About the Barnstable Silver Bullets Football Program

Practice will begin on Thursday, August 10th  and August 11th  then starting August 14th will be held Monday through Thursday until school starts from 5:45–7:30 p.m.  After school starts, practices will be Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 5:45–7:30 p.m.  All practices are held at the BHS football practice complex.  It is strongly recommended that players come to practice in shape!!!

We supply all equipment including chin strap this year, except rubber-soled cleats (metal and removable spikes are not allowed), athletic supporter, girdle, and mouthpiece.  The mouthpiece must be a color (not clear) and attach to the facemask.  Prior to equipment hand-out, your child should wear shorts, T-shirt and cleats to practice.  See below for equipment deposit now required. PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN PERSONAL WATER SUPPLY TO ALL PRACTICES WITH YOUR NAME CLEARLY MARKED. PLAYERS ARE ALSO RESPONSIBLE TO TAKE BOTTLES OFF THE FIELD AFTER EACH PRACTICE

There are three divisions:  Ages:          Weight Limits: To Participate in Games – See staff for exceptions

Mites                   8 –  9               Mites                  105 lbs.      (Mite players must attain the age of 8 by Sept. 1/17)

Pee Wees           10 – 11             Pee Wees           130 lbs.

Midgets              12 – 14             Midgets              165 lbs.   Midget shall attain the age of 15 before Nov. 15/17)

Or have reached the 9th grade for 2017 Fall School Year

The official weigh-in is scheduled for Thursday, September 7hAll players must attend the weigh-in if they want to play.  This is a league requirement and is NOT optional.  Please keep this date in mind when registering your child.

Refunds for those who leave the program will be issued on or before October 1st.  Players who attend the weigh-in are considered part of the official roster.  If they leave the program after weigh-in, there will be no refund (unless they do not make weight).  If you are refunded and lose or misplace your check, you will not be issued a replacement check.

All parents are required to donate at least four hours of their time to the Helmet Drive and also any of the following, man the concession stand, collect gate donations, or help with game and field support.  Sign-up sheets will be available at parent information night and at the information table during practices.  Sign Up Genius will be available once schedules have been solidified. Fundraising activities are also necessary to keep the participation fee low, purchase equipment and other expenses.  The Silver Bullets is a non-profit organization and the people who keep the program running are volunteers.  See below for volunteer deposit now required.

Volunteer/Equipment Deposits:  Like most other programs, the Silver Bullets will collect an additional $75 volunteer deposit per family (to be paid by Aug. 14th).  After you complete four hours of volunteer service, your check will be returned to you during practice the following week.  Also, we must collect an additional $75 equipment deposit per child (to be paid by Aug. 14th) to ensure the return of equipment at the end of the season.  When ALL equipment is returned, the money will be refunded to you.  Please pay each of these additional fees with separate checks or cash (no Pay Pal).  If you do not comply with these requirements, these fees will not be refunded.

Mail-In Registration:  Please fill out this registration form for your player and mail it with your check made payable to “Barnstable Youth Football, Inc.,” P.O. Box 345, Centerville, MA  02632.  (Please note the discount if you register BEFORE Aug. 1st).

We look forward to seeing you!  Barnstable Youth Football, Inc. / Silver Bullets Board of Directors and Coaching Staff

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