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Helmet Fitting From USA Football

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2019 Parent Guides and Equipment Checklists Coming Soon!


Required Equipment:

White Helmet Preferred

Mouth guard attached to helmet

Shoulder Pads

Black Pants with Pads


Practice jersey.  Can use old jersey.



Elk River Youth Football Association

The Elk River Youth Football Association (ERYFA) is volunteer run organization dedicated to offering young people in grades 2nd through 8th an opportunity to learn the fundamentals of football, the value of teamwork and to have fun doing it.

The program has been designed,  to contribute to the development of the players:

Sense of Achievement

Leadership Skills

Sense of Teamwork

Positive self-image

Moral Principles

Appreciation of what the body can do

Social Skills

Understanding the character a person needs to have on and off the football field.

We are committed to providing an opportunity for as many children as possible to participate in football under the rules of the league.



Send questions to your league director listed below or to:

Gary Kowalkowski

4th-6th Grade Director

Darren Pierson

Vice President

Tom Langlais

7th-8th Grade Director