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06/01/2020
Registration Central REGISTRATION OPENING JULY 1ST FOR RFL...
WE HIT 2020
02/10/2019
Camp Director Andy Stefanelli pictured with his brother Guy and We...
USA FOOTBALL NATIONAL CONFERENCE 2019
02/10/2018
  SPEAKER HIGHLIGHT Mike Tomlin Named the 16th head...
USA FOOTBALL
02/29/2016
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REGISTRATION CENTRAL

Registration Central

REGISTRATION OPENING JULY 1ST FOR RFL 2020 FALL SEASON

Please be safe and continue to follow the COVID-19 CDC mandated guidelines.


Middle School Football League (MSFL) players should select Fall 2020 Middle School Sign-Up. 

We will place you on the appropriate team.


  • About Practice & Registration

  • New families to the RFL often ask about location and dates of practice.  This is a team specific issue.  All teams practice within the Rockville/Potomac/Bethesda area.  Please see Franchises for more information.  Schedules and game days are also outlined in this area.

  • If you are a Returning Player and the team you played for last year or the team you are supposed to move up to is full there is now a Waiting List Option.  This also applies to New Players who request a team that is full.  We will place New Players on the Waiting List if they request a team that is full.


  • Medical Waivers

  • Waivers for medical reasons must be initiated by a letter from a physician stating the medical condition that requires the request.  Size and/or age in of itself will not qualify for a Waiver:  RFL MEDICAL WAIVER FORM 2016.pdf

  • Team Waivers (Due to the COVID-19 situation, no team waivers will be accepted for the 2020 season)

    RFL Waiver Forms must be submitted to apply for a player transfer from one team to another. Players must register for the team that they have played for in past years before applying for a waiver. All waiver forms must be submitted before June 15th.

    Waivers to move to a different team will only be approved if the General Managers of both organizations and the Commissioner agree or if a player was assigned to a team other than the one requested because it was full or merged into the previous season due to roster space. The waiver will then be submitted to the RFL Executive Committee for final approval. To have a Waiver considered you must first register for the team you are supposed to play on and then follow the instructions for submitting Waiver Requests.

    Instructions - Fill out the form below and email to the commissioner of the division you will be playing in for this season.  RFL TEAM WAIVER FORM 2016.pdf



First Time Registering Online?


"New Players" - when you enter the Registration System you will be create a new account if it is your first time using the system.

"Returning Players" - If you played in the RFL anytime since 2014 you will be a and always use the initial account you created, in fact all of your information will be there and the process will take about 2 minutes.  If you want to register another family member that has not played before you will access the account you created for the first family member and almost all of your information will already be entered.

If you see box next to your child's name that says "INELIGIBLE" , either the information in the system is incomplete or the child does not meet the qualifications required to play in that division.

Click on the box, make sure all required areas are completed and accurate and then retry.

  • The Registration Fee Refunds and Discounts.

  • Refunds: The League Fee, City Cost Recovery Fee, Registration Process Fee and Credit Card or PayPal Fee is in one lump sum.  100% refunds less the Processing Fee and Credit Card or PayPal fee ($25.00) will be issued.

(In the event that the RFL is not permitted to play tackle or flag football in 2020 the entire registration fee will be refunded)


by posted 06/01/2020
WE HIT 2020

Camp Director Andy Stefanelli pictured with his brother Guy and We Hit campers and Bears, brothers Kellen and Devin Fraser.

 

Picture shared by Bethany Fraser

             “We Hit” Contact Football Camp 2020

Designed to teach and reinforce the latest techniques to make football a safer game !!!!       

 

Due to COVID-19 we are still awaiting decisions and guidelines on Summer and Fall sports. In the event that we are not permitted to have Camp in June, we are looking at a July date if circumstances allow. If the June or July dates are not allowed we will refund all registered campers.    

 

                Now Registering at www.rfl.cc!

 

When: June 22-June 25 5:30-8:00 each evening.

             July Camp Date Pending

Where: Mattie Stepanek Park in King Farm ( Home of the RFL ) 

              1800 Piccard Dr. Rockville, Md. 20850

What: A premier contact football camp directed by Good Counsel Varsity Head

Coach Andy Stefanelli and staffed by area high school coaches. Also , featuring many of the area’s top High School and College players as camp counselors.

