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District F.A.Q

President: Zach Worthen

Vice-President: Sarah Clayton

Secretary: Jayna Jensen

Treasurer: Samantha Bluemel

Concessions Manager: Jenna Rae

Fundraising: Rory Burke

Equipment/Field Managers: Will Elliot & Ryan Lindsay

Master Coaches: Matt Schauerhamer & Jason Linde

Head Team Parent:


Equipment Rental (helmet, shoulder pads, chin guard)

Uniform (2 game jerseys, padded game pants)


Field Rentals

Officials, Medics, and Security for game days

Mouth Guard

Sports Cup

Cleats (optional) - check out our cleat exchange

After 3 days of tryouts, team lists will be posted.

Yes, plan accordingly.

Minimum of 5 volunteer hours per play for the season.

Sign and follow the parent conduct agreement form.

A list of game dates is already posted, however; the actual game schedule (times and locations) is finalized after team rosters have been finalized.  The first 5 games are posted at the beginning of the season and the final 3 games are posted after those 5 games are complete.

Regular season games have no fee.

A $5.00 entrance fee will be changed to attend pre-season, play-offs, semi-finals, and championship games.

No, absolutely no pets are allowed at any Ute Conference field.  Keep your pet home or you will be asked to leave.  Please warn everyone that comes to the field not to bring their pets.


To register a player you need to have a parent account. Create a parent account by clicking HERE.

Fees can vary by district. Please check your district fees by clicking HERE.

Please Note: Once you attend the first day of practice/tryouts, we will not be able to issue any refunds. Please be aware that tryouts will count as practice. An injured player does not qualify for a refund of fees. Refunds will only be provided after the return of equipment with a $35 administration fee, and an authorized district official is required for all refund requests. Please contact the district president for further details on our refund policy. If you would like to ensure a guaranteed refund, we highly recommend investing in our refund insurance.

The age of a player for the playing season shall be his/her attained age as of July 1, of that year. 7 year old scouts playing age
for the season shall be his/her attained age as of September 1, of that year. A player turning 8 after July 1 and before
September 1 of current year will have the option to play in the Scout division. This will require parental consent of the player.

  • Scout 7 - 8 X Weight 85 lbs No Z Downs Or optional 1 year move “Y”UP ONLY
    (For 8-year-olds only)
  • Gremlin 9 X Weight 95 lbs Z Weight 10yr old 70 lbs
    Or optional 1 year move “Y”UP ONLY
  • Pee Wee 10 X Weight 105 lbs Z Weight 11yr old 80 lbs Or optional 1 year move
  • Mity Mite 11 X Weight 125 lbs Z Weight 12yr old 100 lbs Or optional 1 year move
  • GridIron 12 X Weight 135 lbs Z Weight 13yr old 110 lbs Or optional 1 year move
  • Bantam 13 - 14 X Weight 165 lbs
  • Y Up - 1 year move – Bylaw 13.1 / Players may Y Up 1 age weight classification with signed parental consent
  • Y & Z mandatory Weigh Ins – Y & Z players may only weigh once prior to the original district

The following chart establishes the age and weight classifications for all Ute Conference divisions:

Age GroupX Weight  Z WeightY  Weight
Scout – Ages  7, 8 85 lbsNo Z Downs“Y” UP for 8 yr olds with Parental Consent. District and Liaison have final approval for this age group. NO “Y” UP for 7 yr olds.
Gremlin – Age 9 95 lbs70 lbs“Y” UP Parental Consent
Pee Wee – Age 10105 lbs80 lbs“Y” UP Parental Consent
Mity Mite – Age 11125 lbs100 lbs “Y” UP Parental Consent
Gridiron – Age 12 135 lbs110 lbs “Y” UP Parental Consent
Bantam – Ages 13, 14165 lbsNo Z Down“Y” UP Parental Consent

Official team practice may begin on July 25th of each year, unless the 24th of July falls on a Friday, Saturday, or Sunday. In these cases practice will begin on the Monday following the 24th. Each District may decide to start later than this date. Check with your district president for start dates. First Contact practice is the 3rd scheduled practice day.

I/We understand that the Ute Conference, Inc. provides catastrophic medical insurance coverage for injuries sustained while participating in any sanctioned practice or games. Coverage becomes primary for uninsured players. There is a 250.00 deductible that is subject to change by year and maximum payout per accident. Parents are responsible for all deductibles and medical care of the participant. All claims must be submitted no later than 60 days after the date of the accident. All claims submitted by the parents at the time of treatment.

