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League Mission Statement

To provide the Riverside Local School District students an instructional youth football league allowing them to play together as teammates up to the middle school level. While providing a safe, disciplined and structured environment, we strive to develop stronger, more confident and conscientious young men and teammates.


League Details 
  • Riverside Youth Football League will consists of a minimum of 90% Riverside School District players.
  • We play in the Great Lakes Youth Football League (www.glyfl.com), competing with teams from Mentor, Chardon, Kirtland, Willoughby, Eastlake, Willoughby Hills, Willowick, Willowick, and Fairport.  No long distance traveling required for games. We play many of our future rivals.
  • We are a “weight limit” and “age” controlled league providing a safe environment for its players.
  • Our “C” level players (7yr. olds) do not play with 8 & 9 year old players.   
  • Game uniforms coordinate with Riverside High School colors (black, gold, white).
  • Home games/practices will be at LaMuth Middle School.  An additional practice location nearby may be used if necessary.  Games are played on Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Each team has access to top quality practice equipment.


Age and Weight Breakdown

“C” Division (7yr olds): Must be 7 years old on or before June 1st.  6 year olds can play but must turn 7 years old by November 30th.  Weight limit is 125 lbs for interior linemen and 115 lbs for all other players.

“B” Division (8 and 9yr olds): Must be 8 or 9 years old on or before June 1st.  Weight limit is 135 lbs for interior linemen and 120 lbs for all other players.

“A” Division (10 and 11yr olds): Must be 10 or 11 years old on or before June 1st.  12 years olds with birhtdates on or before June 1st can play if they are going into the 6th grade (must show proof they were in 5th grade the previous year).  Weight limit is 160 lbs for interior linemen and 135 lbs for all other players.

Weight limit is based on a fully equipped player. Total equipment weight could add up to 10 lbs.