The 2019 St. Francis Xavier Parish CYO football season is set to begin July 25, 2019.   Athletes must be committed to participate in practice and weekend games. Games are held at various locations in the Akron/Cleveland area.  All scheduling is handled by CYO.

New St. Francis Xavier Parish CYO registrants must provide a copy of their birth certificate to the athletic director.  All participants are required to have a physical good for 13 months and include the entire football season. The CYO 2-page pre-participation form with room for a doctor’s signature is required by all participants and can be found here and must be turned in by July 25th to the Parish office labeled CYO sports. No athlete will practice without a physical on file.  

Absolutely no refunds issued after August 1st.

Registration is open now until June 3rd, 2019.

CYO Football is open to children in grades 1-8. Grades 1-3 will play Flag Football. Grades 4 and 5 will play Rookie Tackle. Grade 6, 7, and 8 will play 11 Man Tackle.  Practice may begin July 25.

Grade 1 Flag Football* * Participants may move up to 2nd grade Flag Football
Grade 2 Flag Football* * Participants may move up to 3rdgrade Flag Football
Grade 3 Flag Football* * Participants MAY NOT move up to Rookie Tackle

Grade 4 Rookie Tackle* * Participants may move up to 5th grade Rookie Tackle
Grade 5 Rookie Tackle* * Participants MAY NOT move up to 6th grade 11 Man Tackle>

Grade 6 11 Man Tackle* * Participants May NOT move up to 7th or 8th grade 11 Man Tackle
Grade 7 11 Man Tackle ** Participants may move up to 8th grade 11 Man Tackle
Grade 8 11 Man Tackle ** Participants are in 7th or 8th grade ONLY

All participants must either be enrolled in St. Francis Xavier School, be registered at St Francis Xavier Church, home schooled and be enrolled in and actively attending a parish school of religion program for a complete year.  In addition, the athlete cannot be a member of any other Football team team during the season.  

Check under “Athlete Registration” on this website for more eligibility requirements if you are not a registered St Francis Xavier Parishioner.

The St Francis Xavier Parish Football fee is $95 per player for grades 1-3 and $150 per player for grades 4-8.

Teams will be formed with St Ambrose Parish in Brunswick. Practice and game schedules TBA.

To register for this sport please click on the registration link below and follow the instructions.

Registration is due June 3rd 2019  


Click Here for CYO pre participation form