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Website last Updated April 19, 2017!

 


INTERESTED COACHES !!!!


All applicants will be required to attend a pre-certification course, pass a CBI background check, and complete an approved Concussion Course.  The AYL/Spartans are partnering with USA FOOTBALL to certify coaches in Heads Up Tackling, Concussion Awareness, and Equipment Fitting.  Stay tuned for more information on how to access the USA FOOTBALL site through the Spartan Program.  If you are interested in helping teach kids the fundamentals of football, please contact the Football Director immediately!


There is no guarantee that you will receive a head coaching position until all background information and team availability is confirmed.

 

To apply please click on the 2017 Coaches Registration button and complete the application.

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You have reached the official home of the Spartans!  The Spartans are the premier youth football organization servicing Aurora, Centennial and Arapahoe County.  The Spartans are one of the largest youth football organizations in the state of Colorado. The Spartans compete against other youth organizations in the Arapahoe Youth League (AYL).  The member clubs of the AYL are; Spartans, Hawks, Bruins, Dolphins, Warriors, Eagles and Thunder.  The Spartans offer tackle football for kids ages of 6 (1st grade) through age 13/14 (8th grade).  Our goal is to teach the fundamentals of football and promote sportsmanship.  If you are looking to have your child learn the fundamentals of football and have fun you are in the right place!  Come join us and become a Spartan - Where youth comes first!

For questions please contact:

(Due to the high volume of calls, questions will be answered via email only however, our website is mostly conclusive and most of your questions can be answered RIGHT HERE...!)
 

Brian Leivian - Director of Football

Bill Crow - Director at Large
JJ Rullo - Director at Large

Won Yi - Director at Large

Kenny Williams - Director at Large

 

E-mail:       

 

click here to view our territory map.

 

REGISTRATION UPDATE

Registration will begin on May 1, 2017. Coaches will not receive an official rosters until the middle of July!  Once you register your child and receive a confirmation, please allow until mid July before you hear from your coach. Again, rosters will not be available to coaches until after registration has closed in July!!
 

Spartan Football continues to be one of the least expensive clubs to play for in the AYL.  Registration fees are $245 for Early Bird registration,  $295 for regular registration, $315 for late registration, and after August 1st $345.  

Weigh-in Information

Each player must attend the MANDATORY WEIGH IN on Saturday August 12th, 2017.  The time and location are yet to be determined.  The exact time for Spartan weigh ins will be provided to each Head Coach.

Any player that registered prior to Saturday August 12th and is not able to attend the MANDATORY WEIGH IN you will need to attend the Make Up Weigh In and pay a $40 (CASH) late weigh in fee.  The time and location are yet to be determined. 

MANDATORY WEIGH IN - Saturday August 12th, 2017 Location & Time TBD
Make Up Weigh In - Fee $40 Cash - Wednesday August 31st 6:00 PM - Location and Time TBD.

 PLEASE NOTE IF YOU MISS THE FIRST WEIGH IN YOU WILL MISS WEEK 1 GAME.

 

MEDICAL INFO:

It is highly recommended that every player undergo and pass a physical exam before participating in tackle Football.  Parents make sure your child has passed a routine physical exam before signing them up.

 

DIVISIONS:

The Spartans, in conjunction with the Arapahoe Youth League, offer three different divisions in which kids can compete depending on your child's skill level and football experience.  If you have any concerns regarding where your child should play please contact the Football Director.

 

AFC DIVISION:

The AFC divison is broken into the south and north division.  AFC North is considered our intermediate division.  Players, teams and coaches with one or more season of tackle football experience are encouraged to sign up for this division.  AFC Coaches do not control their rosters.  We allow returning players to return to the same team each season.  The minimum play requirements for this division are 20 plays per game.  8th grade teams have a minimum play rule of 8 plays per game.

NFC DIVISION:

The NFC is considered our competitive division where the more committed and competitive players play.  All NFC Coaches control their rosters.  If you are interested in trying out for an NFC team please check back soon for TRY OUT INFORMATION.  The Spartans are always looking for more players to help strengthen all of our NFC rosters.  The minimum play requirements for this division are 16 plays per game.  8th grade teams have a minimum play rule of 6 plays per game.

PLAYING TIME IS EARNED!

 

The Spartans, along with the AYL will not allow kids under the age of 6 (1st grade) to play organized tackle football.  We recommend 4 and 5 yr. olds start out by playing flag football.  For information about a local flag football league in SE Aurora, Centennial, and the surrounding area please check DEX ONLINE!  Any kid who turns 6 before the first week of the regular season will be considered for possible placement.

PLAYER ELIGIBILITY:

Players enrolled in High school are not eligible to play in the AYL.

football. i.e.: All 14 year olds must be in the 8th grade to play in the AYL. (REV. 10/98)

2017 Weight Eligibility for Various Divisions

Division

Play Down Weight

Backfield Wieght

Patch Weight

6 AFC

N/A

70

71+

7 CFC/AFC

45

80

81+

8 CFC/AFC/NFC

55

90

86+

9 CFC/AFC/NFC

65

100

101+

10 CFC/AFC/NFC

75

110

111+

11 CFC/AFC/NFC

85

125

126+

12 CFC/AFC/NFC

95

140

141+

13/14 CFC/AFC/NFC

NA

NA

NA

 

(Rev. 04/2017) All weight in pounds

 

No 14 year old player allowed to play down on 12 year old team.  (Rev 11/97)

 

All Single Patch players must be on the line of scrimmage and can only advance the ball on a forward pass.  A player is patched and must wear a patch on the upper part of the shoulder at all times.

 

Play Down Weight:  This weight is the maximum weight a child can weigh in order to play down one age division.  For instance a 11 year old that weighs 80 pounds can play down with the 10 year old age group because of his "limited" size. Parents must request to have their child play down.