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2015 ACYFA Combine

Picture Day, Wednesday, August 26th

Individual and team pictures will be taken on Wednesday, August 26th at the Cooper High School cafeteria stating at 5:30pm.  Your head coach will provide details regarding your team's time slot. We will be handing out game jerseys and socks that night.  Players are to wear their shoulder pads, game pants, and sneakers (no cleats please).
Forms will be available that evening with a proof of the picture on it for ordering.  If you order online after picture day, you will have to pay for shipping to your home as they will not be in our bulk shipment.

3rd-8th Grade Anoka Ramsey Football Jamboree, Saturday, August 29th

We will be participating in the 3rd - 8th Grade Anoka Ramsey Football Jamboree on Saturday, August 29th, at Central Park, 7925 161st Ave NW, Ramsey, MN, about a 30-minute drive from our area.  We know the event will be held between 8:00am and 6:00pm, but we have not been given a specific time schedule yet.  Your head coach will provide more information when it becomes available. 

Registration Update - August 24th, 2015

3rd, 6th and 7th grade registration is closed for the 2015 season.  8th grade registration is limited to players that weigh over 130 pounds.  There are no more scholarships available. 

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.

Hawks and Falcons Varisty Football Game Youth Nights

Armstrong High School: All ACYFA players will get in free to all home games during the 2015 season (ACYFA Jersey must be worn). Parents pay regular admission fee. Friday, August 28th is ACYFA youth night vs St. Louis Park. Contact your ACYFA coach for more information.

Cooper High School: All ACYFA players will get in free to all home games during the 2015 season (ACYFA Jersey must be worn). Parents pay regular admission fee.

Hawks vs Falcons Varsity football game at Cooper High School

The Time has finally come! After a break for a number of years the Cooper Hawks will play the Armstrong Falcons at Cooper High School on Thursday, September 3rd at 7pm.  Please come in your ACYFA spirit wear to show your support!!

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!