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MAY 21ST GRIFFINS SPRING COMBINE
Registration for our 2017 Spring Combine at Northwestern University is now open. Free of charge to all of our 2017 registered Griffins participants. Click on the Registration Tab above our the Registration Tab to the right for more details.  

SUMMER CAMP OPPORTUNITIES
There are several local football camps being offered during the summer months including; Northwestern, New Trier, Bears to name a few. Click the Off Season tab above for further information or contact us to learn more. 

UNDER ARMOUR SPRING FLAG FOOTBALL
Saturday evening Flag Football under the lights at Takiff Fields in Glencoe. 1st thru 8th grade Griffins teams are being formed now. Games are Saturday evenings with short practices before each game in May and June. Click on banner to the right for further details. 

TCBOOST SPEED & AGILITY SPRING WORKOUTS
Thursday evenings in March and April (6:00-7:00pm) at TCBoost in Northbrook.  Must register to participate. Ages 9-14.
Contact Vicki at TCBoost (847-559-2307) for further information.

2017 REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN
Registration for the 2017 Griffins season is now open. Due to high demand, space is limited this season so make your deposit today. 
Be sure to subscribe to Griffins Football Facebook and Twitter for program updates.

ALL TCYFL GAME
Nominations are being taken for the All TCYFL Game on July 8th. To be eligible you must be a returning incoming 8th grader. Contact Chris Prawdzik for more information. 

2017 IMPORTANT DATES:
MAY 21ST
Griffins Spring Combine at Northwestern
JULY 8TH
All TCYFL Game (8th Grade All Star Game)
JULY 17TH  
Optional Preseason Conditioning Begins (Mon-Fri)
JULY 31ST 
Practice Begins (Mon-Fri)
AUGUST 23RD
After School Practices Begin (Tues-Weds-Thurs)
AUGUST 26TH 
TCYFL Opening Weekend

OPENING WEEKEND AUGUST 26TH

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WHO IS TCYFL?

The Chicagoland Youth Football League (TCYFL) is the largest independent youth tackle football league in the United States, fielding thousands of players on hundreds of teams from over 50  Member Communities throughout Chicagoland and SE Wisconsin.
Including; Antioch, Barrington, Bartlett, Batavia-N Aurora, Berwyn, Buffalo Grove, Cary, Crystal Lake, Des Plaines, Dundee, East Aurora, Elgin, Elmwood Park, GPH, Grant, Grayslake, Huntley, Johnsburg, Kenosha, Lake Geneva, Lake in the Hills, Lake Villa, Lake Zurich, Libertyville, McHenry, Mount Prospect, Mundelein, North Chicago, North Shore, North Side, Oak Park, Park Ridge, Plainfield, Portage Park, Prairie Ridge, Prospect Heights, Round Lake, Schaumburg, South Elgin, Streamwood, Villa Park, Warren, Wauconda, Waukegan, Westmont, WKCYF, Woodstock,
Zion-Benton. 

    2016 TCYFL BIG 10 VARSITY CHAMPIONS

    Congratulations to Coach Roth and our Undefeated 7-8th Grade Varsity Griffins Team. Defeating Lake in the Hills  26-0 to complete their perfect season and bring home the TCYFL Championship hardware. 

    2016 TCYFL BIG 10 MIDDLEWEIGHT RUNNERS-UP

    Our 6-7th Grade Middleweight Griffins team fell short in the TCYFL Championship Game. 
    Losing a close battle to Chicago North Side 12-6. 

    What Makes NORTH SHORE FOOTBALL Different?

    OUR LEAGUE
    NSYF participates in The Chicagoland Youth Football League (TCYFL), the largest independent youth football organization in the country with over 50 participating Chicagoland communities. Creating better competition and fair play opportunities for all.

    STARTING THEM EARLY
    NSYF offers tackle football for boys and girls ages 6 thru 14. We are the only youth organization in the North Shore area to offer tackle football for 6-9 year olds. Teaching the correct tackling and blocking techniques at a younger age makes for a Safer  and Better game.

    COACHES TRAINING
    Our number one priority is the health and safety of our young athletes, this is why TCYFL and NSYF mandates that all coaches be certified in all Heads Up Blocking and Tackling techniques. As well all coaches are required to participate in advanced concussion training. We continue to limit contact during the practice week utilizing new training tools such as the Shadowman Tackling System and Tackling Wheel. 

    PLAYING MORE FOOTBALL
    The NSYF football season runs longer than other local programs. Practice begins in late July with the introduction of Heads Up Football. Our season ends in mid November with a full playoff schedule, ending with Championship Weekend.

    TRUE PLAYOFFS
    Unlike many local leagues in the North Shore area who have a single game playoff day, NSYF participates in a full playoff schedule which leads to a Live-Streamed TCYFL Championship Game at all age levels.


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