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Kicking off our fall season each year is our Combine! This is another great event that makes M.O.T. a unique program in our area. We offer a combine evaluation period for our players.
By hosting a yearly combine, our coaches are able to draft a balanced competitive roster for the season.

Our main goal is to provide fun, competitive, and balanced football every week while implementing proper safety and technique in a positive enriching environment.

The M.O.T. combine and drafting system helps to ensure we are able to provide this to all our families and meet our goals for everyone.

REMINDERS:
Age is determined as of July 31, 2021 for the FALL TACKLESeason
  • Little Pro (Ages 6 & 7)
  • Freshman (Ages 8 & 9)
  • JV (Ages 10 & 11)
  • Varsity (Ages 12 & 13) (14 year olds that meet a specific criteria)
A limited number of spots are available in some divisions.
Divisions will close once capacity is met.
Pre-Registration through our website,www.motyfcl.com, is strongly recommended to secure your athlete participation for the season.

Combine will be approximately 1.5 to 2 hrs in length per division depending on division size and number in attendance that evening. Please plan to arrive 30 minutes prior to your start time to be properly checked in.


FALL TACKLE COMBINE FOR LITTLE PRO, FRESHMAN, JV, & VARSITY:
Combine Dates:
  • Monday, July 26th
  • Tuesday, July 27th
  • Wednesday, July 28th
  • Thursday, July 29th
  • Rain date: Friday, July 30thThis date will only be used if one of the dates listed above is cancelled due to weather. We will communicate inadvance any changes to the schedule.

Who Should Attend?
All athletes planning to participate in the 2021 Fall Tackle Season that wish to be eligible for the draft. This includes new players to the league, new players to a division, or a player in the same division that wishes to be considered for another team. If your athlete is unable to attend a combine, they will be placed on a team by lottery after the draft is complete.
We suggest players register in advance for ease of check-in. If a player is unable to register in advance to combine, they will need to register on-site at their first combine attendance prior to participating if spots are available.

If you have a returning player to the same division and they want to return to the same team; they do not need to attend the combine but they must register prior to the start of the combine.

How many dates to attend?
Players that fit the details above must attend, check- in, and participate in 2 of the combine dates.
Players are welcome to attend more, but they must attend at least 2 dates to be eligible for the draft.
A player that does not attend two of the dates for combine, will be chosen for a team by lottery after the draft

What if you can't attend the combine?
If you are unable to attend the combine, you will still be assigned to a team by random after the draft is complete. Lottery assigned players will still be announced with their team at the Draft Announcement Ceremony

Combine Check In:
  • Arrive 30 minutes prior to the combine start time, Players will check in at 6:00pm- Combine will start promptly at 6:30pm - If you are not pre-registered, plan to arrive at 5:30pm
  • Follow the signs at the Pavilions for Check In
  • During Check-In, each athlete will be verified and receive their combine number
  • Upon Check-In players will be marked in attendance and given participation credit for the day.
  • Once Checked In athletes will be directed to the appropriate combine area. Athletes are divided by Age group at combine
  • Players will get in line in number order based on their number. Athletes will have the same number each night they attend
  • Players will check-in each time they attend a combine date to receive participation credit

What to Wear:
  • Athletes should dress appropriate for the weather in any athletic apparel they are comfortable to perform in
  • Athletes should wear either cleats or athletic shoes with traction
  • Each athlete should also bring a water bottle
  • NO PADS/ NO HELMET FOR ANY OF THE COMBINE DAYS

What is Combine:
Combine will consist of a series of drills/stations for athletes to demonstrate speed, accuracy & agility.
All athletes will stretch and warm up together at the start of each session. A demonstration at the start of each drill/station will be given so that all athletes know how to proceed. No one is expected to be perfect, the only expectation during this process is for each athlete to try their best!

All Combine days will be done with NO pads

Once athletes have completed all drills/stations they will be dismissed.

After Combine:
  • Once Combine is complete, the coaches will draft all athletes to the appropriate teams.
  • Players that were not able to attend the combine or did not attend two dates or players that register after the combine will be placed on teams by lottery
  • Draft Ceremony (See Scheduling Below)
  • Coaches will meet with their team briefly after the Draft Ceremony for each division.
  • Game schedules will be released mid August
  • Teams may begin practicing on August 4th.
  • Each coach will set their practice schedule and communicate it to their team
  • All divisions will have their first game on Saturday, August 21st
  • Please plan to arrive at least 1-hour before each game for team practice. Depending on the division, some teams may meet earlier.
  • Uniform distribution will happen later in the month of August.


Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday combine Schedule of Events:
6:00pm Arrive and Check In
6:30pm Line up in number order by division
6:35pm Warm- Up
6:50pm Combine drills will begin
8:00pm Dismissal


Above is a general schedule. Divisions may end at different times based on size of division and number in attendance


Draft Announcement Ceremony:
EVERYONE is asked to attend (New and Returning Players) for their division.
Parents: bring your chairs, bug spray and cold water so you can enjoy the ceremonies.
This is a big night for your players, LET'S GET HYPE!!
Coaches and Returning Players will be announced for each team.
Drafted and Lottery Players will be announced one by one to their 2021 Fall Tackle Team

Monday, August 2nd:
  • 6:00pm to 7:00pm Little Pro
  • 7:15pm to 8:15pm Freshman
Tuesday, August 3rd:
  • 6:00pm to 7:00pm JV
  • 7:15pm to 8:15pm Varsity
 
Coaches will meet briefly with their team at the end of each draft ceremony.