ABOUT MACKTOWN WARRIORS FOOTBALL

OUR PHILOSOPHY

The Macktown Warriors youth football organization was established on the principles of safety, sportsmanship, and character building.

It is our goal to develop kids into hardworking, respectful young athletes, and ultimately prepare them for competition at the high school level. We pride ourselves on the concepts of “Team” and “Family.” Our players first become teammates who are unified by the game, and then by their commitment to one another.

Macktown Warriors understand what it takes to become champions. They learn to be their best in the face of adversity and be humble in victory. Instruction at the lower levels centers on fundamentals of football and gradually focuses more on competitive skills at the upper levels. Playing time is a focus at every level.

Providing a safe environment is our highest priority. Organization coordinators oversee the coaching staff to ensure that our kids are not only taught to play the game in the safest manner possible, but that everyone is treated fairly and with respect. Go Warriors!

Macktown Warriors are a registered 501(c)(3) Charitable Organization. Check out the video below to see more about our organization.

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2019 was an exciting season. 2020 should be better!
Still spots on the following teams..
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Families of Macktown,

The purpose of this letter is to update you on our efforts in determining if there will be a season of football play this fall. Throughout the off-season the board members have been working in navigating the uncertainty of the current environment with a goal or having a season of play in compliance with all requisite local, state and national rules and regulations.

We are in communication on a regular basis with our two leagues, Milton Youth Football and the Big 14. The president of Milton Youth Football and the commissioner for the Big 14 are both optimistic that we will have a season of football this year. Additionally, we are also in communication with other leagues throughout Illinois and Wisconsin in monitoring their progress towards a season of football. This information is helpful to us in forming ideas and developing questions to our league representatives during their board meetings. In light of the current uncertainty, the Macktown board and our head coaches are committed in preparing for the season. We will continue to keep our coaching staff and families abreast of the status of our upcoming season. We will continue to take registrations for 3rd/4th, 5th and 6th grades. Grade 7 and Grade 8 are full. At this time, we suggest that parents do not pay any outstanding registration fees, but rather make those payments on the date of the equipment hand out.
As you know many of our regularly scheduled events have been postponed, delayed or cancelled. Once we are able to determine with a reasonable level of certainty that there will be a season of play we will provide you with an updated calendar of events to ensure that all registrants are prepared for the start of the season.

We thank you all for remaining patient with us during this time of uncertainty and fully understand the unusual circumstances that you have all be under during the last four months. We can assure you that we are continually working with our league leaders and among ourselves in exploring all avenues to allow for a season of play.

Please find below dates for events that are tentatively scheduled or expected. As soon as we are able to finalize these dates we will send a follow-up correspondence.
If, you have any questions please feel free to reach out and ask your questions.

Sincerely,


The Macktown Board
Matthew Strand 815-519-4942

Upcoming Dates:

*Warrior Week ‘Conditioning’ (5th thru 8th) July 20th thru 24th Rockton Athletic Fields 5:30 – 7:30pm
*Equipment Pick-Up (All Grades) Times to be Determined July 25th Rockton Athletic Fields 9am – 2pm
*Practice Begins (5th thru 8th Grades) July 27th Rockton Athletic Fields 5:30 – 7:30pm
*FULL PADS (5th thru 8th Grades) July 30th
*Lil Warriors Camp (3rd/4th Grades) 7/27 thru 7/31 Rockton Athletic Fields 5:30 – 7:30pm
*Parents Meeting 7/27 @ 6:30pm – Rockton Athletic Fields Pavilion *FINAL DAY for Registrations 5th thru 8th (10 Practices)* August 3rd
*Lil Warriors (Warrior Week) 8/3 - 8/7 Rockton Athletic Fields 5:30 - 7:30pm
*Lil' Warriors Practice Begins 8/10 (Full Pads) (4) Practices a Week (5:30p - 7:30p)
*Final Day for Registrations 8/10 3th/4th Grade
*Opening Day in the Big 14 – 8/15
(*) All dates Subject to Change
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FAQ

Q: What leagues are we afilliated with?

A: 3rd and 4th grades are part of the Milton Youth Football. 5th – 8th are part of the Big14 conference.

Q: Where are practices?

A: Rockton Sports Complex at 12678 Old River Rd. Rockton, IL 61072.

Q: How many days do we practice?

A: 5th-8th grade teams practice (5) days a week until school starts, then we practice (4) days (Monday-Thursday). Lil’ Warriors (3rd and 4th grade) practice (4) days a week (Monday-Thursday) until 9/3 when they will go to (2) practices a week (Tuesday/Thursday).

Q: What equipment does the team provide?

A: We provide: helmet, shoulder pads, thigh, knee, and butt pads, practice uniform & pants with belt along with a girdle.

Q: What equipment do parents need to provide?

A: Parents are responsible for providing their child’s: cleats, cup, mouth piece, and water bottle. NOTE: Macktown does have a supply of gently used football cleats if needed.

Q: What grades receive a free jersey?

A: 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grades.

Q: Where do 3rd/4th graders play?

A: They will play in Milton at 301 West High Street, Milton, Wis. 53563

Q: Where do 5th-8th graders play?

A: Home games are played at Rockton Athletic Fields, and away games are at their opponent’s field. See our Field Locations page for addresses.

Q: Is there a fundraising raffle?

A: Yes. We ask that all parents participate to help fund the organization.

Q: Are you a not for profit entity?

A: Yes, Macktown Warriors Football is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

Q: How do I volunteer?

A: When you register you will be asked to volunteer. If you wish to opt out, you will be asked to pay $50.

Q: I have a specific question. Who can I call?

A: You can call any of these numbers:
* Matt Strand – 815-519-4942

Q: How do we donate to the Macktown Warriors?

A: You can call any of these numbers:
* Matt Strand – 815-519-4942

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