We are excited to have you as part of the Hopkins football community. The HFL Tackle season begins with our first practice on August 12 followed by a game schedule that begins the first week of September and concludes October 12.
REGISTRATION IS OPEN! Games start on September 7! Please be sure to register with the appropriate age group.
Your registration includes use of helmet, shoulder pads, game pants and pant pads that all need to be returned at the final game of the year. Also included is a game jersey that players keep at the end of the year.
Players are responsible for providing their own practice jersey, practice pants, cleats, athletic cup, mouth guard and socks. There is a small charge by each coach or team parent to have the names put on the jerseys.
**There is a $100 charge if equipment is not returned, charged in November. Stay tuned for EQUIPMENT RETURN DATES announced toward the end of the season.
HFL Tackle 7th & 8th Grades Registration Fee:
Fee: $150 (Scholarships available for free and reduced lunch). Registration closes on September 8, 2019.
HFL Tackle 5th & 6th Grades Registration Fee:
Standard Registration Fee — $275
NOTE: Although our pre-season practices begin August 12, registration will remain open until SEPTEMBER 1.
See our Key Dates page for general details.
In addition, please note the following:
Pre-Season Practices (before school starts):
We will practice Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 5:30-7:00 pm at Hopkins High School on Field H11 (near the water tower).
The first practice is August 12 (5:30-7:00), followed by a kick-off event including snacks, a couple guest speakers, and a football movie (outdoors under the stars). Players and families are invited to stay after practice and celebrate the start of football season!!!
We will then practice August 13 and 15. This first week will focus on speed, agility, conditioning, and fundamentals. No helmets or pads on August 12 & 13. Helmets and shoulder pads will be worn on August 15. Coaches will follow up with more information about the rest of the pre-season practices.
Note: If you have any difficulty getting your player to and/or from pre-season practices in August, please contact Mark Vagle at firstname.lastname@example.org
Practices after School Starts
For 7th & 8th Grade:
Practices will be held after school from approximately 3:15-4:50, 4 days per week, Monday-Thursday (with at least 1 of those practices being a speed, agility, & conditioning session). The activity bus leaves the school at 5:10. The coaching staff will communicate any adjustments to what is listed here.
For 5th & 6th Grade:
Practices will be held Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 5:30-7:00 at Hopkins High School on Field H11 (near the water tower). The coaching staff will follow up with more specifics regarding practices.