Info about Football

UpdatedWednesday August 21, 2019 byJennifer Banks.

We are excited about the 2019 Tackle Football Season with NBYAA!

In this article we will cover:

  • Cost
  • Uniforms
  • Other requirements
  • Coaches
  • Schedule
  • Communications

Cost: Football registration costs $135, and this includes the fee for the football camp that takes place this summer.   There will also be an admission charge to get into each football game.   

Uniforms:  NBYAA provides a helmet, pads, and pants for players to use during the season.  These belong to the league and must be returned.  (Players may bring their own shoulderpads if desired.)  We also supply a jersey, which players get to keep at the end of the season.  Players must have their own cleats, socks, mouthguard. 

Other Requirements: 

Football players must provide BEFORE weigh-ins:
1) Proof of a physical that clears them to play, conducted within the past 12 months.  
2) A certified birth certificate (available for $10 from register of deeds office)
3) A recent photo.

Weigh-Ins are typically conducted the 2nd Saturday of August by WNC Youth Football Association.

Coaches needed:  Coaching youth league sports is fun and rewarding.  If you’d like to coach, please register yourself as a volunteer (similar process as registering your child to play.)  You can learn more about what’s needed from coaches HERE.

Schedule: Generally speaking, football will practice on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday evenings.  Games are on Saturday mornings.

The following schedule for the season is TENTATIVE.

Registration Open Online

May 30 – Aug 1st

In-person Registration

Thurs May 30th and Fri May 31st, 6pm-7:30pm at the NBYAA baseball fields near the pool.

Football camp

July 15th, 16th, & 18th at 6pm.  Details TBA

Practices only

July 22 - Aug 3rd




Aug 4th, 1pm

Regular Season

Aug 5 – October 26th
Playoffs Early november, TBD
End of season banquet TBD in November

Coaches will contact their players to introduce themselves and inform parents about the practice schedule, etc.  YOU SHOULD HEAR FROM YOUR ASSIGNED COACH by July 5th.

Communications:  This season we are encouraging parents to utilize the technology the league is providing.  You can install the SportsSignUp Play app for FREE on your smart phone and use it to see your child's game schedule, etc, once that has been assigned.  You will need the same log-in information as you used to register your child online, but once you are in, you shouldn't have to log in again. Your coach will probably communicate to you through this app. Furthermore, your child’s team will have a dedicated webpage on our website where you can view the schedule, etc.

NBYAA football also has its own facebook page.  Search for "North Buncombe Youth Football" on facebook. 

Please spread the word about NBYAA sports.  The more, the better!

We are LOCAL ORGANIZED FUN sports for the North Buncombe community!