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    Lawrence Youth Football

    Lawrence Youth Football (LYF Inc.) was founded in 1963. It is a Not-for-Profit organization. LYF provides the fundamentals of football in a competitive environment for youth in Kindergarten through 8th grade in the Lawrence, Kansas area. The organization offers tackle and flag football.

    Tackle has four divisions: 2nd - 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade.

    • Cost - $160.00 with shoulder pads and/or helmet ($6.20 admin fee)
    • Cost - $140.00 without shoulder pads and helmet ($4.55 admin fee)

    Flag has six divisions: K-1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade, 8th grade.

    • Cost - $100.00 ($4.25 admin fee)

    Flag divisions can be combined due to number of players and teams.

    Helmet and shoulder pads are available. Secondary insurance is provided.

    Players are required to pay the applicable registration fee prior to being placed on a roster or receiving equipment.

    LYF will have inter-league play during the season to allow for similar competitive teams to play each other.  Games are played on Saturday and Sunday at the Youth Sports Complex (YSC), 4911 W 27th Lawrence, KS, located at the intersection of the South Lawrence Trafficway and Wakarusa Drive.

    Heads Up Football

    Coaches can login to their current account or create a new account

    Accessing Online Certification:


    • Create account or login at
    • Click on “Training” on the left of the page
    • Click on “Take Me There”
    • Add course
    • Type in Coupon Code ******
    • Start Certification

    Board Lawrence Youth Football

    Bret Toelkes

    Bret Toelkes


    Clint Bradley

    Clint Bradley

    Steve Walter

    Tim Pinnick

    John Randolph

    Darren Green

    Staff Lawrence Youth Football

    Garrett Bradley