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 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

  • July 25th, July 26th, August 1st, August 2nd
  • 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • 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 17th.


  • Flag may practice 1x per week, beginning week of August 17th. 


  • Flag and Tackle games will begin September 12th
  • All flag games will take place at Waukee Stadium on Saturday mornings, 9:00 AM - 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
    • August 2nd, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Flag Football Head and Assistant Coaches
    • August 9th, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Agenda (New in 2020)
    • Teamsnap team management and mobile app review
    • 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.