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Fall Tackle Football Registration Information


Register by June 1, 2024, to get your choice of number (first come, first take), custom jersey (name on back), and player pack. 

All registered athletes before June 1 get our 4 off season skills camps included with registration. 

 If you register after June 1, 2024, you may have additional shipping charges for the uniform. 

Updated Weight Limits

  • Mini Mites (8U) 105 lbs weight limit +20 lbs Overweight Allowance (OWA)
  • Mighty Mites (10U) 125 lbs weight limit +40 lbs OWA
  • Pee Wee (12U) 150 lbs weight limit +50 lbs OWA
  • OWA participation in game play will be limited to five (5) players for each team (i.e. offense, defense).
  • OWA players may not participate in special teams and may not participate outside of the tackle positions.

Program Cost Information

All interested youth athletes ages 6-12 are eligible for registration in this co-ed program. The registration fee schedule is as follows:

  • Single Player 
$250 per player 
(payment plans available if registering early)
  • Lunch Discount 
$40 discount if your child receive free or reduced lunch assistance at school. 

  • Family Discount  
$15 discount per additional player

Players will receive the following:

  • One full season of football in the East Wake Football League (EWFL) and any post season play achieved following the 8 regular season games.
  • Pre-season Jamboree (scrimmage)
  • Opportunity to play in a post season tournament, Clayton Civitan Turkey Bowl (if participation allows, additional fees may apply).
  • Instruction from experienced USA Football certified coaches that focus on the players mastery of the fundamentals. We are a USA Football certified Heads Up Tackling program.
  • 4 practices a week (Mon-Thurs) until school starts in the fall, then 3 practices per week (M/T/Th) for the remainder of the season. Practices are held at West Johnston High School from 6-8pm.
  • 1 youth football helmet (returned at the end of the season)
  • 1 pair of youth football shoulder pads (returned at the end of the season)
  • 1 pair of integrated game pants (returned at the end of the season)
  • 1 personalized game jersey (players keep)
  • 1 pair of game socks (players keep)
  • Access to game film on HUDL

Players will need to provide the following:*

  • Cleats
  • Mouth guard
  • Practice Jersey  
  • Practice pants (you can purchase a pair of integrated practice pants during equipment pickup for $15) 

*These items can be purchased during our team day at Dick's Sporting Goods where they will provide a 20% off coupon.

Required Forms

The East Wake Football League requires all players to have a valid government issued ID, Passport, or Military ID, and a yearly physical. The physicals must be completed by a licensed healthcare provider. Download the NCHSAA Physical Form here.   


Panthers Youth Football
351 S Parliament way 
Clayton, North Carolina 27520

Phone: 919-825-0872
Email: [email protected]

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