|URGENT --- Area & PSC Registration required NOW Updated 07/08/15 --- 7 more days to get it done
|The following 6 areas do not show as having completed Area Enrollment for 2015 or having PSC assigned or registered for Clinic at Durand on JUly18th nd PSC Registration as PSC. As noted I am aware of technical issues with 3. Need to hear from other 4
Grand-Blanc, (Aware of Technical Difficulties -- Help desk engaged)
New Lothrop, (Aware ofTechnical Diificulties being worked on)
If you have questions or need instructions contact Medical Director at MedicalDirector.MMRFL@gmail.com.
|Board of Commissioners (FC) Meeting July 14th, 2015
|As previously announced the Board of Commissioners (Field Commissioners) Meeting is scheduled for July 14th, starting at 7:00 PM at Fuddruckers (I-75 and Miller Road). All areas MUST have representation at this meeting in person from your area or by Proxy transferred to someone else or MMRFL Executive Board.
Agenda for this meeting Includes the following:
|Coaches, Board Members, and other Volunteers Must Complete Concussion Training before participating or volunteering in MMRFL
|All Coaches ( Football and Cheer), Attendants 16 or over, Board Members and other regular Volunteers that interface with participants must complete CDC approved concussion training before they may coach or volunteer in MMRFL Areas. This is Michigan State LAW …. NO EXCEPTIONS.
Certification must be through CDC approved course and must have been been completed since January 1st, 2015, for 2015 MMRFL season. Both Area Board and MMRFL must have copy of certification certificate from training website with coaches name clearly printed on it.
The CDC Concussion training is free of charge online at thsi link http://www.cdc.gov/concussion/HeadsUp/Training/index.html
In the past some people have had a problem with certificate printing without coaches name on it using the normal print function on the website. It is recommended that, once you have successfully completed the course, you do a screen print of the certificate off of your computer and/or save it to a PDF file before clicking on the print button. A certificate without a name is useless and you will have to take the course again because there is no way to reprint it from site.
|About the Mid-Michigan Rural Football League
|The Mid-Michigan Rural Football League, Inc., (MMRFL) is a youth football and cheerleading organization for kids from ages 8 to 13. It is designed to organize and maintain recreational athletics (Youth Football & Cheerleading) in an instructional nature. We offer supervision, guidance, and instruction aimed at making our kids better athletes and better people. Incorporated in 1990 we have grown from 7 districts with 19 teams to 22 Member areas plus 2 associate member areas with about 110 football teams in 2013 These are coed – full contact football teams playing under MHSAA rules along with Cheerleading squads and POM squads as well in many areas to round out the experience. With over 4,800 kids and over 500 volunteer coaches and staff we are proud to serve communities in 5 counties in Mid Michigan (Genesee, Oakland, Saginaw, Shiawasee, and Tuscola).
|MMRFL - 2015 Calendar of Events ** Updated 01/26/15 **
|01/06/15 -- 2013 MMRFL Rules Meeting -- 6:00-9:00 PM @ Fuddruckers
01/15/15 -- Backup Rules Meeting slot if needed
04/21/15 -- FC Off Season Meeting 7:00-9:00 @ Fuddruckers (Scholarships, Draft
Procedures, New admissions, NFHS/MHSAA Rules changes, Out of Season & Summer restrictions)
06/02/15 -- FC Off Season Meeting 7:00-9:00 @ Fuddruckers (Miller & I 75) (Draft Updates,
New admissions, Safety / Concussion Training, Insurance, Pre-Season Preparations,
06/29/15 -- First Insurance Payment from Areas due to League (50% of Est. Premium)
TBD -- Area Player Safety Commissioner (FC) Training with USA Football - Location TBD - Heads Up Training
for each areas Safety Director in Concussion, Safe tackling and blocking, Stretching, and protocols
07/14/15 -- FC Off Season Mtg. - 7:00 PM at Fuddruckers (Miller & I-75)
(Review Draft schedule and preliminary team counts, Insurance - D&O & 2nd Insured Cert., Concussion
and PSC Training Status)
07/18/15 -- MMRFL will be hosting Player Safety Coordiunator Training Clinic starting at 7:30 AM. All areas must
have Certified PSC Coordinator for 2015.
