Travel League Teams

The 2013 Season Begins: Wednesday, Aug. 14.

Eligibility

     Any person entering 6th, 7th, or 8th grade at the start of the season. There are NO CUTS. Teams play an eight game schedule against Central Suburban Youth Football League teams which include Lake Forest, Niles West, Evanston, Winnetka, Highland Park, Deerfield, Northbrook, Norridge, Glenview, Buffalo Grove, and Wheeling.


Weight Limits

  • Flyweights: 6th Grade only. Maximum weight is 90 pounds. Any player can play any position.
  • Midweights: 6th Grade only. Maximum weight is 115 pounds for skill positions (offensive and defensive backs, linebackers and offensive ends)
  • Lightweights: 7th and 8th Grade only. Maximum weight is 115 pounds for offensive/defensive backs (including linebackers). Maximum weight is 140 pounds for 7th Grade linemen (including ends). Maximum weight is 130 pounds for 8th Grade linemen (including ends).
  • Heavyweights: 7th and 8th Grade only. Maximum is 150 pounds for offensive/defensive backs (including linebackers). There is NO weight limit for linemen (including ends). 

Practices

Players must be registered to practice. All practices are held at Howard Park (east side of Ridge, just south of Lake) and are cancelled only for thunder, lightning and announced holidays.   

 

Conditioning Practice Schedule

Weeknights Monday-Friday starting August 14 until September 6 from 6:00pm-8:00pm

Saturday August 17 8:00am-10:00am

Saturday August 24 Parent Meeting 10:00am at Community Recreation Center Auditorium with travel league scrimmages and cookout to follow at Howard Park starting around Noon.

No Practice Aug 30-Sept 2

Saturday September 7 10:00am-12:00pm

Regular Season Practices

Will be held Tuesdays (6-8pm), Wednesdays (6-8pm), Fridays (5-6pm), and Saturdays (10am-12pm) starting September 10 until October 26.  Please note that your coach could change the practice times occasionally so players need to pay attention and let parents know.

First travel league game will be Sunday, September 8 at a locations and time TBD

 


Games

Certified Trainers and Striped Officials attend ALL League Games. Central Suburban Youth Football League Games are scheduled every Sunday (Sept. 8 through Oct. 27) beginning at noon. Home games are played on New Trier West's turf field. Other game locations to be announced. Exhibition game dates and locations to be announced.


Equipment

Click here for equipment list.

 

2103 EAGLES TRAVEL TEAMS GAME SCHEDULE

All (HOME) Games are at New Trier West

HEAVYWEIGHTS

Sunday, September 8 vs Highland Park @ Evanston High School Field #2 10:00am

Sunday, September 15 vs Niles West (HOME) Field #5 12:00pm

Sunday, September 22 BYE WEEK

Sunday, September 29 vs Norridge @ Ridgewood High School Stadium 12:00pm

Sunday, Ocotber 6 vs Evanston (HOME) Stadium 12:00pm

Sunday, Ocotber 13 vs Northbrook @ Glenbrook North High School Stadium 12:00pm

Sunday, Ocotber 20 vs Glenview @ Glenbrook South High School Stadium 12:00pm

Sunday, October 27 TBD @ Niles West High School

 

LIGHTWEIGHTS

Sunday, September 8 vs Evanston #1 @ Northbrook High School Stadium 10:00am

Sunday, September 15 BYE WEEK But will play Deerfield in an exhibition game (HOME)

Sunday, September 22 vs Higland Park #2 @ Higland Park Stadium 12:00pm

Sunday, September 29 vs Norridge @ Ridgewood High School 1:30pm

Sunday, Ocotber 6 vs Lake Forest #2 (HOME) Stadium 1:30pm

Sunday, Ocotber 13 vs Northbrook #2 @ Glenbrook North High School Stadium 3:00pm

Sunday, Ocotber 20 vs Glenview @ Glenbrook South High School Stadium 1:30pm

Sunday, October 27 TBD @ Niles West High School

 

6TH GRADE MIDDLEWEIGHTS

Sunday, September 8 vs Highland Park (HOME) Stadium 1:00pm

Sunday, September 15 vs Lake Forest (HOME) Field #5 1:30pm

Sunday, September 22 vs Glenview #1 @ Glenbrook South Stadium 1:30pm

Sunday, September 29 vs Kenilworth @ New Trier West Stadium 1:30pm

Sunday, Ocotber 6 vs Evanston (HOME) Stadium 3:00pm

Sunday, Ocotber 13 vs Glenview #2 @ Glenbrook South High School Field #2 1:30pm

Sunday, Ocotber 20 vs Winnetka @ Skokie Playfields Hibbard Rd. 3:00pm

Sunday, October 27 TBD @ Niles West High School

 

PICTURE DAY SCHEDULE 2013

Monday, September 30 @ Highcrest Middle School Gym B

5:30pm 6th Grade Midweights

5:50pm Lightweights

6:10pm Heavyweights

 

Please wear sneakers, shoulder pads, game jersey, and game pants.  Please do not wear cleats or helmets.

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