About Us

Sparta Bears Football & Cheer is a non-profit 501c3 youth football and cheerleading program based in Sparta, New Jersey. The Bears are one of twenty towns across six counties who are members of the New Jersey Suburban Youth Football League (NJSYFL). The NJSYFL is the largest youth football and cheer organization within the state of New Jersey.

Participants:

* Youth Tackle -Grades 3 through 8.

* Seven-on-Seven Flag Football for K through 2nd grade Girls & Boys.

* Cheer - for all grade levels


Program Levels: Levels "A", "B", "C" & "D" participate in games officiated by NJHS certified referees. Levels "E" (3rd & 4th grade) & Flag Football (1st & 2nd grade) are instructional based program. 

Introduction: Our youth tackle football program is comprised of six (6) levels and based upon a specific age and weight criteria. There is no maximum weight for a player at any level, however based upon the combined factors of age, weight, and grade, a player my be classified as a "waiver". In the interest of safety for all participants, any player classified as a waiver must adhere to specific rules unless that player elects to "play up" at a higher level.


Level A: The "A" Level teams are for players up to a maximum age of 14 years 6 months of age as of September 1st. This group typically falls in the 8th grade elementary school level.

Level B: The "B" Level teams are for players up to a maximum age of 13 years 6 months of age as of September 1st. This group typically falls in the 7th grade middle school level. 

Level C: The "C" Level teams are for players up to a maximum age of 12 years 6 months of age as of September 1st. This group typically falls in the 6th grade middle school level. 

Level D: The "D" Level teams are for players up to a maximum age of 11 years 6 months of age as of September 1st. This group typically falls in the 5th grade middle school level.

 

Note: Levels A, B, C & D play an eight (8) - ten (10) game schedule within their specific divisions. Top divisional seeds advance to the Play-Offs and Super Bowls to be played in late October and early November.

 

Level E: The "E" Level teams are for players up to a maximum age of 10.5 years old as of September 1st. This group typically falls into the 3rd & 4th gradeelementary school level. 

 

Flag Football: The Flag Level teams are for all 1st and 2nd grade girls and boys playing within a instructive Seven-on-Seven format.

For more information: Go to: www.NJSYFL.com

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