Football

Football

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The Northern Illinois Football Conference program is designed to provide an opportunity for young people to learn the basic fundamentals of football in an atmosphere which stresses sportsmanship, teamwork, safety, and fun in a variety of divisions and levels based on age, weight and experience limitations. The Carlson Huskies team is based at our Carlson Unit but is open to all Boys & Girls Club of Rockford members.

The NIFC was created in 2006 in an effort to bring a more positive experience to the youth in our communities. While football is a competitive sport, we believe that life lessons can be taught and learned through playing the game of football. The NIFC currently has 12 organizations participating.
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Football Registration Is Open Now

More Information

1When does football start?
Practices begin in July. A 9-week schedule begins in August and runs through mid-October.
2Where are games held?
Practices are at the Boys & Girls Club of Rockford, Carlson Unit, 7406 Elm Avenue, Machesney Park, IL 61115
Games are played at various team locations throughout the area.
3What is the cost?
$200 which includes Club membership, jersey and socks. Other equipment is provided. (you will receive $75.00 in raffle tickets to help offset some of the cost)
4What age divisions are available?
Flyweight (8 y/o & under)
Lightweight (10 y/o & under)
Middleweight (11 y/o & under)
Heavyweight (12 y/o & under)
7th Grade
Contact Heather at 815-985-5051
OR Brent at 815-871-7369
if you have any questions
5When do I register?
Registration is open now for all athletes. To register online, click here.