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Football

All 2021 Tackle Football sign ups have been closed.

2022 Tackle Football

All signs up will be done online click here to sign up.

Online sign-ups will be open from July 1st- July 31st. 

Players age as of April 30th 2022.

All players wanting to play football must be 5 yrs of age to start, and no older than 12.

The registration cost for our  Football program is $100 per player. This cost includes their game jersey,  games pants with pads,  helmet decals and secondary insurance.

Players are required to provide their own Helmet, Shoulder pads, Practice pants, Mouth Guard and Cleats.

All coaches are Volunteers that give their time to the program.   If you have any questions or would like to coach, please email sskiles@eastridgetn.gov or call Shawnna at 423-260-9190. Avery Gallam agallam@eastridgetn.gov or 423-710-6100.

 

 **All coaches must complete a background at the following link, once done please send us an email at sskiles@eastridgetn.gov     

**All coaches must complete Heads up concussion training at the following link                 

**All coaches must complete Sudden Cardiac-Arrest Training at the following link or form

www.eastridgeparksandrec.com

Football-  game jersey, pants and helmet decal are provided for each player.  Parents/guardians will need to purchase the following: helmet, shoulder pads, practice pants, mouth guard and cleats.

Cheerleading - cheer uniform (top and bottom) and poms are provided.

Football/Cheer practice start as soon as August 2nd. 

Practices for football and cheer will be Mon-Sat and then move to Mon-Fri when the season starts with games on Saturdays

Coaches Meeting: TBA

 Scenic City Football Jamboree: TBA

Jamboree Locations: TBA

Cheer coaches meeting-TBA

Football-Home team must provide chain crew.  Also, coaches must run the clock/PA.

We play all games on Saturdays unless we have rain outs, which could be played on Sunday or during the week.  Please plan to play EVERY SATURDAY. We do not take off for fall break. 

Football teams will need to provide the following:

Birth cert. for each player, small picture of each player, team picture, medical release on all players, copy of league insurance, and Scenic City league roster in alphabetical order.

CHEER DAY: TBA

Parents-Coaches-anyone with our teams, are not permitted to stand on the fence.  All specters at any of the youth football games must stay in the bleachers.  League rules prohibit anyone from running up and down the side lines at any time.

 

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Football Player and Cheerleader

East Ridge Parks and Recreation is a football program is open to players 5 to 12 years old. The age group determination has a cut-off date of April 30 of the current year.  Participants may play up a division, but may not play down.

Teams are drafted in late July, and practices begin August 1. The season begins with a Jamboree during the final week of August and ends with a Super Bowl played at Finley Stadium (Home of the Chattanooga Mocs) in mid-November. The East Ridge  teams play home games at Raymond James Stadium and Earl Shanks Field. 

The East Ridge teams have a schedule of 8 to10 games against teams from Hamilton, Bradley and Rhea County’s in Tennessee and Walker and Catoosa County’s in Georgia. Games are scheduled for every Saturday during the season at various locations. In case of bad weather, postponed games are often moved to weeknights or Sunday afternoons. The league is divided between North and South Divisions and travel is limited as much as possible. Each team should expect to have an equal number of home and away games. 

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Football Players



East Ridge Parks and Recreation provides a top quality uniform that includes a football jersey, game pants, and insurance for those who register. Parents are to provide cleats, football pads, a football helmet and a mouthpiece that attaches to the helmet’s facemask. These items may be purchased at any sporting goods retailer. 

Football Players

For questions please call:

Avery Gallam

Avery Gallam

Athletics Coordinator

Phone: 423-710-6100

Shawnna Skiles Shawnna

Shawnna Skiles Shawnna

Community Center Supervisor/Athletic Supervisor

Phone: 423-260-9190