BRIGHTON YOUTH FOOTBALL

District #13

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FIELD  LOCATION

Cottonwood Heights Rec Center

7500 South 2700 East, Salt Lake City

 

Brighton Home FIelds

Contact Brighton Youth Football

We are members of the Ute Conference Youth Tackle Football Organization partnering with USA football nationwide. We represent the East side benches of Cottonwood Heights. The Ute Conference is the largest independent non-profit youth tackle program in the United States. We offer the highest safety standards, most competitive league, and safest youth football in the state of Utah.

Our organization prides ourselves in ensuring proper growth and development in all aspects of the game. We begin  teaching basic fundamentals at the age of 7. We ensure all of our coaches are properly trained, as well as USA  certified  and concussion awareness certified.

When you play for Brighton, you are family. Come join us for a winning 2020 season!

We Are Brighton Youth Football.

IMPORTANT DATES

REGISTRATION BEGINS FEBRUARY 22ND!

2021 registration fee is $325 which includes: 

  • helmet rental 
  • shoulder pad rental
  • practice pants and game day pants rental
  • home and away jerseys embroidered with player name (yours to keep)
  • team photo 
  • two player photo lanyards

If you are in need of a payment plan, please contact brightonutefootball@gmail.com or call 801-871-5092 to speak with a board member. Payment plans must be paid off prior to the start of tryouts. 

CALLING ALL COACHES – WE ARE BEGINNING INTERVIEWS FOR THE 2021 SEASON. WE NEED COACHES FOR BOTH A & B TEAMS FOR ALL AGE GROUPS. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN VOLUNTEERING, PLEASE EMAIL US AT brightonutefootball@gmail.com 

MAY

  • Free off-season conditioning camps for ages 7-14 will begin (more information to come)

JUNE

  • Meet our Coaches Night –  Date TBD
  • Join us for our summer camps – more details to come  

JULY

  • Equipment pickup inside Cottonwood Heights Rec Center. (receipts/birth certificate/copy of utility bill required for new participants.) Equipment will not be distributed unless we have all of the required documentation.  
    • Dates TBD 
  • Island Pig Roast – TBD
  • Tryouts begin – Monday, July 26th – July 30th 2021 6-8 pm (helmets, shirts and shorts) and August 2nd-6th 2021 6-8 pm (full pads) at Cottonwood Heights Rec fields. 
    • Kona Ice will be onsite! All proceeds raised will go back to our district! 

AUGUST

  • Mandatory Weigh-ins – will be conducted by Ute Conference between August 2nd-August 14th 2021      
    • Every player must attend the scheduled weigh-in to play. Please plan summer vacations accordingly. 
  • Season kickoff- Date TBD 

BOARD MEMBERS

Amanda Soeffker

President

801-871-5092

amandasoeffker@gmail.com

Amber Morzelewski

Treasurer

 amber_kassapakis@yahoo.com

Ashley Harris

Secretary

 ash.harris012@gmail.com

Ben Young

Fundraising

bryoung42@gmail.com

Cohl Harris

Jerseys/Apparel

goutes01@yahoo.com

James Dodson

Equipment/Fields

Tyler Christensen

Communications/Social Media

Team Mom Coordinator /Concessions

HEAD COACHES

Jim Larson

Scouts A (7-8 Year Olds)

801-541-7026

Scouts B (7-8 Year Olds)

Gremlins A (9 Year Olds)

Gremlins B (9 Year Olds)

Ben Young

Pee Wees A (10 Year Olds)

801-842-6737

Pee Wees B (10 Year Olds)

Moses Tauteoli

Mity Mites A (11 Year Olds)

801-913-3069

Mity Mites B (11 Year Olds)

Ben Matheson

Grid Irons A (12 Year Olds)

(801) 870-2984

Grid Irons B (12 Year Olds)

Bantams A (13 Year Olds)

Bantams B (13 year olds)

COMMON QUESTIONS 

What do my registration fees cover?

The Ute Conference charges standard fees for each player, Districts may charge fees in addition to.

REGISTRATION FEE Breakdown To Ute Conference:

$55.00 OF REGISTRATION FEE goes towards UTE CONFERENCE Franchise Fees, and Insurances,

$60.00 To Jersey Purchases,

$75.00 To Officials, Security and on Field Medical Personnel

$10.00 To Online Administrative Costs

$200.00 TOTAL COST PER PLAYER GOES TO THE UTE CONFERENCE, INC.

