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Welcome

The Orono youth football league is dedicated to helping young people in grades 2nd through 8th to learn the fundamentals of football,  while learning the value of teamwork and have fun doing it.

Please review the website for the information you are looking for. If you can not find it please email us and we will get you the information.

We are excited for the 2017 season and the achievements that will come with it, be part of the success and come play.

What's New in 2017

1) New website - New Features

2) New Flag Football program for 2nd and 3rd Grades.  Click here for details

3) Try Football for a Day.  Wednesday  May 31 -Sandlots behind school.  Come and reintroduce  yourself to youth football or ask questions if you're new. Bring your son and meet other players. Come and have some fun!! All welcome!

Coach Weiland's

Volunteer

What You Need

You need to have

  • Game Pants-available at equipment night
  • Practice  Pants - Any color
  • Shoulder Pads-available at equipment night
  • Mouth Guard -available at equipment night
  • Cleats

Orono provides

  • Game Jerseys
  • Helmets -available at equipment night
  • Game Socks-available at equipment night

Philippians 4:13 I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Link to Social Media

2017 Key Dates

This schedule is tentative and may be subject to changes: 

July 21st: Player Registration Closes
 

July 30th:  Equipment Fitting Day #1- must attend 1 fitting date

5-8pm @ High School Cafeteria:

  •  Equipment Fitting (5-8pm)
  • Concussion Testing (6-8pm ONLY)

(please bring your old equipment for recycling or exchanging. We also welcome pants that you've outgrown)

Aug 6th: Equipment Fitting Night #2 (must attend one) 6-8pm High School cafeteria.

Aug 8th: 6-7pm @ MS Auditorium (Parents Night) 

Aug 8th: 7:15-8:30pm @ MS Auditorium (Coach's Clinic)


Aug 14th: Player Evaluations/Draft Day

  • Players to report to practice fields @ 5:45 (due to construction we will be behind the I/S this season)
  • ​​​​​​​Coaches' draft @ MS Cafeteria to follow evaluations (7-10pm)

Aug 15th: 6-7:30pm @ I/S fields (First Full Practice -Helmets Only)


Aug 16th: 6-9:00pm @ HS Media Center (LMAA coach's rules meeting)
Aug 22nd: 5:30-7:30 @ I/S (Photo and Weigh-In Day)

Aug 26th:  4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Football Scrimmage at Orono School VS MPAL

Sept 8th: 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Orono Youth Football night and tailgate event vs Benilde-St. Margaret
 

Oct 28th: Year End Football Festival

Boys of Fall


REGISTRATION: 

  • Flat Registration Fee (no more stepped scale based upon date of registration)
  • Registration will be from May 15-July 15. Late fee for registration is July 15-21st.   You must be registered by July 21st at midnight to be placed on a team. We will not accept registrations after the 21st.
  • There is a $20/player fee added to the registration which the Orono Sports Alliance charges for field maintenance and usage.  
  • Scholarships and some used equipment will be available.

EQUIPMENT:

  • ALL Helmets will be provided by Orono Youth Football and each player will be professionally fitted by the manufacturer to ensure proper fit.  We will require a $100 deposit that will be not be cashed unless you do not return your helmet at the end of the season.
  • We are keeping our pant colors from 2016. All players will be required to purchase pants through a specific vendor if they do not have pants from 2016.  We will provide the information and a link asap for new pants. Cost will be approx. $35. If you have white pants from previous years, they can be used as practice pants.

Orono Youth Football