Frequently Answered Questions

Q: When does the registration period for football and cheerleading open and close for the fall season? 

A: Online registration typically opens in March and closes the end of June every year. 

Q: What is the registration fee? 

A: Registration fees are determined on an annual basis. For the fall 2020 season, non-flag level football and cheerleading costs $225.00 per athlete. Flag level football and cheerleading costs $100 per athlete. All Athletes must participate in the League's mandatory calendar fundraiser which is an additional $50 per athlete. However, families have the ability to "earn back" that $50 fee by selling $5 raffle tickets and keeping the sales from those raffle tickets. 

Q: Are financial scholarships available for athletes? 

A: Financial scholarship offerings are determined on an annual basis and is dependent upon the League's current financial viability. Payment plans are often offered to help off-set immediate financial burden to a family. Please contact the League's President for more information. Please go here for information on the current President: /Site/More/Contacts 

Q: When does the football and cheerleading fall season begin and end? 

A: Pre-season practices and conditioning typically begins the first week of August. Regular season football games begin on Labor Day and run through mid-October. The cheerleading season is a bit longer for teams that participate at the competition level for local, state, regional and national competitions which can run through early December. 

Q: How frequent are practices? 

A: During the month of August, non-flag level teams typically practice Monday-Thursday between 5:45-8. Once school begins, practice ends slightly earlier to account for school. Flag level football and cheerleading typically practice 2 times a week (Tuesday and Thursday) between 6-7:30. However, please refer to your Head Coach for more exact details. 

Q: How frequent are games? When are they home and away? 

A: The football season plays 8 regular season games. The EMASS conference tries to ensure that each town has 4 home games and 4 away games throughout the season. Regular season games are held on Saturdays and/or Sunday's depending on field availability. Please refer to your Head Coach for scheduling updates and confirmations.

Q: Where are practices and home games held?

A: Please go here for location information: /Site/More/Locations

Q: Do you play a grade based or weight based program for football? 

A: The White Hawks are part of the Eastern Mass conference for AYF which is a grade based/age protected program. 

Q: What is the youngest age and grade allowed to participate in football and/or cheerleading?

A: Athletes the age of 5 before 7/31 of the current calendar year and entering Kindergarten are eligible. 

Q: What is the maximum age and grade allowed to participate in football and/or cheerleading?

A: Athletes entering into 8th grade in the fall of the current calendar year and not turning 15 on or before 8/1 are eligible.

Q: What social media accounts can I follow for the latest information? 

A: Please see our Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/attleborowhitehawks

Q: Who do I contact with more questions? 

A: Please send us a Facebook message (see link above) or email: AWHFootballCheer@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

Page last updated on 4/8/2020

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