Flag Football: Open to all youth, including boys and girls, in grades 1 to 4.
Rookie Tackle: Open to all youth, including boys and girls, in grades 5 and 6.
11 Man Tackle: Open to all youth, including boys and girls, in grades 7 and 8.
To be eligible to participate in the Diocese of Cleveland CYO, your child must meet one of the following criteria:
Looking for what section and zone your parish or school is in? Please note athletes can only participate in their Section and Zone. You must contact the athletic director of the parish or school to see if you are eligible.
Section: Large group of programs that can work together to form teams if no teams can be formed in their zone.
Zone: Small group of programs that can work together to form teams.
Download the Grade School Section Assignments below.
Your child must have a current Pre-Participation Form on file with the sponsor of the team before he/she may participate in any CYO practices or games.
The form consists of three parts:
All three sections must be complete and current in order for the form to be valid and for your child to authorized to participate in CYO practices and games.
The complete Pre-Participation Form is valid for 13 months from the date of the physician's signature. The Pre-Participation Form will become invalid if any of the information contained in the information and release section or emergency medical authorization section of the form changes, or if 13 months have elapsed since the date of the physical exam.
Click the button below to download the Pre-Participation Form.
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