Registration is now open for the 2023 Tackle Football & Cheer Season.
WYFCL offers a $25 Sibling Discount for each additional child in the registration.
The minimum age for our Football & Cheer Program is 5 years old and the maximum age is 14 years old. The Division your child will play in, for 5 to 13 year olds, is determined by your child's age this year on or before 11/1 for Football and on or before 11/30 for Cheer.
Please note that all 14 year olds must be born on or after August 1st of this year.
Birth Certificate, proof of address & medical form are due by August 1st.
Players are provided with the highest quality equipment that is tested and certified to meet NOCSAE standards. For Football, your child is provided with a helmet, shoulder pads, padded practice pants and padded game pants, and a practice jersey. All you are responsible for is a mouthpiece, cup, socks and cleats. For Cheer, your child is provided with a shell top, skirt, jacket, pants and 2 sets of pom-poms. You are only responsible for purchasing their Cheer Shoes. All of these Football and Cheer items will be returned to WYFCL at the end of the season.
When the equipment is handed out, WYFCL will be asking families to sell 1 raffle book to help us absorb the equipment cost and to further support our program.
Personalized Home & Away Game Jersey, with last names and numbers, are included in the registration fee and kept by the Players. Bows, leggings, bloomers, socks and undershirts are included and kept by the Cheerleaders.
WYFCL is a member of the Orange County Youth Football League (OCYFL) and we are a USA Football Certified “Heads Up” Tackle Football Program.
WYFCL Football Coaches are USA Football certified for Heads Up Football and have background check approval. Our groups of Football Coaches also meet the OCYFL requirements for First Aid & CPR/AED certifications. All of our Divisions play with Section 9 Certified Referees.
WYFCL Cheer Coaches are NAYS certified and have background check approval. Our groups of Cheer Coaches also meet the OCYFL requirements for First Aid & CPR/AED certifications.
Optional Football and Cheer Clinics are included with your registration. WYFCL Coaches will be hosting 4 “Drop-Off” Clinics at our home, Lasser Park. The Optional Football Clinics will be held in July and the Optional Cheer Clinics will be held in May and June.
Mandatory Wizards “Training Camp” Practices are included for Football & Cheer & begin on August 1st at our home, Lasser Park. The Training Camp Practices during the month of August are usually Mondays through Thursdays, from 6 pm to 8 pm, weather permitting. There may be a Friday Practice during Training Camp.
When school starts, Practices during the season are usually 3 to 4 weekdays, depending on the division, from 6 pm to 8 pm. Mighty Mites and D1 usually practice Tuesdays to Thursdays and D2 and D3 usually practice Mondays to Thursdays.
Practice days may be changed due to the weather. Please note that Football does practice and play in the rain.
Our 8 Game Season begins in early September & includes 4 Home Games at Lasser Park & 4 Away Games at our neighboring Orange County towns.
Games are played weekly on a Saturday OR Sunday. The season starts in early September and ends in late October to early November, depending on Playoff & Bowl eligibility & results.
Cheerfest is usually held the first week of November.
Once a Wizard, Always a Wizard
Our Annual Bonfire Rally is a longtime Wizards Tradition and is held in late August. For Cheer, your Registration includes a Bonfire Rally Shirt for your child. Football Players wear their new Game Jerseys to the Rally.
Our Annual Trophy Banquet will be held in November and every child will receive a Personalized Trophy to commemorate their Season. The registration includes the Personalized Trophy.