News and Announcements

Registration for the 2022 Fall season for K-6th football and cheer will be open May 1st to June 25th. Please watch our Facebook page or www.buckeyeyouthfootball.com for details.

The 2022 Buckeye Youth Football Board nominations were officially voted in the January meeting. Thank you for volunteering and we look forward to a great year!

Also scheduled were the monthly board meetings through the start of the Fall season. Note the location change to the Liverpool Community Center in Valley City from the Litchfield Town Hall. All are encouraged to attend to discuss and plan the 2022 season.

2022 Board Meetings:
Where: Liverpool Community Center, 6801 School St, Valley City, OH 44280
When: Sundays at 7pm at the following dates: Feb-20, March-20, April-24 (Updated from April-10), May-22, June-26 and July-17

2022 Board Members:
President: Travis Perkins
Cheer Director: Sara Ross
Vice President: Eric Keller
Secretary: Kelley Giles
Treasurer: Matt Wilhelm

Football information: travis.perkins@buckeyeyouthfootball.com
Cheer information: sara.ross@buckeyeyouthfootball.com

Nominations were taken for the Buckeye Youth Football 2022 Board of Directors at the monthly meeting 12/19/2021. The formal vote will occur at the next meeting Sunday, January 16th, 2022 7:00pm at the Litchfield Town Hall.

A big Thank You to outgoing Cheer Director Stacey Weckesser and Secretary Adam Piovarchy for their dedication and support throughout the unprecedented 2021 Spring and Fall seasons!

2022 BYFA Board Nominees:
Cheer Director: Sara Ross
President: Travis Perkins
Vice President: Eric Keller
Secretary: Kelly Giles
Treasurer: Matt Wilhelm

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The Buckeye Youth Football Association is proud to have earned Gold Status through USA Football’s League Excellence Program for the 2021 season! This is a national recognition very few Youth organizations have received for “a commitment to raise operational standards and provide a great environment for athletes and their families.”

USA Football recently published the article linked below describing all that BYFA does for Youth Football and Cheer in the Buckeye Community and with the LEYFL. This is a great recognition though just a glimpse into the commitment to excellence of our Board Members, Coaches and wonderful Buckeye supporters!

https://blogs.usafootball.com/blog/8347/ohio-youth-club-earns-gold-level-status-in-usa-football-program

Please see below for information on equipment return for all 3rd to 6th grade Buckeye Youth Football players. K to 2nd grade players do not have to return jerseys or pants. All equipment must be returned at either of the two dates below.

When: Wednesday 11/3 6-8pm or Saturday 11/6 9-11am

Where: Liverpool Community Center equipment room (6801 School St, Valley City, 44280). Same location as equipment handout.

What to return: Helmet, game jersey, practice jersey, game pants, practice pants, orange belt and knee pads. Keep your padded girdles and game socks.

Thank You!

Congratulations the Buckeye Varsity, 1st/2nd Orange Flag and K/1st Orange Flag teams on their playoff victories this past weekend and advancing to the LEYFL Championship games! The schedule for the 10/30 games is below. Good luck and have a great week of Championship practice!

K/1st Buckeye Orange Flag vs Columbia Kalamasz 1:00pm at Midview HS

1st/2nd Buckeye Orange Flag vs Amherst Gold 10:00am at Amherst

Varsity Buckeye vs North Ridgeville Blue 6:15pm at Midview HS