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Super Bowl Saturday - October 8th

2022 Rec Football- Key Dates

AGE DIVISIONS- Rookie Tackle-3rd and 4th Grade, 5th and 6th grade

Equipment Fitting June 30 and July 5
Training Camp/Evaluation – TBD (July 9, 11-14, 16, 18 possible dates)
Draft – July 19
Tackle Practices Start – July 25th

Chris Preston, General Commissioner can be contacted at [email protected] with questions.

Training Camp/Evaluation Dates by League

3rd Grade - 7/9,7/11 and 7/16 more info to follow
4th Grade 7/11 and 7/18 more info to follow 
5/6 Grade - tbd

Saturday August 13– Football Opening Weekend

August 10 – School Starts – Move to 2 practices per week.

No Games – Labor Day Weekend

Weekend of October 8 – Super Bowl

Rec Tackle Football Program Overview

3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th grade

Late July- October

Sport Fee: $195.00 per season which includes equipment rental.  In addition to the sports fee, families are asked to pay an membership fee of $50 once per year.  All families are required to volunteer during the season, but can choose to opt-out of volunteering by paying $25.

Carmel Dads' club requires every family to pay $25 or work a two-hour shift in the concession stand for a sporting event.  Athletes whose parents serve as a league commissioner, head coach or team sponsor are exempt from this requirement.

Special requests are taken into consideration such as practice dates, side of town, coach request, and buddy request; however, sport fees cannot be refunded after DATE in the event we are not able to accommodate your requests. ***SPECIAL NOTE- Due to the evaluation process and draft, requests are not able to be taken into consideration. Please keep this in mind when you register for tackle football***

 *Refund Policy – If you register your child(ren) for one of our sports programs and then opt for them not to participate, refund requests are grated AS LONG AS the refund request is made during that sport season’s regular open registration period.  Refunds are NOT given if requested after open registration unless there is a medical reason you child cannot participate.  For more information or if you have questions or concerns regarding this refund policy, please contact the office.


3rd Grade - Tues/Thurs  Pittman Fields

4th Grade-Mon/Wed Hermann Fields

5th/6th Grade -Tues/Thurs Hermann Fields



- Mouthguard (required)
- Football Pants (required)
- Cleats (optional but recommended) 
- Practice jersey

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Click Here for the CDC Safety First Guidelines

3rd Grade Rules click here
4th Grade Rules click here
5th-6th Grade Rules click here updated 7.20.22

2022 League Commissioners

General Commissioner
Chris Preston [email protected]

3rd Grade -Renee Sondhe [email protected]

4th Grade-Daryl and Leah Eckstein
[email protected]

5th-6th Grade-Joe Delise
[email protected]

Fall Football 2021!

Check out these pictures from 4th Grade fall tackle football!


The decision as to whether fields are playable rests with the CDC Staff or their representative.

No outdoor practice or game shall begin with a STORM WARNING (Thunderstorm/Tornado) in effect at the start time of said practice/game.

Mandatory 30 minute wait when lightning and/or thunder is observed. Fields must be cleared. This 30 minute wait will restart at each observed lightning and/or thunder.

For more information regarding the full Severe Weather Policy please click here

Volunteer Opportunities

All families are asked to fulfill a volunteer obligation by working as Head Coach, Team Sponsor, Sport Commissioner, Concession Worker or paying the Opt-Out Fee when they have a child playing in this sport.

Volunteer coaches are needed for every team. Please consider volunteering as head coach when registering your child. 

Head Coaches are asked to attend a coaches meeting before the season starts and will receive rosters, schedule and uniforms. Coaches will sign up for their practice time by calling the office at their scheduled time and selecting from available times and locations. Criminal Background Check Required

We are also in need parents that are willing to assistant coach out of goodwill for their team - in addition to their volunteer obligation.
Criminal Background Check Required

We are always looking for age level commissioners.  If you are interested, please contact the General Commissioner, Chris Preston.
Criminal Background Check Required

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Carmel Dads' Club
Office Hours:
Monday through Friday 8:30am-5:00pm

5459 E. Main Street Carmel Indiana 46033 

Phone: 317-846-1663

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