Jr. Tackle Football

Age (as of Aug. 1): 6-8 years old
Weight restriction: 100 pounds
Max ball carrier weight: 85 pounds
Game-day max weight: Non-petitioned 107 pounds, petitioned 110 pounds
Age (as of Aug. 1): 9-10 years old
Weight restriction: 135 pounds
Max ball carrier weight: 120 pounds
Game-day max weight: Non-petioned 142 pounds, petitioned 145 pounds

ALL player eligibility were determined based on their age as of August 1st
of the current year.

Refunds: There will be no refunds once you have completed registration and purchased a jersey.

Equipment: Ken-Rock provides each player with practice and game uniforms along with a complete set of pads – helmet, shoulder pads and the seven-piece pad set. All players must purchase a protective cup and rubber football spikes.

Practice: Practice is not optional. 

Weather: Football is played in all types of weather – except when lightning is in the area. Please dress appropriately under your uniform. Bad weather is not an excuse to miss practice.

Photos: Team photos will be taken prior to the first game. Players must come dressed in their uniform. Order packets will be handed out one week prior to picture day. Pictures must be paid for at the time of the sitting.

Awards: Following the season, each child will receive an award for their participation in the Ken-Rock Junior Tackle program.

Weight: Weigh-ins will take place before each game.


Be Involved

Ken-Rock Community Center is renowned for its youth recreation sports programs. Over 1,200 boys and girls participate in year round sports and recreational activities. Fun, Sportsmanship and skill development is the focus of these programs along with a stress on character development.

All of Ken-Rock's sports programs depend on volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering contact Athletic Director Ron Adams by email at R.adams@kenrock.org or by phone at (815) 398-8864.

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