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Welcome To Fairfield Youth Cheerleading 2021 Season

Fairfield Youth Cheer is open to participants between the ages of 5 (must be 5 prior to 8/1) and 13. 

Our program offers the opportunity for every participant to be a part of a team while learning the fundamentals of side line cheers, practicing conditioning, as well as competition stunt, dance and tumbling routines. 

All coaches are certified by YCADA - Youth Cheer and Dance Alliance and must attend the New England Coaches clinic, as well as certified in CPR. 

Our Cheer Season officially starts August 3, 2021.  

We offer three teams within our program - Tiny Giants, Mitey Mites and Junior Varsity. All three teams cheer at weekend football tackle games, while Mitey Mites and Junior Varsity additionally compete in the Southern Connecticut Pop Warner Cheer Competitions. Please find the details of each below:

TINY GIANTS:

TINY GIANTS is our cheer team structured for ages 5 thru 7. This team practices one to two days a week to work on sideline cheers as well as practice entry level stunt and dance formations during the month of August and September. During the month of September through November, in addition to our weekly practice, TINY GIANTS CHEER will be cheering on the side lines and performing at half time at one of our Fairfield Youth Football games, once a week on the weekend. Uniforms and poms are provided for the use of the season. Game Schedule to be determined at a later date. 

MITEY MITES AND JUNIOR VARSITY

This program is offered to participants 7 thru 13 years of age. These team practice between two to three times a week during the month of August thru November. All teams are required to cheer once a week, on a weekend, at the assigned football game starting in September. 

These teams will also compete at the Southern Connecticut Pop Warner Local and State Competitions, which are held during the months of October and November. Based on placement at the State Competition, teams may advance on to the New England Regional Cheer Championship. Any team placing 1st or 2nd at Regionals will advance to compete at Nationals in December located in Universal, Florida. Uniforms and poms are provided for the use of the season. Weekend Game Schedule to be determined at a later date.

  • Mitey Mites for ages 7, 8 and 9
  • Junior Varisty for ages 10, 11, 12 and 13
  • Must be at least 7 years old as of 08/01/2021 to enroll
  • Direct Registration Link:  http://assn.la/Reg/?r=1:301587

PRACTICE DATES

TINY GIANTS CHEER:

August and September: Every Tuesday and Thursday evening from 5 - 6 starting on 8/3

October: Thursday evenings only from 5 - 6 and Weekend Game

November: Games only

MITEY MITES AND JUNIOR VARSITY:

To be determined by Coach

PRACTICE LOCATION:

During the month of August, all Cheer Practices will be held at Sullivan Field on Old Dam Road. 

Practices will be moved later in the season to an indoor facility with the appropriate space and mats for pre-competition practices. 

COST OF THE PROGRAM

Cost of the Program:   $ 400

Mandatory Field Fee:  $  25

Total Cost:  $ 425

IMPORTANT: PAYMENT MUST BE MADE PRIOR TO THE FIRST PRACTICE ON AUGUST 2ND

Teams are determined based on age and can be adjusted based on enrollment and availability of coaching staff. 

Team placement is at the discretion of the Cheer Coordinator and Cheer Director. 

MANDATORY PARENT MEETING: All parents are highly encouraged to attend the parent meeting scheduled for Monday, July 26th at 6:00 pm indoors at the Sullivan Field House located on Old Dam Road. Important details of the cheer season will be discussed along with the paperwork required for all athletes. All paperwork will be handed out during this meeting.

In addition to payment, all required paperwork must be completed and handed in prior to the start of practice.

To secure a position for this years season please register at: www.fairfieldyouthfootball.org


If you have any questions regarding our cheer program please contact:

Cheer Coordinator: Coach Michelle Ochoa

Email: 

or

Cheer Director: Coach Sue Pennino

Email: susanpennino1@gmail.com