Time to sign up for youth football

Contributed Photo/Courtesy Desirae Mendez: It’s time to sign up for American Youth Football.

Staff Reports

GRAHAM COUNTY – The time is now to sign your children up to play on the Gila Valley teams for American Youth Football (AYF). 

AYF was established in 1996 and promotes the development of youth through its association with adult leaders in American football. 

All children ages 5-12 are eligible to participate. Players must be at least 5 years old and cannot turn 13 before July 31. Girls are encouraged to play football as well as boys. 

Contributed Photo/Courtesy Contributed Photo/Courtesy Desirae Mendez: There will be a cheer team as well.


Ages 5-10 flag football – $145

Ages 11-12 tackle football – $205

Ages 5-12 cheer – $120

Registration is open from June 28 – July 23

There will be one in-person registration/fitting session held July 10 from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. at Stotz Equipment at 2457 W. U.S. Highway 70. 

Visit the Gila Valley AYF website here to register or for more information or contact Desirae Mendez at (928) 965-5908 or by email at desirae.ayf@gmail.com. 

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