USA Football
Q & A

How do I register to be a player in BYF in 2018?

How much are the fees for the 2018 football season?

  • The fees for the 2018 season are $165.  
  • Online registration allows for payment via credit card or check.  You do not have to make a full payment.  The website allows you to log in to make monthly payments.

What is included in the cost of registration?

  • Players are provided with pants, shoulder pads, helmet, as well as a personalized jersey, and game day package which they keep.  BYF requires, but does not provide, cleats, mouth guard and athletic cup.

If I click pay by check during the registration process, am I able to change my mind and make a payment online?

  • Yes.  Just click on the Member Login button under our logo and log back into your account.  You will be able to make a credit card payment online.

Are there residency requirements?

  • Burlington Youth Football accepts players from any city or community at no additional residency cost.

Are there any mandatory requirements to serve or help in the league?

  • Parents are required to do service hours, 4 hours per family or a donation of $50.

Are birth certificate required?

  • Proof of age is required through a birth certificate or passport (no exceptions).  

What are the grade levels?

  • BYF has 6 different levels:  1st/2nd grade, 3rd/4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade and 8th grade.

Where are the games held?

  • Burlington Catholic Central and Karcher Middle School will be the locations for our home games.  All grade levels travel outside of Burlington to play against teams who are part of South Eastern Youth Football Alliance.  SEYFA communities as of 4/1/14 are as follows: Bayview Redcats, Kenosha Christian School, Oak Creek, Racine Youth Prep, Union Grove, and Waterford.
  • Each team will have a total of eight games.  Five games will be scheduled as regular season and three additional games will be scheduled according to seed placement.
  • Addresses for the locations are on the Field Locations tab.

Game Schedule Information:

  • The game schedule will be posted about a month before games start.  All games are held on Saturdays with a possibility of 1-4th grade scheduled on one Sunday due to field availability.  The first weekend of games is Saturday September 10th.

What are the requirements to be a coach in BYF?

  • Strict guidelines are set to qualify as a coach.  All requirements are paid for by BYF.  This inlcudes obtaining a background check via backgroundchecks.com.  All head and assistant coaches are required to complete a coaches meeting and be certified in concussion training.