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NEW 2018 Age Divisions
League age determination - Player's age ON or BEFORE July 31st.
Newly aligned AGE only Divisions:
PRACTICE SCHEDULE: (6pm-8pm)
(4) or (5) nights per week @ELK RIDGE Elementary School
SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER / NOVEMBER:
(3) practice nights per week @ELK RIDGE Fields and (1) Weekend Game (Team Practice nights determined by each Head Coach)
What is the difference between varsity and junior varsity?
Varsity teams are teams that compete for a league championship.
JV teams are instructional teams with no undue emphasis on winning.
Is OGB a traveling organization?
Yes, most of our schedule will be made up of teams in Chester County. Some games will be played in Delaware County.
What does my football player need to buy for 1st day of practice?
We will provide your child with a helmet and shoulder pads and 1 mouth piece. You will need to provide cleats, socks, athletic supporter, girdle, practice pants, a practice jersey and a water bottle with plenty of water.
When will my child receive their uniform?
Helmets and shoulder pads will be distributed during a week at the end of July or beginning of August. Game jerseys will be distributed after the teams are divided into Varsity and JV.
Before my child can practice is a full medical clearance required?
A child will not be able to participate in contact or stunting drills until a medical clearance release is obtained from a physician.
Do flag football players and cheerleaders get uniforms like the bigger kids?
Flag football players will be issued game jerseys.
Flag cheerleaders will be issued regular cheerleading uniforms.
COACHING CONCERN/ 24 HOUR RULE
The 24-Hour Rule
Parents/guardians are strongly encouraged to not confront a coach or team to discuss any “negative” game or practice situation with the coaching and management staff until at least 24 hours have passed from the completion of the game or practice. A confrontation shall consist of any conversation, which is elevated from a normal speaking tone and demeanor to one which involves yelling, profanity or derogatory comments toward said coach or team.
Parents/guardians are not allowed to confront a league official or referee.
PLEASE CONTACT firstname.lastname@example.org or 302.634.0394, IF YOU HAVE A CONCERN ABOUT A COACH OR ANY STAFF MEMBER ON A COACHING STAFF.