Tackle Football

Registration Information

Registration Opens: 

July 3


Registration Closes: 

July 22


Age Cut-off Date: August 1, 2017 (hint: player's age on 8/1/2017)
Fee: $40 for Residents$65 for Non-residents. Late fee of $10/residents and $15/non-residents applies after registration deadline
Conditioning Week: Aug 28 - Sept 1

Team Practices Begin Sept 5

Divisions

 
Termites - Ages 7-8
Pee Wee - Ages 9-10
Midgets - Ages 11-13

Tackle Football Equipment Night
Thursday, August 17 at Council Gym (106 N Ennis St)
6:00pm – Termite Division
7:00pm – Pee Wee Division
8:00pm – Midget Division
*All players will be issued one helmet, shoulder pads, practice jersey, game jersey and mouth guard.  All items are checked out and must be returned (excluding mouth guard) at the end of the season.

General Tackle Football Information


The Town of Fuquay-Varina offers tackle football for children ages 7 - 13. The tackle football program is an 11 versus 11 recreational league which focuses on skill development, sportsmanship, fun and safety. Rules, age cut off dates and league divisions are all in alignment with the Harnett County Football League allowing our teams to play against towns in northern Harnett County.

Home games are hosted at Fuquay-Varina Middle School on Saturdays.  As a part of HCFL all teams will receive a full schedule of games including home/away games, and for Pee Wee's and Midgets an end-of-season tournament and Super Bowl.

Fuquay-Varina strives to offer affordable, recreational tackle football for residents and Non-Residents that is safe, fun and engaging.

Conditioning Week


Conditioning Week will begin August 28 and will be Monday-Friday at Fleming Loop Road Park from 6 - 7:30 p.m. each evening. Fleming Loop is located at 301 Fleming Loop Drive in Fuquay-Varina.

Players must dress in t-shirts, shorts and athletic shoes / cleats. Bring lots of water! Players may also want sunscreen and bug spray. No pads worn and no contact during conditioning week. Players must complete conditioning week prior to beginning contact drills.

During conditioning week each player must check in with their age group. The first night recreation staff will meet with parents to discuss the season. After the first night, players will check in with their respective age group as assigned on Monday.

Practice Schedule


Each team will establish their practice schedule. Most teams will practice Monday, Tuesday and Thurs evenings from 6 - 8 p.m. and Saturdays. Final practice schedules will be posted online. Not all practices will last the full 2 hours.

Tackle Football Mini-Camp


Dates: Tues & Thurs - July 11, 13, 18 & 20 
Location: Ballentine Multi-purpose field
Fee: FREE!