WHO WE ARE
Brimfield JFL provides a recreational, educational and competitive program for its participants by structuring players ages and weights to compensate for the variety of physical and mental maturity levels of players involved. Brimfield JFL is dedicated to young athletes who participate within our organization and to their safety and enjoyment. Now lets PLAY SOME FOOTBALL!!!!
The Junior Football League of Central Illinois’ Board of Directors voted to cancel the 2020 Fall Season at their August 6th League Meeting.
The vote comes after guidelines were posted from the Illinois State Governor, Department of Public Health, and High School Association that prohibited athletes from participating in our League's activities. We exhausted all efforts to safely provide a Fall season, but due to restrictions beyond our control, were unable to do so. The League will continue to monitor COVID-19 and IDPH restrictions in the event that an option for athletes to participate in the Spring becomes available. As this situation remains ever changing, the Board of Directors will not make any decisions on available Spring options until later in the year when more definitive answers become available. Thank you to our young athletes and their families for continuing to promote the JFLOCI and the sports of youth tackle football, flag football, and cheerleading. We look forward to seeing you in 2021!
BRIMFIELD JFL IS AFFLIATED WITH JFLOCI AND USA FOOTBALL
The Junior Football League of Central Illinois (JFLOCI) based in Peoria, IL, is committed to ensuring a positive youth football experience and advancing player safety this fall by providing league-wide coaching education and teaching resources that benefit players, parents and coaches through USA Football’s Heads Up Football® program.
USA Football, the sport’s national governing body, educates more youth and high school coaches combined than any organization in the United States. All JFLOCI coaches will be trained in Heads Up Football® techniques before leading their teams this season. JFLOCI head coaches and assistant coaches will attend a league hosted USA Football Coaches Clinic, which includes Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) concussion recognition and response protocols; heat illness prevention information; proper helmet and shoulder pad fitting; as well as Shoulder Tackling, Defeating Blocks and Blocking techniques, which aim to reduce helmet contact.
“Heads Up Football is changing for the better how coaches are trained, players are taught, parents are informed and safety is addressed,” USA Football Executive Director SCOTT HALLENBECK said. “We are proud to have the Junior Football League of Central Illinois join us in leading America’s youth football community, helping to further establish important standards rooted in education for the good of our young athletes.”