Football

Through a Boys & Girls Club of America partnership, we thank Buffalo Wild Wings for their generous support of our Football League!

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Ages

  • 2nd (7 man tackle) to 7th grade, divided into age divisions

Games

  • Games are played on Tuesdays and Saturdays in Bentonville, Fayetteville, and Siloam Springs depending on age division.

Important Dates

  • Monday, July 18th | Registration begins for 3rd through 7th grade
  • Monday, August 8th | Registration begins for 2nd grade
  • Week of August 1st | Skills days begin for 3rd through 7th grade (exact date given at registration)
  • Week of August 22nd | Skills days begin for 2nd grade (exact date given at registration)
  • August 6th | Equipment day for 3rd through 7th grade
  • August 25th | Equipment day for 2nd grade
  • Saturday, September 10th | Games begin for 3rd through 6th grade
  • Tuesday, September 13th | Games begin for 7th grade
  • Tuesday, September 20th | Games begin for 2nd grade

Registration Information

  • Registration will take place at the HLM Teen Center at 1207 Leopard Lane in Bentonville.
  • You will complete an Annual Athletics Membership form and a Basketball Registration form at the time of registration.
  • Cost is $110 ($40 Annual Athletic Membership + $70 General Athletics Fee) due at registration.
  • If applying for a scholarship, bring a copy of your child’s Birth Certificate.

Team Assignments

  • All players (unless returning) will attend a skills day where they will be evaluated by coaches on throwing, catching, agility/footwork and sprints. Coaches will then draft players by age division.
  • Once all players have been assigned to a team, the coach will contact his or her players to coordinate practice times.
  • Returning players within the same age division will automatically be placed with their coach/team from the previous year unless otherwise requested.
  • Late registrants and players who are unable to attend skills day will be placed on a team at random.

Equipment Policy

  • Football players will be issued a helmet, shoulder pads and a game jersey. Players are responsible for their own mouthpiece, chinstrap, and pants.
  • All club equipment will be returned to Boys & Girls Club staff at the team’s final game.

Forms and Downloads

  • Athletics Membership Form
  • Football Registration Form
  • Registration Dates
  • Football Rules
  • Game Schedules
  • Football Survey Evaluation Results
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