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Fall Tackle Football Registration Information


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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