FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
WHO ARE WE?
Our purpose is to educate and develop the youth of the game for tomorrow. The BIG League's objective is to deliver youth football events ranging from full contact league play, skill development training, combine testing, as well as future 7 on 7 tournament play.The BIG League offers the best youth football experience in the state of Texas. Providing the most complete Big League football experience for today's young players, Our mission is to provide a platform for all players from 2nd through 8th grade to play football in a very unique, competitive environment!
WHO CAN JOIN?
The BIG League welcomes all teams, organizations, leagues and conferences to join us. If you are an existing youth football program or you represent a new organization that would like to bring youth football to your community contact us to become a charter member of the BIG League. If you are a league or conference looking for new challengers or to expand your reach please contact us.
Join the BIG League to become a part of the greatest youth football experience in the state of Texas. As a member of the BIG League, you are part of a family that is completely committed to the sport of youth football, to the people that dedicate their time and effort to ensuring that the BIG League players have a great and rewarding experience on the field and act as responsible individuals and leaders off the field. We can help your existing youth football program and we can help you and your community setup a program.
The age bracket in which a player participates will be determined by the player's age or grade as of August 1st of the previous calendar year for age based levels or September 1st of the current school year if playing grade based level. We also maintain the ability to categorize players into divisions that are best suitable for the safety of any and all players.
SPRING: 8U, 10U, 6th, 7th and 8th Grade
SEASONS / RULES
The BIG League follows UIL Rules with a few minor changes to address each of our different age groups. This applies for Spring and Fall seasons. Specific rules are given to coaches at annual coaches meeting/conference.
SAFETY, SAFETY, SAFETY - We can't say it enough!!! We require that all of our coaches are certified. We cannot stress enough the importance of teaching the correct ways to tackle and make a tackle as our goal is to always help reduce the risk of injury.We know who is coaching - the BIG League insures the safety of each and every child playing with us because we KNOW the people who come in contact with our players have undergone a thorough background screening. Our Code of Ethics and Conduct mandates that every member of the BIG League family that comes in contact with your child act in a manner that is suitable for every occasion.
POST SEASON PLAY
The playoffs are similar to the UIL playoff structure with multiple rounds (area, regional, final). The 2019 Spring State Championships are scheduled to be played in the DFW metroplex.
WHAT WE HAVE TO OFFER
Coaching Tips and Clinics
Recognition for players
Expanded Competition -- City and State Championships
Opportuntities for "Inter-City" Play in regular season
Sponsorship and Fundraising Opportunities