Northwest Junior Football League: Welcome

The Northwest Junior Football League is a non-profit organization consisting of 13 youth tackle football and cheer organizations and more than 75 teams in King and Snohomish counties for ages 6 to 14. The mission of Northwest Junior Football League is to provide a positive introduction to youth football and increase participation, experience, knowledge, safety and skills for all players.

Ballard Junior Football Burien Bearcats Cedar Park Eagles Eastside Crusaders Edmonds Warriors Junior Football Everett Wildcats Interbay Eagles
Lake City Braves MTYAA Hawks Mukilteo Knights Richmond Bulldogs Silverlake Bruins Silverlake Timberwolves West Seattle Wildcats

Player Safety NJFL Coaches Certification NJFL at the Seahawks  

.Teams Organized by Age & Weight - Safety & Opportunity

NJFL levels are organized by age and weight with six levels of play for ages 6-14. This the most widely used approach in junior football (see and a very successful approach (used by the Greater Eastside Other leagues may not account for weight variations and may offer fewer levels of play. Our approach is structured to increase participation opportunities and safety for all players. Here are our six levels of play and the age weight information:

2014 Age Weight Table

The NJFL Difference:

NJFL Difference

The NJFL plays under the National Federation of High School Rules (NFHS) and the Washington State Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) except as modified by the Northwest Junior Football League:  NJFL Rules 2014.