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2020 Knights Football Registration Information


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Welcome to the GCKA Knights 2020 Football Program!

 

2019 Senior Division 1 League Champions
2019 Senior Division 2 Runner-Up
2018 Mini OCC Senior Division Champions - Black Knights
2018 Junior Division Runner-Up - Red Knights
2017 Mini OCC Senior Division Champions - Black Knights
2017 Mini OCC Senior Division Runner-Up - Red Knights
2017 11U Pickerington Gridiron Classic Champions
2017 Mini OCC Junior Division Champions - Black Knights
2016 Mini OCC Junior Division Champions - Black Knights
2015 Mini OCC Senior Division Tournament Runner Up - Black Knights
2015 Mini OCC Junior Division Tournament Champion - Black Knights


Register Online (Click Here)

(Online payments processed by Blue Sombrero) 


Or

Register during normal office hours. 

@ 4570 Haughn Rd, Grove City, OH 43123.
Monday and Friday 10-2
Thursday from 5-8pm

           

FIRST DAY OF SIGNUPS

June 17, 2020
 Last day of Online SignupsTBD
 GCKA Coaches Clinic/MeetingJuly 12, 2020 @1pm-3pmMurfin Fields
 GCKA Youth Football Camp
July 14-16, 2020 @6pm-8pmMurfin Fields

Player Evaluations: players to attend all 3 nights

July 20, 2020 @6pm-8pm

Murfin Fields

Player Evaluations: players to attend all 3 nights

July 21, 2020 @6pm-8pm

Murfin Fields

Player Evaluations: players to attend all 3 nights

July 22, 2020 @6pm-8pm

Murfin Fields

 Player DraftJuly 23,2020TBD 
 Player Helmet Issue/Fitting w/Zide'sAug. 1, 2020 @4pmGCKA OFFICE
 First day of acclimationAug. 3, 2020,2020Murfin Fields
 Opening WeekendTBDTBD
                        
        

            
  


 

All players must attend all 3 nights night of players evaluation.

  1. Parents will be notified withing 24 hours of the draft which team they are on.
    1. Those players who "turn down" a D1 offer will be placed into a supplemental draft managed by the Football Advisory Board.
  2. D2 players and those supplemental drafted players will be notified prior to Saturday July 25th of their team.
  3. Players not attending will be placed into the “Supplemental Draft”

 

    1. Supplemental Draft – The draft managed by the football advisory board that will place players to team to ensure parity and equal competition. Players placed in the Supplemental Draft will be those who:

                                                              i.      Do not attend player evaluations, and are not a “Protected Player

                                                             ii.      Those players who turn down D1, even if that player is a “Protected Player”.

For example: Player X’s father was designated to coach on the Sr. Black Knights. Player X was offered a D1 position and refused the opportunity. Player X will be placed into the Supplemental Draft, and his father will have the option to coach on the team Player X is selected to play on.

“Protected Players”

  1. Senior Division Coaches may still designate players as “Protected"
    1. Limited to 2 Coaches children or near relative.
    2. A team may declare 1 non-coaches’ child as "Protected".
    3. If a "Protected " player is offered a D1 position, the expectation is that the player accepts that position. Any "protected player" that has not turned down a D1 offer must be declared to the advisory board by 11:00PM Thursday July 23rd.

                                                         i.      If the player turns the D1 offer down, that player will be placed into the supplemental draft regardless of their status – “Protected” or not.

                                                       ii.      The Advisory Board will place that player and Coach on a team to ensure parity and equality and avoid "team stacking".

 

1.       Team stacking is defined as coaches of teams who create an unfair competitive advantage by placing seasoned players onto a single team with the sole intent and purpose of creating an unfair advantage to win.

 

a.       Coaches should not tell players “Don’t come to evals and I’ll draft you”

b.       Coaches should not tell players “Don’t try your best at evals – so that we can draft you”

If GCKA Youth Football is deemed as stacking a D2 team, we will be removed from the Mini OCC.


 
 
Fees:

Grade heading into next school year
Registration
Fee
  KINDERGARTEN ONLY  $65
 1st and 2nd Grade

$150

  3rd and 4th Grade  $150
5th and 6th Grade  $150
Starting in 2018 - a $5 transaction fee was placed on each order
Beginning 2020- Blue Sombrero transactions fee of their own. That fee is $3.


 
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All dates, times, fees are subject to change. Please check back frequently.

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