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Littlestown Elementary Football Association (LEFA)

Thunderbolts Tackle Football

Thunderbolts Directors:

 Kristy Neyra directors@thunderboltsfootball.com
     


Overview

The Littlestown Elementary football program is designed to teach players the fundamentals of football while having fun. Every player will have a chance to play every position throughout the season. Football is a game that can last a lifetime providing years of fun and fitness. We are always looking for parents/adult volunteers to get involved in our football program, if you are interested in coaching or volunteering please let us know.  LEFA abides by YAEFL's strict Player Code of Conduct policy. Please click HERE to read the policy.

Divisions

Players are placed on the team based on their last completed grade level. See below for the age groupings:

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Junior Varsity Gold: 4th and 5th Graders
        Varsity Blue: 6th graders and possibly some 5th graders
      
Please note: All players must have physicals completed by a doctor by equipment handout.

Coaching Opportunities

We are always looking for parents/adult volunteers to help by coaching a football team.  We hope you will consider helping our LEFA Football Program by coaching or volunteering. If interested, please send an email to [email protected]. Also, there is a section in the online registration program to volunteer/coach.


When and Where are Games?

There will be 8 regularly scheduled games during the fall season. All games are played on Saturday or Sunday. Junior Varsity games are played first and then the Varsity games are played directly after. Games are typically scheduled during the day at 1:30pm or Saturday evenings at 6:00pm. Games are usually played on the high school stadium field unless otherwise noted. Games usually last about 1 1/2 hours. LEFA is a part of York Adams Elementary Football League (YAEFL) as such we play surrounding area teams.

When and Where are Practices?

Practices will start the week of August 13th. All practices are held at the Littlestown High School practice fields. Prior to the start of games, teams will practice 4 evenings a week from 6-8pm. Once games begin, teams practice 3 evenings a week from 6-8pm.

Game Cancellations

Games are cancelled for lightning and/or flooded fields. Dress appropriately. Games are cancelled by coaches and directors. Your team director will contact you when a game is cancelled. Games that have played 2 full quarters will not be rescheduled. The final score stands.

Registration Fees

Registration for Tackle Football is $95 per player. Your registration fee includes a football helmet, football pads, practice and game pants, socks, practice and game jersey and a mouth guard. Parents will need to provide cleats with rubber spikes and it is recommended that players have a cup. All participants are expected to fundraise. If you choose not to fundraise there is a mandatory buy-out of $40 per family.

How do I Register?

You will need to register for a household account. This will enable you to create a household account and you will then be able to receive emails from LEFA about upcoming registration and other important events. Payment is due at the time of registration (if mailing a check - it is due within one week) or your child will be placed on a waiting list until we receive payment. Please click HERE to register.

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