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Tackle Football Information

2021 Football Season

Tackle Coordinator:
Mike Achilarre 973-801-9001
3rd graders have the option to play flag or tackle.  If a child decides to play tackle at the 3rd/4th grade level this season, he will repeat playing with the 3rd/4th grade next season


Tackle  $299
Early bird discount $250 until 5/31/21
15% Sibling discount for all siblings
First day of practice will be Monday 8/16 we will practice in August at Cornine Field as follows:

Preseason schedule:

Weeks of 8/16, 8/23, 8/30  Monday through Thursday 6:00pm-8:00pm

Rest of season: 9/6 through 10/31 we will practice every Tuesday/Thursday/Friday 6:00pm-8:00pm.  Teams may have weekend walk-throughs as coach determines.
Regular Season: 8 week season Saturday September 11th through Sunday October 31st.
Games will either be Saturday afternoon/night or Sunday morning/afternoon
**Opponents and locations TBD


Game Times: 
4th grade (e level) 2:00-3:25pm   1:30pm when home
5th grade (d level) 3:30-4:55pm   3:00pm when home
6th grade (c level) 5:00-6:25pm   4:30pm when home
7th grade (b level) 6:30-7:55pm   6:00pm when home
8th grade (a level) 8:00-9:30pm
   7:30pm when home

5th grade (d level) 9:00-10:25am
6th grade (c level) 10:30-11:55am
7th grade(b level) 12:00-1:25pm
8th grade (a level) 1:30-3:25pm
4th grade(e level) 3:30-5:00pm

Semifinals - Sunday November 7th 
Super Bowl - Sunday November 14th

There are playoffs for the A,B,C and D levels.  Teams must qualify for the playoffs. 

The playoffs are single elimination.  Locations and times TBD.


Equipment Hand Out: 

All at Cornine Field House as follows:

8th grade - Wednesday 8/11 5:00-7:00pm
7th grade-  Wednesday 8/11 7:00-9:00pm
6th grade-  Thursday 8/12 5:00-7:00pm
5th grade-  Thursday 8/12 7:00-9:00pm
4th grade- 
Friday 8/13 5:00-7:00pm

**Parents MUST bring a copy of the following to the equipment hand out :

1. Birth certificate

2. Most current report card...if report card is unavailable please bring another proof of residency like a utility bill, but report card is preferred. 


Equipment to wear:
Preseason Week 1 (players must always wear athletic cup)
8/16 and 8/17 - helmet, practice jersey, shorts, cleats, mouth piece.
8/18 and 8/19 - helmet, shoulder pads, practice jersey, shorts, cleats and mouth piece.

Preseason Week 2 through end of season
Full pads unless coach says otherwise      
      Required purchase(s) by parents-
      1. Girdle (with 5 piece pads- tail, hip and thigh pads)
      2. WHITE practice pants (must be white)
      3. Cleats (must be molded cleats, NO SCREW ON CLEATS)
      4. Mouth piece 


Water Bottle:
Please bring a water bottle with your name on it to EVERY practice. Drink plenty of water throughout the day.

Picture Day:  

Date:  TBD
Location:  Cornine Field

8th grade   TBD
7th grade   TBD
6th grade   TBD
5th grade   TBD
4th grade   TBD


Flag - TBDCheer -  TBD

Field prep, 3 people to hold sideline chains, 50/50 raffle, announcer, spotter for the announcer, field tear down/clean up.

Weather/Cancellations: Football is played in the rain provided there is no thunder and lightning. However, an email will be sent by 6:00 pm if practice is canceled. Therefore, check your email before you leave for practice.

** Reminder- NJSYFL rules:  Player must have 20 practice hours before they can participate in their first game.  Please plan your family vacations accordingly.