Record 6,000 Participants Expected at UYFL’s National Championships

Record 6,000 Participants Expected at UYFL’s National Championships

PLANT CITY, FL – For the third consecutive year, the United Youth Football League (UYFL) will host its youth football national championships at Plant City’s Otis Andrews Sports Complex. A record-setting 6000 participants will compete in this year’s games which are set to begin on December 7. In total, over 180 teams from all over the United States will compete in the seven day, win or go home tournament.

UYFL competitors will occupy eight fields of the complex with action commencing at 8:30 a.m. daily. Games will continue until Friday, December 13, when all football national champions will be crowned.  

Additionally, UYFL Cheerleaders will compete for their own title on Saturday, December 14 (9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.), at the Tampa Convention Center.

The newest additions to the week’s slate of activities include the first ever, ‘My Mom’s A Superstar’ and ‘My Dad's A Diva’ competitions. Moms of UYFL football players are invited to try their hand at the sport in a punt, pass and kick contest, while dads of UYFL cheerleaders are invited to take part in a cheer contest.

The UYFL family will also celebrate the occasion at the group’s ‘Family Night’ at Busch Gardens on Thursday, December 12.

Members of the community are encouraged to come out and support the young men and women of the UYFL as they continue to help shape young adults one play at a time.

Click here for the UYFL website.