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The Rochester Area FCA Youth Flag Football League is for boys and girls, in grades 1-6 (Fall 2014) who want to develop their football skills, grow as an athlete through teamwork, and build their personal character.  Athletes will have a team practice session to work on their football skills each night before playing against other teams in their age group.  At each session, there will be a speaker focusing on a specific character theme: 

Heart of a Champion, Sportsmanship, Being a Good Teammate, Self-Discipline, Overcoming Adversity, Being an "Uncommon" Athlete, Combining Faith & Sports

LOCATION:  RCTC Stadium
  

LEAGUE STAFF

League commissioner will be James Bolin, FCA Campus and Camps Ministry Associate for Southeast MN.  Bolin is also the Head Track and Field Coach at Shaeffer Academy and 9th Grade Boys Basketball Coach at Rochester Century.  Teams will be coached in practices and games by volunteer parents, football players and high school FCA leaders.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  Friday, August 29

Note:  There are a limited number of spots on the league, so register soon!  Late registrations and walk-ups will be accepted if spots are still available.  However, the cost will increase to $80.

PARTICIPATION FEE
Regsister by August 29:   $65
Register after August 29: $80

Registration includes:  Team T-shirt, Practice/Skills Training Time, Games Played on RCTC's Turf Field under the lights, and Team Awards

Scholarships are available upon request.
Sponsorships are also welcomed.

WHAT TO BRING

  • Football cleats or athletic shoes
  • Athletic wear (shorts, team t-shirt, etc.)
  • Water bottle

SAMPLE MONDAY NIGHT SCHEDULE

5:30 - 6:00 (gr 1-2)  Team Practice - Learning the Fundamentals

6:00 - 6:45 (gr 1-2)  Flag Football Games 

6:45 - 7:00 (gr 3-6)  Character Training Talk for All Grades

7:00 - 7:30 (gr 3-6)  Team Practice - Learning the Fundamentals

7:30 - 8:15 (gr 3-6)  Flag Football Games

Teams consist of 8-10 kids for each age grouping.
Grades 1-2 will be the "AFC" league
Grades 3-4 will be the "NFC - South" league
Grades 5-6 will be the "NFC - North" league

LEAGUE SCHEDULE

Coaches Training

Coaches must attend one of the following training sessions:  Wednesday, Sept. 3 (6:00-7:00 pm) OR Sunday, Sept. 7 (4:00-5:00 pm)

MONDAY NIGHTS

Sept. 8    Check-in/Skills Eval/Drills
Grades 1-2    5:20 pm - 7:00 pm
Grades 3-6    6:35 pm - 8:15 pm

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Times for all Monday nights after 9/8:
Grades 1-2    5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Grades 3-6    6:45 pm - 8:15 pm

Sept 8 Practice & Game

Memory Verse: Judges 6:12  "The Lord is helping you, and you are a strong warrior."

Sept 15 Practice & Game

Memory Verse: Philippians 2:3  "Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves."

Grades 1-2:  "Do unto others as you would want done to you."

Sept 22 Practice & Game

Memory Verse: Proverbs 27:17  "As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another." 

Grades 1-2:  "Our friends can help us be better people of God."

Sept 29 Practice & Game

Memory Verse: 2Tim 1:7 "For God has not given us a spirit of timidity, but of power and love and discipline." 

Grades 1-2:  "God does not want us to hide our talents, but use them with love."

Oct 6 Practice & Game

Memory Verse: James 1:2-3  "Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance." 

Grades 1-2:  "Have joy when things don't go your way, because it grows your faith."

PLAYOFFS
Oct 13:  1st round / Quarter-final Playoffs

Memory Verse: Prov 3:5-6  "Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him and he will make your paths straight."

Grades 1-2:  "Trust God with your heart and let Him lead you."

Oct 20:  Semi-finals; Superbowl VI and Consolation Finals

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Year-End Awards Program - Oct 27
Grades 1-2 (AFC League) - 5:30-6:45 pm
Grades 3-6 (NFC North & South) - 7:15-8:30 pm

Registration is now FULL for all age groups.

All registrations are being taken online and must be completed by a parent or legal guardian.  Payment can be made by credit card online or by sending in a check.

2014 NFC League highlights

2014 AFC League highlights

     

Questions or additional info? Contact:
James Bolin
515-290-5403 
jbolin@fca.org

Registration questions? Contact:
Jennie Krech
651-605-1570 jkrech@fca.org