1. The Holiday Gridiron Classic was established to provide an
opportunity for youth football teams to extend their regular season and
showcase their skills against teams from various parts of the western region of the country and
Canada. The tournament is not designed to determine the best youth football teams in the West.
2. The tournament is open
to youth football teams with players 8-14 years of age. Teams are accepted for
entry regardless of their won-loss record.
3. Teams who are
committed to fair play and acceptance of the rules and procedures outlined
by Mountain Northwest will be guaranteed entry as long as space remains
All youngsters are eligible to participate in
the Holiday Gridiron Classic so long as the player:
8-14 years of age as of September 1st (copy of Birth Certificate
- Has their name
on an official Team Roster.
- Does not exceed by 25 lbs.
the average weight classification of both teams averaged
together in order to be considered a "ball carrier". If these players
gain possession the ball will be blown dead
by the officials. X-man rule will not apply for the Ranier Division.
Each team will designate
an information officer who will serve as the TEAM
REP. The Team Representative is responsible for all communications with
Mountain Northwest’s staff and ensuring compliance with all documents
and deadlines required by the Mountain Northwest Football It is
recommended that the Team Representative is not the head coach.
Tournament Fees “Get in Now”
The 10th Annual Gridiron Classis tournament
will be limited to 36 teams. Mountain Northwest strongly recommends
that Leagues and/or Organizations submit REGISTRATION FEES as early
as possible. Deadline for registration is 15 Oct. After 15 Oct, it is by invitation only. This
will secure your spot(s) in the tournament. The Actual team(s) that you will
be sending can be determined at a later date.
Cost per Team