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INSTRUCTIONAL LEVELS:

TINY MITE TACKLE FOOTBALL (AGES 5-7 MAX WEIGHT 75 LBS) 
Tiny Mite football is a fun, instructional level of teaching basic principles of football with an emphasis on team work, blocking, and tackling while having a lot of FUN!! The Tiny Mite season starts in early August and ends at the end of October. They play an 8 game season with no playoff. The first 2 weeks of August, the Tiny Mite level will be practicing 5 nights a week at Prairie Point Park. Once school begins, they will practice 3 days a week (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday) with a game played either Saturday or Sunday.  All home games are played at Oswego East High School. All Coaches are Pop Warner and USA Football Certified. 

MITEY MITE TACKLE FOOTBALL (AGES 7-9 MAX WEIGHT 90 LBS) * 
Mitey Mite football is an instructional level of teaching basic principles of football with an emphasis on team work, fundamentals, and preparing the child for the competitive level of play. The Mitey Mite season starts the first week of August and ends around the beginning of November. Mitey Mite teams will play an 8 game season, with a post season invitational. The first 3 weeks of the season, the Mighty Mite level will be practicing 5 nights a week at Prairie Point Park. Once school begins, they will practice 3 days a week (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday) with a game played either Saturday or Sunday. All home games are also played at Oswego East High School. All Coaches are Pop Warner and USA Football Certified.

COMPETITIVE LEVELS:

DIVISION 2 (AGES 9-14): 
Competitive levels are broken up into two divisions: Division 2 and Division 3. Within Division 2 there are four levels of play (Jr PeeWee, PeeWee, Jr Varsity and Varsity) to provide the most competitive and safest place for your child to play. Division 2 is our top competitive level of play. The same as at the instructional level, your child will learn the basic fundamentals and principles of football, along with our core values of teamwork and sportsmanship. The Division 2 season starts the first week of August and could go through the first part of December. (Teams that win their Conference and Regional Championships are eligible to participate in the Pop Warner National Championships, as seen on ESPN, which are held the first part of December in Walt Disney World, Florida). Division 2 teams are put together by the coaching staff during the first two weeks of practice. Practice will be 5 days a week for the first 3 weeks of August. Once school begins, practice will be cut to 3 days a week with a game played on Saturday or Sunday. Practices are held at Prairie Point Park and home games are at Oswego East High School. Division 2 will play an 8 game regular season plus playoffs. All Coaches are Pop Warner and USA Football Certified. 

DIVISION 3 (AGES 8-14)*: 
Our Division 3 level of play is also broken up into four levels of play (Jr PeeWee, PeeWee, Jr Varsity and Varsity) to provide the most competitive and safest place for your child to play. Division 3 is still a competitive level of play but does not have national playoffs (Conference and Regional Playoffs still exist). At the Division 3 level your child will learn the basic fundamentals and principles of football along with core values of teamwork and sportsmanship. The Division 3 season starts the first week of August and could end Thanksgiving weekend (this is the Mid America Regional Championship). Practice will be 5 days a week for the first 3 weeks of August. Once school begins, practice will be 3 days a week with a game played on Saturday or Sunday. Practices are held at Prairie Point Park and home games are at Oswego East High School. Division 3 will play an 8 game regular season plus playoffs. All Coaches are Pop Warner and USA Football Certified. *8 Year Olds weighing over 90 lbs will be placed on the division 3 competitive level.

Coaching Opportunities: 

We are always looking for qualified coaches. If you have knowledge in coaching the fundamentals and principles of football and are interested in volunteering, please send your resume with youth experience and what level you desire to coach along with a letter of what you feel to be your strengths to [email protected] Please note the National Pop Warner League requires all coaches subject to a full background check. You must also attend Pop Warner and USA football coach's school along with one other coaching clinic of your choosing. Please submit letters ASAP.

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