Football

Eastside Crusaders Junior Football

ECJF is part of the Northwest Junior Football League (NJFL), which is a non-profit organization consisting of 10 youth tackle football organizations in King and Snohomish counties.

Age/Weight Chart

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The Northwest Junior Football League (NJFL) is an age and weight restricted league and uses the following table to assign players to teams:

A player's "League Age" is their age as of July 31st.

To determine your child's team, take his age as of the next upcoming July 31st and go across until you find the highest weight that he is currently under. For example; if your child is 12 years old as of next July 31st and weighs 125 pounds, he would register for the Junior team.

AgeFlag76ers89ersPeeweesBantamsJuniorsSeniors
5No limitNo limit
6No limitNo limit
7No limit80No limit
8No limit
9104No limit
10120No limit
1186136No limit
1296153No limit
13110No limit
14200
  • A player may not play above his weight class. 
  • All players are weighed at the pre-season Jamboree.
  • Players who are within 3 pounds of the weight cap for their age group are required to weigh in again mid-season (with 5 pounds grace).
  • Players not within 3 pounds of their weight cap are not required to weigh-in for the remainder of the season.

Junior Football Levels

There are currently six levels of teams for Eastside Crusaders Junior Football

USA Modified Football (new)
(Smaller Field Size, 7 players a side, Structured Rule changes to increase learning)
  • 76ers:​  5-7 year olds
Tackle Football
  • 89ers:  7-9 year olds
  • PeeWees:  9-12 year olds
  • Bantams:  10-13 year olds
  • Juniors:  11-14 year olds
  • Seniors:  12-14 year olds

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