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About Youth Football - Ventura Packers

Youth Football Ventura

Things people want to know about playing in a youth football league ....

  • The Ventura Packers is a non-profit youth football and cheer organization consisting of over 300 participants yearly

  • The Packers belong to the Pacfic Youth Football League (PYFL).

  • There are seven divisions in the league: Tiny Mites, Mighty Mites, Jr Pee Wee, Pee Wee, Jr Midget, Midget, and Unlimited. Depending on AGE AND WEIGHT, the child is placed into one of these divisions and onto one of the teams within that division.

  • This year, practice starts on August 1st the first game is on August 20th.

  • There are generally eight regular season games followed by playoffs. Like all football leagues, there are no breaks during the season, so if you are planning vacations, you should consider taking it before or after the season. You can register (sign-up) online or come to one of the many FREE camps the Ventura Packers hosts (see camp flyer on the website).

  • The cost to play is $400.00 for the season. Sponsorships and some scholarships are available to assist with fees. You can register online, click here. You can also speak with any board member should you need. They are happy to discuss these two scenarios with you.

  • Most all gear, including game jersey and pants are provided by the Ventura Packers. You will need to get practice jersey, practice pants, girdle and soft cup. At the end of the season, the player gets to keep the game jersey. Parents, family members and friends can volunteer to help in the program.

  • There are board member positions, team moms, managers, and coaching positions available.

  • Get involved! It' s fun! Football is unlike any other sport. It requires time and commitment from the player and parents. However, there are rewards for such commitment. Here are a few examples:
    • Life long friendships you develop;
    • Becoming part of a very large family committed to taking care of each other
    • Becoming part of one of the longest successful running youth sport programs in the nation enriched with tradition ....the VENTURA PACKERS !

It is our hope you consider becoming part of the Ventura Packers family!