YOUTH FOOTBALL

The Bulloch County Recreation and Parks Department offers an extensive youth football program for ages 5 to 12. We offer flag football and tackle football leagues and a Girls Flag Football league. Our program provides an opportunity for youth to participate in a fun, organized and safe football environment.The football program runs September through October. Age Control Date: September 1, 2022 (age on this date determines which league a child will participate in)

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Important Parent Information - Football

Flag FootballGirls Flag FootballTackle Football
• You'll need to provide shorts/pants with no pockets or belt loops and tennis shoes/cleats

•There are no evaluations for flag football

• Teams will post August 29 at 5 pm on this webpage.

• Practices begin Thursday, Sept 1.
• You'll need to provide shorts/pants with no pockets or belt loops and tennis shoes/cleats.

• Teams wil post Monday, August 22 at 5 pm.

Girls Minor/Midget Evals Aug 18
Girls Tiny Minor - no evals

First Practice Aug 25

• You'll need to provide football pants and pants pads. We prefer light grey pants, but any color is fine.

• Cleats

•There are evaluations for tackle football.
Tiny Mite: Aug 22 & 25
Minor: Aug 16 & 18
Midget: August 23
Times are listed on your receipt and in your parent pack you received at time of registration.

• Tiny Mite and Midget Tackle Teams will post on August 29 at 5 pm. Posting will be listed on this webpage. Minor will post on August 22 at 5pm

• First Practices:
Tiny Mite: Sept 1
Minor: August 25
Midget: Sept 1

Flag Football

The Flag Football league provides youth the opportunity to learn the basic rules and fundamentals of the game in a noncompetitive environment. All flag football players receive a team jersey and participate in practices and games.
AgeLeaguePractice/Game DaysFeeFee
After Aug 19
5-6Pee Wee FlagMon/Thurs/Sat*$40$50
*Teams meet two to three times a week for practices and/or games

Girls Flag Football

An all new Girl’s Flag Football league is played similar to our standard flag football program, utilizing the same rules and is a safe, non-contact sport. Girl’s Flag Football has found local popularity amongst high schools around the State of Georgia, so you can start training early! Age divisions could be combined based on registration.
AgeLeaguePractice/Game Days*FeeFee after Aug 19
7-8Tiny Minor FlagTues/Thurs/Sat$50$60
9-10Minor FlagTues/Thurs/Sat$50$60
11-12Midget FlagTues/Thurs/Sat$50$60
*Teams will meet two to three times a week for practice and/or games.

Tackle football

Three Tackle Football leagues are offered by BCRP. The Tiny Mite Tackle League introduces players to the basic level of fundamentals and techniques and builds on skills learned in the Flag league. The Minor Tackle league builds on the fundamentals learned in the Tiny Mite league by introducing the basic skills of tackle football. Certified volunteer coaches and department or experienced staff focus on teaching basic techniques that a player will use in the Minor Tackle league and in the future. The Midget Tackle league introduces players to the finer points of football. Standings are kept in this league and teams advance to end of the season bowl games. Parents are responsible for the player’s pants. They can be purchased at local sports stores or online. BCRP suggests light grey football pants.
AgeLeaguePractice/Game Days*FeeFee After Aug 19
7-8Tiny Mite TackleMon/Thurs/Sat$75**$85**
9-10Minor TackleTues/Thurs/Sat$75**$85**
11-12Midget TackleTues/Thurs/Sat$75**$85**
*Teams meet two to three times a week for practice and/or games**Fee includes a $10 uniform deposit which will be returned when jersey and equipment is returned at the end of the season.

The age control date is September 1, 2022.
Please note there are NO exceptions to the age control date.
No child will be allowed to play out of his/her age category

Statesboro/Portal Program Supervisor: Wally Brown, (912) 764-5637, ext 391, email

Brooklet/Nevils/Stilson Program Supervisor: Ronnie Melton, (912) 842-2443, email

Youth Football Coaches:
We are always looking for great Volunteer Coaches for flag and tackle football. Parents are encouraged to coach…we will train you! To volunteer, please visit our Volunteer page for an application.
If you have a question about coaching, please contact the program supervisor listed above.

Football Bowl Games
For the Bowl Game webpage, please click here.
Please consider sponsoring a Football Bowl Game during the Fall Football Season.
As a sponsor, you will receive: a team with uniforms with your business name on the bowl game tshirts that both teams receive, your team name listed on www.bullochrec.com, and more!
All sponsorships support the youth football program.

For more information regarding sponsorships, click here, and/or please contact Kimberly Sharpe by email or by phone at (912) 489-9087