Gear checkout will be August 8th, 4pm @ North Salem High School in the small gym (same as last year) for all registered players for 3rd/4th & 5th/6th. This will be our only scheduled time to checkout gear. If your player can not make this time, private arrangements must be made with VP Chris Feskens.
Our Association wide meeting will follow gear checkout at 5pm on 8/8 in the Home stands of the football stadium @ North Salem. All players from Flag-6th grade are expected to attend. You will meet your coaches (if possible) immediately after. Please bring your signed tackle medical release form to the meeting to give to your coach or Natasha. Tackle Practices CAN NOT start until after August 13th. Your player CAN NOT practice without a signed medical release.
All players MUST have a medical release form signed by a doctor this year to be eligible to play for North Salem Youth Football or any other TVYF team.
We will have another in-person registration on July 12 from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm at the Knudson Branch of the Boys and Girls Club. Anyone needing help with the registration process is encouraged to come. We will have board members on hand to help you with the process of registering online at www.northsalemyouthfootball.com . Feel free to email us at email@example.com with any questions. GO VIKS!
Are you interested in coaching next year and being a part of our growing Viking program? NSYFA needs YOU!! We will have several coaching positions open next year at all of our levels from Flag to 7th grade. The bigger we get, the more coaches we will need. Come help our community grow! We can't have games and a strong league without the parent's help! If you are interested in helping out in anyway, please contact Chris Feskens, our VP. If you or anyone you know may be interested, please don't hesitate to call or email!
Chris Feskens- Vice President- firstname.lastname@example.org/ 503-999-1085
Natasha Turner-Ibabao- Registrar- email@example.com
Welcome to the North Salem Youth Football Association. We are a non-proﬁt organization that supports, encourages and enables youth to beneﬁt from participating in football in a safe and structured environment. We teach sportsmanship, fundamentals, teamwork, skills and knowledge that youth will use throughout their lives. We have aligned ourselves with Tualatin Valley Youth Football League. The other High Schools in Salem have also created their own associations. Our goal is to give our young players the best possible experience. We are committed to creating a fun, learning and exciting experience for your child.
Equipment we provide: Game jersey, integrated pants, helmet, shoulder pads and mouth guard. Equipment you will need to purchase: cleats, practice jersey.
As with any new association, there are tons of questions. Please refer to our website, or ﬁre off an email: firstname.lastname@example.org
At your service,
President, North Salem Youth Football Association
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The Tualatin Valley football league is a tackle based football program for 3rd through 8th grade youth in the Tualatin Valley and Portland metropolitan area in Oregon. With over 50 associations, the program now boasts over 6,500 players and 500+ volunteer coaches.
The TVYFL is a non-profit football club, whose goal is to provide safe and enjoyable athletic competition. Good sportsmanship, fun developing student athletes and individual growth are our main goals.
TVYFL would like to send a reminder about the proper behavior we as fans must adhere to toward an Associations Field Greeters, Stadium Rules, and the treatment of ALL Officials. Most of you that come out to watch your son or daughters team are doing everything right. By that I mean, you are where you are supposed to be and you are cheering in a positive and respectful manner. You are setting the example we hope our kids will follow. Unfortunately each year TVYFL receives reports that not all fans have been adhering to the sites field rules, and have engaged into verbal/physical abuse toward field greeters, and officials during games. TVYFL has a ZERO TOLERANCE! policy for inappropriate behavior toward Field Greeters, Officials, or TVYFL Executive Board Members.
Please respect the rules of each Association Sites from the Field Greeters. As TVYFL By-Laws stipulates Title 7 Section 4-B:
The bench area is reserved for players, coaches and authorized team personnel only. Sidelines are specifically for medical personnel and chain crews only. At no time should parents and/or spectators be allowed to stand directly in the area designated for the above.
If an Association has a roped off area, you must abide by this, and if asked to move by a field greeter, please do so respectfully without any verbal confrontation. And importantly, please DO NOT BRING ANY PETS inside the stadium (Dogs, cats, birds, etc.). Unless it is a service dog. As we all like to say, we all have rules in our homes, and there is an expectation that any visitor in our home follows our rules. Many Associations rent these fields and are subject to conditions they must adhere to in being able to use them, let’s not put the Associations in a position to lose home games or fined because of our actions.
On the subject of verbal confrontations:
The only people who shall speak to the officials pertaining to the officiating, before, during or after a game directly shall be the Head Coach, Association Board Members, TVYFL Executive Board, or Field Greeters. Please do not go to them directly to vent out one’s frustrations, because there can be consequences, not just for yourself, but the team, and Association.
Even if it is done in a calm tone, it can easily be perceived as something different, and it will always be the word of the officials first. Most of these officials are High School kids, and already have a tough job getting yelled at by the coaches during a game, they should not have to worry about being intimated by fans during half-time, or after a game. TVYFL has sent a memorandum about coaches behaviors toward officials. PFOA’s have threatened, and some have refused to do games because of the verbal abuse from coaches, and parents. Associations are finding it harder to get youth officials to do their games as well. Remember, no officials, no games.
The issue of bad officiating will always be subjective, and calls will get missed, and unfortunately may cause an injury to a child. You as fans must trust your head coach to do what is right in situation that involves the safety of football for your child, which I know is hard to do. There is a chain of command one must follow when one feels the officials are not making the right calls, or allowing unsportsmanlike behavior in the game, which is allowing your head coach to do their job.
Division Co-Presidents shall have the full power and authority to suspend, fine or provide whatever sanction they deem appropriate upon any officer, player, parent, guardian or coach within the following guidelines for each violation.
Failure to abide by TVYFL’s rules and by-laws, the parent will be subject to removal from the field, suspension, and possible removal from the league from TVYFL for you and your child for the following season.
TVYFL knows the majority conducts themselves appropriately as we do have the best fans, parents, which create much envy amongst other youth sports (not just football) leagues. We will always conduct ourselves with respectable pride. We cheer for our team, and clap for our opponents.
TVYFL Executive Board
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