The East Lincoln Optimist Club is a voluntary organization of civic-minded men and women banded together for to provide sports programs and activities for Youth in the East Lincoln community in Denver NC.
**One final Fitting**: Possibly July 12th (Monday) 6 pm to 7:30 pm
**Players Should only attend one fitting**
Equipment Hand Out: Players will receive the following Items: Helmet, Shoulder Pads, Practice Jersey
July 28th (Wednesday) JV and Varsity
Varsity (11-12-year old): 6:00 pm
JV (9-10-year old): 6:45 pm
July 29th(Thursday) Mighty Mites and Tiny Mites
Mighty Mites(7-8-year old): 6 pm
Tiny Mites( 5-6-year old): 6:45 pm
First Day of Official Practice:August 2nd (Monday) @ 6 pm @ East Lincoln Auxiliary Field (Across from community center).
**Helmets only day 1 and 2, followed by shoulder pads and helmet practice day 3, 4, and 5. Full gear introducing light “thud” contact August 10th. ***
Big South Player and Coaches Certification: Saturday August 14th.Location: TBD. ALL players MUST attend certification to be eligible for regular and post season participation. Please note you will need to show proof of address whether that is some form of utility bill, proof of School, and original raised seal birth certificate. ***THIS IS THE MOST IMPORTANT STEP IN THE PRE-SEASON PROCESS. ALL PLAYERS REGISTERED MUST ATTEND!!!***
BSYFL Jamboree:Saturday August 21st
Regular Season Kick Off Weekend: Possibly August 28th or no later than Saturday of Labor Day weekend. Still to be determined.
Practice Schedule: All teams usually practice Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday starting at 6 pm and ending roughly around 7:30 pm. It is at the head coach’s discretion for each team to modify their practice schedule.
Game Schedule:ALL Games are scheduled on Saturdays. If there is any type of cancellation due to weather, games are usually made up on Sunday. East Lincoln will host 3 weekends out of the regular season with all other games being at other organization’s host sites and high schools. The game schedule DOES NOT come out until about 2 weeks before the regular season kicks off.
The East Lincoln Optimist Club is a voluntary organization of civic-minded men and women banded together for progressive thought and action in community service. One of our main focuses has been to provide sports programs for Youth in the East Lincoln community. This is one of the trademarks of Optimist International to be a Friend of Youth. If you are interested in providing a service to the community and make a difference in the life of a youth, consider getting involved with the East Lincoln Optimist Club. For information on becoming a Member, contact one of the Board Members or E-mail us.