated as linemen and are not allowed to carry or catch the ball.
Cheerleading Age Divisions:
Junior Pee Wee: 5- 8 year olds, Pee Wee: 9 & 10 year olds, Mites: 11 & 12 year olds
Volunteer cheerleading coaches are still needed for the following teams:
- PW Armurchee
- JPW Coosa/Garden Lakes/ Alto Park
- PW Coosa/Garden Lakes/ Alto Park
- JPW North Main Heights
- PW North Main Heights
- JPW Model
- PW Model
- JPW East Central
- PW East Central
- PW Johnson
- JPW South East
USA Football Members
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Unified Football Coaches Handbook
Season Dates: Sep to Nov (Participants should expect to play during Fall Break Weeks)
Financial aid is not being offered for 2014.
Game Admission: Jamboree, Regular Season and Play-Off Games $1.00 (this does not include Heritage Bowl Games)
Game times: 5:30pm/7:00pm or 6:00pm/7:30pm
Games are played at two locations:
1) Riverview Sports Complex: Behind the levee on E. 2nd Ave. Rome, 30161.
2) Boys and Girls Club of Northwest GA: 100 Gadson St NW, Rome, 30165.
Game Participation Rule
Season games: 8-10 games
Junior Pee Wee: 4 plays
Pee Wee: 4 plays
Mites: 4 plays
Uniforms are not included in the registration fee. Parents are responsible for purchasing the child's uniform. A uniform for youth football shall include a certified helmet with face guard, shoulder pads, football pants with pads protecting the hips, butt, thighs, and knees; and a jersey with numerals on the front and back. It is mandatory that all players wear such uniforms. All players must wear mouthpieces.
All age divisions will receive first and second place individual player awards following post season tournament.