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May 26th - Final day for cheerleading registrations (online) - No late registrations will be accepted!
     *Note: June 15th is the last day to get a full refund for any cheerleader registrations should your child(ren) decide to not participate this year.

June 11th - Speed, agility, and strength training - 6 to 8 pm - Nike Site
June 18th - Speed, agility, and strength training - 6 to 8 pm - Nike Site
June 25th - Speed, agility, and strength training - 6 to 8 pm - Nike Site
July 9th - Speed, agility, and strength  training - 6 to 8 pm - Nike Site
                      & Last day to order DLYF apparel (see "Fundraiser" tab for more info)
July 11th - Pep rally planning meeting - Deer Lakes Bowl - 6 pm
July 16th - Speed, agility, and strength training - 6 to 8 pm - Nike Site

July 21st - Football equipment handouts at Nike Site - 6 to 6:45 pm Tomahawks, 6:45 to 7:30 Bucks, 7:30 to 8:15 Braves
Must bring 2 post-dated checks - 11/15/23, payable to Deer Lakes Youth Football:
$400 volunteer per FAMILY and $250 equipment per CHILD

Practices are 6 to 8 pm Monday through Friday during summer break
Practices are 6 to 8 pm Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday during the school year

Week of July 24th - Helmets only practice and conditioning

July 31st - Steelers raffle ticket drawing, based off 7 pm PA Lottery (see "Fundraiser" tab for more info)

Week of July 31st - Full pads practice and conditioning - Official start of season - 6 pm Parents' meeting - Cheer practice begins

August 1st - Pittsburgh Sports Guards mouthguard fittings during practice $65

August 4th - Final day for football registrations (online) - No late registrations will be accepted!
August 4th - Scrimmages at Shaler - all teams - Shaler Area MS - 5 pm arrival, 6 pm starts

August 6th - Picture day with Stacy Gray Photography - Nike Site - 10 am seniors & Braves, 11:15 am Bucks, 12:30 pm Tomahawks - green home jerseys

August 11th - DLYF Pep Rally - Nike Site - Tailgate begins at 5 pm, and pep rally begins at 7 pm!
Lineup (subject to change): 
Antler Grafix
Fresh Squeezed Lemonade
Aviva Brick Oven
Frost Fairy
Galaxy Donuts
Halal Gyro Guys
J&J Smokehouse
Pittsburgh Coffee Co
Pittsburgh Crepes
Tocayo Taquiera
Udderly Fresh

Game Times = 8u Tomahawks/10u Bucks/12u Braves
AYFL Week 1 -Saturday, August 12th- @ RYFO 4 pm/2 pm/6 pm (TIMES HAVE CHANGED FOR 8U AND 10U)
AYFL Week 2 - Saturday, August 19th-BYE WEEK
August 21st - 5:30 pm - make-up pictures (green home jerseys)
August 23rd - 1st day of school for Deer Lakes School District

AYFL Week 3 - Saturday, August 26th- @ Penn Hills 1 pm/3 pm/5 pm
AYFL Week 4 - Saturday, September 2nd-vs Lower Burrell 11 am/1 pm/3 pm - 
Kona Ice on-site - 12 to 4:30 pm
AYFL Week 5 - Saturday, September 9th-vs West Mifflin 11 am/1 pm/3 pm

September 15th - Deer Lakes homecoming parade

AYFL Week 6 - Saturday, September 16th-vs Guyasuta 11 am/1 pm/3 pm
AYFL Week 7 - Saturday, September 23rd-@ Plum 1 pm/3 pm/5 pm
AYFL Week 8 - Saturday, September 30th-vs Brentwood 11 am/1 pm/3 pm - 
Alumni day/Throwback game
AYFL Week 9 - Saturday, October 7th-@ Freeport 9 am/11 am/1 pm
AYFL Week 10 - Saturday, October 14th-@ Saxonburg 3 pm/5 pm/7 pm
AYFL Week 11 - Saturday, October 21st-vs Ford City 11 am/1 pm/3 pm - 
Senior night

PLAYOFFS - Saturday, October 28th
SUPER BOWL - Saturday, November 4th-Hosted by Plum 11 am/1 pm/3 pm
SENIOR BOWL - Saturday, November 11th-Hosted by Brentwood 3 pm

NOTE: Game times/days are subject to change by the AYFL

December 9th - Deer Lakes Youth Football and Cheer Banquet - Vagabond Center

(Updated 9/30/23)



AYFL Playoffs - times TBD
Start Date/Time:
Saturday, October 28, 2023 11:00 AM
Recurring Event:
One time event
Normal Priority
Allegheny Youth Football League playoffs

Games and times TBD
Owned by [email protected] On Wednesday, May 3, 2023


Deer Lakes Youth Football Organization
DLYF, PO Box 209
Russellton, Pennsylvania 15076

Email: [email protected]

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