Team practice days and times are scheduled by the head coach. Practice is located at the Belleville Little Devils field, located in Citizens Park. Coaches will contact players with team information. Practices are generally held on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday evenings prior to the start of games. At the discretion of the coach you may practice more or less, or on different days of the week. PARENTS ARE NOT ALLOWED ON THE PRACTICE FIELD. IF YOU WANT TO BE ON THE FIELD, A VOLUNTEER COACH APPLICATION FORM IS REQUIRED.
PRACTICE ATTIRE Practices 1 ,2 & 3: Helmet, mouthguard, cleats, shorts and practice jersey with a t-shirt underneath Practice 4 & 5: Same as previous practices, but add shoulder pads (dry-fit shirts are best to wear under shoulder pads) Practice 6 through end of the season: Full pads, including integrated pants with 7 pads
Bring your own water.
Tri-County will issue each team a game schedule that begins in mid to late August and lasts 9 weeks for regular season. Each team will play one game per week on either a Saturday or Sunday, with the exception of 12U (7th grade) who play some games during the week.
PARENTS ARE NOT ALLOWED ON THE FIELD AT ANY TIME.
GAME ATTIRE White jerseys are worn for away games. Red jerseys are worn for home games. Game pants must have all 7 pads. Mouthguard must be worn. GAME DAY WEIGH-INS Players must weigh in prior to each game. Weigh in starts promptly 1 hour prior to game time.
A coach may request that the opposing team begin their weigh in process as soon as 60 minutes before the scheduled start time. Any player that is not present at the time of the weigh in request WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE TO PLAY UNTIL HALF TIME PER LEAGUE RULES. There are no exceptions to the rule.
Players must have their jersey and helmet at weigh in time.
Those weighing over the accepted weight limit for their age division must display a stripe on their helmet for that game. Players with a stripe are limited to the 5 lineman positions. A player’s stripe may be added or removed from game to game depending on weight. An increase will be added to the weight limit for that age division per league rules.