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FAQ

Q: When will I find out what team I am on and the practice schedule? 

A:  A player draft is held in early August for grades 4th - 6th. Coaches will contact players prior to their first practice.  At the 2nd / 3rd grade level, coaches will be given their roster the second week in August and then they will contact each player on their team.   

Q: Where are the fields located? 

A: Go to http://www.rogersyouthfootball.com/page/show/1694178-field-locations for field locations for the home and away games.

Q: I'm interesting in coaching, how do I become a coach?

A: Rogers Youth Football is always looking for new volunteers to help coach.  If you are interested, please use the Coaches Application on the top menu bar to submit your request.

Q: Can I request that my son play on the same team as his friend(s)?

A: We hold a player draft for grades 4th - 8th, so we are not able to accommodate special requests at these levels.  Coaches and parents are great about doing ride shares so transportation should not be a problem. Because we do not have a draft for players in the 2nd / 3rd grade league we do attempt to honor special requests, however there are no guarantees.

Q: What equipment is provided by the Rogers Youth Football (RYF), and what equipment do players need to provide?

A: RYF provides players with the following:

Jerseys with the players last name that the players get to keep

Mouthguards

Players need to provide the following:

Helmet (WHITE IN COLOR)

Shoulder Pads

Football Pants (BLACK IN COLOR)

Football Cleats (any rubber cleated shoes such as baseball or soccer shoes are also OK)

Protective Cup

Q: When does the season start and when does it end?

A: Practice for the 2nd / 3rd grade league will start late August.  Practice for the 4th - 8th grade leagues will start mid-August.

A: The season for the 2nd - 6th grade leagues ends in late October.  For the 7th & 8th grade leagues, the season will end late October or early November depending on playoffs.

Q: On what nights are practices held?

A: 2nd / 3rd Grade: No more than four days per week may be held until the first game. Thereafter, a maximum of three nights per week including games and practices. No practice should last for more than two hours. No practices should be conducted in bad weather, darkness, weekends or holidays.

A: 4th - 6th Grade: As many practices as the coach desires may be held until the first game. Thereafter, a maximum of two practices with two games or three practices with one game per week. No practice should last for more than two hours. No practice should be conducted in bad weather, darkness, weekends or holidays.  

A: 7th & 8th Grade: As many practices as the coach desires may be held until the first game.  Thereafter, a maximum of two practices with two games, or three practices with one game per week.  No practice should last more than two hours. No practices should be conducted in bad weather, darkness, weekends or holidays.

  
Q: What nights are games played, and what time do they start?

A: Games for 2nd - 6th grade are played on Tuesday and Thursday nights.  Games start at either 6:15 pm or 7:45 pm and typically last no longer than 90 minutes.  

A: Games for the 7th & 8th grades are tentatively scheduled to be held on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and/or Sunday. Once this is finalized it will be posted on the North Suburban League website. Typically, games last no longer than 90 minutes.