The Bloomington Athletic Association football has a season starting in August through October each year. The program is open to youth1st and2nd grades for Flag Football and grades 3 through 8 for tackle football. Sign-ups are in June.
Football Fees: Flag is $75, and tackle $155
There is a non-waivable late fee of $25.00 for every late sign up.
BAA provides helmets, game jerseys, pants and pads for the pants. Each player provides shoulder pads, any other forearm, hand pads they feel necessary, cleats, mouth piece and a protective cup.
Offense: C, G, T, TE only.
Defense: D-line or LB only.
Offense: C, G, T only.
Defense:Interior line (NG/DT)
Up to 90 lbs.
91 lbs. to 110
111 lbs. & up
Up to 100 lbs.
101 lbs. to 115
116 lbs. & up
Up to 120 lbs.
Up to 150 lbs.
Restricted Players (Double Stripers) = Restricted Players can ONLY line up in an interior line position (Center, Guard, or Tackle on offense and Nose Guard or Def Tackle on defense). These players may NOT go downfield for a pass.
A Restricted Player can be used as a kicker or punter. However, when punting may move laterally to avoid defensive pressure but may NOT advance the ball by run, pass, hand-off or lateral and must only attempt to punt the ball. If a Restricted Player has possession of the ball on offense, defense, or special teams, the play is immediately whistled dead.
Designated Players (Single Stripers) – In addition to playing Restricted Player positions, Designated Players may line up as a Tight End or Defensive End. This “Designated Player” tight end CANNOT split out wide at any time and must be no more than one yard from the nearest tackle.
A Designated Player may advance the ball on offense ONLY by a legal forward pass caught BEYOND the line of scrimmage. A Designated player CANNOT receive the pitch on a hook and ladder play, they can catch and pitch.
A Designated Player can be used as a kicker or punter and is subject to the same limitations as a Restricted Player in this position. They cannot return a punt at any time during the game. If they catch a short punt, the ball is dead at that spot. However, a “Designated Player” may advance a fumble or interception. If a “Designated player” receives an onside kick, they can advance the ball as long as they are on the front line, if they are behind the front line, the ball is dead at the spot once they control the ball.
A Designated or Restricted Player in an eligible position shall result in an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty.
Ball Carrying Players (No Stripes)
“Ball Carrying” players can line up in a position to carry or receive the football (running backs, quarterbacks, flankers and ends). They can also play ANY position on defense.