RYFA to kick off flag football season on Saturday

March 22, 20172min3490
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CONYERS–The Rockdale Youth Football Association (RYFA) will kick off the start of its 2017 flag football and cheerleading season with a spirit-filled draft on Saturday, March 25, 11 a.m., at the Earl O’Neal Sports Complex, 2709 Covington Highway, Conyers.


During the draft, all coaches will select their team members from an extensive roster.  The first game of the season will be held Saturday, April 8, and end with a season tournament Saturday,  May 13.  All games will be played at the Earl O’Neal Sports complex.


RYFA’s coed flag football and cheerleading program is a member of the NFL Flag Football Program for boys and girls ages 4-12. The Flag Experience provides players and cheerleaders a fun and exciting opportunity to learn lessons in teamwork, sportsmanship, physical fitness and achieving goals.


Dewey Blaise, RYFA’s president, said he is looking forward to an outstanding season. “We are looking at our biggest numbers for Flag Football this year. RYFA’s number one priority is to make sure our youth football and cheer program provides a positive and fun-filled experience for all participants and their families. Our coaches are here to teach skills, rules, strategies and discipline while encouraging good sportsmanship, building self-confidence and instilling the importance of teamwork.”


Registration for RYFA’s Tackle Football program is currently being held with the season beginning in July. For more information, visit the website at www.rockdaleyouthfootball.com.

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