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Parent Meeting - Aug 5, 2019

2019 Tackle / Tackle Bar - Important Dates

Parent Meeting

  • Date: Mon, Aug 5, 2019
  • Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Location: East Ridge High School Auditorium

Practice Schedule

  • Practices will start the week of August 12th
  • Grades (3-6)
    • Practices will be up to four times per week until school starts, and up to three times per week once school starts
  • Grades (7-8)
    • Practices will be up to four times a week


Game Schedule

  • There will likely be one game per week.  Dependent upon the MEYFL and North Suburban League scheduling process.


Team Formation (Grade 3 thru 6)

  • The first few practices will have all players together by grade level.
  • Players will then be assigned to a team.  Our goal is to form balanced teams for all grade levels.   For this reason, there are no friend requests accepted.
  • Based on current registration numbers, we are expecting to field the following number of teams
    • Three 3rd grade teams
    • Three 4th grade teams
    • Two 5th grade teams
    • Three 6th grade teams

Team Formation (Grade 7 & 8)

  • There will be one all weight 7th grade team
  • There will be one all weight 8th grade team
  • There will be one 7th/8th limited weight team



  • The Tackle and Tackle Bar coordinators will be reaching out to the individuals that volunteered to be a head coach.

Head Coaches will be interviewed and then selected.

  • Coaches Meeting – for anyone interested in coaching 3rd-7th grades
    • Date: Wed, July 24, 2019
    • Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Location: East Ridge High School – Media Center

Final Player Equipment Pickup for Late Registrations

  • July 30th
  • 5:30 - 6:30 @ Public Storage - 2280 Wooddale Drive


Raptor Youth Speed & Agility Camp

  • Time:  6:00 pm - 8pm
  • Dates:  August 5th (Monday)
  • Where:  East Ridge HS Raptors Nest – Varsity Field
  • Cost:  $10, limit 100 registrants
  • Ages:  K  - 5th grade, boys and girls sports
  • Registration is now open

East Ridge Youth Night

  • September 13th – more details to follow as date gets closer


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2019 Football Registration

Tackle/Tackle Bar Registration is now closed. 

Flag Football (K thru 2nd grade)registration is still open.  

  • Early Bird Discount of $25 for Flag ends on June 15th
  • Flag Football registration ends on August 15th


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