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2018 Combine Day/Mr. Football Events



CDC Rec Tackle Football Combine Day

Event Schedule:

2nd grade  9:00 to 10:00
3rd grade   9:00 to 10:00 
4th grade   10:00 to 11:00
5th grade   11:00 to 12:00
6th grade   11:00 to 12:00

All registered tackle players are welcome and encouraged to attend this FUN season kickoff event! Awards will be given in each age group and lots of fun activities planned. No equipment is necessary, come in shorts and a t-shirt (no pads/helmets)

2018 Rec Football- Key Dates

Evaluation Dates by League

2nd Grade - Saturday July 21st - Pittman 9:00-10:30 - Tuesday or Wednesday July 24/25th (TBD if Necessary)
3rd Grade - Saturday July 21st - Hermann 9:00-10:30
4th Grade - Monday July 16th - Pittman - 6:00-7:30 - Tuesday or Wednesday July 24/25th (TBD if Necessary)
5/6 Grade - Saturday July 21st - Hermann 9:30 to 11:00 - Tuesday or Wednesday July 24/25th (TBD if Necessary)

(players should attend one of the dates above) 

Thursday July 26– League Draft – HEAD COACHES 
Saturday July 28– 2 through 6 grade tackle football combine @ Carmel Stadium. Mr. Football will be awarded for all grades.

NOTE – Practices will start 1 week later this year

Practice start week of July 30- 2 full pads practice and 1 pro pads practice for week 1 and 2. 
Saturday August 4 – Skills Clinic
Saturday August 11 – Football Opening Weekend

Tuesday August 14  – School Starts – Move to 2 practices per week.

Thursday August 30– If needed games will be scheduled
Saturday September 1– No Games – Labor Day Weekend
Saturday September 22– Last games of the regular season

Week of September 24 – could have week night playoff game
Saturday September 29– Playoffs
Weekend of October 6-7 – Super Bowl

Rec Tackle Football Program Overview

2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th grade

Late July- October

Sport Fee: $185.00 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.


2nd Grade --- Tuesday/Thursday---Pitman or Hermann

3rd Grade --- Monday/Wednesday --- Pittman

4th Grade --- Monday/Wednesday or Mon/Thurs --- Pittman

5th/6th Grade --- Tuesday/Thursday --- Hermann



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

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.
Criminal Background Check Required

5th-6th Grade Tackle Football


Just a reminder we will have evaluations for the upcoming football season this Saturday morning 7/21 at Hermann fields located 9:30 am 13540 Shelborne Rd. 46032 (behind the townhomes).

Players will need football pants with pads, mouth piece, cleats & practice jersey. You should have picked up shoulder pads and helmet provided by CDC. Please come in full gear Saturday morning.

If for some reason you will not be in attendance, please email Chris Preston our General Commissioner as I am out of town on vacation. [email protected]

It's very important we get every player evaluated so that is required before the draft.

Randy Caldwell

2018 League Commissioners

General Commissioner
Chris Preston [email protected]

Sara & Ed Hasseld - 2nd Grade --- [email protected]

Jerimie  Lloyd - 3rd Grade --- [email protected]

Brad Bobich - 4th Grade --- [email protected]

Randy Caldwell - 5/6 Grade --- [email protected]

2018 Equipment Fitting Dates

June 5      6-7 pm   Shelborne Soccer Fields
June 21    6:30-7:30  pm  Shelborne Soccer Fields *updated time*
July 2        6-7 pm   Shelborne Soccer Fields


Click Herefor the CDC Safety First Guidelines

2nd Grade Rules Click here
3rd Grade Rules click here
4th-6th Grade Rules Click here


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

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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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