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.
Don't just play the game. Learn the game. Be a part of a program!
Our Program: Our Mustang and Falcon Players ages 5 through 12 compete in the Big South Youth Football League. Your player's age as of August 1st will determine his or her age group. The Tiny Mite division are our 5 and 6 year olds (unlimited weight for linemen; skill position weight of 65 pounds). The Mighty Mite division are our 7 and 8 year olds (unlimited weight for linemen; skill position weight of 90 pounds). The Junior Varsity division are our 9 and 10 year olds (unlimited weight for linemen; skill position weight of 120 pounds). The Varsity division are our 11 and 12 year olds (unlimited weight for linemen; skill position weight of 160 pounds).
Join the Program: REGISTRATIONS USUALLY OPEN around mid April- beginning of May and closes in July.
Athletes must be registered, paid, and fitted prior to July 4TH to ensure uniform delivery prior to the first game.
Our Program's League: Our Mustang and Falcon Players compete in the Big South Youth Football League (BSYF). This is a competitive tackle youth football league. Our home games are played at David Clark Stadium, which lets the players compete for their dreams in the home of 2012 & 2014 State Champion East Lincoln High School Mustangs. The BSYF has teams across the surrounding counties that will host at their local venues as well on a rotating schedule. Games are played on Saturdays from late August through mid November depending upon weather and your team's success in the playoffs. Practices are determined by your coach.