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FAQs (FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS)

Q: How much is the registration fee?

A: Flag Football registration is $125
Tackle Football registration is $225
Cheer registration is $225

All registration fees include AAU membership

Q: What is provided with the registration fee?

A: Flag registration includes: game jersey, shorts, and socks. All items are kept by the participant.

Tackle registration includes: helmet, shoulder pads, game jersey, game pants, and socks. All items, except the socks, are to be returned by the participant at the end of the season.

Cheer registration includes: uniform top & bottom, bloomers, bow, socks, shoes, practice t-shirts, and shorts. All items are kept by the participant.

Q: Is there a sibling discount if I have more than one child participating?

A: Yes
1st child-full price
2nd child-10% discount
3rd child-10% discount
4th child or more-15% discount

Please email the treasurer to ensure your pricing is arranged.

Q: Do you accept credit cards?

A: Yes. You can register through this site and pay via credit card or check.

Payments made at registration locations must be either check or cash. Your participant will not be placed on a team roster until any outstanding balance has been paid in full. If you are mailing in a payment it is recommended that you mail in a money order paid to the order of Apopka Raptors. The mailing address is PO Box 1493 Apopka, FL 32712. Checks are accepted but there is often a delay in deposit.

Q: Do you allow refunds?

A: Full refunds (minus 5% processing fees) will only be given up to the league start date, August 1. After August 1 the only refunds that will be given will be pro-rated and given only for documented medical conditions that will prohibit participation. Any other extenuating circumstances will need to made in writing and emailed to the Director of Football or the Director of Cheer. The Executive Board will then make a decision.


Q: Can I register on line?

A: Yes. Please click the registration button at the top of this page.

Q: Is there a weight limit?

A: No. AAU Football is unlimited weight with no position restrictions.

Q. What are your age divisions?

A. All ages are based on the participant's age on August 1

Flag: Ages 4-6
8U (Mighty Mites): Ages 7-8
10U (Pee Wee): Ages 9-10
12U (Jr. Varsity): Ages 11-12
14U (Varsity): Ages 13-14


Q: How may kids are on a team?

A: Roster sizes may vary:

Flag maximum is 20 participants.
8U (Mighty Mites) is 30 participants.
10U (Pee Wee) is 30 participants.
12U (Jr. Varsity) is 30 participants.
14U (Varsity) is 30 participants.

Any increase to these roster sizes is at the discretion of the Head Coach & the Executive Board. Cheer can have up to 65 participants per age group.

Q: Do you travel a lot?

A: No, AAU is not travel football. We have 8 regular season games. Four are at our home location. Four are away games at various locations throughout central Florida. 

Q: Where are practices held?

A: We practice at Dream Lake Elementary School

Q: What days do you practice, and for how long?

A: Prior to the start of school, practices may be Monday - Friday to accommodate mandatory conditioning requirements (10 hours). Once school starts, practices are held on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Q: When does the season start and how long does it run?

A: First practice and conditioning starts August 1. The regular season lasts 8 games every Saturday and will conclude in October. There are three playoff games and conclude in November. Depending on the team's performance we may qualify for the AAU League Based National Tournament. This is an annual tournament for tackle football held in early December in Davenport, FL. Plan on being available from August 1 - December.