Hone your skills, get some exercise, make new friends, and get a chance at making a big play. At South Suburban, our goal is that everybody plays. We encourage coaches to play all players equally and allow every player to try every position. Kids will get the chance to throw passes, make catches, pull flags, run for touchdowns, and even get a Pick 6. Our league is a great way to get out and play.
Who: Boys and girls, grades K – 8th
When: Sept 8-Oct 20. Important dates:
- June 1: Registration open
- Aug 17: Registration closes
- Aug 27: Practices begin
- Aug 28: Coaches meeting @ 7:00 pm at Buck Recreation Center
- Aug 31: Games Schedules posted at www.southsuburbansports.com
- Sept 8: Season begins
- Oct 6: Picture day
- Oct 20: Last day of games
- Oct 27: Pigskin Playoff Post-Season Tournament held at David A Lorenz Regional Park (separate team registration required).
Where: Games are held at David A. Lorenz Regional Park and Altair Park. Practices are held at a park within the South Suburban Parks & Recreation District.
When: Games are held on Saturdays, Sept 8-Oct 20. Games start at 8 am and may run as late as 6 pm. Practices are held on a weekday during the week sometime between 4:00pm-8:00pm.
Practices: Practices will begin the week of Aug 27. Each team is guaranteed one 1-hour practice during the week. Practice permits will be issued to coaches based off their requests no later than Saturday, Aug 25 (for coaches who have completed and are up-to-date with all coaching requirements).
Price: $75 Residents, $90 Nonresidents. Flag belts are included. New jerseys are an additional $12.
Register: Registration runs from June 1-Aug 17. We do our best to honor requests for a special coach or friend, but requests aren’t guaranteed.
Weather Policy: Weather and/or field conditions may cause game cancellations. All cancelled games will be rescheduled for a later date. Games may be rescheduled on Saturdays and/or Sundays during or after the conclusion of the scheduled season. The Rainout Line (303-219-1150) is updated by 7am each Saturday morning prior to games. Practice cancellations are determined by the coaches, not the South Suburban Athletics Department. The Rainout Line will NOT be updated for practice cancellations.
Refund Policy: All refunds must be requested no later than Friday, Sept 7. A $5 processing fee will be assessed for each refund.