Gilford Youth Football starting this month

Gilford Youth Football has started to hold optional conditioning sessions. Official team activities starting within the coming weeks, depending on grade level. Prospective players can sign up for a team by visiting one of the conditioning sessions, held every Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Gilford Meadows fields.

Gilford Youth Football is open to any student entering grades 1-8 in the fall. The organization offers a flag program for grades 1-3, with tackle football for grades 4-8. Teams are set up by grade, with 4-5-6 graders taking part in the Snowbelt League, and 7-8 graders compete in the Granite State League. All teams place a strong emphasis on sportsmanship and participation. Gilford looks to defend its first ever Granite State Championship this year and continue to build a winning tradition.