We are a Fairfield County Football League www.fairfieldcountyfootball.org club. It is our goal to support the scholastic and athletic achievement of Ridgefield's kids who enjoy football and cheerleading activities.
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RYFC Playoff Football!!!

Ridgefield 6 Orange


Ridgefield 8 Black

are 2014 FCFL Champs!


Congratulations to all of the boys and the coaching staffs on the victories!


Go Tigers!


posted 11/18/2014
RYFC 2014 Season

RYFC 2014 Season


Dear Ridgefield Youth Football and Cheer Parents:

Welcome to the 2014 Ridgefield Youth Football & Cheer season!

We are a developmental league and are focused on building skills, game knowledge, sportsmanship, being a team player and community pride!

We offer a variety of programming for both boys and girls and invite you to be a part of what is sure to be a wonderful season on and off the field.

Outlined here are the programs we invite you and your children to be a part of:



For 3rd through 8th grade players, the Ridgefield Tigers are registered with The Fairfield County Football League (FCFL). Ridgefield will compete with tackle football teams from Darien, Fairfield, New Canaan, Greenwich, Westport, Weston and Wilton.


New this season:  In an ongoing effort to increase player’s safety RYF will implement the use of Guardian Caps for practices for this and all future seasons.  Guardian Caps are padded shells which are placed on the exterior of the helmets and lessen the impact of head trauma.  In addition, coaches will continue to promote head’s up tackling.



For 1st to 4th grade players.  Flag Football is an introductory football program and has less practice requirements as that of tackle.  Second and third graders must choose between tackle or flag.  Due to high demand and the RYF maximum roster for a flag team we suggest that you register early to guarantee team placement.



All children who are entering Kindergarten in the fall of 2013 up to 8th grade are welcome to register for cheer for the 2014 season.  Our Cheer Program offers both sideline and competition squads. To be eligible to participate in competition you must participate in sideline cheering. We are currently finalizing plans for our competition program and will forward more information as it becomes available.



ALL REGISTRATION IS ONLINE  - Early Registration begins April 15, 2014


Online registration is at www.ridgefieldyouthfootball.org


All program information, conditioning requirements and registration forms are available at ridgefielyouthfootball.org. All registration must be completed on line, with the exception of the mandatory medical form signed and stamped by a doctor to be returned by mail.


All REQUIRED contact information, registration and release forms need to be completed and submitted online before your child can receive his/her equipment and uniforms.


Only medical forms need to be mailed to:

PO Box 68, Ridgefield, CT 06877

ATTN: Registrar of Football OR ATTN: Registrar of Cheer.


Without proper documentation including the medical form, no participant will be eligible to receive equipment AND will not be allowed to practice until the forms are complete and submitted to the proper registrar. There will be no exceptions.


We look forward to a great football and cheer season and hope to see you on the field.

Please visit www.ridgefieldyouthfootball.org  to learn more.



Michael Ruddy – RYF President



April 15th – Registration Opens

June 14th (Rain date, June 15th) – Tackle Football equipment distribution at ERMS shed - Players must be registered to get their equipment.

June 30th – Regular Registration Ends; Late Registration Begins (Late Fees will be assessed)

August 18th – First Practice for Tackle and Cheer (5 nights a week for 2 weeks)

August 22nd – Registration closes for Tackle and Cheer ***(Please note that per FCFL rules, this date has changed from August 29th)***

August 30th – Jamboree Weekend for Tackle; First Flag practices

September 6th – First weekend of games for Tackle and Cheer; First Flag games

October 25th – Last weekend regular season Tackle/Cheer; Last weekend overall for Flag

November 1st – Tackle playoffs begin

by posted 04/14/2014
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