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Welcome to the home of the Tunkhannock Junior Tigers.  This site will continue to be updated with Cheer and Football information, schedules, forms and much more. 

UPDATED January 13, 2018

Exciting news!!!

For the 2018 Season, the Tunkhannock Jr Tigers will  be making a move to a new league.  We will now be playing in the ACC league (www.accjfl.com).  This will greatly benefit our kids moving forward. With that comes some changes that we will briefly describe below: (Big changes in RED)

Football:  

  • D team will now be know as I Team.  5-7 yr olds with age cutoff date of Aug 1st.  So essentially if your child’s age is 5, 6 or 7 yrs old he/she will be on I team.  Weight limit will be 105 lbs  (Down from 115 lbs last year)
  • C team is 8-9 yr olds as of Aug 1st.  Weight limit is 115 lbs (Down from 140lbs last year)
  • B team is 10-11 yr olds as of Aug 1st. (No 12 yr olds on B as they were last year) Weight limit is 140 lbs (Down from 160 lbs last year)
  • A team is 12-13 yr olds. (We will have an A team this year as we have 14 confirmed commitments so far to come play for this season) The weight limit for the A-Team for 2017 was be 155 pounds for skill positions (QB, RB, WR, TE on offense and LB, Safety, CB on Defense).  Players weighing between 156-170 pounds are eligible to play at the A-Team level on the offensive line (no skill positions) and defensive line (no skill positions)

 

Cheer:

  • I Squad – Cheerleaders that are in K & 1st grade during the current season
  • C Squad – Cheerleaders that are in 2nd, 3rd and 4th grade during the current season
  • B Squad – Cheerleaders that are in 5th & 6th grade during the current season
  • A Squad – Cheerleaders that are in 7th & 8th grade during the current season.  8th graders that are 14 years old may participate provided they do not turn 15 before the end of the current season.  Any cheerleader that is in the 9th grade or higher during the current season is not eligible to participate regardless of age

Organizations in the ACC:

Abington North Jr. Comets

Abington South Jr. Comets

DFL Wildcats

Dunmore Oilers

Lakeland Jr. Chiefs

North Pocono Jr. Trojans

North Scranton Vikings

Old Forge Jr. Blue Devils

Olyphant Lions

Riverside Jr. Vikings

Tunkhannock Jr. Tigers

Valley View Cougars Jr. Football

Wallenpaupack Jr. Buckhorns

West Scranton Jr Invaders

Wayne Highlands Stingers

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Stay tuned for 2018 Dick’s sponsorship offers…….

We attained more sponsorship from DICK’S Sporting Goods for the 2017 season.  Click on the Banners below for their specific E-Coupons for use at DICK’S!!!!!

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***We HIGHLY recommend doing the TEXT ALERT service.  Our numbers are so high that it is impossible for coaches or board members to text or email each family.  The only way info can get out to entire organization is through the text service, Facebook page or this website.*** 

To opt in to our mobile text alerts please text TUNKJRTIGERS to 84483

  

Updated Football page with 2017 D Team game rules and the Schedule page with important 2017 dates and official game schedule.

Continuing for the 2018 season, we will be able to take registration payments with non-chip credit and debit cards.  There will be a small fee for use of card (yet to be finalized).

Thank you!

Tentative SIGN UP DATES FOR 2018:

Saturday, APRIL 14TH, NOON to 3:00PM

Wednesday, APRIL 18TH, 6:00PM to 7:30PM

LOCATION: TUNKHANNOCK HIGH SCHOOL ADMIN BUILDING

Football- 5 to 14 yr olds as of Aug 1st

Cheer- 5 to 14 yr olds as of Sept 1st

*** SIGNUPS ARE FOR CHILDREN WHO RESIDE IN THE TUNKHANNOCK AND ELK LAKE SCHOOL DISTRICTS ***

 

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Coaches, please visit the Coach’s Corner page for an update on training.  Added a link to some training for Heat Stress.  It is highly recommended at this time to visit the link and get acquainted with Heat Stress symptoms and how to deal with it.

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