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The Chicagoland Youth Football League (TCYFL) Teams

North Side Titans TCYFL Home Field

Home field for the North Side Titans is Lane Tech Stadium.  Map of the field is here.

2018 Season Information

The football season consists of 9 regular season games, followed by playoffs. Games are played on Saturday or Sunday at varying times.  Home games are at Lane Tech and away games are throughout the Chicagoland area.

Football practice begins August 6th.  From August 7th through August 24th, practices are 5 days a week from 4:30 to 6:30PM.  While we understand families have many commitments and time constraints during the Summer, we are expecting our players to be committed. If you have scheduled commitments during August, please contact us and we will find a solution so your child can particpate. After the first game on either 8/26 or 8/27, practices will run from 4:30 to 6:30 Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday.  

Player Registration

$150 - $400  depending on age, options selected, and date of registration. 

Scholarships are available and flexible payment plans are available to all families who show a need.   No one is ever turned away due for financial reasons. 

Registration fee includes the use of the following items for the season:

  • helmet
  • game jersey and pants
  • practice jersey and pants
  • shoulder pads

Players must purchase the following:
 

  • football cleats
  • mouthguard

2017 TCYFL Program

Division Maximum Eligible Age (as of 9/1) *1 Maximum Unrestricted Weight *2 Maximum Striper Weight
Varsity
Regular 14 175 Unlimited
Junior Varsity
Regular 13 145 185
Older/Lighter 14 120
Lightweight
Regular 13 125 135
Older/Lighter 14 105 105
Regular (Younger) 12 130 140
Regular (Younger) 11 135 145
Younger/Heavier - Striper 11 *4 145
Younger/Heavier - Exception - Double Striper 11 *4 see *3
Middleweight
Regular 12 115 125
Older/Lighter 13 85
Regular (Younger) 11 120 130
Regular (Younger) 10 125 135
Younger/Heavier - Striper 10 *4
Younger/Heavier - Exception - Double Striper 10 *4 see *3
Featherweight Regular 10 105 115
Older/Lighter 11 75
Regular (Younger) 9 110 120
Regular (Younger) 8 115 125
Younger/Heavier - Striper 8 *4 125
Younger/Heavier - Exception - Double Striper 8 *4 see *3
Bantamweight Regular 8 95 105
Older/Lighter 9 65
Regular (younger) 7 100 110
Reegular (younger) 6 105 115
Younger/Heavier Striper 6 *4 115
Younger/Heavier 6 *4 see *3
Flyweight Regular 6 75
Older/Lighter 7 50
Regular (younger) 5 80

Notes:

Maximum Unrestricted Weight means maximum weight to run the ball

Maximum Striper Weight means maximum weight to play for a particular age, Unrestricted Weight determines whether a player is eligible to run with a ball

*1. The Maximum Weights are effective for Week 1.  All weight limits for each level will increase by one-half pound per week the entire season, including any playoff games.  The Maximum Weights include minimum of shirt, football pants with pads or football pants with girdle if girdle is worn for the game.

*2.  Player age as of September 1.  Player cannot be enrolled in high school

*3. "Younger/Heavier Exception - Double Striper" players must be approved prior to game play by the TCYFL

*4. Must be younger to be a heavier exception striper

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