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FAQ for Football

GENERAL QUESTIONS:


Q: When is the football season?
A: 
Football is a fall sport, which is played from early August through late October.

Q: How are the teams divided?
A: 
Ages 5-6, 6U
     Ages 6-7, 7U
     Ages 8-9, 9U
     Ages 10-11, 11U
     Ages 12-13, 13U

Q: How do parents keep abreast of what's going on?
A: Check the Water-Oak Football and Cheer (OWYAA) website on a regular basis, as well as our Facebook page. When registering, make sure you provide your e-mail address and cell phone number to receive notices about the various team and league activities.  

Q: Is there a mandatory fundraiser? 
A: 
In order to help keep costs down, OWYAA requires that each player participates in our annual raffle.  Each player is required to sell 20 tickets. Tickets are $5.00 a piece.

Q: Can I volunteer?
A: OWYAA depends on volunteers to coach, manage teams and coordinate all aspects of the program. We welcome your input and time to make the program fun, challenging, and rewarding for the players.

Q: Any Further questions? 
A:  Please contact our Football Commissioner. The Football Commissioner's e-mail address can be found under the Contact Us section of our website.

REGISTRATION QUESTIONS:

Q: How much is football registration? 
A:  $300 for tackle football and $150 for U6 flag football. 

Q: What does my registration fee cover? 
A: Helmet, shoulder pads, mouthguard, referees, EMT's at home games, use of team equipment, insurance and tournament fees, coaches training, to name just a few.
  
Q: How does our family register? 
A: Register online 

Q: Why is registration in the spring for the fall season?
A: While it seems early, there are a number of items that must be completed in spring/summer including team submission to the leagues, uniform and equipment ordering, as well as coordinating field time.

Q:  What is the deadline for registration?
A:  Registration deadline dates vary season. Check info on registration page for late fee date and registration closing date. 

Q: What is OWYAA Refund policy? 
A: Prior to first practice - full refund of registration fees, during the first week of practice (M-F) - $60.00 refund, After the first week of practice (2nd Monday of practice) - No Refund

Q: What happens after I register my player? 
A: OWYAA needs a complete doctor's consent form (include medical insurance), a birth certificate, a participant application signed by both player and parent, completed code of conduct, and a copy of end of year report card. *No refund will be honored until ALL equipment or uniform pieces have been received by OWYAA.*

Q: Where do I return my paperwork? 
A: Online or OWYAA, P.O. Box 601, Watertown, CT 06795 or return at one of our open registrations.

PLAYER QUESTIONS:

Q: What equipment do I need to get for my player? 
A: Black football pants with integrated pads (7 pad), cleats, athletics support/cup, larger water bottle.

Q: Does OWYAA provide any equipment to the player? 
A: Helmet, mouthpiece, shoulder pads, game jerseys, practice jersey, and games socks.

Water-Oak Football & Cheer

Water-Oak Football & Cheer, P.O. Box 601
Watertown, Connecticut 06795
Phone : 860-966-7545
Email : [email protected]
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