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Durham Firebirds Football

Registration Info & Costs

Registrations will open for all programs on March 1st!

2019 Season of the Durham Firebirds Football & Cheer

Cheer Team (Ages 5 - 14*)

Flag Football
(Ages 5-6*) - No Weight Limits

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 current 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.

5-6 Flag Football

**The 2019 Flag Season has been Cancelled**

All Tackle Football Teams - 8U, 10U, 12U, & 14U
$225 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
$130 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
$25 family discount for registering one additional family member / $35 discount for a third (all age groups)

2019 Cheer Team Registration

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There are no programs or divisions available at the moment. Please contact your club administrator with any questions.

2019 Football Team Registrations


Durham Firebirds Football will be operating with five teams in the 2019 season.

Registrations for the following teams will begin on March 1st

Flag Football (Ages 5-6 / no weight restrictions)
8U Mini Mites (Ages 6-8 / weight restriction 105+10 lbs.)
10U Mighty Mites (Ages 9-10 / weight restriction 125+20 lbs.)
12U Pee Wees (Ages 11-12 / weight restriction 150+25 lbs.)
14U Middle School (Ages 13-14 / no weight restrictions)

All of the Firebirds teams play on Saturdays. Our Flag & 14U teams will have modified schedules to accommodate the number and location of opponents. The 8U, 10U, & 12U teams all play back to back at the same location every week. All teams will play a regular season of eight weeks, with all but Flag also having a post season.

14U Middle School

Registration closes on 10/01/2019 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 08/01/2019 to 11/30/2019
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