The Chicago Blitz Youth Football and Cheerleading Organization, Inc. was established in 2003 and is organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes under the section 501c(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 and to that extent will primarily develop and maintain programs and activities that:
Educate Organization members about football and cheerleading
Foster national or international amateur sports competition by providing organized football and cheerleading games and activities for boys and girls under age 14 years of age.
Encourage the development and practice of good sportsmanship, both on and off the playing field.
Develop the principles of fair play and building good character.
The Chicago Blitz was formed by a committed group of parents, like you, who were adamant that their child have an excellent and structured football and cheer program. We are a 501c(3) not for profit organization, that is run by volunteers, no one receives payment for their services. We are official members of the Metro League Youth Football Program. Our Organization’s colors are Scarlet Red and Silver.
Our football program consists of four (4) divisions
1) Super Pee Wee (ages 6-7) – up to 85lbs
2) Pee-Wee (ages 8-9) – up to 115lbs
3) Widget (ages 10-11) – up to 130lbs
4) Junior (ages 12-13)* - up to 170lbs (155lbs Skills Position)
*Football players must be the appropriate age by September 1, 2020.
**Cannot be in High School
***Weight requirements pertain to football players only
Weight Rule: If a player weighs under/over the weight for their age group, they can play at another level (if permitted by their parents/guardian). For example, if you have a 13 year Junior who weighs less than 125lbs, they can play the Widget level. If you have a 9 year Pee-Wee who weighs over 100lbs, they can play that the Widget level. Age and weight requirements are not set by the Chicago Blitz. They are set by the Metro League.
Super Pee Wee (ages 5-7)
Pee Wee (ages 8-9)
Widget (ages 10-11)
Junior (ages 12-13)