Canton Lions Football and Cheerleading: Football

Canton Lions Football 

Varsity    Ages 11 - 14 (by September 1st)

Weight Class 100 lbs - 175 lbs

Junior Varsity Ages 10 - 12 (by September 1st)

  Weight Class: 75 lbs - 145 lbs

Freshman        Ages 9 - 10 (by September 1st)

Weight Class:  75 lbs - 125 lbs 

Junior Freshman Ages 7 - 8 ( by September 1st)

Maximum weight of 110 lbs 

Practice Schedule

  • Football Players are expected to attend all practices 
  • Pre-Season practice (August) will be Monday - Friday  6:00pm - 8:00pm 
  • Regular Season practice (Sept - Oct) begins after the first scheduled season game and will be Tuesday - Friday 6:00pm - 8:00pm for Freshman, JV and Varsity.
  • Regular Season practice for Junior Freshman will be Tuesday- Thursday 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Practice times will shift up 30 minutes when daylight hours shorten. 
  • Additional practices will be added at the end of the season based on position for playoffs and Superbowl games. 

 Practice Cancellations

Assume there is practice if it is raining. Practices are rarely cancelled due to rain unless lightening occurs. Practice will be suspeneded and it is requested that children be picked up immediately. The Canton Lions Staff will remain with the children until every child has been picked up. If practice should be cancelled for any other reason, it will be announced by the Unit Director or Cheerleading Director. A represenative of the Canton Lions will be at the field to inform parents as well as email sent out.


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