Welcome to the home of the Mentor Cardinal Youth Football Association.
As a member of the Great Lakes Youth Football League, the Mentor Cardinal Youth Football Assocation mission is to promote the development of Leadership,Sportsmanship, Character, and Athletic Ability. While also nurturing Youth Fitness, Volunteerism and lifelong love of sport. The MCYFA serves as a feeder system to the Mentor Middle School Football and High School Football Programs. Participating Cities include Chardon, Willoughby, Wickliffe, Painesville (Riverside), Eastlake, Willowick, Perry, Kirtland, Mayfield and Orange.
(A Division): 10 & 11 year old (Can be 12 but must be in 6th grade and cannot be 13 before November 1) Max Weight: 165 lbs.
(B Division): 8 & 9 year old (cannot be 10 before June 2nd) Max Weight: 145 lbs.
(C division): 6 & 7 year old (cannot be 8 before June 2nd, but must be 6 by June 1st Max Weight: No Max Weight, 90lbs to carry the ball. (This is a 7 on 7 Division)
ALL players can play OFFENSE and DEFENSE during the same game to allow development of skills equally.
Special Division for 6½ to 7 yr. olds ONLY to give full opportunity to learn tackle football safely. Without sacrificing the competition aspect of the game.
Practices will begin the last week of July and will be every night until school starts, then 2-3 days a week after school starts. Games can be on Saturday or Sunday.
Home Games will be played at Mentor High School's JTO Football Stadium.
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2020 GLYFL B Division Champions!
MENTOR CARDINAL YOUTH FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION BOARD 2020-2021
Tresurer / Vice President
Director of Football Operations