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Littlestown Elementary Football Association (LEFA)

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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.  


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

Rink: 1st-3rd Grade
4th-5th Grade 
        Midget: 6th Grade
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 Please note, football knowledge and background is a MUST. Also, there is a section in the online registration program to volunteer/coach.

When and Where are Games?

There will be 8-9 regularly scheduled games during the fall season. All games are played on Saturday or Sunday. Junior Varsity games are played on one day and Varsity games played on the other day. Games are usually played on the high school stadium field unless otherwise noted. Games usually last about 1 hour. LEFA tackle football is governed by York County Youth Football Association league (YCYFYA). 

When and Where are Practices?

Season practices will start in early August. All practices are held at the Littlestown High School practice fields. Practices are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 6-8PM. After school starts, practice will be Tuesday through Thursday. 

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 any Tackle Football is $105 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 athlete.

How do I Register?

Registration is open every year from April through May for the following fall season. (Dates may be subject to change) Check our Facebook for most updates. (@LEFALittlestownElementaryFootballAssociation).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.