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8U Tackle Football


The Bolingbrook Buccaneers Youth Football Program offers Tackle Football for young athletes who between the ages 7-8 years in the Bolingbrook and surrounding area. We are currently accepting players for the 2019 season. We play both regular season games as well as pre-season and post-season tournaments including show case games where we play teams from out-of-state which gives our players a great experience to be exposed to other teams and talent.

WHO ARE THE 8U COACHES?

The Bolingbrook Buccaneers 8U Team will be headed up by Coach Britton Ford.  

Coach Ford is an alumni of Proviso East High School where he was a three sport athlete in football, basketball, and baseball.  He has coached in all three sports and will be bringing his experience and knowledge to the gridiron.  His passion is coaching and teaching the youth.  His staff also brings a wealth of knowledge to the 8u level.

Head CoachBritton Ford
Offensive CoordinatorPerry Jackson
Assistant CoachTone Clark
Assistant CoachOpen



AGE REQUIREMENTS?

To play on our 8U Team  a player needs to be 8 years of age as of July 31, 2019.

 

WEIGHT LIMITS?

8U DOES NOT have weight limit for lineman play, however ball carriers and skilled positions have a a max weight of 105lbs.

 

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO PLAY ON THE 8U TEAM?

The fees for the BBFC is based on several factors including, but not limited to, the number of games we play, the uniforms we provide our players, the facilities we utilize and the experience we provide our teams. We do require our players to participate in Team Fundraisers as well to offset tournaments and team costs.


  • Earlybird Participation Fee:   $300.00 (prior to 3/31/19)
  • Post Earlybird Participation Fee:  $400.00 (after 3/31/19)

    You can now register with only a $100 down.  After registering with your down payment, you can now select up to 3 payment plan options that work for you.

 



HOW MANY GAMES WILL THE 8U PLAY?

The 8U Team will compete in local (8-9 games) and national games and tournaments held in the preseason, regular season, and post season. The 8U Team will participate in tournaments both locally and regionally which will expose our players to some of the best competition in the region. This ensures our players the chance to measure up against the type of players they will compete with at the national level.

 

 

PRACTICE SCHEDULE?

Our first official practice is Monday July 22, 2019.  We practice 5 nights a week Mon - Friday through Mid-August.

During September, October, and November practices are 3 nights a week. Practices are at  Bull Dog Park in Bolingbrook.

If you still have questions, please contact us at 773-451-5191 or via email at [email protected]