Registration opens Saturday for Ephrata Youth Football

By on April 8, 2015

Registration for Ephrata Youth Football begins this Saturday, April 11 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Ephrata Pioneer Fire Company, 135 South State Street Ephrata.

Members of the new Ephrata Youth Football program will be available to answer any questions you may have. The group is excited to share the plans for the new program. They will also have a sample of the new helmets they are purchasing for their players this year. A representative from Riddell will be there to answer any questions about the helmets that will be purchased.

Registration is $100 per player, while additional siblings are $50 each. There will also be an equipment deposit fee of $30 per player. No player will be left behind. Player sponsorships are available. See for details.

The age/weight requirements (as of September 1) are as follows: A Team (ages 10-14)- 160 pounds; B Team (ages 8-12)- 140 pounds; C Team (ages 8-10)- 115 pounds; and D Team (ages 8 & 9, first-year only)- 95 pounds.

Registration can also be completed online at, beginning April 11.

Other key dates to remember include: August 3-5, Midget Camp at War Memorial Field, 6 p.m.; August 10, equipment distribution; and August 17, practice begins.

Ephrata Youth Football is a member of the Red Rose Midget Football League. Football games are played on Saturdays or Sundays, September through October. Playoffs are held for C/B/A levels beginning in November.

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