Your behavior effects everyone around you. As a participant or spectator, we demand that you exhibit sportsmanship and be gracious, win or lose. In addition to playing rules, you are required to be respectful to others. We have adopted a code of conduct for behavior on and off the field, to which you are expected to adhere.
Players should exhibit and display sportsmanship both on and off the field.
Coaches are expected to set an example for their players and parents and respect the decisions of officials and field marshals. It is the coaches responsibility to control his players and parents both on and off the fileds.
We expect parents, guardians family members and all spectators to be respectful of eachother, the facilities, their surroundings and the hotels that are accomodating our event.
AYF has a zero tolerance policy for behavior that does not represent our beliefs and code of conduct. Behavior in contravention to these expectations and beliefs may result in immediate removal from any of our facilities.
NOTE: Any “Sweat Down” or Extreme” weight loss used by a player to make weight will be grounds for immediate suspension for the players own safety.
Any Coach, Administrator or Team Personnel found to have advised, encouraged, or tolerated any “Sweat Down” or “Extreme” weight loss techniques will be grounds for immediate suspension. Suspension will be anywhere from one year to permanent depending on severity. Head Coaches will be held responsible for the actions of all team personnel.
Jersey Requirements: All Teams are required to bring TWO (2) jerseys. One dark jersey for all home teams, and teams designated visitors will wear white jerseys. If a team doesn’t have two (2) jerseys, they must notify AYF headquarters, prior to arriving, so special arrangements can be made.
Wilson AYF Football Usage: The Wilson AYF logo'd football is the Exclusive Football of AYF Tournament and Competitions. All Games will be played with this football, each team will receive a game ball on-site or they can use their own Wilson AYF football.
Find AYF Official Rules in the AYF Rules and Regulations Manual. Rule Books can be downloaded at www.MYAYF.com.
8th Grade All Star Game: The AYF 8th Grade All-Star Game. Players will be selected from AYF leagues throughout the world. AYF will be actively scouting and selecting players who are participating at Nationals. If you would like to be considered, please contact your AYF Regional Director. For more information.
Cheer, Dance & Step
All cheer teams will compete on Saturday, December 9th, 2023. The top 5 highest scoring teams in each division will advance to compete on “Super Sunday", December 10th, 2023 for the 2023 AYC National Championship. The total combined score for both days will determine the National Champions (and runners-up) which will be announced during the Super Sunday awards ceremony.
Dance & step will compete on one day only, Friday December 8th, 2023.
Cheer Skill Divisions: White, Red and Blue Skill Division Guidelines are listed in the AYC Rule Book. AYC teams participating in the region and national competitions will need to declare a team’s skill division before the start of the fall competition season.
Find AYC Official Rules in the AYC Rules and Regulations Manual. Rule Books can be downloaded at www.MYAYF.com.