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  • FCYFL has transitioned to the Lancaster Youth Football League
Welcome to LYF's home on the web!


Our league is open to kids from any community.  This is not just for kids in Lancaster but kids from any community! If you want to play football... Please sign up!


Our next sign up will be July 2nd from 11AM-1PM at the Miller Park shelter house. Please come by to sign up!



Registration has opened... If you would like to sign-up please use the form below.


We are ready to begin sign ups for the 2016 season.  We have made some changes to our sign up process.  We will be following the same process as the High School does for our fundraiser.  You will need to pay for the fund raiser up front and then recover your the funds when you sell the discount cards.  The rates have not changed from last year.


Registration Fees

One Player - $140 + 5 Discount Cards @ $10 each = $190

Two Players - $250 + 10 Discount Cards @ $10 each = $350

Family Max - $340 + 15 Discount Cards @ $10 each = $490


If you would like to sign up now please do so below. No Refunds.


LYF 2016 Season
New or Returning Player
Player(s) Name-Grade(s) Phone
Physical and eMail Address

No refunds...



The Fairfield County Youth Football League has transitioned to the Lancaster Youth Football League.  This is the same great league just under a new organization and management.  We are still working on the full transition and stay tuned for more details. 

We will begin sign ups within the next two weeks.  Please direct any questions to us at


Football Camps

Brian Sampson Memorial Youth Football Camp: The Cordle Cares Foundation (CCF) and Jim Cordle, former Buckeye and former New York Giant, announce the 2016 Brian Sampson Memorial Youth Football Camp will be held on Friday, July 15 at Lancaster High School’s Fulton Field practice field from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The camp will be for boys and girls ages 7-11. This is a noncontact camp to teach children the fundamentals of football, teamwork and respect for others. The camp is again being offered at No cost to the campers. The camp will be limited to the first 150 registrants.

On-line camp registration is located at: http://www.cordlecares. org/football-camp-signup- page.html. This is the only way to register for camp.

“Brian Sampson impacted the lives of many football players in Lancaster. We are excited to be hosting this camp in his memory for the fourth year to teach the fundamentals of football,”said Cordle, founder of the Cordle Cares Foundation and Lancaster graduate.

Donations for camp, in Brian’s memory, will be donated in his memory to the Urban and Shelley Meyer Fund for Cancer Research at The James Cancer Research Center. Donations of $100 or more, received by June 15, will also be listed on the back of the football camp shirt. Donations can be made on-line at or to CCF, P.O. Box 1235, Lancaster, OH 43130. All donations are tax deductible. Questions regarding donations in Brian’s memory should be directed to Cyndi Lavere at 740-654-5051.

For additional information regarding camp, e-mail us at or contact Martha Campbell at 330-340-0390.

Junior Gale Football Camp:

The 2016 Lancaster Junior Gale Football Camp will be held on July 18 and July 10 from 5 p.m.

to 8 p.m. each evening at Fulton Field.

The non-contact camp will be for students entering grades 3-8 in the 2016-2017 school year. Click on this link: #sthash.WFZMFrea.dpbs for more registration information.

Camp fee is $50. Direct all camp questions to Andy Knuckles by email at a_knuckles@lancaster. or by phone at 740-243-5620.



We would like to let you know that Coach TJ Martin has taken a position with a Junior High Team and we have a new Head Coach for the Glasco Patriots.  The new Head Coach is Dylan Long and he is excited to take over the team from Coach TJ.  We want to wish the best of luck to Coach TJ and you should still see him around as he will be helping us with the management of the league.  Congratulations to Coach TJ and Welcome Dylan!



2015 Champions

Miller Mayhem



Lancaster Youth Football (formally FCYFL) was recently recognized by the National Alliance for Youth Sports. Check out the article at: :



Lots of changes this year in our league. All administrators have went through a certification program to become certified Youth Sports Administrators. All of our coaches will be certified Youth Sports Football Coaches as well as concussion and bullying awareness trained.


What is LYF


LYF is a full contact football league for children in grades 3rd through 6th.  The league is comprised of six teams with an experienced group of seven coaches per team.  The league is dedicated to providing the best and safest athletic experience to as many children as possible by fostering family values, sportsmanship, teamwork and respect, while teaching the rules and regulations of football.


LYF News

There are many changes coming to the league.  We are doing many things to make the league even better.  All of our Administrators will be certified Volunteer Administrators and all of our coaches will be certified Volunteer Youth Football Coaches through the National Alliance for Youth Sports. We will also be starting a Parents Advisory Group as well as a Coaches Advisory Group.  We want this year to better than the last and we think these changes will help us get there.


Why play in the LYF? Here are 12 AWESOME reasons!

1. Every player receives a new jersey and pants to keep

2. Helmets and shoulder pads provided - over 100 new helmets purchased this past season

3. Draft system in place – Everyone drafted

4. No kids have ever been turned away

5. Ever player has an opportunity to play in every game

6. Kids play under the lights!

7. Special 5th Quarter for development of our younger and less developed players

8. Guaranteed 11 game season with potential for 2 additional games

 9. Experienced coaching staff (average Head Coach Tenure is 15 years, Assistant Coaches 12 years, and the Board is 12 years)

10. All Coaches are certified through National Alliance for Youth Sports as Volunteer Youth Football Coaches, have concussion training and background checks

11. All Administrators are certified through NAYS as Volunteer League Administrators

12. The league and many of our members have been involved in youth football for 30+ years

13. Professional Referees – 4 certified OHSAA Referees at every game – Same referees at high school games on Friday nights


Please let all your friends know... We are looking for more players. 



More information to come very soon. 


Policy Changes

All parents will be required to attend a mandatory Parent Meeting.  We will have 8 separate team meetings at the equipment handout date to be determined.  Every parent must be present to sign equipment agreement, parent contract and attend team/board parent meeting.  This is a mandatory meeting and no equipment will be given out, nor will any player be able to practice (make up dates will be planned) until these documents are signed and a meeting attended.

Making it easier to find us




You can also find us on Facebook... Just do a search for Lancaster Youth Football. We will try to post all the information on this site too.  Don’t forget to "Like" us to stay connected and tell all your friends.

Remember, without people like you, we cannot make this possible.


Always remember the game is for the YOUTH!!!!!

Please check back on a regular basis for more updates

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