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Save 20% on the Gear You Need for the Season at DICK'S Sporting Goods!


DICK’S Sporting Goods will continue as a supporter of our program!  As part of their support, Dick’s has offered us their deepest discount (20% off everything in the store).  Our event will take place on 8/1/2015 & 8/2/2015 at the Burnsville location (10 AM - 7 PM (Both Days)).  On these dates, DICK’S will offer our families and participants 20% OFF EVERYTHING IN THE STORE (excluding guns / ammunition). The link below will allow you to access the coupon for this discount-shopping event.  Please print the coupon and present it at the register during checkout to receive the 20% discount.  Coupon is good during event dates/times only.




Please make sure to show your support of this great sponsor by choosing Dick’s Sporting Goods as your preferred sporting goods retailer!

Coupon is also available by opening the PDF document below.

2015 Youth Football Registration is open.

Flag Football registration will close the last week of July.

Tackle Football registration is closed.


Important Dates for 2015 Youth Football Season

Date   Description
4/15/2015   Earlybird Discount Registration Opens
5/31/2015   Earlybird Discount Registration Closes
5/13/2015   Travel Coaches Clinic part one 
5/17/2015   Parent Meeting - 6:30-7:30 pm West Jr. High Auditorium
5/20/2015   Travel Coaches Clinic part two
6/22-6/25   Saber Youth Camps
7/1/2015   Tackle Registration Closes
7/11/2015   Gear Day 1
7/26/2015   Gear Day 2 - FINAL CHANCE TO GET EQUIPMENT
7/26/2015   In-House Coaches Clinic [1st-5th grades] 7:00-8:00 pm High School Lecture Room - 2nd floor
7/27-7/29    4th-8th Tackle Common Practices
8/3/2015   Flag Evaluations & brief practice
8/3/2015   6th Grade Tackle Evaluations
8/4/2015   4th & 7th Tackle Evaluations
8/5/2015   5th & 8th Tackle Evaluations
8/8/2015   First Flag Practice
8/10/2015   Tackle Practices start - check grade specific days
8/22/2015   Youth Tackle Jamboree
8/22/2015   1st Saber Varsity game 1:00 pm

Three Football Players Awarded 2015 Dollars for Scholars Scholarships

Shakopee Youth Football and the Football Boosters Club are proud to congratulate the 2015 recipients of Shakopee Dollars for Scholars scholarships. These were awarded on May 20th to three students who all played youth football as well as football at the school level. All are top students in the their class as well, and our two contributing organizations are very proud of these recipients.

Pictured here are those three student athletes who earned these scholarships:

  • Ben Hergott, will attend St. John's University, majoring in Spanish
  • Mike Strawser, University of Wisconsin, Industrial Engineering
  • Ryan Carlson, University of Arizona, Astrophysics

Congratulations and best of luck to them in their college careers!

SYFA Tackle Coaches are USA Football Certified in 2014

KARE11 Story on Shakopee's Heads Up Tackling Program

Shakopee Football was featured in a KARE11 story on August 10th about our efforts to make our sport as safe as possible through USA Football's Heads Up coach education and certification program, and by following this program to teach our players the proper tackling techniques designed to keep them safe. 

Here is a link to that story on their website.

Saber Rewards

We are excited to introduce you to our new savings site for Shakopee Football: On our rewards site you have the opportunity to save money, get cash back and support our program. There are two support levels: The basic membership Is FREE. The Gold membership is $30 and you get a $25 gift. The rewards program is growing and will be adding value daily and weekly to our site, so we encourage you to take a look.  

Parents and Athletes

Article on the insight of how athletes feel about the roles of parents.

Upcoming Events

  • Aug
  • 2
SYFA Board Meeting

MN Vikings Preseaon Ticket Offer

The Vikings would like to extend our 2015 preseason fundraiser offer to SYFA.  This year your supporters get a FREE ticket with the purchase of an additional discounted ticket(s).  For each ticket purchased, SYFA earns $8.75!  Tickets will be EMAILED as a PDF to each buyer, and you may use a separate form for each player/coach ticket request.This is not a 2 for 1 offer, but simply a free ticket with the order (example: if you order 3 tickets, you end up with 4 tickets).

2015 Saber Readiness Summer Program registration is now open!

  • The Saber Strength Readiness Program is for athletes going into grades 6th-8th, both male and female, with a focus on improving overall athleticism and developing perfect technique in all the major weight training exercises.  This is a middle year’s strength & agility training program to introduce young athletes to the benefits and lifetime rewards of strength training.

2015 Varsity Football Schedule





Aug 22 - Anoka 1pm
Aug 28 - @ Wayzata 7pm
Sep 4 - Minnetonka
Sep 11 - @ Prior Lake 7pm
Sep 18 - @ Hopkins 7pm
Sep 25 - Edina 7pm
Oct 2 - Eden Prairie 7pm
Oct 9 - @ Maple Grove 7pm





Complete High School Schedule/Results

Click here to see the entire Shakopee High School Grades 9-12 schedule along with season to date results

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Youth Football News Articles

Be sure to periodically check the "SYFA News" page here. We will try to post timely information for you on that page, usually with an article in the "News for Shakopee Youth Football" section.

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