Football FAQs

Tackle Football

What does tackle football cost?


  • Registration $289.95
Dates for early, regular and late registration will be posted on our website and social media channels. Registration Fees Cover
  • Game jersey, personalized with a number the player selected and last name on the back of the jersey
  • Dry-fit undershirt
  • Helmet decal.
NEW THIS YEAR: Players are invited to purchase their own black, padded game day pants. There are optional costs such as pictures, window decals, yard signs and T-shirts. Note that registration fees are subject to change every season.




What kind of equipment I need to obtain for my child to play tackle football?


  • Matte Black football Helmet* (Painted or black from manufacturer)
  • Football Shoulder pads*
  • NEW THIS YEAR: Players are invited to purchase their own black, padded game day pants
  • Padded practice pants
  • Practice jersey
  • Mouth guard
  • Cleats (non metal)
  • Water jug
*rental options are available through our preferred equipment vendor VIKN Sports




What is the practice commitment for my player?


Practice commitments are dependent on the head coach of your team but there are maximum days/hours allowed. The days can vary and depend on your head coach.​

  • 8 and older during summer break, 10 hours per week is the maximum allowed.
  • 8 and older during the school year is 8 hours per week is the maximum. allowed.
  • Please check with your coach for more definitive information​




Who can I contact with additional questions?






Flex Football

What does Flex football cost?


The registration fee for Flex Football is $150 when using the CPYFA coupon code: CEDARPARKFLEX Dates for early, regular and late registration will be posted on our website and social media channels. Registration Fees Cover:

  • Custom game jerseys
  • Game officials
  • Game fields
  • Practice fields at CPHS
Note that registration fees are subject to change every season.




What kind of equipment do I need to obtain for my child to play Flex football?


  • Soft-shell helmet and shoulder pads*
  • mouth guard
  • cleats (non-metal)
  • water jug
*Soft-shell equipment is available for sale or to rent through our partner organization National Flex Football




What is the practice commitment for my player?


Practice commitments are dependent on the head coach of your team but we advise our coaches to adhere to the following standards:

  • 8 and older during summer break, 10 hours per week is the maximum allowed.
  • 8 and older during the school year is 8 hours per week is the maximum. allowed.
  • Please check with your coach for more definitive information​




Who can I contact with additional questions?






Flag Football

What does Flag football cost?


6u $69.95 8u $89.95 Registration Fees Include:

  • Custom game jersey, personalized with a number the player selected and last name on the back of the jersey and game shorts.
  • Game Fields
  • Game Officials
  • Practice facilities at CPHS as available
  • There are optional costs such as pictures, window decals, yard signs and T-shirts.




What kind of equipment do I need to obtain for my child to play flag football?


  • Mouth Guard
  • Cleats (non-metal)
  • Water Jug (26-36oz.)




What is the practice commitment for my player?


Practice commitments are dependent on the head coach of your team but we generally advise coaches to adhere to the following standards:

  • 8 and older during summer break, not more than 6 hours per week
  • 8 and older during the school year, not more than 4 hours per week
  • Please check with your coach for more definitive information​




Who can I contact with additional questions?






All Programs

When is Registration?


Registration typically begins March 1st and closes on June 30th. We post dates on our website, Twitter and Facebook.




How do I register my child for football?


You can register your child during our open registration season by doing one of the following:

  1. Register online with our registration site by clicking on the active registration link for the program you are interested in
  2. Register in person at a CPYFA organized event - details will be posted on our events page and shared via social media and our mailing list




Are you part of a national organization?


Yes we are part of the American Youth Football (AYF) national football organization. AFY is the largest youth football and cheer organization in the United States. This means our tackle football and cheer competition teams have the opportunity to advance beyond Texas to the National Championships held in Florida each year.




What documents do I need to provide?


  • Certified copy of the child’s birth certificate. Not a photocopy.
  • Prior year’s report card for the entire year at school (does not apply for incoming Kindergarteners)
  • All AYF forms, including a signed doctor's release form. This doctor's release will need to be signed and turned in before the start of practice.​
  • Note: You will need to upload a picture of your child on one of the AYF forms, prior to printing them.
Directions for uploading your child's picture (HEAD SHOTS ONLY!)
  1. Login to www.siplay.com
  2. Under “Account Options”, click Account Settings
  3. Under “Children”, click on your child’s name
  4. Under “Child Options”, click Change Image
  5. Under “Edit Person ID Image”, click Choose File
  6. Select your picture, then click Replace Image
  7. Click Done




Where are practices?


We try to keep the practices within a 3 mile radius of Cedar Park High School at the local LISD schools. In late October and November, Tackle Football and Flex teams may hold practices at Brushy Creek Park for access to lights. Note: for practice time commitments, check the FAQ section of your relevant football program offering.




When is the football season?


Our football programs generally mirror the Cedar Park High School schedule. Typically, the first games will be played the first Saturday of September or the first Saturday after Labor Day, whichever comes first. Regular seasons are typically 7-9 weeks long not including playoffs.




Are there volunteer commitments?


  • Yes, like all youth sports leagues, we are a nonprofit, volunteer run organization and are dependent upon parent volunteers for: coaching, concession duty, team parent duties, game day field chains, MPR (Minimum Play Count) administration, board membership, and fundraising.
  • All families joining CPYFA are required to participate in our fundraiser (selling raffle tickets and creating a team basket).
  • Competition Tackle Football teams can have their own fundraising in addition to the required CPYFA fundraiser, if there is a chance they might move on through playoffs.





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Disclaimer: While our goal is to provide a feeder program that works closely with Cedar Park High School with hopes to prepare young athletes in such a way that their transition into school based athletics is seamless, CPYFA is not a component of Leander Independent School District (LISD). LISD does not endorse, recommend or favor any specific outside youth athletic club, group or organization. The views, opinions, practices and processes expressed by CPYFA do not necessarily state or reflect those of Leander Independent School District or the district’s athletic program.

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