District Fees are then added for cost of equipment purchase and operations. Each District OPERATES INDEPENDENTLY as a Franchise of the UTE CONFERENCE, Inc. This results in the registration fees varying from District to District. Registration costs vary by district and is generally in the range of 250.00 – 350.00.

What equipment is provided?

Each player will receive a helmet, shoulder pads, game pants, and practice pants. (All equipment to be returned at the end of the season)

Each player is allowed to keep their jerseys at the end of each season as part of the registration fee.

Mouthpieces, socks, athletic supporters (w/cups), and football shoes are not supplied.

We agree to be fully responsible for the return of the items of equipment issued to the above named player. All equipment is to be returned in reasonable condition, with normal wear and tear when requested to do so by Conference or district officials, or pay the stated value of $260.00, plus all costs of collection Including a reasonable attorney fees plus interest.

What are the minimum amount of plays my player can expect to play?

Each player must play a minimum of 10 plays in every game. A play is constituted as any time the official puts the ball in play.

What happens if I miss weigh ins?

Official Weigh-In is conducted the second week prior to the first game. Any player who misses the official weigh in is removed from the roster and is ineligible to play the first game Players caught playing are subject to suspension and the game will be a forfeiture. Coach or coaches will be suspended. A makeup weigh in will be the Tuesday after the 1st regular season game. 

What should I wear to weigh ins?

Players are to wear shorts and t-shirts to weigh in. No Equipment!

What are the age and weight requirements?

The age of a player for the playing season shall be his/her attained age as of July 1, of that year. 7 year old scouts playing age for the season shall be his/her attained age as of September 1, of that year. A player turning 8 after July 1 and before September 1 of current year will have the option to play in the Scout division. This will require parental consent of the player.

EXCEPTIONS – Players who played in an age group for 2017 season will be able to remain in that age group for the remainder of their Ute Conference Eligibility. – (2018)

Scout 7 – 8 X Weight 85 lbs No Z Downs Or optional 1 year move “Y”UP ONLY
(For 8-year-olds only)

Gremlin 9 X Weight 95 lbs Z Weight 10yr old 70 lbs
Or optional 1 year move “Y”UP ONLY

Pee Wee 10 X Weight 105 lbs Z Weight 11yr old 80 lbs Or optional 1 year move

Mity Mite 11 X Weight 125 lbs Z Weight 12yr old 100 lbs Or optional 1 year move

GridIron 12 X Weight 135 lbs Z Weight 13yr old 110 lbs Or optional 1 year move

Bantam 13, (14) must be in 8th
grade or Z down rules apply
X Weight 165 lbs Z Weight 14yr old
140 lbs Or optional 1 year move

14 year old 8th grade players will need to show proof of grade during weigh in. Copy of official document will need to be kept on file.

* This move down for 14 year old 8th grade Players will be for districts without Junior teams only.

If a 14 year old Junior wishes to “Z” down, from a district that fields a Junior Team then all corresponding “Z” down rules are still in effect.

Y Up – 1 year move – Bylaw 13.1 / Players may Y Up 1 age weight classification with signed parental consent

Y & Z mandatory Weigh Ins – Y & Z players may only weigh once prior to the original district
dates.

What is the X man rule?

The “X”-man Rule in the conference bylaws is presently written as follows:

13.1.1 The “X” player must be an Interior lineman on offense, playing one of the four line positions, from Tackle to Tackle, the “X” player must be set, but not necessarily down in a 3 or 4 point stance at the snap of the ball. On defense the “X” player must be an interior lineman. They can line up anywhere along the line of scrimmage. However, they must be on the line of scrimmage at the snap of the ball. The “X” player on defense must be down in a 3 or 4 point stance at the snap of the ball.

ALL “X”-MEN– The following criteria apply to ALL “X”-men:
1. All individuals listed on their teams´ roster as an “X”-man, must have either a 4″ White or Black “X” on the front AND back of their helmet. The Conference Board of Directors have also instructed the President´s of each District to inform their Coaches to ONLY use Conference-purchased block “X´s”. Skull bones, decorations, colorings, numbers, names, writings, etc. are prohibited on the “X”, and the “X” can NOT be made of Athletic tape, black electrical tape or anything other the Conferenceprovided “X”.

District Schedule Brighton