What is Pekin Youth Football League?

The Pekin Youth Football League (PYFL) would like to welcome you to the sport of youth tackle football. The PYFL provides a recreational, educational and competitive program for its participants by structuring players ages and weights to compensate for the variety of physical and mental maturity levels of players involved. The PYFL is dedicated to young athletes who participate within the city of Pekin and to their safety and enjoyment.

The PYFL provides reasonably priced equipment, organization, insurance and a fundraising program for youth football participants, while promoting the sport of contact football, education and character development to young people between the ages of 8 and 14 years old.

7 Levels of Tackle Football Programs

Range in age from 8-14 years old.

  • 8 years old
  • 9 Under
  • 10 Under
  • 11 Under
  • 12 Under
  • 13 Under
  • 14 Under

2 Divisions of Flag Football Players

  • Mighty Mites - ages 5 & 6
  • Midgets - ages 6 & 7


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.

Go Dragons!