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Durham Firebirds Football

Registration Info & Costs

Spring 2021 registration is closed! Stay tuned for Fall 2021 Registration info!

2021 Fall Season Durham Firebirds Football & Cheer

Cheer Team (Ages 5 - 14*)

Mini Flag Team (Ages 4 - 6)

8U Mini Mites (Ages 6-8*) - Weight Limit 105 lbs. (+10 OWA**)

10U Mighty Mites
(Ages 9-10*) - Weight Limit 125 lbs. (+20 OWA**)

12U Pee Wees
11-12*) - Weight Limit 150 lbs. (+25 OWA**)

14U Middle School
(Ages 13-14*) - Unlimited Weight (Not governed by the EWFL)

 * Age is determined as of August 1st of the 2021 season.

** Overweight Allowance (OWA)

As defined by the rules of the East Wake Football League:
The overweight allowance (OWA) is restricted as follows:

  • A maximum of four (4) OWA players are allowed on the field per team at one time.
  • Each OWA player shall bear a prominent FLOURESCENT GREEN stripe on their respective helmet. The FLOURESCENT GREEN stripe
    shall be prominent and visible from the sidelines.
  • OWA players may only play in positions between the ends (defensively in the ā€œCā€ gap) including the tackle position. In the event an offensive end is not present, the OWA may line up in an outside shade. OWA players may not carry the ball and in any instance where an OWA recovers a fumble or intercepts the ball, the play is immediately blown dead. OWA players may not play in the linebacker position and must be down (3 pt or 4 pt) on defense. OWA players may not play on either Kickoff or Kickoff Return teams.

All Tackle Football Teams - 8U, 10U, 12U, & 14U

$150 registration fee for single football player

Registration fees cover the following expenses for Tackle football players:
  • Helmet
  • Shoulder Pads
  • Practice Jersey
  • Game Pants
  • Hip, Tailbone, Thigh, and Knee pads
  • Firebirds practice t-shirt (For the player to keep)
  • Field Equipment
  • Yearly Equipment Servicing / Reconditioning
Cheer Team
$100 registration fee for single cheerleader

Each registration fee includes YOURS TO KEEP Cheer Package:
  • Cheer Top
  • Cheer Bottom
  • Briefs
  • Poms
  • Socks
  • Shoes
Both Football and Cheer Registration Fees are used for:
  • Practice Field Rental
  • Practice Field Lights Rental
  • Durham County Memorial Stadium Rental (Home Games)
  • Referees
  • League Dues
Football Discounts
$20 family discount for registering up to two additional family members (all age groups)
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