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Gates Chili Jr Spartans Football and Cheerleading

General Information

Below are common FAQs about the The Gates-Chili Jr Spartan Football and Cheerleading Teams

What are the age requirements and how are they broken up?
-Our league breaks up the squads by school grades.
--Flag:-K-2
--C Squad: 3rd-4th grades(2 graders may play C Squad with approval of coaches and board members, depending on readiness for this level)
--B Squad: 5th-6th grades
--A Squad: 7th-8th grades


When does the season begin and how does the schedule work?
-Practice season for  starts the first Monday of August.  For the month of August, C, B and A Squads practice Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 6-8:00pm.
  When school begins, practices are Tuesday and Thursday(6-8pm) and Saturdays(9:30-11:30am)
-Flag squads practice Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-8 for the season.
-Games are on Sundays(occasional Saturday night, but not very often). Flag 9am,  C Squad 10:30, B Squad 12:30 and A Squad 2:30.
-Games season begins the last Sunday of August, we are off Labor Day weekend, and then the games continue through the end of October.

How do I register my child?
-We follow a "first come, first served" rule, so it is best to register as soon as possible.  Once our teams are full, we close the registration for that squad.  We do have official registration dates, and will post them on this web site.  But it is very strongly suggested that, if you are interested, it is best to contact us now.  We can send you the forms as well as answer any and all of your questions.  Call 585-234-3556 and leave a message.  Your call will be returned within 24 hours.