Updated Season Start Date

Practices To Begin August 10th

Flag Football Game #1 Will Be August 29th

Tackle Football Game #1 will be August 29th or August 30th

All Teams Will Have A Bye Weekend (No Games) September 5th - September 6th. Practices will still be held. 

Games will resume September 12th for 5 consecutive weeks. 

October 17 - October 18th are being held open for make-up games as needed. 

Tackle Football Player Weigh-Ins

Mandatory for all tackle football players

  • Mid-Iowa Youth Football League utilizes ball carrier weight limits to increase player safety.
  • Player weights are used to build equitable rosters. 
  • Tackle players must record their weight with the league by July 25th.
  • Players without a recorded weight will not be rostered for the upcoming season.  
  • Weigh-Ins will take place after Skills and Drills (8:00 PM) clinics July 13th, July 15th, July 20th and July 22nd
  • Final weigh-in date is Sunday, July 26th at the Waukee Youth Football Shed from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM.  

Equipment Check-Out

  • Equipment Check-Outs are by appointment only this season
  • The link to reserve your time slot will be sent in your registration confirmation and posted on TeamSnap
  • Coaches will receive their equipment and team's jerseys at the mandatory pre-season meeeting


  • Our predetermined practice locations are posted on the Locations Page.


  • Tackle and Flag Football practices begin week of August 10th.


  • Flag may practice 1x per week, beginning week of August 10th. 


  • Flag and Tackle games will begin August 29th & August 30th
  • All flag games will take place at Waukee Stadium on Saturday mornings
  • Games will begin at 9:00 AM, 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM and Noon.
  • Tackle game locations and start times will vary based on home/away, etc.
  • All scheduling is subject to change and stadium availability.

Pre-Season Coaches Meetings

Mandatory for Tackle and Flag Head Coach and Assistant Coaches in 2020

  • Tackle Football Head and Assistant Coaches
    • 8:00 PM August 9th via Google Meet (See TeamSnap Email, Check Junk Mail)
  • Flag Football Head and Assistant Coaches
    • 7:00 PM August 9th via Google Meet (See TeamSnap Email, Check Junk Mail)
  • Agenda
    • League communication
    • Practice plans, drills, demonstrations, player safety
    • Riddell Equipment Maintenance ($ NEW HELMET INVESTMENT $)
    • And more
  • Mandatory?
    • Attendance is mandatory for the league to comply with USA Football's WYF League Certification and for WYF liability insurance. 
    • Meetings moved to August to avoid baseball and vacation conflicts 
  • Team Equipment
    • Team equipment bags, dummies, shields, footballs, flag football game jerseys and tackle football practice jerseys will be distributed following the meetings.