Q. WHO CAN PLAY?
A: Any boy or girl that will be at least 5 years old on July 31, 2019. Any boy or girl that is no older than 14 years on July 31, 2019 is also eligible to play. No high school students regardless of age are eligible.
Q. ARE PHYSICALS REQUIRED?
A: All football players and cheerleaders are required to have a physical before they can participate. The physical form needs to be completed by a physician and turned in to the Athletic Director before the start of official practice, August 1, 2019.
Q. DO I HAVE TO BUY ANY EQUIPMENT?
A: Football players need to provide a protective cup, mouth-guard and cleats. Integrated practice pants are recommended. The league supplies shoulder pads, helmets, game day pants, game day jerseys and game day socks. Cheerleaders are required to purchase uniforms, shoes and hair bows. Cheerleaders keep their purchases at the end of the season. Football players keep their jersey and socks.
Q: WHAT DOES THE REGISTRATION FEE COVER?
A: Registration fees cover many different expenses in youth football. Insurance, league fees, field fees, officials fees, light fees and the cost of maintaining and purchasing protective gear. A portion of the fees go towards our annual carnival and the purchase of jerseys.
Q. WHAT IS THE POLICY ON REFUNDS?
A: West Valley Rebels has a no refund policy. The only exception is a documented medical condition.
Q. WHAT DIVISION WILL MY CHILD BE PLAYING IN?
A: Football players are placed in divisions according to their weight and age. Cheerleaders are placed on squads according to their age and experience.
Q. HOW MUCH PLAYING TIME WILL MY CHILD GET?
A: Play time is determined by both the division and number of players on the team. At every game there are play count auditors to ensure that each player gets their minimum requirement. Playing time after the minimum will be at the discretion of the head coach.
Q. WHAT ABOUT POST SEASON PLAY?
A: The regular season is usually completed by the first week in November. There are no guarantees for post season play. Post season play is earned throughout the regular season.