08/01/15 -- First Eligible date for team Drafts -- Last day for submission of special Draft Proposals
8/1/15 - 8/16/15 Pre-Season Downtime ---> NO open gyms or Clinics/camps which involve sport-specific
(football) activities may occur with any of Areas personnel present
08/10/15 -- MMRFL Officials Meeting -- GSID on Maple Road 7:00 PM after GCCOA Mtg.
08/11/15 -- Pre-season Board of Commissioners Mtg. - 7:00 PM at Fuddruckers (Miller & I-75)
(Review Preliminary team count status and Draft schedule, Coach's and Board Code of Conduct
forms due, Background Check status checklist turned in, TBD).
08/xx/15 -- FC Training TBD
08/17/15 -- First day of Practice - Conditioning Only (Helmets , Footballs, and cleats only – NO Protective Pads)
NO CONTACT -- Blocking Pads or Dummies may only be used spacers or NON-contact props ? At Light
"Bag Level Contact" using USA Football Terms). NO PARTICIPANT will be allowed to practice without
approved physical and Insurance Waiver received by Area Staff.
08/18/15 -- Season Opener Board of Commissioners Meeting -- 7:00 PM at Fuddruckers (Miller & I-75)
(Report preliminary number of teams by Division, Review Head Coach and Asst Coach
Status for completion of "Heads Up Concussion training, Missing COC turned in, TBD)
08/23/15 -- Deadline for Completion of All Interdivisional Drafts (Dividing players to teams if multiple in division)
08/22/15 -- First eligible date for Contact Practice with Pads. NO COLLISION Practices allowed.
08/25/15 -- Pre-Roster Meeting -- 7:00-7:45 Location TBD
All areas must submit team registration forms with final Field Availability, Number of teams in
Each Division, and Special Requests. Also, must submit Preliminary Roster including all coaches names
and players (to be used for MANDATORY 2nd League Weigh-In).
(All Dues and fees now due and payable in full.)
08/25/15 -- Mandatory Football Coaches Meeting -- 8:00-10:00 PM Location TBD
All Football Head Coaches, Asst Coaches, and Coaching Assistants must attend.
Failure to attend will result in game suspension unless absence preapproved by MMRFL
08/29/15 -- League Wide Multi Team Scrimmages - Details and locations to Follow
08/29/15 -- FC Training (times and Location to be confirmed)
08/29/15-09/05/15 -- Mandatory 2nd League Wide Weigh-ins conducted by MMRFL Executive Board.
Schedule of times and locations to be posted in MMRFL Web site Homepage
09/01/15 -- Board of Commissioners Meeting -- 7:00 @ TBD
(Insurance Waiver Books to be turned in for all players, Out of District Player Waivers to
to be turned in, Game preparation reminders, game site schedule review, TBD)
09/08/15 -- Roster Meeting. – 6:00 Executive Board and ALL other Areas must be present at this Meeting!
ALL Areas must submit a completed roster to the League for all teams for Review and Approval
Schedules will be reviewed and approved.
09/12/15 -- First Game of Season.
09/15/15 -- Regular League Meeting (7:00)
09/19/15 -- 2nd week of Games of Season.
09/22/15 -- Regular League Meeting (7:00)
09/23/15 - 09/27/15 -- Optional 3rd League Wide Weigh-ins conducted by MMRFL Executive Board.
Most to be done at game sites on 9/26/15. An special weigh-ins to be posted on MMRFL Homepage
09/26/15 -- 3rd week of Games of Season.
09/29/15 -- Regular League Meeting (7:00)
10/03/15 -- 4th week of Games of Season.
10/06/15 -- Regular League Meeting (7:00)
10/10/15 -- 5th week of Games of Season.
10/13/15 -- Regular League Meeting (7:00)
10/17/15 -- 6th week of Games of Season.
10/20/15 -- Regular League Meeting (7:00)
10/24/15 -- 7th week of Games of Season.
10/27/15 -- Regular League Meeting (7:00) Last meeting.
Officer elections (Vice-President & Secretary & Head Field Commissioner)
11/06/15 -- Official Close of 2015 Season