Lincoln Youth Football & Cheerleading Association is a proud member of the American Youth Football (AYF) and American Youth Cheer (AYC) organization and the Blackstone Valley Youth Football & Cheerleading (BVYF&C) organization. AYF/AYC is the largest accredited youth football & cheer organization in the country and is in partnership with the NFL.
Recognition of Football Players/Cheerleaders (Special Awards):
The Butterfly and Ironman Awards are given to a cheerleader/football player who has reached the age of 13 as of July 31st prior to the start of a season and who has been a player/cheerleader since the age of 8 and has been an active member with Lincoln Lions through the completion of the Midget level. When these players/cheerleaders are determined to be eligible for the award, the Executive Board will meet and make recommendation on the type of award that will be given to a player/cheerleader.
Departing Seniors Awards are given to a cheerleader/football player who has reached the age of 13 as of July 31st prior to that start of a season and who has been active member with the organization for three (3) seasons. When these players/cheerleaders are determined to be eligible for the award, the Executive Board will meet and make recommendation on the type of award that will be given to the player/cheerleader.
These awards are presented at the Annual Sports Banquet which is held in January.
Each year Lincoln Youth Football & Cheerl Association will award a $500 scholarship to two (2) college bound graduating seniors, one representing football and one representing cheerleading. Applications are located in the Handout Section. The applications must be submitted after January and before May of the entering year to college. A lottery will be at the May meeting of the Executive Board members and the recipient will be notified by mail if they are selected. The Scholarship payment will be made to the recipient after the completion of the first semester of second education and a copy of the recipient first semester transcript must be sent to the Lincoln Youth Football & Cheerleading Executive Board. Criteria – the applicant must have participated in the Lincoln Youth Football & Cheerleading for a minimum of three (3) years, with one of those years being the applicant 14th year of age. The applicant does not need to be a resident of the Town of Lincoln. They only have to been a participant in the Lincoln Youth Football & Cheerleading Association.
Any questions in reference to the scholarship, please send e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications must be received by May 1st and send to PO Box 503, Lincoln, RI 02865