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NRFL New Rules for upcoming 2015 season

posted Apr 27, 2015, 5:52 AM by Leia Sidlauskas

Sparta Youth Football League is a member of the Northern Rocket Football League. Our rules such as registration deadlines, age limits, and weight limits come from the NRFL. It was recently voted on by the NRFL to change from an age based system for setting teams to a grade based system. This change will be in place for the upcoming 2015 season.

What this means is all players in 2nd grade or below, regardless of age, will be flag players. Number of years of flag experience will not be considered as a factor and no players will be allowed to move up into Rocket if they are in 2nd grade.

The first Rocket division will be for those players in 3rd/4th grade who are not more than 10 years old. Next will be a division of 5th/6th graders who are not more than 12 years old. The final division will be players in 7th/8th grade who are not more than 14 years old.

I am updating the forms that were posted with these new requirements. If you have any questions, please let us know. Thanks!"