Celebration Youth Football & Cheer (CYFL) is based in Celebration, Florida, and is part of the Mid-Florida Football League and Pop Warner Little Scholars. Since 1929 Pop Warner has strived to inspire youth, regardless of race, creed, or national origin, to practice the ideals of sportsmanship, scholarship, and physical fitness as reflected in the life of the late Glenn Scobie “Pop” Warner.
- To encourage and increase youth participation in football, cheerleading, and dance.
- To ensure a safe and positive playing environment for all participants.
- To instill life-long values of teamwork, dedication, and a superior work ethic in the classroom and on the playing field.
- Pop Warner programs have no tryouts or cutting of rosters.
- Everyone participates under mandatory rules of play.
- On-field coaching is allowed for younger age levels.
- Individual awards are given only for academic excellence, not for on-field activities.
Safe Playing Environment:
- Players are matched by age-based levels.
- There are strict mandatory equipment requirements.
- Pop Warner provides Coaching Clinics and Risk Management Training.
- An enforced national rule book incorporates time-tested rules.
- A full-time executive staff supports all local associations and assists in sound policy creation.
- Return to play guidelines during COVID-19.