Division 1: 3rd & 4th Grade

Age Limit: 10 years old (and under)

Ball Carrying Weight: 100 lbs or Less

All players who are over the ball carrying weight cannot line up in the backfield on offense. These players must be in a down lineman position. They are allowed to play anywhere on defense.

Ball Size: Pee Wee or Junior Size Ball

High School Federation rules will apply.

Coaches will be allowed on the field during plays. Only (1) coach will be allowed on the field per team. Coaches that are allowed on the field during the game are to be behind the team during all plays. Once the QB is under center, all coaches must be behind the team and the coach is not allowed to call plays. No exceptions to the rule will be tolerated.

Scoring for all grades:

  • Touchdown 6 points
  • Extra Points:

o Run 1 point

o Pass 1 point

o Kick 2 points

Tiebreakers for Pool Play:

1) head to head

2) defensive points allowed

3) offensive points scored +13

4) coin toss

No fighting will be tolerated during any CYFL tournament game. If a player gets ejected for fighting, he/she will be ejected for the remainder of the tournament. NO EXCEPTIONS.

No metal cleats or metal tips are allowed at all in any CYFL tournament.

Awards: trophies will be give to 1st- 3rd place. Each member of the 1st place team in each division will also receive an individual award.

This tournament will be played by grade only. Any player that is over the age per division will not be allowed to play in that grade. Players must be of the proper age and grade, not older than the "age limit" for the division level in which he/ she expects to particpate. CYFL still has the final say whether to allow players the right to play in any Division. This process must happen prior to the tournament, as an on-site challenge on this matter will not be accepted and the player will not be authorized to play.

 
Division 2: 5th Grade

Age Limit: 11 years old (and under)

Ball Carrying Weight: 115 lbs or Less

All players who are over the ball carrying weight cannot line up in the backfield on offense. These players must be in a down lineman position. They are allowed to play anywhere on defense.

Ball Size: Youth Size Ball

High School Federation rules will apply.

NO COACHES will be allowed on the field. See CYFL rules for additional information.

Scoring for all grades:

  • Touchdown 6 points
  • Extra Points:

o Run 1 point

o Pass 1 point

o Kick 2 points

Tiebreakers for Pool Play:

1) head to head

2) defensive points allowed

3) offensive points scored +13

4) coin toss

No fighting will be tolerated during any CYFL tournament game. If a player gets ejected for fighting, he/she will be ejected for the remainder of the tournament. NO EXCEPTIONS.

No metal cleats or metal tips are allowed at all in any CYFL tournament.

Awards: trophies will be give to 1st- 3rd place. Each member of the 1st place team in each division will also receive an individual award.

This tournament will be played by grade only. Any player that is over the age per division will not be allowed to play in that grade. Players must be of the proper age and grade, not older than the "age limit" for the division level in which he/ she expects to particpate. CYFL still has the final say whether to allow players the right to play in any Division. This process must happen prior to the tournament, as an on-site challenge on this matter will not be accepted and the player will not be authorized to play.

 
Division 3: 6th Grade

Age Limit: 12 years old (and under)

Ball Carrying Weight: OPEN

Ball Size: Youth Size Ball

High School Federation rules will apply.

NO COACHES will be allowed on the field. See CYFL rules for additional information.

Scoring for all grades:

  • Touchdown 6 points
  • Extra Points:

o Run 1 point

o Pass 1 point

o Kick 2 points

Tiebreakers for Pool Play:

1) head to head

2) defensive points allowed

3) offensive points scored +13

4) coin toss

No fighting will be tolerated during any CYFL tournament game. If a player gets ejected for fighting, he/she will be ejected for the remainder of the tournament. NO EXCEPTIONS.

No metal cleats or metal tips are allowed at all in any CYFL tournament.

Awards: trophies will be give to 1st- 3rd place. Each member of the 1st place team in each division will also receive an individual award.

This tournament will be played by grade only. Any player that is over the age per division will not be allowed to play in that grade. Players must be of the proper age and grade, not older than the "age limit" for the division level in which he/ she expects to particpate. CYFL still has the final say whether to allow players the right to play in any Division. This process must happen prior to the tournament, as an on-site challenge on this matter will not be accepted and the player will not be authorized to play.

 
Division 4: 7th Grade

Age Limit: 13 years old (and under)

Ball Carrying Weight: OPEN

Ball Size: Intermediate Size Ball

MSHSAA rules will apply.

NO COACHES will be allowed on the field. See CYFL rules for additional information.

Scoring for all grades:

  • Touchdown 6 points
  • Extra Points:

o Run 1 point

o Pass 1 point

o Kick 2 points

Tiebreakers for Pool Play:

1) head to head

2) defensive points allowed

3) offensive points scored +13

4) coin toss

No fighting will be tolerated during any CYFL tournament game. If a player gets ejected for fighting, he/she will be ejected for the remainder of the tournament. NO EXCEPTIONS.

No metal cleats or metal tips are allowed at all in any CYFL tournament.

Awards: trophies will be give to 1st- 3rd place. Each member of the 1st place team in each division will also receive an individual award.

This tournament will be played by grade only. Any player that is over the age per division will not be allowed to play in that grade. Players must be of the proper age and grade, not older than the "age limit" for the division level in which he/ she expects to particpate. CYFL still has the final say whether to allow players the right to play in any Division. This process must happen prior to the tournament, as an on-site challenge on this matter will not be accepted and the player will not be authorized to play.

 
Division 8: 8th Grade

Age Limit: 14 years old (and under)

Ball Carrying Weight: OPEN

Ball Size: Intermediate Size Ball

MSHSAA rules will apply.

NO COACHES will be allowed on the field. See CYFL rules for additional information.

Scoring for all grades:

  • Touchdown 6 points
  • Extra Points:

o Run 1 point

o Pass 1 point

o Kick 2 points

Tiebreakers for Pool Play:

1) head to head

2) defensive points allowed

3) offensive points scored +13

4) coin toss

No fighting will be tolerated during any CYFL tournament game. If a player gets ejected for fighting, he/she will be ejected for the remainder of the tournament. NO EXCEPTIONS.

No metal cleats or metal tips are allowed at all in any CYFL tournament.

Awards: trophies will be give to 1st- 3rd place. Each member of the 1st place team in each division will also receive an individual award.

This tournament will be played by grade only. Any player that is over the age per division will not be allowed to play in that grade. Players must be of the proper age and grade, not older than the "age limit" for the division level in which he/ she expects to particpate. CYFL still has the final say whether to allow players the right to play in any Division. This process must happen prior to the tournament, as an on-site challenge on this matter will not be accepted and the player will not be authorized to play.