Football Support is Provided By:
The football program serves students from 2nd to 7th grade in four age divisions:
-2nd Grade (7 man tackle)
-3rd and 4th Grade
-5th and 6th Grade
-7th Grade (3 leagues made up of students from each of the 3 Bentonville Jr. High Schools)
Games are played on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at Phillips Park in Bentonville.
-Subject to change, depending on interest level and number of teams.
-Registration will take place at the HLM Teen Center at 1207 Leopard Lane in Bentonville, across from Lincoln Jr. High School.
-Please be prepared to complete an
athletic sign-up form as well as provide the $90 fee ($40 Athletic Membership + $50 General Athletics Fee) at the time of registration. If you are applying for scholarship, you will need to bring a copy of your child's Birth Certificate.
-All players 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 notify his or her players to coordinate practice times.
-Returning players within the same age division will not participate in skills day, but 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.
-Football players will be issued a helmet, shoulder pads and a game jersey. Players are responsible for their own mouthpiece,
chinstrap, pants and pads for respective pants.
-All Club equipment will be returned to Boys & Girls Club staff at the team's final game.
-Coaches and officials are required to complete an application and submit to a background check before volunteering with Boys & Girls Club athletics.
-Once selected, coaches will attend an orientation and coaching clinic to learn sport and Club expectations as well as sign a Code of Ethics provided by the Boys & Girls Club.
-Officials will undergo training on game rules and expectations by Boys & Girls Club staff, as well as sign a Code of Ethics to ensure fairness and equal opportunity for all Club players.
For more information about participation in the athletic programs, please contact Kari Fletcher at (479) 273-7187 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For information on how you can become a Football Program Sponsor contact Shauna Collins at email@example.com
With your donation, you can support the Boys & Girls Club of Benton County’s programs to develop healthy, active children.