Optimist Youth Football tackle leagues are based upon age and weight.

AGE CUT-OFF FOR OYF PLAYERS IS MIDNIGHT ON SEPTEMBER 1ST OF THE CURRENT YEAR.

League/Age Group* Maximum Allowed Weight at Registration Maximum Allowed Weight at Jamboree
Rookie League
(8 year old)
90 lbs 100 lbs
Freshman League
(9 year old)
105 lbs 115 lbs
Sophomore League
(10 year old)
120 lbs 130 lbs
Junior League
(11 year old)
135 lbs 145 lbs
Senior League
(12 year old)
150 lbs 160 lbs

* Player's exceeding the maximum weight for his/her age will have the option to advance to a higher age league but they must meet the weight requirement for that league. No player can advance more than two age brackets - no exceptions.

Below you can find answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.

Q: What gear does Mountain Home Optimist provide?

A: We supply all game jersey's, helmets and shoulder pads. Players must provide cleats and football pants or white shorts for flag players.

Q: What are the weight restrictions, (without gear)?

8 year old: 100 lbs
9 year old: 115 lbs
10 year old: 130 lbs
11 year old: 145 lbs
12 year old: 160 lbs

Q: How do I become a coach?

A: Please contact ecoyfc@gmail.com

Q: Does Mountain Home Optimist have a Face Book page?

 A: Yes, we do have a FB page. Find a link at the bottom of every webpage or search "Mountain Home Idaho Optimist Football and Cheer" on Facebook.

What You Need To Know About Registering Your Child:

PLEASE READ EVERYTHING

2018 Sign Up Fees:

Tackle (8-12 year olds) $85

Cheer (7-12 year olds) $75

All football players MUST bring a copy of birth certificate to sign ups along with 2 copies of the registration confirmation email and credit card or cash for payment.

If you're interested in registering please contact us at ecoyfc@gmail.com

Registration opens online April 1st.  

Weigh-In and Cheer Fitting Dates:

May 18th   -  6PM - 9PM  at the Hampton Inn

May 19th  -  8AM - Noon at the Hampton Inn



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