2017 BILLS FOOTBALL SEASON

Updated Saturday July 15, 2017 by Buffalo Grove Bills Youth Football and Cheerleading.

KEY DATES AND EVENTS
 
JULY 15TH & 16TH DICKS SPORTING GOODS, TCYFL FOOTBALL DAY-  Dicks Sporting Goods will open for Bills families ONLY!  21830 W. Long Grove Rd., Deer Park, IL. Save UP TO 25 % on cleats and Under Armour.
 
JULY 19TH, 20TH, 21ST - SPEED AND AGILITY CAMP: At Emmerich East, 5:30 PM, to 7:00 PM. There is a cost of $20.00/day (or        
$50.00 for all three days pre-paid) to participate in this 3 day camp, payable when you report that day!
 
JULY 23RD -  HEAD COACHES MEETING – 9:00 PM at Bills Football Building
 
JULY 24TH -  FOOTBALL PRACTICE BEGINS –MONDAY THRU FRIDAY, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM AT EMMERICH EAST FIELD, UNTIL THE WEEK SCHOOL BEGINS.  Players should show up promptly at 5:30 PM in t-shirts, shorts, cleats & helmets only on Monday July 24TH.  BRING PLENTY OF WATER OR GATORADE.  Teams may change practice fields during the week.
 
JULY 24TH  - NEW FOOTBALL PLAYER’S PARENT MEETING – 7:45 PM AT EMMERICH EAST– ATTENDANCE IS MANDATORY IF YOU ARE NEW TO THE PROGRAM.  (IMMEDIATELY AFTER PRACTICE).  Attendance is highly recommended for returning parents.  
       
JULY 31ST - FULL FOOTBALL PADS MAY BE WORN TO PRACTICE
 
AUG 9TH  -   CHEERLEADER UNIFORM HANDOUT – At Emmerich East Field (Home Field) PARENTS MUST BE PRESENT! 
5:30PM - 7:30PM
 
“FUND-RAISER” HANDOUT - Raffle tickets will be handed out at the same time as the uniforms.  Payment $100.00 is due at this time for 120 tickets.  Tickets can be sold in a book of 6 for $5.00, or each one for $1.00 (You can make $20.00)
 
AUG 15TH - CHEERLEADING PRACTICE (ALL SQUADS) – 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM AT EMMERICH EAST FIELD.  All cheerleaders should show up promptly at 5:30 PM in proper attire for an all squad practice.  BRING PLENTY OF WATER!   
 
AUG 15TH - CHEERLEADING PARENT MEETING – 5:30 PM ATTENDANCE IS MANDATORY! AT EMMERICH EAST PARK  
 
AUG 7TH  - FOOTBALL EQUIPMENT HANDOUT FOR KIDS RETURNING FROM CAMP - 4:30 PM at Emmerich East.  PARENTS MUST BE PRESENT! Please remember to bring a check/cash for raffle tickets.  (NO UNIFORM CAN BE ISSUED WITHOUT THEM!) Birth certificates are required for new players.
 
“FUND-RAISER” HANDOUT - Raffle tickets will be handed out at the same time as the equipment.  Payment of $100.00 is due at this time for 120 tickets.  Tickets can be sold in a book of 6 for $5.00, or each one for $1.00 (You can make $20.00)
 
WEEKENDS OF PRESEASON GAMES – For all of the Bills Football teams.  All teams have preseason games –
AUG 12TH & 19TH  - check with your coaches.
 
AUG 21ST - PICTURE DAY – AT EMMERICH EAST FIELD (FULL GAME UNIFORMS REQUIRED!!)
Cheerleaders 4:30 PM
Football Players 4.45 PM
Information to be handed out at practice.  BE ON TIME OR YOU WILL MISS THE TEAM PICTURES!
 
AUG 22ND - MANDATORY HEAD COACH MEETING: TYCFL required.
AUG 26TH & AUG 27TH    OPENING DAY – League games begin.
SEPT/OCT HOMECOMING – Date to be determined as soon as schedules are made available.  (Raffle Winners Picked)
 
PARENTS – THIS WEEK PLEASE BE TO YOUR CHILD’S GAME 20 MINUTES EARLY FOR A SPECIAL PREGAME PARENT APPRECIATION PRESENTATION (FROM YOUR CHILD)
 
OCT   SENIOR DAY
 
OCT/NOV EQUIPMENT TURN IN – 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM AT EMMERICH EAST FIELDHOUSE for teams not continuing in playoffs (please be on time and return equipment in condition you would like to receive it)
 
WEEKEND
NOV 11TH &12TH     CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND
 
If your player will not be able to report to football practice on July 24TH or your cheerleader on August 15TH, please contact us immediately with their name, 
age and first day of practice date so that we can inform their respective coach at tomsibo@yahoo.com 
 
We look forward to a fun and successful 2017 season!