TACKLE FOOTBALL

Tackle football teaches boys the basics of football and sportsmanship in a fun, action-packed game. For Grades 5 through 6.

Tackle Game Admission Prices: $3.00 adults, $1.00 students - Flag Game Admission is Free!

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FOR GRADES 5 - 6 (Ages 10 - 12)

REGISTRATION ENDS AUGUST 4, 2018

The Weatherford Optimist Tackle Football Program was started to give our youth a chance to further develop their football skills and learn the rules of football and good sportsmanship. The football program is for boys in the 5th-6th grades.

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SKILLS EVALUATION & DRAFT

After registration, we will have a weekend of skills evaluations to closely match player capabilities. Coaches will then draft the players of their choice.

10 WEEKS OF PLAY

The tackle teams play on 10 consecutive Saturdays in order to be seeded for the tournament on the last Saturday at Kangaroo Stadium.

WEEKLY PRACTICE

Your coach and team will determine the best number of times to practice each week and at what time.

VOLUNTEER COACHES

All of our coaches and their assistants are volunteers. If you would like to sign on as a coach, register online. We provide thorough background checks on all volunteer staff.

GRADES 5 - 6

SIGN UP FOR TACKLE FOOTBALL

Sign ups begin in May and wrap up in August to prepare for team selections and player evaluations. Have questions? Contact the Tackle Football Commissioner or, sign up now.

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TACKLE PLAYOFF TOURNAMENT

TOY BOWL

Admission to the tournament is a new unwrapped toy. Toys will be donated to a local community service organization. In 2017 toys were donated to the Freedom House of Parker County. Freedom House provides services and support for women who have experienced violence.

Bring a new unwrapped toy for the Weatherford Optimist Toy Bowl

Thank you to our sponsors

Sponsorship provides a valuable service to the boys and girls in our community. We are able to provide new uniforms and equipment as needed, and scholarships for children who want to participate. 

Sponsorship of team entitles your company's name to be on the back of team jerseys, listed in the program, and displayed on the side of the Optimist concession trailer.

Contact Mike Martin at 817-999-4011.

Tackle team sponsor-$500.00
Flag team sponsor- $250.00

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