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Lutz Chiefs Youth Football and Cheer

Tackle Football


Program Overview
Our 2022 Fall Tackle Football program is 11 vs 11 tackle football and is played through FYD Pop Warner's Age-Based Divisions. Our optional Summer Conditioning/7v7 Football season is included with Fall Tackle registration at no extra cost. 

Learn to Play is an introduction to tackle football and not affiliated with Pop Warner. This is program is provided by the Chiefs to help get our younger athletes ready to play tackle. No tackle equipment will be issued. Only item needed are football cleats. 

For more information, see our Registration Info page.

Division placement is based your athlete's age on July 31, 2022. All divisions are unlimited weight.

Learn to Play - ages 4-5
6U Tackle - ages 5-6 | Age-Based
8U Tackle - ages 7-8 | Age-Based
10U Tackle - ages 9-10 | Age-Based
12U Tackle - ages 11-12 | Age-Based
14U Tackle - ages 13-14 | Age-Based

Schedule and Details
Summer conditioning runs from June through mid-July. We take a small break and then Fall Tackle starts up and runs from August through November. Depending on team performance, post-season regionals and nationals take place late-November/early-December.

-- Saturday, July 30, 2022 - Equipment Distribution Day (Tackle Only)
-- Monday, August 1, 2022 - 1st Day of Tackle Practice
-- Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 1st Day of Learn to Play Practice

PRACTICES (subject to change)

All tackle teams practice Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30pm-8:30pm.
Learn to Play practice is Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30pm-7:30pm.

Note: we will have 4 practices a week (Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, or Sat) for the first 3 weeks of the season to meet conditioning requirements before Jamboree. Practices are located at our home fields at Oscar Cooler Sports Complex in Lutz.


Saturdays are game days.
Kickoff times vary by division. Historically, games progressed from our youngest team through 14U. However, due to recent policy changes by Hillsborough County, the game kickoff schedule is as follows (and subject to change):
9:00am - 6U
10:30am - 8U
12:30pm - 14U
2:30pm - 12U
4:30pm - 10U


January & February 2022

Lutz Winter Flag Football is played through UA Under the Lights. This league is separate from the Lutz Chiefs, is run by a different organization, but is played at our fields.

"The WINTER season runs from JANUARY through FEBRUARY, with games taking place on FRIDAY nights at: 

LUTZ CHIEFS FIELD, Oscar Cooler Sports Complex
656 W Lutz Lake Fern Rd, Lutz, FL 33558
Under the Lights is the exclusive youth flag football partner of Under Armour, Inc.  The league is for both boys and girls from grades Kindergarten to 8th grade. Under the Lights is for players of all skill levels and promotes a competitive, confidence building, non-contact football experience."

K-2nd Grade
3rd-4th Grade
5th-6th Grade
7th-8th Grade

Lutz Chiefs Youth Football and Cheer

656 West Lutz Lake Fern Road 
Lutz, Florida 33548
Phone : 813-777-3144
Email : [email protected]
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