Flex Season Details

UpdatedTuesday June 30, 2020 byChristine Pulsifer.

Flex Program Overview

We know as new parents to the program that you will probably feel overwhelmed from all of the information outlined below.   We want you to have as much information as possible so that you understand the commitment involved.   

Teams

This year we are proud to offer two travel teams.  We will have a co-ed team for grades K/1 and 2/3.

Season

Our season will begin the week of August 3rd.  You will be contacted by a coach in July with details on when practice will begin.   It typically is 2-3 nights per week night for about 1-1/2 hours during August and then 1-2 nights during the week once school begins.   

Registration Fee:   General Registration Fee of $125 if registered before August 1st

Tentative 2020 Dates:

  • Paperwork Hand In:    
  • First Practice:   August 4th
  • Last day to submit paperwork:   August 13th
  • League Jamboree:  Cancelled due to COVID-19
  • Player Certification Date:   TBD--Mandatory 
  • First Regular Season Game:   possibly August 29th or 30th
  • Calendar Raffle Money Due:   October 20th
  • End of Season:   usually the end of October

Equipment provided:

Flex Flag Players are issued the following:   

  • Uniform
  • Flex Padding (soft shell shoulder pads and cap)

It is highly recommended to purchase the following:   

  • Cleats or sneakers
  • Protective Cup and Athletic Supporter
  • Mouthpiece

Paperwork:

Our league is part of the Central Mass Youth Football and Cheer Conference (CMYFCC) which is affiliated with American Youth Football (AYF) League.   AYF is the world's largest youth football and cheer league.    Being part of this conference/league requires us to follow certain policies and procedures for insurance purposes.   The following paperwork will need to be submitted to play:

  • Birth Certificates:  1st time participants are required to submit a Birth Certificate with a raised seal to show proof of age.     
  • Player Packet:   AYF forms that are needed to play
  • Physical/Medical:   All participants should be medically cleared by a doctor to play any sport.
  • Report Card:   Academics should be the # 1 priority to our players.  Students that are not meeting academic benchmarks cannot participate in our program.
  • NSYFCA Forms (General Info for Players & Parent Code of Conduct):  Our league has expectations of our players and families and we wanted to be clear on how our league operates.

Fundraising:    

All Flex families are asked to sell participate in our calendar fundraiser.   Calendars will be handed out the first night of practice and will give you 1 1/2 months to sell them.   

Family Committment:

  • Parents are asked to complete 6 volunteer hours per child in the league.   This could be accomplished with helping at events or at game day.  Parents that are interested in coaching can speak with a BOD member and register before the season begins.  If a parent does coach then the 6 volunteer hours are waived.
  • Parents of chilren participating in the Flex program are asked to stay at practice.