Tackle Football

Schedules & Related Information

The tackle football league will consist of kids entering the 5th and 6th grades.  Games will be played on Saturday mornings/early afternoons at the Emporia High School athletic complex.  Participants playing on an Emporia team are required to attend a mandatory player workout.  All players must have a physical before they are allowed to practice. Anyone interested in volunteer coaching, please call 620-340-6300.  Players will be contacted by their coaches following the coaches meeting the week of July 29th.

Tackle Football Youth Fee Waiver Policy: Those eligible for free lunches will pay half the regular price, those with reduced lunches will receive a 25% discount off the regular price.


  • Ages: 5th & 6th graders
  • Registration Opens: April 15, 2019
  • Early Bird Registration Closes: July 10, 2019 (N/A for out of town teams)
  • Regular Registration Closes: July 19, 2019
  • Early Bird Fees Fees: USD253 resident - $65
  • Regular Fees Fees: USD253 resident - $70; non-resident: $80
  • Mandatory Player Workouts (Emporia kids only):
    • July 25 - 6:30 p.m. at EHS football field
    • July 27 - 9 a.m. at EHS football field
  • Coaches Meeting/Players Assigned: Week of July 29, 2019
  • Equipment Checkout:  Week of August 5, 2019
  • Practices Begin: Week of August 5, 2019
  • Games Begin: September 7, 2019
  • Days: Mid-week Practices/Saturday Games
  • Time: Varies
  • Location: Emporia High School/Emporia Middle School Football Fields