The mission of the Burros Tackle Football program is to teach children ages 6-14 the basics and fundamentals of football while promoting self confidence, good sportsmanship, camaraderie, physical, and mental development. Pee Wee through Varsity play in a competitive environment while the Widget level focuses on development.
Registration is on a first come first served basis, with alumni receiving priority, so that as many children as possible can participate. A waiting list will be established after maximum registration is reached at each level. Maximum registration shall be determined by the Athletic Director (AD) each year.
Players must show proof of age by submitting a birth certificate copy to remain on file with the Burros. This is a league requirement.
No child can be moved to a team that exceeds his/her age and/or weight classification, unless he/she has permission by his/her parents and the Athletic Director. The AD should then bring this issue to the Board of Directors. A mutual decision as to what is best for the player will be discussed. If the decision is for the child to be moved to a team that exceeds his/her weight, the parents will then be notified and will sign waivers of insurance and responsibility.
The Mokena Youth Athletic Association, Burros Football, does not condone any weight loss.