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2021 Tackle Key Dates

Date Activity Time Location
Sunday, August 8, 2021 Helmet Checkout 5:00-8:00 MG Equipment Shed near Sports Dome
Tuesday, August 10, 2021 Player Evals 4th and 5th Grade 5:00-7:00 Fernbrook Fields
Tuesday, August 10, 2021 Player Evals 6th - 8th Grade 7:00-9:00 Fernbrook Fields
Wednesday, August 11, 2021 Player Evals 4th and 5th Grade 5:00-7:00 Fernbrook Fields
Wednesday, August 11, 2021 Player Evals 6th - 8th Grade 7:00-9:00 Fernbrook Fields
Thursday, August 12, 2021 Equidraft Team Formation Varies TBD
Monday, August 16, 2021 Practice Begins M-TH 4th - 8th grade See Practice Schedule Fernbrook Fields
Monday, August 23, 2021 Maple Grove Weigh-in/ Jamboree During practice Fernbrook Fields
Monday, August 30, 2021 Games begin During practice times Varies
Monday, September 6, 2021 No- Practice Labor Day
Tuesday, September 7, 2021 Practice Varies Fernbrook Fields
Wednesday, September 8, 2021 Practice Varies Fernbrook Fields
Thursday, September 9, 2021 Practice Varies Fernbrook Fields
Friday, September 10, 2021 Youth Night Varsity Game TBD MG HS Stadium
Monday, September 13, 2021 Begin M,T,Th practice schedule Varies Fernbrook Fields

2021 Flag and 7v7 Key Dates

Date Activity Time Location
Tuesday, August 17, 2021 Practice 1st - 3rd 5:30-6:30 Fernbrook Fields
Thursday, August 19, 2021 Practice 1st - 3rd 5:30-6:30 Fernbrook Fields
Tuesday, August 24, 2021 Practice 1st - 3rd 5:30-6:30 Fernbrook Fields
Thursday, August 26, 2021 Practice 1st - 3rd 5:30-6:30 Fernbrook Fields
Tuesday, August 31, 2021 Practice 1st - 3rd 5:30-6:30 Fernbrook Fields
Thursday, September 9, 2021 Practice 1st - 3rd
Friday, September 10, 2021 Youth Night Varsity Game TBD MG HS Stadium
Saturday, September 11, 2021 Games begin every Sat Varies Fernbrook Fields
Monday, September 13, 2021 thru Saturday October 16th., 2021 Regular Season practices 1st & 2nd Tue; 3rd Tues and Thur 5:30-6:30 Fernbrook Fields

Equipment By Grade

Game jerseys provided for all grades, practice jerseys if needed and helmets also provided for tackle.

1st and 2nd Grade Flag 

  • shorts or pants without pockets
  • mouth guard 
  • cleats recommended

3rd Grade 7v7

  • shorts and t-shirt 
  • soft shell helmet - available first week of practice for $40 unless you already have one
  • mouth guard 
  • cleats recommended

4th - 8th Tackle 

  • black football pants
  • shoulder pads 
  • mouth guard 
  • cleats

Tackle Practice Times

All practices will be held at Fernbrook Fields at the following times.  Specific field locations will be sent following team formation. 

  • 4th 5:30-6:45
  • 5th-7th 6:45-8:30 
  • 8th from 7:00-8:45. 

Practices will be M-Th until the start of school, T-Th the week after Labor Day and M,T,TH the remainder of the season. 

MGYFA Positive COVID Test Reporting Form

Please complete this form to report a positive COVID 19 test of an athlete or coach. Names will be held private from any team, association, or league communications and will only be used for contact tracing

MGYFA COVID 19 Close Contact and or Exposure Reporting Form

Note: This form only needs to be submitted if an athlete or coach has had close contact with an individual outside of any MGYFA football activities (i.e. practices or games). Definition of “Close Contact”: someone who was within 6 feet of an infected person for at least 15 minutes starting from 48 hours before illness onset until the time the patient is isolated. Or notified by MDH.

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Trusted Coaches 

As we kick-off the season, know your athletes are in good hands.  Our coaches do a great job as volunteers developing our players. 

To ensure the best experience for players, parents and coaches, we have engaged Trusted Coaches to ensure all our Coaches are: 

 

 

1. USA Football Certified;

2. Pass a National background check;

3. Have updated concussion training;

4. Have completed the "Positive Coaching Alliance" Dual Goal Coaching Course.

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