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Avon Junior Athletic Association

Avon Junior Athletic Association

Rec. Fall Football

OVERVIEW
The AJAA Football Committee, USA Football, and AJAA are committed to ensuring a positive youth football experience. We provide league-wide benefits for AJAA players, parents, and coaches through USA Football’s Heads Up Program. Indianapolis-based USA Football and the AJAA have been partners since 2011. USA Football is the sport’s national governing body and is the official youth football development partner of the NFL and its 32 teams.

All coaches are prepared to lead their teams in completing a 15-chapter coaching education course on usafootball.com, encompassing how to best teach football fundamentals, communicating with players and player health and safety, including concussion education and management. 


2023 Football Committee (Volunteer Leaders Who Oversee Football): Coming soon!

AGE DIVISIONS
Flag Football - Preschool
Flag Football - KG & 1st Grade
Flag Football - 2nd & 3rd Grade
Tackle Football - Jr. Tackle (1st & 2nd Grade)
Tackle Football - Minors (3rd & 4th Grade)
Tackle Football - Majors (5th & 6th Grade)


AJAA FALL 2023 FLAG FOOTBALL SEASON
July 15: Flag Football Evaluations at Cedar Elementary Field. Time TBD.
July 17: Flag Football Make-up Evaluations at Cedar Elementary Field. Time TBD.
July 25: Flag Football Coaches Meeting at AJAA Fields in AJAA Clubhouse. Time TBD.
Aug. 1: Athletes will meet their coach at Meet The Coaches Night & practices begin on August 1st
Aug. 4: Games begin at Avon Middle School North

AJAA FALL 2023 TACKLE FOOTBALL SEASON
July 15: Flag Football Evaluations at Cedar Elementary Field. Time TBD.
July 17: Flag Football Make-up Evaluations at Cedar Elementary Field. Time TBD.
Late July: Practices begin**Most games will be played on Saturdays, however, there may be a few on Tuesdays.
Late Sept./early Oct.: Season ends.

COST

Early Bird Pricing* - Register May 10 - June 12
Flag Football - Preschool: $75
Flag Football - KG & 1st Grade: $90
Flag Football - 2nd & 3rd Grade: $90
Tackle Football - Jr. Tackle (1st & 2nd Grade): $170 plus equipment rental fees**
Tackle Football - Minors (3rd & 4th Grade): $170 plus equipment rental fees**
Tackle Football - Majors (5th & 6th Grade): $170 plus equipment rental fees**

Register June 13 - July 14

Flag Football - Preschool: $90
Flag Football - KG & 1st Grade: $108
Flag Football - 2nd & 3rd Grade: $108
Tackle Football - Jr. Tackle (1st & 2nd Grade): $170 plus equipment rental fees**
Tackle Football - Minors (3rd & 4th Grade): $170 plus equipment rental fees**
Tackle Football - Majors (5th & 6th Grade): $170 plus equipment rental fees**

*Early Bird Discount will auto apply at check-out during the dates listed above for Flag Football.

**For Tackle Football, the athlete has the option to rent a helmet and shoulder pads from AJAA for the season (equipment must be returned at the end of the season), or they may choose to provide their own. The rental fee for shoulder pads is $20, and the rental fee for a helmet is $30.

Please click HERE for more details on the Family Fee.


PRACTICES AND GAMES
The Flag Football League will typically have one practice per week with games held on Saturdays. Jr. Tackle through Majors divisions typically practice a couple of times a week up to 4 times a week before games begin (at coaches' discretion). Games are typically on Saturdays (some Tuesdays). 
**Games could be held on weeknights if make-up games are needed.
Practices generally start in late July. Games generally start mid-August.
Games are played at Avon Middle School North. **No games Labor Day weekend.


EQUIPMENT HANDOUTS FOR TACKLE FOOTBALL
Tuesday, June 20, 2023  6:00pm - 7:00pm
Thursday, June 22, 2023  6:00pm - 8:00pm
Sunday, June 25, 2023  6:00pm-8:00pm
Wednesday, June 28, 2023  6:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: AJAA Fields | 866 S. Co. Rd. 625 E. Avon, IN 46123

EVALUATIONS
TACKLE FOOTBALL
Evaluations for Jr Tackle through Majors divisions will be held on Saturday, July 15, 2023 at Cedar Elementary. Time TBD.  Make-up evaluations will be on Monday, July 17, 2023 at Cedar Elementary. Time TBD. 

