2018 Upward Sports Flag Football & Cheerleading (K - 6th Grade)

REGISTER HERE

Early registration fee: $95 (includes jersey top or cheer top + skort + poms)

Optional football shorts/cheer turtleneck: $20

REGISTER EARLY AND SAVE MONEY!
After July 17, the registration fee is $110

Optional shorts or turtleneck remain $20
 

 

All participants should attend ONE evaluation or orientation. Evaluations are NOT tryouts!  It is important for us to have evaluation scores so we can set up balanced and competitive teams. Evaluations and orientations will be held at:   

Valley Community Center

4444 Fuller Rd., West Des Moines  

Football Evaluations - Evals take 20-30 minutes.

  • Tuesday, July 17, anytime between 4:00pm-7:00pm

Cheerleading Orientations

Orientation takes the entire hour!!

  • Tuesday, July 17, from 6:00-7:00pm

PRACTICE INFORMATION:

Football: Practices begin the week of August 20th

5:30-6:30pm, on either Mondays, Tuesdays or Thursdays.

Cheer: Monday nights downstairs at Valley Church (4343 Fuller Road, West Des Moines, IA 50265)

ALL GAMES AND FOOTBALL PRACTICES WILL BE HELD AT THE VALLEY COMMUNITY CENTER

GAME INFORMATION:

Games are one hour in length on eight consecutive Saturdays beginning September 8th.

Important Dates!

Early registration discount ends: July 17th

Football Evaluations: Tuesday, July 17th, 4pm-7:00pm takes about 30 minutes @ VCC

Cheer Orientations: Tuesday, July 17th, 6:00-7:00pm and stay entire hour @ VCC

Coach's Training: August 7th or 9th, 6:00-8:00 pm (Coaches MUST attend ONE)

Referee Training: August 28th, 6:00-8:00 pm

Practices begin the week of: August 20th

Games begin: September 8th

Final Games: October 27th

End of Season Celebration: Saturday, October 27th, 3:00-4:00 PM

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

Coaches -  No experience needed! We will be having coach's training before the season to equip you with everything you will need. Head and assistant coaches for every team.

Scorekeeper will be keeping the clock and score of games. No experience necessary.

Field Set-Up  volunteers are needed to come from 7:00-8:00am to set up fields for the day's games.

For those needing Silver Cord Hours, you will be able to get credit but will not receive monetary payment for refereeing. The Silver Cord program requires hours to be volunteer (unpaid), so we will be able to grant you either Silver Cord Credit OR pay you per game.

You can choose to volunteer for 1 game or all games, it's up to you!  

Time Requirements: Games are 1 hour each on Saturdays.

Concessions Volunteer: We need you to help staff our concessions stand and be a smiling face to our Upward families!

FOR WEATHER CANCELLATIONS:

If practices or games are canceled, we do our best to make the call 2 hours prior to first scheduled event. You should receive an email notification and it will also be posted here.

Need More Info?

Contact Gabe Carlson with any question at 515-327-6000 or gcarlson@valleycommunitycenterdm.com