Elite Youth Spring Football Returns for 2017Updated Monday December 5, 2016 by Staff.
Columbus, GA- After a successful inaugural season in 2016, the Elite Youth Spring Football League is set to return. This will mark the 2nd year for the Elite Youth Spring Football league sponsored by the Columbus Lions. The season is set to begin in April 2017 with teams from the Georgia / Alabama region that will include 6 games & playoffs. We are excited to continue to video all games and put on youtube and keep stats for the season. This year games will be played outdoors at Glenwood Football Stadium 2730 Lee Road 248, Smiths Station, AL 36877. Glenwood stadium offers 1st class facilities & concessions for parens and players. Teams will play in a traditional 11v11 format that will enhance position specific skill development throughout the season.
The age cut off date for the spring league is April 1st, 2017. Age brackets and weight restrictions for the league to carry the football are the following:
5-6 65 lbs
7-8 95 lbs
9-10 115 lbs
11-12 135 lbs
Coaches who are interested in putting a team together must select a college team name of their choice (first come first serve) by going to the registration tab and filling out the TEAM INFORMATION form. Rosters are limited to 23 players. Space is limited per age group. Individual player registration is set to begin on December 15, 2016 and will be handled online at www.eliteysf.com