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TACKLE

FOOTBALL

- AGE DIVISIONS -

FREELAND WHIPPETS

The Freeland Whippets are part of the Wyoming Valley Junior Football Conference (WVJFC). All games are played at various locations throughout the Wyoming Valley and its surrounding areas. The conference is broken down into four (4) age divisions - divided by age and weight classifications. Athletes must be the following ages by August 1st.

6U Division

INSTRUCTIONAL FOOTBALL

This division is comprised of athletes ages 5-6:

 

WEIGHT LIMITS:

UNLIMITED tackle-2-tackle weight

SKILLED WEIGHT: 80 lbs

8U Division

REGULATION FOOTBALL

This division is comprised of athletes ages 7 & 8:

 

WEIGHT LIMITS:

UNLIMITED tackle-2-tackle weight

SKILLED WEIGHT: 120 lbs

10U Division

REGULATION FOOTBALL

This division is comprised of athletes ages 9 & 10:

WEIGHT LIMITS:

UNLIMITED tackle-2-tackle weight

SKILLED WEIGHT: 140 lbs

12U Division

REGULATION FOOTBALL

This division is comprised of athletes ages 11 & 12:

WEIGHT LIMITS:

UNLIMITED tackle-2-tackle weight

SKILLED WEIGHT: 145 lbs

FOOTBALL INFO

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

WHAT DAYS ARE GAMES PLAYED ON?

All league games are played on Sundays.

WHEN DOES IT START? HOW LONG DOES THE SEASON LAST?

Practices for the 2023 season begin with heat acclimation the week of July 10th & the first full practice the week of July 17th. Games begin August 13th. All teams practice 3-4 nights per week. The regular season ends October 8th. Playoffs are October 14th - October 22nd and the Super Bowl is October 29th.

WHAT ABOUT COVID-19? ANY RESTRICTIONS?

At this time all Covid-19 restrictions have been lifted. Hand sanitization stations are available throughout the premises at our field. Please use common courtesy when in the presence of large crowds. 

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

2023 Tackle Football Fees:

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One (1) Player

Registration for one child.

Registration Fee:

$50

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Two (2) Players

Registration for two football players or cheerleaders within the same family.

Registration Fee:

$65

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3 or More Players

Registration for three or more football players or cheerleaders within the same family.

Registration Fee:

$80

STILL HAVE QUESTIONS?

Please feel free to message us on our website, social media, or all other inquiries can be forwarded to us at freelandwhippetsfootball@gmail.com

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