Our FIRST PRACTICE will be Monday, July 25th, from 6-7:30. Your player will need to wear/bring the following: gym shorts, a t-shirt, cleats, and a water bottle labeled with their first/last name.
All practices will occur at the field across the ELO Community Center.
Below is the schedule for next week:
Practice Schedule: All teams usually practice Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday starting at 6 pm and ending roughly around 7:30 pm. It is the head coach’s discretion if modifications are needed.
Equipment Hand Out: Players will receive the following Items: Helmet, Shoulder Pads, and Practice Jersey. Below is the full schedule. Please let me know if your player cannot attend our scheduled day on the 1st. We will meet after practice at the clubhouse (building near the baseball fields).
July 28th (Thursday) Varsity (11-12-year-olds)
August 1 (Monday) JV (9-10-year-olds)
August 2 (Tuesday) Mighty Mites (7-8-year-olds)
August 4 (Thursday) Tiny Mites (5-6-year-olds)
If you have not done so, please purchase a chin strap, mouthpiece (several are recommended as they got lost and destroyed during the season), cleats, and football pants with integrated pads. In addition, we will have football pants at the equipment handout that can be purchased for $5 (cash or check). These pants are new, unused uniforms from previous seasons. **No guarantee we will have enough for every player.
ELOC 2022 Fall Football Important "Tentative" Dates
Certification - 8/13 (Location and time TBD) ALL players MUST attend to be eligible for regular and post-season participation.
- The Big South Youth Football League requires every player and coach to be certified, or they will not be allowed on the field.
- There is no make-up date.
- Players must provide an original birth certificate with a raised seal.
- Players must provide a report card from last year OR a power bill with the current home address.
**Please start to look for these documents and contact me with any questions. I will be at all the practices to collect your players' documents. I will keep them safe and return them to you at the certification. ***THIS IS THE MOST IMPORTANT STEP IN THE PRE-SEASON PROCESS. ALL PLAYERS REGISTERED MUST ATTEND!!!***
Uniform/Jersey handout - TBD
East Lincoln High School Youth night 8/26
Jamboree - 8/27 (Location TBD)
First game - 9/3 (Location TBD)
Game Schedule: ALL Games are scheduled for Saturdays. Games are usually made up on Sunday if there is any cancellation due to weather. East Lincoln will host two weekends out of the regular season with all other games at other organizations’ host sites and high schools. The game schedule DOES NOT come out until about two weeks before the regular season kicks off.
ELO home games (East Lincoln High School) are tentatively scheduled for 9/10 and 10/15
If you have any questions, please email or call; see you all next week!