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Parent Info & Safety Night - April 4th

Please join us for an information night focused on all things Dragon Youth Football (flag AND tackle) and will include a panel of local experts that will address health and safety concerns.  A wide range of topics will be covered including:

  • Player safety
  • Coach training
  • Season calendars
  • Uniforms
  • Game rules and more
  • Parents interested in Lady Dragon Football are also encouraged to attend!

This event will be held on April 4th, 6:30PM, at Legends Hall at the Marq.  We hope to see you there!


Spring Lady Dragon Flag Football Registration is now OPEN!

Lady Dragon Football is back this spring and registration is now open!

REGISTER HERE

A few important details:

  • Registration is $150 which includes eight games over four weeks.
  • Practices will begin the week of April 1st.
  • All games will be on Sunday evenings starting April 21st and will continue on April 28th, May 5th, and May 12th followed by playoffs. 
  • Teams will be formed through a draft process.

Register now to reserve your spot on one of the Spring 2024 LDF flag football teams!

INTERESTED IN COACHING?

Please follow this LINK to fill out a short contact form.

PRINTABLE SPRING LDF FLYER

Feel free to share with friends far and wide.  The Spring LDF season is not limited to young ladies from Carroll ISD!


Coaching Applications Now Being Accepted

Interested in getting more involved with DYF?  Coaching applications are now being accepted for both the spring 2024 LDF season as well as the Fall 2024 DYF and LDF seasons.  Please follow this LINK to fill out a short contact form.  You will contacted to schedule an interview which will be conducted in May.  Thank you!



DYF Preliminary 2024 Calendar Released

Preliminary dates for the 2024 season are available on the following calendar.   Changes this year include:

  • Flag games will start on 9/14, a week after tackle games begin. 
  • Tackle teams should have eight regular season games AND a bye week randomly assigned to their schedules, depending on their divisions.
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Preliminary Key Dates

April 1st - Registration for Fall 2024 Begins
April 4th - Parent Info Night (Legends Hall at The Marq)
May 17th - Carroll Dragons Spring Football Game (Dragon Stadium)
June 3rd-5th - Riley Dodge Football Camp
July  1st - Registration Closes
July 15th - Late Registration Closes
July 29th-30th - DYF Summer Camp
July 31st - Tackle Combine (3rd-6th Grade)
August 1st - Flag Combine (K, 1st, 2nd)
August 3rd - DYF Draft
August 5th - Practices Begin
August 13th - First Day of School
August 24th - Tackle Weigh-in (Mandatory)
September 7th - Opening Weekend
November 2nd - First Round of Playoffs
November 9th - Second Round Playoffs
November 16th - Super Bowls & Championships

TBD
Coach Interviews
DYF Appreciation Day at Dicks Sporting Goods
DYF Golf Tournament
DYF Night @ Dragon Stadium

 


Dragon Youth Football Player Development

Dragon Youth Football (DYF) is excited to partner with USA Football and its adoption of the United States Olympic Committee's American Development Model (ADM).  

This program is designed to focus on the proper development of young players, increase enjoyment and ensure the sports long-term viability.  

The model for Dragon Youth Football Includes:

  • Flag Football for K, 1st & 2nd Grade
  • Rookie Tackle for 3rd Grade
  • Regular Tackle for 4th, 5th & 6th Grade

Lady Dragon Football

Dragon Youth Football (DYF) is excited to introduce Lady Dragon Football.

This flag football program will have divisions from K/1 thru the 8th grade.  Our mission is to ensure all girls in Southlake & surrounding communities have an opportunity play the great game of football and have fun while learning the game of football in a positive, enthusiastic, encouraging environment. This program gives our daughters a platform to showcase their skills and compete with one another in a healthy environment. 

Lady Dragon Football will help build strong character, confidence and self esteem in our daughters.  We are confident that the lessons learned between the lines will help prepare them for their adventures ahead.  Teams will be grade based and formed through a draft.

If you have questions, please reach out to secretary@dragonyouthfootball.net


Flag Football Program

Dragon Youth Football (DYF) is excited to partner with USA Football and its adoption of the United States Olympic Committee's American Development Model (ADM).  This program is designed to focus on the proper development of young players, increase enjoyment and ensure the sports long-term viability.  

The goal of our flag program is to teach the fundamentals of football in a fun and positive manner. Encourage competitiveness without sacrificing sportsmanship or teamwork.  

FLag Football Season Standings

Click here to follow the win/loss records of your favorite DYF flag football team!


3rd Grade Rookie Tackle

Dragon Youth Football (DYF) is excited to partner with USA Football and its adoption of the United States Olympic Committee's American Development Model (ADM).  

This program is designed to focus on the proper development of young players, increase enjoyment and ensure the sports long-term viability.  

For 3rd Grade Tackle Football we are excited about our Rookie Tackle Program.  Through close coordination with USA Football, we successfully implemented a modified approach to tackle football.  This program has been implemented across the Nation with amazing results.  It's a bridge between Flag Football and Full 11v11 Tackle Football. 

For more information about the methodology influencing Rookie Tackle visit the following:  

https://fdm.usafootball.com/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kz3vq2If2mY

If you have any questions, please reach out to DYF: secretary@dragonyouthfootball.net

 


The safety of our players is of utmost importance to us and because of that, we pull out all the stops to ensure a better, safer game for your child.

By committing to Heads Up Football we are committing to our players and parents that all coaches on staff are properly trained, certified, and dedicated to improving the football experience for all those who step on the field.

OUR COACHES ARE TRAINED ...

As part of the Heads Up Football program, our coaches have been educated on:

  • Concussion Recognition and Response
  • Shoulder Tackling
  • Blocking
  • Heat Preparedness and Hydration
  • Sudden Cardiac Arrest
  • Equipment Fitting


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STAY CONNECTED TO DYF

New to DYF or want to be added to our email communications?  Register for an account on our website (upper left) and you will automatically be added to our contact database.  DYF does not share our contact list with anyone.