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Upstate New York AYF/AYC


Who is American Youth Football (AYF)? 

Mission: Promote the wholesome development of youth through their association with adult leaders in the sport of American Football and Cheer. 

To provide a wholesome competitiveness within the scope of AYF’s rules and regulations that will protect the youth football player and cheerleader. 

To teach the fundamentals of football and cheer and coordinate activities for participants. To provide a responsible football and cheer program that focuses on what is in the best interests of the kids. 

To influence good sportsmanship, teamwork, high moral and physical standards and the importance of scholarship, academic achievement, Giving Back. To lend leagues and teams support while remaining NON-INTRUSIVE to local operations. 

To make youth football ALL-INCLUSIVE by not excluding participants with restrictions based on weight or size, league financial abilities or other biases. 

To provide programs for special needs, at-risk and anti-gang groups, and the international football community. To be the most user-friendly youth sports organization in North America. Keep THE PAPERWORK to a MINIMUM! 

AYF is a special brand of football: 
AYF is a community, not a corporation. AYF was created to rebuild a culture of football and cheer for the kids.

KEEP it Real - - - - - - - - - - - A youth league does NOT need red tape, they need Support and Service! 

KEEP with the Times - - - - - Kids are BIGGER - Parents don’t have extra time OR extra money! 

KEEP it Simple - - - - - - - - - Volunteers are precious commodities! 

Give Back - - - - - - - - - - - - - Our founders are ‘football guys’ who said: “Football gave to us. Let’s give back"

In 20 years, AYF has become the largest football organization in the world! 
● Over 25,000 teams! 
● 200,000 coaches/administrators (who are respected leaders of their communities). 
● Over 3,000 cities worldwide. 
● All 50 US States and 10 countries! 

How we do it? Open arms! 
● Absolutely no league or team is excluded based on superficial factors. 
● Belief: ALL youth leagues are welcome. If they can’t pay, they still play. 
● Belief: ALL sizes of organizations deserve the same treatment and the same level of service and support. 
● Belief: Leagues should play according to local consensus.

Upstate New York AYF

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