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Centennial Grades K-1 Flag Football Registration Open Through August 10

CLICK HERE to register for FLAG Football

More details about Flag football are below...

Centennial Youth TACKLE Football Registration NOW CLOSED

Record number of players for 2021!  Teams are formed July 20.  Your coach will reach out to you in late July. If you have questions about CYFA  please contact us at

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. Still need coaches for grades 2-6

CLICK HERE to access the k-1st grade FLAG football Coaching Application. We need several flag football coaches!

2-8 Grade TACKLE Football Details

Grades for Tackle Football: 2nd-8th

Tackle Football Registration CLOSED

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 30: Registration closes
  • June 30: Weigh-in event option 2 of 2 6-8pm at middle school track field
  • July 20: 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

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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