Youth Football Programs
Our Junior Tackle football program is available for grades 2nd through 8th grade. Learn the game, practice safety, and build character through sportsmanship while being part of a team and great community.
Max Ball Carrier Weight: 85 lbs
Game-Day Max Weight: <110lbs
Max Ball Carrier Weight: 120 lbs
Game-Day Max Weight: 145 lbs
Max Ball Carrier Weight: 140 lbs
Game-Day Max Weight: 175 lbs
7th Grade & 8th Grade
Game-Day Max Weight: None
RRL Football FAQs
Have A Football Question?
Questions regarding our football program can be directed to the football directors
Boys and Girls 2nd - 8th grade can play RRL Jr Indians Football
Rockton Sports Complex
The NIFC schedule will be released the beginning of August.
The first games will be scheduled for Aug 13, 2022.
For the first three days of practice the players are to wear cleats, helmet, and a t-shirt with their division and name on the back.
After those three days, it is full football gear. See Equipment page for more information.
Riverside Park in Roscoe or Rockton Sports Complex. PLEASE double check your schedule for location
You are loaned shoulder pads and a helmet, which is to be returned after the last game of the season. You are given a game jersey which is yours to keep at the end of the season.
You are responsible for the following items:
- SOLID BLACK game pants (your choice of brands)
- practice jerseys
- mouthguard with tether
- practice pants (optional)
- athletic supporter (cup) and compression shorts or girdle
NIFC stands for Northern Illinois Football Conference. This is the conference our Flyweights thru Heavyweights.
7th and 8th grade players must receive a medical physical in order to play football