Brandon Jr. Blackhawks: Welcome

Welcome to the Brandon Jr. Blackhawks Football and Cheer organization. This multi-championship organization was founded in 1991 and strives to provide the Brandon community with a competitive youth program that also focuses on developing skills, self-esteem, and academic excellence.

Brandon competes within the Northern Youth Football League (NYFL) which was founded in 2005 and is comprised of teams from Almont, Brandon, Clarkston, Lapeer, Lk. Orion, Oxford, Rochester, and Waterford.

Click here to visit our BJB Facebook page
Click here to visit the NYFL Facebook page 
Click here to visit the 2013 BJB Shutterfly Site 

Important Dates

BJB important dates to put on your calendar!

July 1st - NYFL Board Meeting in Oxford

July 7th - BJB board meeting at Fire Station #2

July 21st - Preseason practices begin 6 PM Varsity field.  

Stay tuned for more exciting events!

2014 Games

Date Opponent Where Time
8/16       Clarkston Blue Clarkston Middle School         TBD     
8/23 Rochester Brandon High School Freshman @ 12 PM, JV @ 2 PM  
9/6 Lake Orion White       Brandon High School Freshman @ 12 PM, JV @ 2 PM
9/13 Clarkston White Brandon High School
Freshman @ 12 PM, JV @ 2 PM
9/20 Oxford Gold Oxford High School TBD
9/27 Oxford Blue Brandon High School
Freshman @ 12 PM, JV @ 2 PM
10/4 Waterford Pierce TBD
10/11 Lake Orion Green Lake Orion High School TBD
10/18 Playoff Game 1

Lake Orion (American Division)

Waterford (National Divison) 

10/25 Playoff Game 2

Clarkston High School (both Divisions)

TBD  (4 Games)
11/1 Superbowl Avondale High School TBD

NYFL Super Bowl IX (Nov. 2)
#1-Brandon (9-2) 12
#1-Oxford "Gold" (11-0) 13
---Jr. Varsity---
#2-Lk. Orion "White" (7-4) 12
#1-Lapeer (11-0) 35
Division Championships (Oct. 27)
National Division
#2-Lapeer (7-3) 0
#1-Brandon (9-1) 8
American Division
#2-Rochester (6-4) 18
#1-Oxford "Gold" (10-0) 22
National Division
---Jr. Varsity---
#2-Clarkston "Blue" (7-3) 8
#1-Lapeer (10-0) 22
American Division
---Jr. Varsity---
#2-Lk. Orion "White" (7-3) 21
#1-Clarkston "White" (8-2) 0
Playoffs-1st Round (Oct. 19/20)
National Division
#4-Lk. Orion "Green" (3-6) 6
#1-Brandon (8-1) 25
#3-Almont (5-4) 6
#2-Lapeer (7-2)    27
---Jr. Varsity---
#4-Lk. Orion "Green" (3-6) 22
#1-Lapeer (9-0) 46
#3-Almont (6-3) 14
#2-Clarkston "Blue" (8-1) 29
American Division
#4-Clarkston "Gold" (2-7) 0
#1-Oxford "Gold" (9-0) 24
#3-Clarkston "White" (5-4) 14
#2-Rochester (6-3)    32
---Jr. Varsity---
#4-Rochester (2-7) 19
#1-Clarkston "White" (8-1) 32
#3-Oxford "Gold" (4-5) 6
#2-Lk. Orion "White" (6-3) 26
The Brandon School District will be hosting Athletic Physicals for the 2014-2015 school year as follows: Date: Tuesday June 10 Time: 5:30-7:30 Location: Brandon HS gymnasium Who: Brandon School District Students, 4th-12th Grade Cost: $20, cash or check payable to Brandon Schools Each participant should come with a complete Athletic Physical Packet, which can be downloaded on the Brandon Athletics Webpage,, click on Athletics. Tina Chambers Principal
About the NYFL...
The focus being on community, the NYFL has the support of local school districts and/or governments and plays at some of the best facilities with five of the eight franchises playing on Field Turf. This is the same playing surface that the Detroit Lions and University of Michigan use. All facilities have concessions and proper amenities.
The league is divided into two divisions: Freshman and Junior Varsity. The Freshman athletes are 8 and 9 years old. The Junior Varsity athletes are 10 and 11 years old. Ages are based on September 1 of the current year. Please see rules for weight limits.

The season usually consists of 8 games that are played on a Saturday or Sunday.  There are no practices or games over the Labor Day weekend.  When possible, night games are added to increase playing experience and atmosphere. 

The NYFL is not a "centralized" league and each team conducts their own registration.  For more information about each team, click "NYFL Team Links" on the left information bar.

For league expansion and franchise information, send inquiries to

Academic All-American Program
It has become a NYFL tradition to recognize academic achievement.  At halftime of each divisional Super Bowl, student-athletes are recognized from each franchise. The recognition is to remind everyone that success on the field is secondary to what is achieved in the classroom. Each student had a B- average or better and in 2012 over one thousand Cheerleaders and Football players qualified.

Please sign our guestbook and let us know you stopped by...