Q: When is football season?
A: Football is a fall sport which is played from early August through late October.
Q: How are the teams divided?
A: Ages 5-6, 6 U; Ages 7-8, 8 U ; Ages 9-10, 10 U; Ages 11-12, 12 U; Ages 13-14, 14 U
Q: How do parents keep abreast of what's going on?
A: Check Oakville Watertown Youth Athletic Association website on a regular basis. When registering, make sure you provide your e-mail address and cell phone number to receive notices about the various team and league activities.
Q: Is there a mandatory fundraiser?
A: In order to help keep costs down, OWYAA requires that each player participates raffle. Each player is required to sell 20 tickets. Tickets are $5.00 a piece.
Q: Can I volunteer?
A: OWYAA depends on volunteers to coach, manage teams and coordinate all aspects of the program. We welcome your input and time to make the program fun, challenging, and rewarding for the players.
Q: Any Further questions?
A: Contact Tom LaRosa or Chris Deluca. Email addresses and Phone numbers are found under the Contact section of the website.
Q: How much is football registration?
Q: What does my registration fee cover?
A: Referees, use of team equipment, insurance and tournament fees as well as coaches training
Q: How does our family register?
A: Register online
Q: Why is registration in the spring for the fall season?
A: While it seems early, there are a number of items that must be completed in spring/summer including team submission to the leagues, uniform and equipment ordering as well as coordinating field time with the town.
Q: What is the deadline for registration?
A: Registration deadline dates vary season. Check info on registration page for late fee date and registration closing date.
Q: What is OWYAA Refund policy?
A: Prior to first practice - full refund of registration fees, during the first week of practice (M-F) - $60.00 refund, After the first week of practice (2nd Monday of practice) - No Refund
Q: What happens after I register my player?
A: OWYAA needs a complete doctors consent form (include medical insurance), a birth certificate, a participant application signed by both player and parent, a copy of end of year report card. *No refund will be honored until ALL equipment or uniform pieces have been received by OWYAA.*
Q: Where do I return my paperwork?
A: OWYAA, P.O. Box 601, Watertown, CT 06795 or return at on of our open registrations.
Q: What equipment do I need to get for my player?
A: Black football pants with integrated pads (7 pad), cleats, athletics support/cup, larger water bottle
Q: Does OWYAA provide any equipment to the player?
A: Helmet, mouthpiece, shoulder pads, game jerseys, practice jersey, black socks for games
Q: Why do players condition?
Q: Why use a football cleat and not another style cleat?
Q: What is a football girdle?