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Edina Football Association

2016 Regular Season Registration is open!

Registration for the 2016 EFA regular season is now open! Come join 600 kids in playing the best team sport in town!

 

4th-8th Grade Tackle season: August 15th - October
2nd-3rd Grade Flag season: Sept - October

 

Why play football?

  • Fun with your buddies
  • Short season - no year-around commitment required
  • No cuts or tryouts - everyone plays!
  • Balanced teams (no A/B/C designations) 

Registration closing dates:
6th-8th: July 10, 2016 ($50 late fee after July 11th)
4th-5th: July 10, 2016 (No late fees for registration after 7/11, but space limited)
2nd-3rd: Open


NFL Play60 - Punt, Pass, and Kick Competition

The EFA is excited to be a section host this year for the NFL's Punt, Pass, and Kick contest.

When: September 9th at 5pm during EFA Night (before the varsity game against Eden Prairie)
Where: Upper Fields - Edina Community Center

Every year, more than 200,000 children nationwide compete in the NFL PP&K program. NFL PP&K offers boys and girls the opportunity to compete individually against their peers in punting, passing and kicking contests (based on distance and accuracy) in local, sectional, NFL Team Championship and National Final levels.

Eligibility:

Open to everyone (EFA and Non-EFA kids) 

Five age groups (6-7, 8-9, 10-11, 12-13, 14-15) are eligible to compete in separate boys’ and girls’ divisions.

Participants must fill out an entry form below or on-site. A valid birth certificate and parental signature are required, but no registration fee or purchase is required to enter.


EFA Practice Schedule

Grade Practices Location
2nd&3rd Typically one/two formal practices before the season, no regularly scheduled practices - most coaches ask kids to come early before games to practice. N/A
4th &5th

8/15-8/25: Mon-Thur 6-7:30pm

8/29-10/18: Mon/Tues/Thurs 6-7:30pm (move earlier once daylight shortens)

Highlands Park
6th

8/15-8/25: Mon-Thur 6-7:30pm

8/29-10/30 Mon/Tues/Thurs 6-7:30pm

Braemar Field
7th

8/15-8/25: Mon-Thur, (times may shift due to school construction, but days of the week will stay the same)

8/29-10/30: Mon/Tues/Thurs tentatively 6-7:30pm (times may shift due to school construction, but days of the week will stay the same)

Pamela Park
8th

8/15-8/25: Mon-Thur 6-7:30pm

8/29-10/30: Mon/Tues/Thurs 6-7:30pm

Pamela Park

 

EFA Game Schedule

Grade Games Location
2nd&3rd Saturday Mornings (one potential mid-week game in October) Pamela Park
4th &5th

Saturdays Mornings, and occasional Tuesdays in October

Van Valkenburg
6th*8th

Saturdays Mornings, and occasional Tuesdays (dependent on the number of teams in the league)

Regular season ends 10/19, and playoffs start and can run through 10/30 depending on how the teams does. 

Varies

 

EFA understands that there are many camps and family vacations planned in August. If your child has previously scheduled trips or camps, please don't reschedule or cancel. We always make accommodations, and are used to having kids arrive at different points during the first few weeks.


EFA Equipment Needs

Need new Equipment?

If your child is needed new gear for the 2016 season, here are some options:

Universal Athletic - 7127 Washington Ave S, Edina, MN 55439 

General Sports - 5025 France Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55410

Dick's Sporting Goods - multiple locations

Sports Authority - store is closing, high quality helmets are currently discounted 30%


EFA Summer Program Weather Policy

In the event of inclement weather, the EFA will first default to Edina Parks & Rec policy regarding park closure. If no closure by Parks & Rec, then the program supervisor will make the decision on site if the conditions are not suitable for the program to continue. 

The program supervisor will send an email to all participants, based on the email used during registration. If the weather requires us to take shelter, the kids will be moved to the warming house.




EFA Mailing Address

4801 West 50th Street
Edina, MN 55424