Empire State Youth Football LeagueLeague Presentation ESFL February 8th, 2011
Our League Empire State Youth Football League will be the leading youth football and cheer organization in the Metro New York City area providing: Superior competition Professional and highly competent league management Association based corporate governance Clear and open financial management Access to National and Regional Tournaments Commitment to supporting the development of high quality coaching and association management. Selective Membership Process 2
ESYFL: Founding Associations ♦Brooklyn Chiefs ♦Brooklyn Titans ♦Far Rockaway Ravens ♦New York Warriors The 4 founding organizations have over 30 years of combined experience operating youth football organizations and leagues. The principals have played major roles in operating other NYC Football land all have successful experience with unlimited weight Football. 3
League Highlights 7 to 8 Game Regular Season Schedule. Championship Game at Poly Prep (Venue already booked) Independent League Commissioner. 1 to 2 Crossover Games with Outside Leagues. Extended Season: All Teams Guaranteed 2 Post Season Games. Preliminary Schedules Released June 1st . Final Schedules Released August 1st . League Assistance with Travel Expenses to National Tournament for Winning Teams. Selective Membership 4
ESYFL: Divisions ESYFL is devoted to unlimited weight age/grade based football. Player eligibility is determined by the age/grade matrix outlined below. Grades can be combined, and players can play in a higher grade, but under no circumstances can players participate in a lower grade than he or she is in. 5
ESYFL: Fees & Services Summary League Fees $1,500 League Fee For Football $250 League Fee For Cheerleading. $2,000 Mandatory Fundraising per Association (50% Kept by Team) $10.00 per player certification fee. League Services
Enhanced Certification Process
Fully Paid Championship Game Held at Poly Prep (Venue already booked).
League Sponsored Travel Fund. (Up to $3,000 per team for travel to National Championship Tournament)
Annual Budgets Presented at February Meeting.
Separate Cheer Operating Budget and Travel Fund.
Independent League Commissioner.
Full accountability of all income and expenditures.
United Youth Football League ESYFL is a member of the United Youth Football League (“UYFL”). UYFL is s nationally based sanctioning body similar to Pop Warner or American Youth Football (“AYF”). UYFL provides access to insurance services, regional and national tournaments for football and cheerleading, and access to grants. Highlights of the UYFL Include:
NFL Sanctioned Program
Football & Cheer National Championship tournament in Florida.
Discounted Insurance Program
Quick Calendar League Organization Meeting February (TBD) League Organization Meeting March (TBD) League Organization Meeting April (TBD) League Organization Meeting May (TBD) League Organization Meeting June 1st(Commitments Due) Final Schedules Set July 1st First Certification Day August (TBD) Cheer/Step Showcase: August 20th Island Garden, West Hempstead Opening Day September 10th Championship Game November 19th Poly Prep High School National Championship: December 9th – 11th Kissimmee Florida 8