Football Program

UpdatedMonday March 14, 2022 bySAYFCO.



American Youth Football, Inc. (AYF), established in 1996, is an international youth football organization established to promote the wholesome development of youth through their association with adult leaders in the sport of American football. Rules and regulations are established to ensure that players play in an atmosphere of safety with a competitive balance between teams. American Youth Football is on a mission to GIVE BACK to the community. The NFL recognizes this firm commitment and AYF has been made a national youth partner of the National Football League. AYF is the fastest growing youth organization in America, founded in 1996 AYF has grown to over 450,000 members with leagues in all 50 states.

As a member of AYF and Central Mass Youth Football and Cheer Conference (CMYFCC), Shrewsbury American Youth Football and Cheer Organization (SAYFCO) provides an opportunity for all children to participate in a safe, competitively balanced, and organized setting.

The lessons and values being instilled through football will last a lifetime – lessons like hard work, discipline, commitment, and teamwork.  These are the vital character traits we are trying to engrain in the participants that come through our program while making sure each participant is having fun.


SAYFCO offers grade-based teams for tackle football at the following levels.

  • 2nd/3rd grade
  • 4th grade
  • 5th grade
  • 6th grade