American Youth Football has a long history of providing a safe environment for all of our members, while providing opportunities to play football to children who may be turned-away from other organizations because of their weight. Multiple scientific studies on youth football have established a correlation between age and injury. In simple terms, older children are at a higher risk for injury than younger kids. American Youth Football places children on teams based on age, not weight, meaning your 10 year old will be playing against other children who are 10 years old, regardless of his weight.
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