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FAQ's

WHEN DOES THE SEASON START?

FALL: Registration opens April 15th, practices begin early August and the season runs from the middle of August to the middle of November.

SPRING: Registration opens October 15th, practices begin in January and season runs from the middle of February and runs through the middle of May. 

SUMMER: Registration opens March 15th, practices begin early June and the season runs from the middle of June to the middle of July.

 

I HAVE  A FOOTBALL PLAYER AND I WOULD LIKE TO HAVE HIS/HER SISTER CHEER FOR HIM/HER. IS THAT POSSIBLE?

The cheerleaders practice from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. on Thursdays at Magnolia Elementary in the auditorium. They cheer on Fridays at pre-determined fields. 

Magnolia Elementary School – 1905 Magnolia Ave. - Carlsbad

 

WHERE ARE THE GAMES? 

Games are at 3-4 different locations in Carlsbad. Traditionally, FNL has used Poinsettia Park, Alga Norte Community Park and other schools/ parks in Carlsbad.

Poinsettia Park - 6600 Hidden Valley Rd. – Carlsbad

Alga Norte Community Park – 6565 Alicante Rd. – Carlsbad

 

WHERE AND WHAT TIME WILL PRACTICE BE?

That is up to your coach. Each team practices once per week, for about an hour. Practices are normally earlier than later because most coaches and teams do not have access to fields with lights. 

 

WHEN ARE THE GAMES?

Friday nights.

 

WHAT EQUIPMENT DO I NEED?

Cleats, mouth guard, solid colored shorts (the entire team needs to match) with no pockets. Each team has the option to purchase shorts at $18 per pair. You also have the option to have your jerseys personalized. Below are some local printing companies that can help you out. 

Gold Line Printing
714-595-2557
3251 Rancho Famosa
Carlsbad, CA 92009

 

Fully Promoted (EmbroidMe)
760-943-8022
191 N El Camino Real #202
Encinitas, CA 92024

 

HOW CAN I VOLUNTEER TO COACH?

Send an email christina4fnl@gmail.com with subject “Head Coach” . The earlier the better!

Please include the below information.

Your Name:

Player’s Name:

Player’s Grade:

Player’s School:

Player’s Zip:

 

CAN I REQUEST A FRIEND?

You may request as many friends as you would like. Groups of 3 or more friends will not be placed on the same team unless a parent is willing to coach. 

 

CAN I REQUEST A COACH?

No, just players. 

 

DOES SUMMER LEAGUE HAVE PLAYOFFS?

Kinder does not have playoffs. All other division (1st & 2nd, 3rd & 4th, 5th & 6th, 7th & 8th, 9th & 10th) have a single elimination playoff tournament after the regular season.

 

DOES EVERY DIVISION GET A PARTICIPATION TROPHY?

Kinder and 1st & 2nd Grade Division players all receive trophies. The rest of the divisions will have the chance to win 1st or 2nd place 

trophies in playoffs.

 

CAN MY CHILD PLAY IF HE GETS INJURED AND IS WEARING A CAST?

No.

 

ARE DOGS ALLOWED ON THE FIELDS AT THE GAMES?

For the safety of others, dogs are strictly prohibited.