Ages and Weights

There are Seven Divisions of play, all determined by a strict age/weight scale to ensure safe and balanced competition.

Revised February 2015

Ages and Weights for Tackle Football Programs:

Tackle Football Divisions of Play:
Age/Weight Division Age(s) Certification Weight Range
TINY-MITE
(older/lighter)
5-6-7
No older/lighter
35-75 lbs
No older/lighter
MITEY-MITE
(older/lighter)
7-8-9
N/A
50-100 lbs
N/A
JUNIOR PEE WEE
(older/lighter)
8-9-10
11*
65-115 lbs
65-95 lbs
PEE WEE
(older/lighter)
9-10-11
12*
80-130 lbs
80-110 lbs
JUNIOR MIDGET
(older/lighter)
10-11-12
13*
95-155 lbs
95-135 lbs
MIDGET
(older/lighter)
12-13-14
15*
110-180 lbs
110-160 lbs
UNLIMITED
(older/lighter)
11-12-13-14
No older/lighter
105 lbs+
No older/lighter

 

*The asterisked (*) provisions in each division allow the so-called “older but lighter” player to also qualify. The last year of eligibility falls under more stringent weight restrictions, per above.

A child’s age on July 31 is his/her age for the season. A player may gain 1 pound per two weeks (Weeks 2, 4, 6, 8)¬†up to a maximum of 4 pounds plus 1 additional lb. at the Super Bowl.