Program: Emphasis will be on age appropriate fundamentals, techniques and advanced skills for those with experience. Daily speakers will promote attention to school, sportsmanship, character and winning attitude.

Equipment: Camp will provide helmet, shoulder pads, mouth guards and practice jersey. Campers will provide football pants, pads and cleats.

Amenities: Snack bar will be open nightly, including grilled burgers and hotdogs. Mattie has plentiful parking and great seating for families to watch the fun.

Fees $325  - plus $40 equipment rental fee (if needed) for non RFL players. Registered RFL players do not pay to rent equipment and may keep the equipment for the upcoming season.

Team and Group discounts available !!!!

 

More Info: Email “We Hit” Camp Administrator Guy Stefanelli @ guystefanelli@comcast.net or Camp Director Andy Stefanelli @


by posted 02/10/2019
USA FOOTBALL NATIONAL CONFERENCE 2019

 

SPEAKER HIGHLIGHT

Mike Tomlin

Named the 16th head coach in Pittsburgh Steelers history in 2007, Mike Tomlin has since accomplished many things never done in the team’s history. This includes being the youngest head coach in NFL history to both coach in and win a Super Bowl. Make sure to stop by and hear from this expert on Saturday, February 23 at noon!

RFL VP & USA FOOTBALL (PSC) Player Safety Coordinator

Good Counsel HS - RB Coach

Guy Stefanelli - will be representing the RFL in Orlando February 22-24

at the 2019 USA Football National Conference

Here is a smaple of some of the tpoics that will be discussed during the 3 day event. The sessions all start out in a classroom setting and then transition to an indoor field to participate in group and one-on-one demonstrations.


10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Advanced Tackling Clinic

Presenter: Richie Gray & Andy Ryland

This four-hour clinic will feature instructors Richie Gray and Andy Ryland taking a deep dive into the entirety of the USA Football Advanced Tackling System. Time will be spent in the classroom addressing: Philosophy and Mythology, Defining and Understanding The 5 Fights and KPIs, plus grading and evaluation. The session will then transition to the field to explore a few drills from each of the 5 core areas.

 


12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Orange County Convention Center

Heads Up Football High School Blocking, Tackling and Equipment Fitting

Presenter: USA Football

Limited to the first 150 people who register, this class will cover the football components of Heads Up Football for high school coaches. The session will be credited to your dashboard, and in combination with the completion of health and safety online courses at NFHSLearn.com, it will serve as your 2019 tackle football coach certification.

 


3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Youth Football Participation

Presenter: Gary Del Vecchio & USA Football Regional Managers

Player participation is one of the most prominent challenges facing youth football today. Join us for an open discussion on the state of youth football participation across the country as the latest trends and data will be presented. Please come prepared to share your organization’s participation rates along with potential ideas and solutions to increase player participation and retention. The session will be led by USA Football Senior Director of Membership Gary Del Vecchio and the USA Football Regional Managers.

 

 

 


by posted 02/10/2018
USA FOOTBALL

 

RFL & USA FOOTBALL - WHAT IS HEADS UP FOOTBALL?

Heads Up Football® is a comprehensive program developed by USA Football to advance player safety in the game of football.

All RFL Coaches are USA Football Heads Up Certified

Education Components

  • Concussion Recognition & Response
  • Heat Preparedness & Hydration
  • Sudden Cardiac Arrest
  • Proper Equipment Fitting
  • Heads Up Tackling®
  • Heads Up Blocking

Watch the YouTube video below to learn more about USA Football and your RFL Coaches

USA FOOTBALL VIDEO

Guy Stefanelli - RFL - USA Football Player Safety Coach (PSC)

 


by posted 02/29/2016
FIND US ON FACEBOOK

Find the RFL on Facebook at “Rockville Football League-RFL”

https://www.facebook.com/RockvilleFootballRFL

 


by posted 04/27/2015
Football Matters by John Harbaugh

RFL FAMILIES - THIS IS A "MUST READ" ARTICLE.

Our mission is to promote the advantages of playing youth football!!!!!!!!!

 

JohnHarbaugh

 

http://footballscoop.com/news/john-harbaugh-pens-powerful-article-on-why-football-matters/


by posted 04/27/2015
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