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WKCYF Tackle Football

Football Registration Fees (1st-8th):

Tackle Football opens February 1st

  • $275.00 through April 30th, 2022 - $300.00 starting May 1st, 2022 until registration closes 7/1/2022
  • Walk-In Registrations: Panther House during scheduled dates and times. Please check calendar. (Panther House is located at 307 E. Lake Street, Silver Lake, WI)
  • Online Registration: Anytime starting February 1st every year.
    • Access via Jr. Panthers Website @ www.jrpanthersfootballncheer.com

Included in football registration:

  • 3 month season with 3-4 practices per week (Beginning of August - End of October)
  • 7-8 game regular season in South Eastern Youth Football Alliance (SEYFA) with possibility of playoffs & Superbowl.
  • Equipment rental of helmet/chin strap, shoulder pads, game pants/belt, knee pads/thigh pads.
  • Game day reversible jersey that players get to keep (last name on back if signed up before July 1st).
  • End of the year T-Shirt.

Parents responsible to purchase the following:

  • Girdle
  • Cleats
  • Mouth Guard
  • Chin Strap (optional)

How are we notified if practice or games/competitions are changed/canceled?

  • Coaches will keep in contact with parents and will use the Jr. Panther website and Sports Engine App to help notify parents of changes in schedules, practices ending early, etc... 
  • Phone trees and/or social media.

If your child cannot make a practice or game/competition please notify the coach as soon as possible.

  • While participation is not mandatory, multiple missed practices will affect playing time / competition routines. 

How do I know which level my child will play?

  • Each level has grade and weight restrictions (Verified by birth certificates and weigh ins).
    • Grade is the grade participant is in for the school year of the season.
    • Weight is specific only to the ball carrier. Each grade level has maximum weights to be eligible to be a ball carrier.
  • Player weigh in at the start of the season prior to the start of the season at the Jamboree or last call weigh in prior to the first game. 
  • WE DO NOT ENCOURAGE OR SUPPORT weight loss of our players to stay down a level.

How often will my child play Football games and practice?

  • Up to the Monday prior to the opening weekend for games (pre-season) 5th-8th grade will practice a maximum of  8 hours, 1st -4th will practice a maximum of 6 hours.
  • After opening weekend (regular season), practice may be 3rd-8th grade can practice a maximum of 6 hours and 1st-2nd grade will practice a maximum of 4 hours.
  • Practice times will vary from coach to coach due to there availability but are generally between 5:30 pm - 7:30  pm weeknights.
  • Games are played on Saturday.
  • Playoffs, Super Bowl locations change every year.
  • All practices are subject to change.  

Where do we practice and play?

  • Football practices are held at Wilmot Sports Complex 31968,31700 County HWY HM Twin Lakes, WI 53181
  • Home Games are held at Wilmot Union High School in Wilmot, WI. (see facilities tab under about us).
  • Away Games are played in Southeastern Wisconsin and Northern suburbs of Illinois.
  • Super Bowl games and locations are determined by the League.

What does my Child need to bring/wear to practice/games?

  • Water bottle,/Gatorade, Asthma inhaler/epi pen as prescribed, supports or braces as needed, Bug spray. 
  • Week 1:
    • Shorts, T-shirt, Cleats (Helmet/Shoulder pads as coaches advise)
  • Week 2 and beyond:
    • Helmet, Shoulder Pads, practice pants/pads, girdles, cleats, practice jersey or large T-Shirt to fit over pads, mouth guard, belt, chin strap.
  • Game Day: 
    • Same as Week 2 except Game Day Jersey and Pants. 
  • Rosters:
    • Rosters listed on the team pages are strictly a place holder at this point as we continue to enroll new participants.  We want all families to be advised that the current rosters on the team pages does not indicate what team you will actually play on when the season begins.