We are getting excited about the upcoming 2018 Dexter Youth Football Season! A few updates and reminders as the fall 2018 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)! Please register by August 15th! Go to the Dexter Community Ed website by clicking the following link:
2. MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THE 2018 SEASON!
Drop in Practices - Monday 8/13 & Tuesday 8/14 from 6:00 - 7:30pm (optional) for Tackle and Flag Football 3rd - 6th graders. Non-contact. Bring Water! Meet between Al Ritt & Creekside, in front of freshman baseball field.
CHEER PRACTICE begins 8/13 and will take place in the Creekside Cafeteria. 3/4 graders will practice Monday & Wednesdays from 6:00 - 7:30pm. 5/6 graders will practice Monday, Wednesday & Thursdays from 6:00 - 7:30pm.
Evaluations - Wednesday 8/15 for Tackle Football will be held for 3rd - 6th graders from 6:00 - 8:00pm. If you are out of town, not to worry. Coaches know most of the kids and will put them on teams accordingly. Meet by Al Ritt/Creekside. Bring cleats and water!
Tackle Football Draft. Friday 8/17 You will hear from your coach by August 20th with team information, practice schedule, etc. The game schedule is still being worked on and more details will follow soon.
Sun 8/19 Equipment Day for Tackle Football. Meet behind Creekside. 3/4 graders from 2:00pm - 3:00pm. 5/6 graders from 3:00pm - 4:00pm.
Monday 8/20 @ 5:45PM - PARENT MEETING NEXT TO AL RITT.
Week of 8/20 Non-pad Practices for Tackle Football. Practice schedule to follow once teams are chosen.
Week of 8/27 Padded Practices will begin for Tackle Football.
August 23rd @ 6:00pm - FLAG FOOTBALL EVALUATIONS. Wear cleats (if possible) and bring water! Meet between Al Ritt & Creekside, in front of freshman baseball field.
Sunday 9/9 @ 2:00pm - MANDATORY WEIGH-IN for all Tackle Football Players at Grass Lake High School, 11500 Warrior Trail, Grass Lake, MI 49240.
Tackle Football Games begin 9/9 or 9/10 depending on if it is a home or away game.
Flag Football Games begin 9/15 Games & practices will be at Al Ritt Field on Saturdays.
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 8/27. 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!