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2018 Important Dates.....

Sunday July 22: Gear Day #2 5:00PM- 8:00PM

** 500 Gorman St. Across from Police

***Bring $300 security deposit check, cash, or cashiers check!! 

All levels: 5 pm - 8 pm

Mon/Tues July 23 & 24th: All tackle levels common practices 6-8PM Monday & 7:00-9:00 Tuesday...At Vaughan Field...

Weds July 25: Evaluations for grades 6th, 7th, 8th.

Thurs July 26: Evaluations for 4th & 5th grade

Monday July 30: Tackle team practices begin.  5th grade starts Tuesday...6:00 - 8:00PM Tahpah

Tuesday July 31: Flag level evaluations.  6:00-8:00PM Tahpah main.

Saturday Aug 4: All Flag level practices


Monday Aug 13: First travel games

Saturday Aug 25: First flag games

Saturday Aug 25: Youth Jamboree

Saturday Sep 8: First in-house tackle games


Sabers Varsity O-Line Coach Jason Trelstad at the youth coaches clinic on May 24

Sabers Varsity Offensive Coach Andrew Weiers at the youth coaching clinic on May 24.

2018 Coaches

If you are coaching this season, you must complete the application process.  Please contact us with questions.  

Shakopee Varsity Footballers visiting elementary schools to encourage playing youth football

Shakopee Varsity Footballers visiting elementary schools to encourage playing youth football

Varsity players visited Shakopee youth at schools to encourage joining the Saber Football Nation, Registration for youth football is open!

2018 Youth Football Registration

Registration Closed on June 30th! 

However, we do not wish to leave any child out of the program. If you would still like to enroll your child in football and have missed the June 30th close date, please click on the link below to begin the late registration process. There is a $25 late registration fee added to all registrations after June 30th. Better late than never!   

Late Registration  

2018 Dollars for Scholars Scholarship Recipients

Shakopee Youth Football President Mark Grommesch with this year's recipiants

Shakopee Youth Football President Mark Grommesch with this year's recipiants

Shakopee Youth Football Association and the Football Boosters Club are proud to congratulate the 2018 recipients of Shakopee Dollars for Scholars scholarships. All are top students in the their class as well, and our two contributing organizations are very proud of these recipients.

  • Eric Sedlacek
  • Hunter Friesen
  • Sovahn Young

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

All recipients participated in Shakopee Youth Football.  The Dollars for Scholars program is an opportunity to award SYFA kids for their hard work at school and in the community.

2018 SYFA Sponsorship Campaign

Join a level of sponsorship this season, and expose your company to thousands in the Saber Nation.  The attached letter has all the information you need to become a Shakopee Youth Football Booster today.  Please contact the fundraising coordinator, or SYFA President with any questions.  Pete Kriegl (Coordinator) 952-270-5583 or Mark Grommesch (SYFA President) 952-913-1970.

"You can love the brain and football, too" by Dr. Francis Shen

As a researcher, I know the risks are real. But they may be overestimated by the public. And the game has important benefits.

Click link to continue reading:

September 14, 2018

September 14, 2018

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.

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