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Registration Update - July 29, 2015

All wait lists will be cleared for all grades by noon today! Please register this afternoon if you want to ensure a spot on a team.  To avoid this situation in the future, you must register before the posted deadline. 

ACYFA Skill Camps, Grades 3 - 8: 7/29 - 7/30

7/29 - 7/30: Cooper High School, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

This camp will be led by the high school football staff and players, which is a great learning opportunity for our kids.  Players should attend both days.  Players should wear a T-shirt, shorts, and sneakers or cleats.  Also, make sure they bring water with them to the camp.

ACYFA Registration

Registration for the 2015 ACYFA season is now open!


The Armstrong Cooper Youth Football Association is a non-profit tackle football organization for kids in grades 1 through 8. Grades 1-2 play in an in-house development league. Grades 3-8 play a 10 game season against other metro area teams. Grades 3-6 play in the Twin Cities North Youth Football League. Grades 7-8 play in the North Suburban Football League. Registration fees includes all equipment (except shoes, mouth guard and cup), fields, referees, and a practice jersey the players get to keep. Practice starts August 10th and the season will run through late October.

Check back often for schedule updates and official league news.

Equipment Pick-up: Thursday, July 30th, 8:00 - 9:00pm

If you haven't already picked up your equipment or need to make an exchange, someone will be available at the equipment shack on Thursday 7/30, from 8:00pm - 9:00pm.  The equipment shack is located just north of Rockford Road on Zealand Ave, right behind the New Hope Fire Station.

ACYFA Combine, Grades 3-8: 8/3 - 8/6

The ACYFA Combine will be held at Plymouth Middle School from 6:00pm - 8:00pm, on Monday, August 3rd through Thursday, August 6th.  Players should attend all four days.  We will record player performance at the combine in order to ensure a fair draft of teams with comparable talent.

Please have the player bring full pads, including pants, shoulder pads, helmet, and practice jersey.  We will adjust what they wear based on the heat index. Always bring water to every event.

Practice starts - Monday, August 10th

Practice starts on Monday, August 10th at 6:00pm.  Coaches will contact the players on their team after the combine regarding times, days, and fields.

Game Schedules

Game schedules should be available by September 1st.  The first game will be no sooner than Thursday, September 10th.  The regular season ends in late October.

ACYFA is now a member of the Twin Cities North Youth Football League and the North Suburban Football League


ACYFA is excited to announce we will be joining the Twin Cities North Youth Football League (grades 3-6) and the North Suburban Football League (grades 7-8) in the fall of 2015.


More games against more teams with more competition!

  • 11 man football
  • Keep score
  • Keep standings
  • Playoff system
  • Special teams play
  • Goal line defense
  • Independent playbook
  • 10 regular season games
  • 7th and 8th grade has no weight restrictions for offensive players in the backfield.

ACYFA will still offer an in house tackle development program for 1st and 2nd graders. Please stay tuned for more information!