The games begin in mid August and continue each Saturday for a minimum of 8 weeks (9 weeks depending on game schedule). Games will be played on Labor Day and during fall breaks. Games will not be changed because the University of Utah is playing at the same time. Playoffs conclude by early November.

Saturday game times: 9:00 am, 10:40 am, 12:20 pm, 2:00 pm and 3:40 pm

Each player must play a minimum of 10 plays in every game. A play is constituted as any time the official puts the ball in play.

Contact your district president for more details.

You play where you live. Your player will play in the high school district boundaries that you reside in. Example: If you live in the Highland High School boundaries, that is where you play. Only exception to this rule is Juan Diego. Juan Diego boundaries are the State of Utah.
*No Waivers
*No Discussion

*1 year red shirt rules apply to move back to home district. Players caught out of boundaries are subject to suspension. Coaches promoting players out of boundaries are subject to dismissal. Forfeitures of games will apply.

Each player will receive a helmet, shoulder pads, and game pants.
Some districts provide Jerseys that will be returned at the end of season. Other Districts provide jerseys each season as part of the registration fee.
Mouthpieces, socks, athletic supporters (w/cups), and football shoes are not supplied.
We agree to be fully responsible for the return of the items of equipment issued to the above named player. All equipment is to be returned in reasonable condition, with normal wear and tear when requested to do so by Conference or district officials, or pay the stated value of $260.00, plus all costs of collection Including a reasonable attorney
fees plus interest.
Contact your district president for more details.

Official Weigh-In is conducted for 10 days in the beginning of August. Each player is required to weigh in during that time period.  No make up weigh ins.

Players are to wear shorts and t-shirts to weigh in. No Equipment!

The "X"-man Rule in the conference bylaws is presently written as follows:
13.1.1 The "X" player must be an Interior lineman on offense, playing one of the four line positions, from Tackle to Tackle, the "X" player must be set, but not necessarily down in a 3 or 4 point stance at the snap of the ball. On defense the "X" player must be an interior lineman.
They can line up anywhere along the line of scrimmage. However, they must be on the line of scrimmage at the snap of the ball. The "X" player on defense must be down in a 3 or 4 point stance at the snap of the ball.

ALL "X"-MEN-- The following criteria apply to ALL "X"-men:
1. All individuals listed on their teams´ roster as an "X"-man, must have either a 4" White or Black "X" on the front AND back of their helmet. The Conference Board of Directors have also instructed the President´s of each District to inform their Coaches to ONLY use Conference-purchased block "X´s". Skull bones, decorations, colorings, numbers, names, writings, etc. are prohibited on the "X", and the "X" can NOT be made of Athletic tape, black electrical tape or anything other the Conferenceprovided "X".

You need to contact the District President in the district you want to coach in.

Contact your District President, go to the District President section. If after contacting your District President, feel you need to contact a Conference Representative go to the Liaison section. The Ute Conference will only follow up on problems that are sent in writing and are not anonymous.

You may email Cory Plant at

Refund Insurance Available – $25.00 per registration – Non-transferrable – Must be purchased at time of registration

Cover Perils Include:
Sickness/Injury (on or off the field)
Inclement Weather
Uninhabitable residence – Home condemned by city, state or municipality
Traffic accident causing injury to player
Job transfer or Job layoff (Parent or Guardian)

The Ute Conference, will issue equipment to players to use for padded camps such as the U of U, and BYU football camps. The following restrictions apply: (1) All registration fees must be collected in full for the current year season. No payment plans can be accepted (2) In case
of injury during the camp, all insurance will be the responsibility of the camp and/or the parent. Ute Conference, Inc. insurance will not be enforced for any non-sanctioned individual camps. (3) Use of equipment during these camps constitutes 1 season of utilization of certification requirements. Therefore, NO REFUNDS OF SEASON FEES WILL BE ISSUED. Once equipment is taken for use in a camp, prior to the start of the Ute Conference season, all Ute Conference Refund policies become null and void.

Upcoming District Events

Pony Express Days Parade – come join us and participate in the parade!


We will be having a skills camp this year!  More information to come!


District Sponsors

2024 Media Team Application

Opening April 2024