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Bloomington-Normal Cougars JFL

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The Bloomington-Normal Cougars Junior Football League (JFL) are members of the Junior Football League of Central Illinois (JFLOCI), which was established in 1967; currently there are 25 areas that represent the JFLOCI. The B-N Cougars offer flag football, tackle football, and cheerleading for youth between the ages of 5 and 14. High school students are NOT eligible to play. All Cougars coaches are USA Football Heads Up Certified

Flag Football:
There are two divisions of play: 5/6 and 6/7 year old players. Division of flag football play is determined by age as of September 1st of the current year. Depending upon the number of flag football teams, practices will be held at either Northpoint Elementary School or Tipton Park. Home games are played at Northpoint.

Tackle Football:
There are six divisions of play: 8, 9U, 10U, 11U, 12U, and 14U; 8 through 11U play on Saturday, while 12 through 14U play on Sunday afternoons. The JFL provides an educational, yet competitive program for its participants by structuring tackle football players ages and weights to compensate for the variety of physical and mental maturity levels of players involved. The JFL is dedicated to young athletes who participate within our organization, their safety, enjoyment, while promoting the sport of football and character development to young people between the ages of 8 and 14. In most cases, the division of tackle football play is determined by age as of September 1st of the current year. Tackle Football practices at Northpoint Elementary School. Home games are played at Northpoint.

Cheerleading is available for 5 to 14 year old participants. Age as of September 1st of the current year.  All practices will be held at Northpoint Elementary School.

The Bloomington-Normal Cougars are committed to providing a positive youth sports experience for all participants. 

Bloomington-Normal Cougars JFL

P.O. Box 713 
Normal, Illinois 61761
Email : [email protected]
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