Football and Cheerleading at Games

American Youth Football and Cheer – Tackle football (5-16) and cheerleading (5-18) at AYF games. www.americanyouthfootball.com

Friday Night Lights – Flag football (grades K-8); spring and fall seasons. Cheer program also offered. Garden Grove, www.ggfnl.com; Huntington Beach, www.hbfnl.com; Los Alamitos/Seal Beach, www.losalfnl.com; and Newport-Mesa, www.newportmesafnl.com.

Pop Warner Little Scholars – Flag and tackle football league (5-15). League registration begins as early as January for the fall season. Cheerleaders (5-15) perform at games and participate in cheerleading competitions. Registration starts in February for August – November season. Visit their website for your city’s contact information. www.popwarner.com

NFL Youth Flag Football – Co-ed, boys and girls (5-17) teams. Join a league or start one in your area. www.nflflag.com