IMPORTANT DATES

  • If you need to be fitted, please email the football and cheer director to schedule a fitting.
  • Football and Cheer Conditioning Camp: July 19th-July 29th (Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday) at Cypress Grove Park at 5:45 pm
  • Headsup Football and Cheer Clinic with the Orlando Predators July 31, 2021, at the Amway Arena
  • Meet the coaches is scheduled for July 19th at 6:00 pm at Cypress Grove Park

2021 Season Info

FOOTBALL PRACTICES

6U Flag                       M & Th               5:45-7:30pm
8U Mighty Mite          M, Tue & Th       5:45-7:45 pm
10U Pee Wee              M, Tue & Th       5:45-7:45 pm
12U Junior Varsity      M, Tue & Th       5:45-7:45 pm
14U Varsity                 M, Tue & Th       5:45-7:45 pm

  • Regular season practices begin August 1st
  • Practices are held at Cypress Grove Park/Conway Middle School.
  • PLEASE BE ON TIME to drop off and pick up your athlete from practices
  • Football season consists of a Jamboree and nine games. Teams who make it to the playoffs and AAU Nationals will continue to practice into December
  • Football practice times and the practice location will change late in the season due to daylight savings time

CHEER PRACTICES

6U Flag                       M & Th               5:45-7:30pm
8U Mighty Mite          M, Tue & Th       5:45-7:45 pm
10U Pee Wee              M, Tue & Th       5:45-7:45 pm
12U Junior Varsity      M, Tue & Th       5:45-7:45 pm
14U Varsity                 M, Tue & Th       5:45-7:45 pm

  • Regular season practices begin August 1st
  • Practices are held at Cypress Grove Park/Conway Middle School.
  • PLEASE BE ON TIME to drop off and pick up your athlete from practices
  • Cheer season consists of cheering at nine regular-season football games, some playoff games if our football teams advance, and competitions
  • The practice schedule will increase to four days a week during competition season, which is September—December, and the practice location will change due to daylight savings time

FOOTBALL & CHEER GAMES – Saturdays

Home Games: Boone High School Stadium & Oak Ridge High School Stadium
Away Games: the majority are at local high school stadiums 
 
6U Flag                         9:00-10:00am
8U Mighty Mite           10:00-11:30 am
14U Pee Wee               11:30am-1:00pm
12U Junior Varsity       1:00-3:00pm
10U Varsity                  3:00-5:00pm

  • Admission $4 adults, $3 Kids
  • The regular season runs from August – November
  • Playoffs/AAU Nationals run from November – December
  • Teams that qualify for playoffs and AAU Nationals will continue weekly practices after the regular season ends
  • Football players are asked to be at the field before their game time for warm-up and book check.  Your coach will let you know what time to report.
  • Cheerleaders are asked to be at the field before their game time for a book check.  Your coach will let you know what time to report.

CHEER COMPETITIONS

  • We usually participate in 3-4 competitions; it could be more or less depending on how the teams place.
  • They are held on Saturdays or Sundays.
  • More information will be available later in the season

Expected Season Expenses For Football & Cheer Athletes/Families:

  • Practice jerseys, practice pants, BLACK GAME pants, and cleats – Football
  • Game Day socks and BLACK Pants – Football
  • Practice t-shirts and shorts – Cheer
  • Game Day drinks and snacks – All athletes take turns providing drinks and snacks for their team
  • Water bottle/jug for practice and games (nothing plastic)
  • Admission to football games
  • Concession stand food & beverages at games
  • Cheer competition-bows
  • Cheer competition fees
  • Admission to cheer competitions
  • Donations for coaches end of season gifts
  • End of season party – food/drink donation

Please note: THERE WILL BE NO REFUNDS AFTER JULY 1st

Optional Season Expenses For Football & Cheer Athletes/Families:

  • Falcons spirit t-shirts and car decals
  • Falcons Yearbook
  • Team/individual photos
  • Shout outs at home games
  • Cheer spirit wear—jackets/sweatpants
  • School Supply Drive donations
  • Raffle gift basket donations – Cheer
  • Gift basket raffle tickets at the end of Season Award Ceremony

Tentative Calendar of Events

JULY

  • Football Conditioning Camps & Cheer Camps
  • MANDATORY Meet the Coaches Meeting

AUGUST

  • Football & Cheer Practices Begin
  • School Supply Drive for Conway Middle School
  • FYFCL Jamboree
  • Games Begin

SEPTEMBER

  • Games Continue
  • Cheer Begins Extra Practices for Competitions

OCTOBER

  • Last Game & Senior Day at Last Home Game
  • Football Playoffs & FYFCL Championship Game
  • Cheer Competitions begin
  • Football Teams Participating in AAU Nationals continue to practice

NOVEMBER

  • Cheer Continues Practicing for Competitions
  • Football Teams Participating in AAU National Championship Continue to Practice

DECEMBER

  • Cheer Competitions Continue
  • Football Teams Participating in AAU National Championship Continue to Practice
  • AAU National Football Championship
  • End of Season Award Ceremony

IMPORTANT POLICIES

Bad Weather Cancellation Policy

In the event of questionable weather conditions, please report to practices and games unless your coach/team mom notifies you that practice is canceled or a notice that practice is canceled is posted on our Falcons website or Facebook page.  Weather conditions can vary by location, and it may be raining at your home but clear at the practice or game fields. Our coaches keep a close eye on the weather and do their best to keep everyone informed of weather-related cancellations.

Absence Policy

Excused absences for athletes include illness, family emergencies, excessive homework, and school or church functions. Please inform your coach before your absence, if possible. Athletes who do not attend at least five games will not participate in football playoffs/championships or cheer competitions.

Academic Policy

All 10U Pee Wee through 14U Varsity athletes must maintain a 2.0-grade point average to participate in football playoffs/championships or cheer competitions.