2018 Season Info

MANDATORY “Meet The Coaches”  July 30 –  6pm 

FOOTBALL PRACTICES

6U Flag                         M & Th            6:00-7:30pm
8U Mighty Mite          M, Tu & Th      6:00-8:00pm
10U Pee Wee               M, Tu & Th      6:00-8:00pm
12U Junior Varsity     M, Tu & Th      6:00-8:00pm
14U Varsity                  M, Tu & Th      6:00-8:00pm

  • Football Minicamp July 16, 17, 19, 23, 24, 26
  • Mandatory Football conditioning July 30 and 31
  • Regular season practices begin August 1st
  • Practices are held at Conway Middle School
  • PLEASE BE ON TIME to drop off and pick up your athlete from practices
  • Football season consists of a Jamboree and 8 games. Teams who make it to the playoffs and AAU Nationals will continue to practice into November or December
  • Football practice times and the practice location will change late in the season due to daylight savings time

CHEER PRACTICES

6U Flag                        M & Th            6:00-7:30pm
8U Mighty Mite         M & Th            6:00-7:30pm
10U Pee Wee              M & Th            6:00-8:00pm
12U Junior Varsity    M & Th            6:00-8:00pm
14U Varsity                 M & Th            6:00-8:00pm

  • Regular season practices begin August 1st
  • Practices are held at Conway Middle School
  • PLEASE BE ON TIME to drop off and pick up your athlete from practices
  • Cheer season consists of cheering at Jamboree, 8 regular season football games, some playoff games if our football teams advance and competitions
  • The practice schedule will increase to 3 days a week during competition season which is late October—December and the practice location will change due to daylight savings time

FOOTBALL & CHEER GAMES – Saturdays

Home Games: Boone High School Stadium & Oak Ridge High School Stadium
Away Games: majority are at local high school stadiums
 
6U Flag                         9:00-10:00am
8U Mighty Mite          10:00-11:30am
10U Pee Wee               11:30am-1:00pm
12U Junior Varsity     1:00-3:00pm
14U Varsity                  3:00-5:00pm

  • Regular season runs from August – October
  • Playoffs/AAU Nationals run from October – December
  • Teams that qualify for playoffs and AAU Nationals will continue weekly practices after the regular season ends
  • Football players are asked to be at the field before their game time for warm-up and book check.  Your coach will let you know what time to report.
  • Cheerleaders are asked to be at the field before their game time for book check.  Your coach will let you know what time to report.

CHEER COMPETITIONS

  • We usually participate in 2-3 competitions
  • They are held on Saturdays or Sundays
  • More information will be available later in the season

Expected Season Expenses For Football & Cheer Athletes/Families:

  • Practice jerseys, practice pants, BLACK GAME pants and cleats – Football
  • Game Day socks and BLACK Pants – Football
  • Practice t-shirts and shorts – Cheer
  • Game Day drinks and snacks – All athletes take turns providing drinks and snacks for their team
  • Water bottle/jug for practice and games
  • Admission to football games
  • Concession stand food & drinks at games
  • Cheer competition bows
  • Cheer competition underliners
  • Cheer competition fees
  • Admission to cheer competitions
  • Donations for coaches end of season gifts
  • End of season party – food/drink donation

Optional Season Expenses For Football & Cheer Athletes/Families:

  • Falcons spirit t-shirts and car decals
  • Falcons Game Day Program
  • Falcons Yearbook
  • Team/individual photos
  • Shout outs at home games
  • Cheer spirit wear—jackets/sweatpants
  • School Supply Drive donations
  • Falcon Dance admission and canned good    donation
  • Falcon Dance cookies/drinks/candy donations – Football
  • Raffle gift basket donations – Cheer
  • Toys from Tyler toy drive donations
  • Gift basket raffle tickets at End of Season Award Ceremony

Tentative Calendar of Events

JULY

  • Football Conditioning Camp & Cheer Camp
  • MANDATORY Meet the Coaches Meeting

AUGUST

  • Football & Cheer Practices Begin
  • School Supply Drive for Conway Middle School
  • FYFCL Jamboree
  • Games Begin

SEPTEMBER

  • Games Continue

OCTOBER

  • Last Game & Senior Day at Last Home Game
  • Annual Falcons Dance
  • Football Playoffs & FYFCL Championship Game
  • Cheer Begins Extra Practices for Competitions
  • Possible Cheer Competition
  • Football Teams Participating in AAU Nationals continue to practice

NOVEMBER

  • Cheer Continues Practicing for Competitions
  • Football Teams Participating in AAU National Championship Continue to Practice
  • End of Season Party
  • Possible Cheer Competition

DECEMBER

  • Cheer Continues Practicing for Competitions
  • Football Teams Participating in AAU National Championship Continue to Practice
  • Possible Cheer Competition
  • AAU National Football Championship
  • End of Season Award Ceremony

IMPORTANT POLICIES

Bad Weather Cancellation Policy

In the event of questionable weather conditions please report to practices and games unless you are notified by your coach/team mom that practice is cancelled or a notice that practice is cancelled is posted on our Falcons website or Facebook page.  Weather conditions can vary by location and it may be raining at your home but clear at the practice or game fields. Our coaches keep a close eye on the weather and will do their best to keep everyone informed of any weather related cancellations.

Absence Policy

Excused absences for athletes include illness, family emergencies, excessive homework and school or church functions. Please inform your coach prior to your absence if possible. Athletes who do not attend at least 5 games will not be able to participate in football playoffs/championships or cheer competitions.

Academic Policy

All 10U Pee Wee through 14U Varsity athletes must maintain a 2.0 grade point average in order to participate in football playoffs/championships or cheer competitions.

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