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Ellington Youth Football & Cheer

2020 Registration Info

2020 Registration is now open!

Here are a few very important points the program and registration.  

The program, which begins on Monday, August 3 and runs through mid-November, is open to boys & girls ages 5-14.
  - Flag football (instructional): 5-6 yrs old (as of July 31, 2020)
  - 8U football & cheerleading (instructional):  7-8 yrs old (as of July 31, 2020)
  - 10U Squad football & cheerleading:  8-9-10  yrs old (as of July 31, 2020)
  - 12U Squad football & cheerleading:  10-11-12 yrs old (as of July 31, 2020)
  - 14U Squad football & cheerleading:  12-14 yrs old (as of July  31, 2020)
           


The cost for this year's program are as follows:

   First child:  $ 175
* Additional siblings:    
$ 125
* Family maximum:$ 425
   
 Uniform Deposit(first child)$  75
 Uniform deposit (max per family)$ 100
 Volunteer deposit (per family) $ 0

* Family discounts apply only to immediate family members that reside in the same household and are subject to verification.


Volunteer:
The EFL is a non-profit organization that depends on volunteers to be successful.  Each family involved in our organization is required to volunteer for three (3) shifts during the season.  

Families will be able register online for volunteer shifts These shifts include helping in the concessions stand, selling 50/50 raffle tickets on game days, helping with field set-up and tear-down, and various other 

Each family is required to pay a $100 volunteer deposit at the time of registration.  Refunds are distributed at uniform return at the end of the season.
 

Participation in fundraiser:
Each participant in the program is required to sell tickets for our annual raffle, which awards four (4) cash prizes totaling $1000.  Tickets are $5 each, and come in books of 10.   Each participant is required to sell at least two (2) books of tickets (valued at $100).  Families with multiple participants will be required to sell no more than four(4) books of tickets (valued at $200), regardless of the number of siblings in the program.   

To register:
Returning participants:  Click the LOGIN link above.  Log in to the account you used last year to register your child.  
New participants:  C
lick the REGISTER link in the top right corner of this page.  Create an account, enter your participant(s) information, enter payment information, and complete the registration process.  

You will receive a confirmation email at the completion of the process.

If you have any questions regarding registration or the program in general, please, email [email protected] or [email protected]


ALL ABOUT UNIFORMS:

The Ellington Football League supplies most of the uniform components for both football players and cheerleaders.  Unless otherwise noted, these uniforms are the property of the League and must be returned immediately after the end of the season.

Uniform distribution for the 2020 season will be held on TBD.  You will be contacted with the exact date and time your team is to arrive at the field.

 Football Items supplied by the EFL:
 * Helmet
 * One (1) mouth guard
 * Shoulder pads
 * Rib vest
 * Girdle
 * Belt
 * Hip pads, thigh pads, tailbone pad, knee pads
 * Practice pants and jersey
 * Game pants and jersey

Football Items not supplied by the EFL:
* Cleats:  Should be a youth football cleat.  No baseball, soccer cleats or metal spikes are allowed.
* Socks:  Can be any length, but should be black in color.                
* Athletic Cup:  Must be worn at all time during practices and games.
* Gloves:  You should check with your child's coach before investing in gloves.  Few positions benefit from their use.
* Mouth Guard:  The EFL supplies one (1) mouth guard at equipment distribution.  It is common for players to go through 2-3 mouth guards each season.  You can purchase additional mouth guards at the Concession Stand, or at any sporting goods store.   Parents are strongly urged to have a spare mouth guard on hand (especially on game days) as they can easily become detached and lost.

Cheerleading items supplied by the EFL:
 * Skirt
 * Vest
 * Warm up jacket and pants
 * Long sleeved shirt
 * Hair bow

Cheerleading Items not supplied by EFL:
* Sneakers:  Must be the same as the rest of the squad.  Fitting and purchase details will be communicated by coaches.
* White No Show Socks
* Black Boy Shorts or Bloomers                 

UNIFORM RETURN POLICY
Each family is required to pay a Uniform deposit at the time of registration.  All uniforms and equipment items must be returned in a clean condition on the designated Return Date to the equipment shed at Brookside Park.  Any uniform not returned in a clean condition or equipment item not returned will result in forfeiture of the uniform deposit..  Parents are responsible for the replacement cost of any unreturned items, which can be as much as $500 for football and $300 for cheer.

Coaches are not responsible for collecting uniforms, nor can they refund uniform deposits.

2020 REFUND PLAN 
Refund Return as follows for 1 participant:
After August 22 we will keep or you will owe only $75.
After September 4 we will keep $100.
After September 18 we will keep $125.
After October 2 we will keep the full $175 registration fee (Uniform Deposit of $75 can be rolled over to the 2021 season or refunded once all uniform items have been returned).

Contact

Ellington Youth Football & Cheer

PO Box 501 
Ellington, Connecticut 06029

Email: [email protected]

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