Spartanburg High School Athletics


Aug 14 TO Dec 30

Viking Youth Football League (4K-6th grade)

WHEN: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
WHERE: District 7 Clear Bag Policy & Security Screenings
DESC: Spartanburg High School Football and the City of Spartanburg are excited to invite you to participate in the Viking Youth football program as a player, coach, or team volunteer. Viking Youth Football plays in the Foothills Youth Football League. This league is operated by the high school football programs in our area. The league operates under USA Football / NFL Heads Up Football protocols. The teams are created by grades K4-6th and players must be zoned in the high school’s district.

Player sign-up:

Volunteer Coach sign-up:

Structural Design: Teams will be compiled based upon the 2023 grade level and accompanying age limits. Games will mainly be played on Saturdays, though a few mid-week games may occur, at the middle schools and high schools in the league. Teams will practice 3 times a week prior to games and two times a week once games start. The two practice location options are Carver Middle School and McCracken Middle School. 2023 Team Options:

-Tag Only: K4 thru First Grade. Players must be 7 years old or younger as of July 1.

-2G Tackle: First and Second Grade. Players must be 8 years old or younger as of July 1.

-4G Tackle: Third and Fourth Grade. Players must be 10 years old or younger as of July 1.

-6G Tackle: Fifth and Sixth Grade. Players must be 12 years old or younger as of July 1.

Coaches and Team Chaperones: Please consider serving. All must pass a background check, and will be provided USA Heads Up Football training, along with schematic and technical information in line with the high school program.

Coaches Clinic: The required training and coaches meeting will be Thursday, August 10th at Spartanburg High School in the team room. 6:30-8:00.

Physicals Required: A general sports physical from any licensed physician.

Registration Fees - $50 per player: This price includes the use of helmet, shoulder pads, pant, and game jersey. The QR code below will direct to Rec-Desk to allow you to electronically sign up. If you don’t have an existing account, you will need to first create one. Registration will close August 17th.

Equipment Issue: Equipment will be distributed on Saturday, August 12 at McCracken Middle School. No pads will be issued until registration is complete. Distribution times are as follows:

9:00: K4-2nd grades

10:00: 3rd and 4th grades

11:00: 5th and 6th grades

First Day of Practice: Monday, August 14. 6:00 – 8:00. More information will be distributed soon.

Please contact Nicole Cohen at 864-497-4254, for further information.

Go Vikings!!!

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