FALL 2018 FNL REGISTRATION FAQ'S
CARMEL VALLEY FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS YOUTH FLAG FOOTBALL
When does the season start?
Late August through mid November.
Where are the games?
Games are at Ocean Air Rec Center.
Where and what time will practice be?
That is up to your coach. Each team practices once per week, for about an hour. Most practices will be around 4 or 5 o’clock. Most coaches and teams do not have access to fields with lights.
When are the games?
Games are generally on Friday Nights. The younger divisions play earlier. For example, most 1st/2nd grade and Kindergarten games are at 4 p.m. or 5 p.m. There could be a few Thursday games as well. 5th/6th and 7th/8th grade division games are usually start around 7:30 or 8:30 p.m.
What equipment do I need?
Cleats and a mouthpiece. We provide everything else.
How can I volunteer to coach?
Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and be sure to cc email@example.com with the subject “Head coach.” Indicate what grade your player is in when you volunteer. Also include your cell phone, zip code, your player’s grade and what school your player attends. You can also request to be a Head Coach during the online registration.
Can I request a friend?
You may request as many friends as you would like. Groups of 3 or more friends will not be placed on the same team unless a parent is willing to be the head coach.
Can I request a coach?
No. You can request players.
How much does it cost?
$200 to register.
Is the uniform provided?
Once the $260 team sponsor fee is turned into the league, your team will receive its uniforms.
Is there playoffs?
Kindergarten does not have playoffs. All other divisions (1st/2nd, 3rd/4th, 5th/6th and 7th/8th grade divisions) have a single elimination playoff tournament after the regular season.
What is the sponsor fee?
The sponsor fee is $260 per team. If the team is unable to find a local business or individual willing to sponsor the team, the $260 is divided by the 7 or 8 players. Once the sponsor fee is turned in, the team receives its jerseys.
When I will hear from my coach?
Coaches will get their rosters in Mid-late July and will begin contacting players soon thereafter. If you haven’t heard from your coach by Aug 1st 2018, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
How do I sign up?
You can sign up by going to www.cvfnl.com and clicking on the registration tab.
Is it too late to get a refund?
No refunds after August 30, 2018.
Does every division get a participation trophy?
Kindergarten and 1st/2nd division players ALL receive trophies. 3rd/4th, 5th/6th and 7th/8th division players only receive trophies if they earn 1st or 2nd place in their conference.
Can my child play if he gets injured and is wearing a cast?
Are Dogs allowed on the fields at the games?
For the safety of others, DOGS ARE STRICTLY PROHIBITED.
How are sponsors recognized if they are not on the back of the jerseys?
Sponsors are recognized on our website and we put out an all-league email listing all sponsors and asking for league members to patron them. They also receive a plaque at the end of the season.
We hope this answered your questions but if you need any more information please email email@example.com.