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Navy and Army Team placement for Pony, PW and Intermediates will be determined by team Coaches based on experience, ability and in some cases size.  Parent's requests or questions must be directed to team Coaches.

“Exceptions to the below age and weight requirements will only be considered by the Board of Directors if initiated by a letter on a physician’s letterhead clearly stating the medical reasons why a potential player can not participate in the designated age and weight group.  The letter should document the risk factors involved.  Requests from parents and coaches will not be considered until the physician’s letter is received.”


DIVISION REQUIREMENTS

  • Mighty Mite Ankle Biters
  • Pony Division
  • Peewee Division
  • Intermediate Division
  • Unlimited Middle School Division

 

MIGHTY MITE ANKLE BITER DIVISION  

  • Youth who will not turn 8 years of age on or before August 1.*
  • 5 & 6 year olds NO WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS

     * Minimum age is 5 years old or entering kindergarten

  • 6 & 7 year that do not exceed 85 lbs can play any position.*
  • 6 & 7 year olds who weigh over 85 lbs will be limited to playing as linemen.*
  • For teams with players over 105 lbs they will only be allowed 2 on the field at a time.
  • * RED STRIPE RULE - ANY PLAYER EXCEEDING 85 LBS WILL HAVE A RED STRIPE PLACED ON PLAYERS HELMET. SUCH PLAYER CAN ONLY PLAY BETWEEN THE TACKLE ON THE LOS ON BOTH SIDES OF THE BALL. IN SHOTGUN DEFENSIVE PLAYER MUST REMAIN ON THE LINE BUT NOT LINED UP DIRECTLY OVER THE CENTER.

Coaches allowed on the field.
 

 

PONY DIVISION   AVERAGE 2015 WEIGHT 82.5 LBS. NAVY - 79.8 LBS. ARMY  

  • Youth who will not turn 10 years of age on or before August 1.
  • 8 &  9 year olds that do not exceed 115 lbs can play any position.
  • 8 & 9 year that exceed 115 lbs. will be limited to playing as linemen.*
  • For teams with players over 135 lbs they will only be allowed 2 on the field at a time.
  • * RED STRIPE RULE - ANY PLAYER EXCEEDING 105 LBS WILL HAVE A RED STRIPE PLACED ON PLAYERS HELMET. SUCH PLAYER CAN ONLY PLAY BETWEEN THE TACKLE ON THE LOS ON BOTH SIDES OF THE BALL. IN SHOTGUN DEFENSIVE PLAYER MUST REMAIN ON THE LINE BUT NOT LINED UP DIRECTLY OVER THE CENTER.
  • Players may not move down in age divisions 
  • All are allowed 6 additional lbs. play-off weight.
  • Pony Army Division - coaches will be allowed on the field for the first 5 games of the season. 
  • Pony Navy Division - coaches will be allowed on the field for the first 3 games of the season.
  • (one coach is allowed on the field at a time)

 

PEEWEE DIVISION:   AVERAGE 2015 WEIGHT 96.6 LBS. NAVY - 93.5 LBS ARMY

  • Youth who will not turn 12 years of age on or before August 1.
  • 9, 10 and 11 year olds who do not exceed 145 lbs may play at any position.
  • *9, 10 and 11 years old who exceed 145 will be limited to playing as linemen.
  • For teams with players over 175 lbs they will only be allowed 2 on the field at a time.
  • * RED STRIPE RULE - ANY PLAYER EXCEEDING 145 LBS WILL HAVE A RED STRIPE PLACED ON PLAYERS HELMET. SUCH PLAYER CAN ONLY PLAY BETWEEN THE TACKLE ON THE LOS ON BOTH SIDES OF THE BALL. IN SHOTGUN DEFENSIVE PLAYER MUST REMAIN ON THE LINE BUT NOT LINED UP DIRECTLY OVER THE CENTER.
  • All are allowed 6 additional lbs. play-off weight

       Players may not move down in age divisions

 

INTERMEDIATE DIVISION:  AVE. 2015 WEIGHT 111.8 LBS NAVY - 108.4 LBS ARMY

  • Youth who will not turn 14 years old on or before August 1.
  • 11, 12 and 13 year olds who do not exceed 165 lbs may play at any position.
  • *11, 12 and 13 year old who exceed 165 lbs wills be limited to playing as linemen.
  • For teams with players over 205 lbs they will only be allowed 2 on the field at a time.
  • * RED STRIPE RULE - ANY PLAYER EXCEEDING 165 LBS WILL HAVE A RED STRIPE PLACED ON PLAYERS HELMET. SUCH PLAYER CAN ONLY PLAY BETWEEN THE TACKLE ON THE LOS ON BOTH SIDES OF THE BALL. IN SHOTGUN DEFENSIVE PLAYER MUST REMAIN ON THE LINE BUT NOT LINED UP DIRECTLY OVER THE CENTER.
  • All players are allowed 6 additional lbs. play-off weight

       Players may not move down in age divisions

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL LEAGUE (MSFL, NO WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS) 

The  teams are aligned with Montgomery County High Schools with the cooperation of Varsity and JV coaches, to better prepare serious players for the next level.  Players that do not live in a cluster served by the schools represented in the League will be placed on an unaffiliated team in the League.  There are no weight restrictions.  The league is open to all 7th, and 8th graders under the following criteria:

Will be in the 8th grade in the fall of the season registering for.
or
Any 7th Grader that has a minimum of two (2) years of tackle football experience.

9th graders, regardless of age are not allowed. 

This is a competitive program with no minimum play rule and teams may cut players that are eligible for weighted divisions depending upon roster size and experience.  Players will be assigned to the team that serves the Montgomery County School cluster they live in and the school their middle school feeds.