Welcome to Pekin JFL Tackle and Flag Football
Pekin JFL - Mission
The PYFL is committed to providing a positive youth sports experience for all participants. We hope that your participation in our program is an enjoyable and rewarding experience.
Board of Directors
President: Eric Henson
Vice President: Bill Kruger
Program Directors: Clem Salazar, Steve Clark, Brandon Seagraves
Flag Director: Matt Heilman
Equipment Directors: Brandon Blakely & Bobbi McCoy
Treasurer: Ron Rhodes
Secretary: Rich Hamm
Fundraising Director: Amanda Blakely
Address: Pekin JFL, P.O. Box 851, Pekin IL 61554
General Information 2019:
We have some exciting news pertaining to the upcoming 2019 Peking JFL season.
Registration is now open for Tackle and Flag Football, please go to our website at www.pekinjfl.com - Go to the Registration tab. Early registration is only $105.00 (After July 1st, fee will be $125.00. Flag Football registration is only $10.00! So register your athlete now to take advantage of early registration!
The birthday cutoff was moved to Sept 1st. This means your player's age level will go by their age as of 9/1. This was done to coincide with the school age cut off.
Divisions will be split by age: 8yrs, 9u, 10u, 11u, 12u, 13u &14u. 8U-11U will play on Saturdays. 12 & 14u will play on Sundays.
Non-Ball Carrier rules: 8-80lbs, 9-90lbs, 10-100lbs, 11-115lbs, 12-130lbs, 14-155lbs
Tackle season will begin July 29th with the first week of games on Aug 24th (no jamborees).
Banquet for tackle will be at the Pekin Moose Lodge, on Saturday, November 9th, time TBD.
Flag Football season Information: registration begins now and ends on 7/31/19. First day of practice will be 8/1/19 and the season ends on 10/1/19 - fee is only $10.00 per athlete.
We will have playoffs with a JFLOCI Superbowl. 7 game schedules with everyone making the playoffs this season.
Playoff rankings are based on points- 10 points for a win. 10 points for a spread of 10 or less, 5 points for a spread of 11-20 and 1 point for anything greater than 20 point win.
As an organization:
- We will have a open live video session on Facebook, to answer questions pertaining to the new rules and regulations. Please stay tuned for more information as to when we the date will be released.
- All coaches for the 2019 upcoming season you will be required to fill out an application for the 2019 season to coach, and this will be a requirement going forward. Go to ABOUT Tab and click on COACHES section. Also, please make sure you read the coaches handbook, Pekin JFL Coaches Handbook - in the coaches section
*Even though you will go through the application process, you will not be guaranteed a coaching position.