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Centennial Youth TACKLE and FLAG Football Registration NOW OPEN





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3rd Annual CYFA Summer Tackle Football Clinic - June 15,17,22,24

Our CYFA 2021 Summer Tackle Football Clinic happening  this June 15,17,22,24.  All sessions will be held at the Centennial Middle School Track Field.  Attend one session or attend all four sessions depending on your availability.

This clinic is open to all players who are registered for the 2021 CYFA football season.  

  • What:  CYFA Summer Tackle Football Clinic designed to get your athlete prepared and excited for the 2021 CYFA football season.  We will put them through conditioning drills, agility drills, footwork drills, teach blocking techniques, ball skills, introduction to proper tackling techniques, and more.
  • When:  Exact dates in June 15,17,22,24
    • Entering 2-5th grade; 5:30-6:45pm; 
    • Entering 6-8th grade: 7:00-8:15pm
  • Where: Centennial Middle School Track Field
  • What to bring: Shorts, t-shirt, cleats, water bottle.  No need for any football equipment.
  • Cost:  No cost.  This is being offered to all players that have registered for the 2021 CYFA season.
  • Who: Open to all registered CYFA tackle football players entering 2-8th grade in the Fall  of 2021.
  • How to sign up: While registering for the 2021 CYFA Tackle Football season please select YES on the Summer football Clinic Question.

If you have not already done so...CLICK HERE to register for the 2021 CYFA Tackle Football season.

If you have any questions please contact us at

Weigh-in Event June 27 from 6:00-8:00pm

Our second weigh-in is  Sunday June 27 from 6-8:00pm at the Centennial Middle School track field located in the fields just behind the middle school.  Gates for the event will open at 6pm.

For those in grades 2-6  that did not make it to the May 25 event, you must attend this event to get weighed-in for the season. 7-8 graders do not need to weigh in officially as there are no weigh limited in those grades. However, you need attend to make certain you get the proper jersey size and select your jersey number.

During this event players will:

  • Be officially weighed for the season 
  • Select their jersey number
  • Select their jersey size. We will have jersey samples on-site
  • Have an opportunity to view and purchase tackle football equipment (see the below and attached flyer for equipment packages)
  • Check out and purchase awesome CYFA football apparel 
  • Have your questions about the season answered by CYFA experts

Coaching Football at CYFA

Interested in coaching football this season?  We are always looking for volunteers to help coach at CYFA.  If interested please complete the application below.

CLICK HERE to access the 2-8 grade TACKLE football Coaching Application

CLICK HERE to access the k-1st grade FLAG football Coaching Application

2-8 Grade TACKLE Football Details

Grades for Tackle Football: 2nd-8th

Tackle Football Cost

  • 2nd Grade: $99
  • 3rd-8th Grade: $199

CYFA Tackle Football Pre-Season Dates Below are some key TACKLE football dates for the upcoming season:

  • April 1: Registration opens
  • May 25: Weigh-in event option 1 of 2
  • June 15,17,22,24: 4-day Summer Football Clinic
  • June 27: Registration closes
  • June 27: Weigh-in event option 2 of 2
  • July 19: Tackle Football Team Formation and Coaches Meeting
  • July 26-28: 6-8th grade Cougar Camp
  • August 2-4: 2-5th grade Cougar Camp
  • August 9: Team gatherings/practices begin
  • August 26: Team pictures @ Stadium. Exact times TBD.
  • September 1: Potential start date for games. Exact dates TBD.

More specific details will be announced over the summer. If you have questions about anything CYFA  please contact us at

CLICK HERE to register for 2-8th grade tackle football

Grades 2-6: North Metro Youth Football League Information

Website for NMYFL, which is the league CYFA plays in for grades 2-6.  This site contains all rules, protocols, scores, and standings

Grades 7-8: North Suburban Youth Football League (NSYFL)

NSYFL is the league for CYFA 7th and 8th graders

K-1st Grade Flag Football Details


Introduce football to youth athletes in a non-contact setting! With learning and emphasis on the following areas of the game. Open to Centennial area boys and girls.

  1. Fundamentals
  2. Various football positions
  3. Skills at each position
  4. Football terminology
  5. Rules of the game
  6. Good sportsmanship

This is an instructional and developmental league with a secondary emphasis on competition. The non-contact rule will be strictly enforced by the coaches/referees.

Centennial will be a part of league play with Blaine and Spring Lake Park

SQUAD SELECTION: Teams will consist of approximately 9-12 players on each team formed by neighborhoods

EQUIPMENT: Centennial Game jersey and use of flag belts will be provided by the league. Mouth guard is strongly recommended.


  • Teams will practice, scrimmage or play games at the most three times per week for no longer than 1 ½ hours each.
  • 6 x 6 games played on weekend (Saturday) and during the week – 8 games

PLAYING TIME/PARTICIPATION: Players must play half of the game on offense and half of the game on defense. Coaches are responsible for rotating their players into these positions equally

FIELDS: Games are all at Aquatore Park in Blaine. Practices will be held/scheduled by the coaches – max of 3 events per week


  • Registration starts in April through August 15th.
  • $50 fee includes game t-shirts, paid referees, field usage and equipment use (flags, belts, footballs, etc.) Parents are responsible for supplying good fitting athletic shoes or molded cleats and mouth guards.

LEAGUE DATES:  Games start after Labor Day and will be done before MEA break

CLICK HERE to register for CYFA K-1st Flag Football

Have Questions About Centennial Football?

CLICK HERE to access our Parents Q&A website that answers common questions about our program or email us anytime at

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PO Box 605
300 Civic Heights Drive
Circle Pines, MN 55014-1793

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