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North Side Youth Football & Cheerleading offers cheerleading to both boys and girls from age 6 through the 8th grade.

The goal is to create three squads:

  • 6 thru 8 year olds
  • 9 and 10 year olds
  • 11 on up (Middle School)

The next goal is to have enough cheerleaders to break into two Middle School Groups

If we do not reach enough participants for three teams, then the cheerleaders will initially be divided into two teams based on age:

  • 10 years old and under
  • 11, 12, 13, and 14  year olds (14 year olds must be in the 8th grade)
  • if numbers on one team reach a certain level, then the possibility of dividing the age groups down even further will be discussed. 

Fee:  $200; Scholarships and financial aid are available to all of our cheerleaders.  If you are in need of financial assistance, please contact Mark Ditsch at   Participation in NSYF's online fundraisers is required (there is no cost to our families to participate in the fundraisers)

What's Included: Uniform and accessories are included.  Uniforms include cheer uniform, Poms, tights for under skirt and shirt,  sweatshirt, and bows.   

Practice Schedule:

Regular Season Practices: Tuesdays and Fridays, 5 to 6:30 PM, 8/24 thru 10/22

Practice Location:  Welles Park, 2333 W Sunnyside

Cheer Game Schedule:  The cheerleaders will cheer a minimum of 5  weekends, with the possibility of 7 total weekends. The first possible date will be Sunday, September 5th.  The last possible date will be Sunday, October 24th.  Times will vary.

Cheer Game Locations:  Lane Tech Stadium, Depaul Prep Stadium, St. Ignatius Stadium

Stunts: Stunts will be taught and performed relative to each age groups skill set.