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Land O Lakes Gators

We’re passionate about providing a vibrant and inclusive environment for children to explore their interests in both football and cheer. Understanding the age groups for participation is crucial for parents and guardians considering enrolling their children in our programs. Here’s everything you need to know about the age eligibility criteria for our cheer and football teams.


Our football program is organized into various age groups to ensure a safe and competitive environment for all participants. The age determination date for football is July 31st. Here’s a breakdown of our age groups:


  • Mighty Mites: Ages 4, 5, and 6. Four-year-olds may participate at the park’s discretion, with a maximum of five 4-year-olds allowed per team.
  • Pee Wee: Ages 7 and 8, where fundamentals and teamwork are the focus.
  • Midget: Ages 9 and 10, introducing more complex plays and strategies.
  • Junior Varsity (JV): Ages 11 and 12, preparing athletes for higher competition levels.
  • Varsity: Ages 13 and 14, showcasing advanced skills and teamwork at the highest youth level.


Our cheer teams are synchronized with our football program to enhance the spirit and excitement of each game. The age determination date for cheer is August 31st. Our cheer age groups align with the football divisions to foster unity and team spirit across all activities:

  • Mighty Mites: Ages 5 and 6, with 4-year-olds allowed at the league’s discretion.
  • Pee Wees: Ages 7 and 8, focusing on foundational cheer skills and routines.
  • Midgets: Ages 9 and 10, where cheerleaders start to engage in more complex routines.
  • Junior Varsity (JV): Ages 11 and 12, perfecting their routines and teamwork.
  • Varsity: Ages 13 and 14, representing our organization at the highest level with advanced routines and cheer techniques.

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We believe in nurturing young athletes’ physical, social, and emotional growth through sports. Whether your child is interested in football or cheer, we offer an enriching experience that promotes teamwork, discipline, and fun. Contact us to learn more about our programs and how your child can become part of our vibrant community.

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Youth Registration Forms

Please print, fill out, and submit the following forms to to complete your registration with us.

Please Note: All paperwork and dues must be submitted before June 1st for your athlete to participate in the season.

Code of Conduct Form

Participant Form

Physical Form

Liability Waiver

Informed Consent about Head Injuries

Coach Registration Form

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