FLAG FOOTBALL

Evaluations for Flag Football will be held on Saturday, July 15, 2023 at Cedar Elementary. Time TBD. Make-up evaluations will be on Monday, July 17, 2023 at Cedar Elementary. Time TBD.

AVON YOUTH FOOTBALL CAMP
Avon High School will be running a football camp this Summer and registration is now open! Players are highly encouraged to attend camp! Please direct any registration or camp-related questions to Kevin McGrath, [email protected]
Monday July 10 - Thursday, July 13, 2023
2:00pm - 3:30pm, daily.
Location: Avon High School Field
Register HERE!

EQUIPMENT NEEDED FOR TACKLE FOOTBALL
Cleats (no metal spikes)
Football pants
Mouthpieces will be provided by AJAA Sponsor, Bailey Family Dental, for the Fall 2023 season!
Helmet (can be rented from AJAA for $30 for the season and should be selected at the time of registration, or the athlete can provide their own).
Shoulder Pads (can be rented from AJAA for $20 for the season and should be selected at the time of registration, or the athlete can provide their own).

Registration Listing

2023 Fall Rec. Football - INCLUDES TACKLE & FLAG

Welcome to 2023 Fall Football! 

The AJAA Football Committee, USA Football and the Avon Junior Athletic Association are committed to ensuring a positive youth football experience. We provide league-wide benefits for AJAA players, parents and coaches through USA Football’s Heads Up Program. Indianapolis-based USA Football and the AJAA have been partners since 2011. USA Football is the sport’s national governing body and is the official youth football development partner of the NFL and its 32 teams.

For more info, please visit the Rec Football web page by clicking HERE.

Flag Football (KG/1st Grade Div. for 2023-24)

Registration closes on 07/14/2023 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 07/24/2023 to 09/30/2023
Show Details
$108.00

Flag Football (2nd/3rd Grade Div. for 2023-24)

Registration closes on 07/14/2023 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 07/24/2023 to 09/30/2023
Show Details
$108.00

Flag Football (Preschool Div.)

Registration closes on 07/14/2023 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 07/24/2023 to 09/30/2023
Show Details
$90.00

Junior Tackle (1st/2nd Grade Div. for 2023-24)

Registration closes on 07/14/2023 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 07/24/2023 to 09/30/2023
Show Details
$170.00

Minors (3rd/4th Grade Div. for 2023-24)

Registration closes on 07/14/2023 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 07/24/2023 to 09/30/2023
Show Details
$170.00

Majors (5th/6th Grade Div. for 2023-24)

Registration closes on 07/14/2023 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 07/24/2023 to 09/30/2023
Show Details
$170.00

Volunteer Opportunities

AJAA Rec. Football is not able to operate without volunteers.  We appreciate you considering registering to volunteer as a League Coordinator, Head Coach, or Assistant Coach. *Background check required.*

TACKLE FOOTBALL COMMISSIONER:
Brad Smith | [email protected]

FLAG FOOTBALL COMMISSIONER:
Doug Russell [email protected] 
Click here to learn more about Doug.

LEAGUE COORDINATORS
We are currently looking for grade level League Coordinators.  If you are interested, please contact the Football Commissioner.

HEAD COACHES
Please consider registering as a coach when registering your child. Head Coaches are asked to attend a Coaches meeting before the season starts. More details on that to come!  

ASSISTANT COACHES
Assistant Coaches are also needed.  Please consider registering as an assistant coach when registering your child. 

COACHING EXPECTATIONS DOCUMENT
Please click HERE.

Schedule

Coming soon!

AJAA Fall Football location

Click HERE to see a map of the AJAA Fall Football game day facility!

team/parent/player communication

AJAA Coaches will utilize Game Changer to communicate with players/families.  Please download the Game Changer app. on your smartphone. Once your player is rostered to a team, you will see your player's team info.  Click HERE for the Game Changer info. sheet.

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Contact

Avon Junior Athletic Association
866 S County Rd 625 E 
Avon, Indiana 46123

Phone: 317-839-5480
Email: [email protected]

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