Practice

Football practice begins late July to early August.  Practice is Monday-Thursday 6pm-8:30pm during the summer.  Once school begins, practices are restricted to 10 hours per week based on a per-team schedule.  Typically, this is 3 days per week from 6p-8p, plus game day.  Practices are subject to change based on individual coaching requirements & weather.

Clothing & Equipment

Provided by the Team

  • Helmet
  • 1st Mouth Guard
  • Shoulder Pads
  • Practice Jersey
  • Pants with Hip, Thigh & Knee Pads

Parent Responsibility

  • Football Cleats (NO STEEL)
  • Athletic Supporter / Cup
  • Game Jersey purchased from the team ($45)

Participants are expected to come to practice ready for physical activity. They should be dressed in active wear at all times. No jeans, shorts, or jewelry is allowed. We encourage all participants to bring plenty of water to games and practices.  Sports Drinks (Gatorade, Powerade) are not allowed on artificial turf fields.

Games

Games for our younger divisions (7-10) are typically played on Saturdays between 10AM & 2PM.  Games for our older divisions (11-14) are typically played on Sundays between 10AM & 2PM.  Our home games are played at Edward P. Collins field / Woodrow Wilson Middle School, 370 Hunting Hill Ave, Middletown.

Transportation

The Middletown Tigers play teams from around the state. Transportation is the sole responsibility of parents/guardians. They will also participate in post season games that could involve traveling for the New England Regional championships and Florida for the National championship.  In some cases, at it’s own discretion, the league may provide bus transportation and pass the cost on to parents.  Advance reservations & purchase is required for all bus transportation.