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|
|100 lbs||110 lbs|
|115 lbs||125 lbs|
|130 lbs||140 lbs|
|145 lbs||155 lbs|
|170 lbs||180 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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
2020 Sign Up Fees:
Tackle (8-12 year olds) $95
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 email@example.com
Register online beginning April 1st and bring your participant to one of the dates below.
Weigh-in/Cheer Uniform Fittings: Location: Hampton Inn
- Saturday, May 9th from 8AM - Noon
- Friday, May 29th from 6PM - 9PM