We are moving to TeamSnap for our team communications.

You should be receiving invites to each of your participants team(s)/squad(s).

YOU MUST JOIN TO GET TEAM INFO.

Questions see Alicia Smith

REMINDER THAT SATURDAY IS OFFICIAL WEIGH IN

ALL FOOTBALL PLAYERS MUST WEIGH IN- FAILURE TO DO SO MAKES YOU INELIGIBLE TO PLAY THIS SEASON.

IF you are not there tomorrow you must contact your coach.

Teams will walk over to the Jon Davis Wrestling Center to Weigh in FOLLOWING PRACTICE. You must pick up your player at the WRESTLING CENTER immediately after.

Have you registered your cheerleader for CHEERFEST?

Registration deadline is Aug. 29th
All cheerleaders from the most experienced to the first-timers will have a great time cheering before a packed gymnasium of family and friends and being the stars of the show!
LTF cheerleaders will be organized into 2-3 different squads by age (older girls will learn a new routine!)
Practices will be Tues and Thurs from 6-730 starting Sep 15 through the event date
When: October 23, 2015 @ 7 p.m.
Where: Edwardsville High School
Cost: $25 per participant
Every cheerleader will take home a medal and a t-shirt!
QUESTIONS??
Contact Debbie Drake (debbiedrake05@gmail.com)
Sherry Wibben (sherrywibben@gmail.com)
Christi Geggus (Christi@tzinberg.com)
Mercedes Greenwood (mercedeskays@yahoo.com)

ALL FOOTBALL PLAYERS MUST ATTEND OFFICIAL WEIGH IN TO PLAY.

On Saturday, August 29 all football players must attend Official Weigh In at the Jon Davis Wrestling Center.  Immediately following practice, your player will walk to the wrestling center with their team.  Each team will weigh in beginning at 10:00.  You will need to pick your player up at the Wrestling Center immediately following their team weigh in.  All players must have an official weigh in card to participate in games.

Any player that is unable to make this needs to see Alicia Smith or Eddie Lowry at practice on Tuesday or Thursday.  THIS IS NOT AN EVENT YOU WANT TO MISS.

WE NEED VOLUNTEERS AT OFFICIAL WEIGH IN.

CLICK THE LINK BELOW TO SIGN UP

WANT TO GET SOME EASY VOLUNTEER HOURS?

We need help getting our goal posts painted.  Wednesday, September 2 at 6PM at Tiger Country Fields.

Show up in some old clothes and help us get our fields ready for the 2015 Season!

Click the link below to sign up.

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PRACTICES
Team assignments have been made. Please pick up your player at the location where your player’s team practices through the end of the season.

ALL PRACTICES ARE NOW IN FULL PADS

TUESDAY-6PM-8PM (until 7:30 Tykes/Cheer)
THURSDAY-6PM-8PM (until 7:30 Tykes/Cheer)
SATURDAY-8AM-10AM (until 9:30 Tykes/Cheer)-FOOTBALL WILL GO TO WEIGH IN AFTER PRACTICE

FOOTBALL PLAYERS, PLEASE BE IN LINE 15 MINUTES PRIOR TO START

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Volunteer Requirements

  • Each family is required to complete a minimum of 5 hours of volunteer work for the club.
  • A minimum of 2 hours per family must be completed in the concession stand.
  • Other opportunities are chain gang, taking pictures at games, video taping games, announcing games, writing game summaries for the newspaper, tracking play counts, working at or setting up special events such as weigh in, Friday Night Lights, Orange and Black Scrimmage, Tiger Time Out and Cheer Fest.
  • SPECIAL EVENTS WILL HAVE AN ONLINE SIGNUP-emails will be sent with the link and available on the website.
  • These will be coordinated and tracked by your team manager.
  • Failure to complete your volunteer hours will result the loss of your $100 preseason deposit.
  • Volunteer opportunities will be communicated and coordinated through your team manager. Once the teams are split for the season your team will be assigned a team manager. Additional opportunities may arise throughout the season from the club as a whole, not just your team.

We are in need of medical professionals to help staff our First Aid area.  If you can help, please email littletigersfootball@gmail.com or contact Alicia Smith.

WHERE TO REPORT:  PLAYERS SHOULD REPORT TO THE SIGN WITH THEIR AGE GROUP ON IT.  For example, if your player will play on the 10 and under team, report to the sign that says “10u”.

WHERE/PARKING:  Please park in the designated spaces along Tiger Drive or in the high school parking lot. Any cars parked on along the curbing or illegally parked in fire lanes will be towed.

WHAT TO WEAR: Players should wear their helmets with mouthpiece, shoulder pads with practice jersey, practice pants (black with string) with all seven pads, cleats.

WATER: We expect it to be hot and will take every precaution for player safety during practice. We have scheduled extra water breaks during practice. Players can bring their own water or sports drink but will need to have their name on the bottle and keep it in the designated area or with their parent. If you choose to brink your own drink please remember to pick it up after practice and pick up all trash before you leave.

HEAT: Please instruct your player/cheerleader to let a coach know if he does not feel well or is getting light headed. Coaches will ask players how they feel but sometimes players do not feel comfortable telling coaches in front of other players. Tell them it is not a sign of weakness to be overheated. SAFETY is our first priority!!! We will also have a medical tent set up at each practice to address any injuries and medical related issues.

CLUB PRACTICE: We will practice as a club the first week. Our practice will focus on conditioning, agility, and football specific drills until teams are split. Your child will be tired, hot, and maybe a little sore after practice. Players should get hydrated and rest accordingly after practice.

PRE-PRACTICE RECOMMENDATIONS: Players should stay away from caffeine drinks such as soda and tea before and after practice in order to stay hydrated. Water and Gatorade are recommended during practice days. Also, it is highly recommended that players eat light (fruits are best) before practice… cereal and milk is not a good combination before practice.

IMPORTANT DATES

Tuesday, August 25-Football Pictures

Thursday, August 27-Cheer Pictures

Saturday, August 29-Official Weigh In (Football)

Saturday, September 5-No Practice

Saturday/Sunday, September 12/13-First Games

Saturday September 12-TIGER TRIVIA

CHEER

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