New Players and Parents
Volunteer hours are required for all families. Typical opportunities include:
- Game Day Activities
- Equipment Handout
- Equipment Hand in
It is very important to make the equipment pickups handout. At this time your child will be fitted for helmets, shoulder pads, pants, and jerseys. Equipment pickup is scheduled for July 17h, with an alternate date TBD. All payments and paperwork are due at this time. No equipment will be handed out without payment and paperwork.
Equipment handout is held at Connor Field, which is located across the parking lot from the Little League complex, at 601 E. Verona Ave., Verona, WI.
Practice jerseys are provided at equipment handout, and to be returned at the end of the season.
WYF provides Helmets, shoulder pads, jerseys and a chin strap. Parents are responsible for purchasing a pair of pants, a mouth guard and shoes.
Recommended Pants - Champro Youth Intimidator Integrated Pants
Shoes must have a plastic molded cleat, metal cleats are not permitted.
Tinted eye shields are not permitted
Additional items that are recommended but not required:
Under shirts- short sleeve or sleeveless for warm days, long sleeves for cold days
First week of Practice-
The 1st week of practice starts Aug 5th. This week is used an evaluation period and it is very important your child attends. The kids are also required to have 2 helmet only and 3 helmet/shoulder pads practices prior to practicing in full gear. The evaluation days are set to accommodate the helmet only practices. Please note: Players who miss these days will be required to make up these days during regular scheduled practices before they can participate in full contact activities.
WYF will not honor placement requests. Each grade will be divided into equal teams and typically practice at the same time. WYF has a grade level approach to practices. All kids will be working with all grade level coaches. Team selections will be posted the week of August 12th.
4th / 5thgraders - Practices are TBD, but are likely to be 2 night per week, with Games on Saturdays
6th graders typical practice 3 nights per week 5:30-7 each night. First 3 weeks could be 4 nights with M-Thu practices. Your head coach will let you know. After the first two weeks, practices will usually be M, T, and Th unless there is a holiday or coach change. All practices are at St Christopher Parish (Formerly St. Andrews). Games are on Saturdays and may start as early at 8 am. Verona competes against other teams that are part of the BCYFL (Badger Central Youth Football League). Typically you will have half your games at home and travel the other half. WYF is not responsible for transportation.
7th & 8th Grade typical practice 4 days per week for 1.5-2 hours each night. All practices are in Verona, behind Badger Ridge Middle School. Games are typically M or T evenings. Some away games may require some kids get out of school early. WYF is not responsible for transportation.
All players will have their official weight recorded at equipment handout. There will be no re-weigh ins.
Pictures are taken by Empire Photography. All proofs are emailed to the parents within 2 weeks of picture date. Team pictures are scheduled for September 9th. Please be sure your child is ready with their full uniform.
Still have questions?
Contact a board member