We are getting excited about the upcoming 2019 Dexter Youth Football Season! A few updates and reminders as the fall 2019 youth football season draws closer:
1. Registration is open for Tackle Football (grades 3rd - 6th), Cheer (grades 3rd - 6th) and Flag Football (grades 1st - 6th)! Go to the Dexter Community Ed website to register.
2. MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THE 2019 SEASON!
Drop in Practices - Two Days the week of August 12th from 6:00 - 8:00pm (optional) for Tackle and Flag Football 3rd - 6th graders. Non-contact. Bring Water! Meet at NEW TWIN TURF FIELDS AT DEXTER HIGH SCHOOL.
CHEER PRACTICE begins week of August 12th and will take place in the Creekside Cafeteria. 3/4 graders will practice 3 days/week, day/times TBD. 5/6 graders will practice 3 days/week, days/times TBD.
Evaluations - August 14th for TACKLE & FLAG Football will be held. FLAG @ 5:15PM. TACKLE @ 6:30PM. If you are out of town, not to worry. Coaches know most of the kids and will put them on teams accordingly. Meet new twin turf fields at Dexter High School. Bring cleats and water!
Tackle & Flag Football Draft. August 16th.You will hear from your coach by the following week with team information, practice schedule, etc. The game schedule is still being worked on and more details will follow soon.
Sun 8/18 Equipment Day for Tackle Football. Meet behind Creekside. 3/4 graders from 1:00pm - 2:00pm. 5/6 graders from 2:00pm - 3:00pm.
Monday 8/19 @ 5:30PM - TACKLE PARENT MEETING, LOCATION TBD
Week of 8/19 Non-pad Practices for Tackle Football. Practice schedule to follow once teams are chosen.
Week of 8/26 Padded Practices will begin for Tackle Football.
FLAG FOOTBALL GAMES BEGIN 9/7 AT TWIN TURFS. Wear cleats (if possible) and bring water! Practices are one hour before scheduled games. Game schedule to follow prior to beginning of season.
4. IMPORTANT reminder that all TACKLE football players are required to have a current physical before they are able to participate in official practices…not necessary for the drop-ins. Please make sure you are making arrangements to have this done and paperwork turned in by 8/26. You can find the Physical Form under the Forms tab at www.dexterdyfl.com.
Please look for additional emails with DYFL updates throughout July/August! Do not hesitate to reach out with any questions!