FLORHAM PARK — Fall 2019 registration for Florham Park / East Hanover Youth Football will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, at the Emmett Field Recreation Center, Longley Lane, off Ridgedale Avenue.
Players from East Hanover and Florham Park in grades K-8 are eligible to play this fall. Players must register on-line prior to arrival on April 6.
Registering on-line before April 6 provides an early bird special with a $25.00 discount. Click here to register online, but you will need an account to login.
Players and parents will meet with coaches and teammates, equipment sizing, food, refreshments, music and new apparel for purchase.
To register click here. FP/EH Football participates in the West Essex Junior Football League (WEJFL) with towns such as Livingston, Caldwell, Verona, West Essex, Fairfield, Cedar Grove, Belleville and Nutley.
Click here to download the 2019 Medical form and have it complete by your pediatrician for each player. These forms need to be received no later than August 1, 2019. Without a completed from on file, your child will be unable to practice or play.
Practices start in mid-August with games starting in early September.
The program annual events including a Pep Rally, Youth Football Night at Hanover Park High School, Pasta Night, Cocktail Party, “Football Friday’s,” Powder Puff Game, pizza parties, Year-End Banquet / Awards Ceremony, and community service events such as a “Holiday Toy Drive.”
The Florham Park P Football Club Inc. also demonstrates its commitment to player safety by providing league-wide coaching education and teaching resources which benefits players, parents and coaches through USA Football’s “Heads Up Football” program. USA Football is the official youth development partner of the NFL and its 32 teams. Every coach will be trained in “Heads Up Football” techniques before leading their teams this season.
All head coaches and assistant coaches will complete USA Football’s accredited Level 1 Coach Certification Course, which includes Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) concussion recognition and response protocols; proper helmet and shoulder pad fitting, and “Heads Up Tackling” techniques, which aim to take the head out of the line of contact.