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Registration is Saturday for flag football, cheerleading programs

Updated: March 22, 2013 10:05AM

The Northern Illinois Youth Sports Organization will be holding registration for flag football and cheerleading on Saturday in Round Lake.

These programs are for boys and girls age 5-15, and signup will be from 9 a.m. until noon at the Round Lake library on Hart Road.

Cost for flag football is $75 and cost for cheering is $90.

Football teams are formed according to age, giving kids the ability to play together as a team outside of school.

There are no tryouts. However, each participant will be evaluated and everyone is drafted by a team.

All flag football participants will receive an NFL Flag Jersey to keep and a set of NFL flags.

Cheerleaders will receive a complete cheer uniform.

All participants receive coaching from trained and certified coaches.

The NIYSO provides families in the Zion, Waukegan, North Chicago, Wadsworth, Winthrop Harbor, and Kenosha areas an affordable alternative to contact football.

And now, the program is expanding into the Round Lake area.

For more information on NFL Flag Football or other sports, visit or contact Jonathan Hadnott at (224) 717-0063 or send an email to

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