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Competitive Cheer and Tackle Football Registration opens April 15, 2022.

Our tackle-level football teams and competitive cheer squads participate in the  Shoreline Youth Football & Cheerleading Conference featuring some of the best talent in the region.  Visit the Shoreline Link to learn more:  


The board is very excited to announce that we will be having 2 upcoming SUNDAY FUNDAY's! They will take place 6/5/22 from 4-6pm and 6/12/22 from 6:30-7:30pm.


These are great opportunities to complete walk-up registration, turn in paperwork, ask questions, make payments, meet some coaches and Board Members and get your child on the field moving and learning some new skills!


These events are open to ALL youth in Newington that are already registered, planning to register OR are interested in Tackle football or Competitive Cheerleading and want to come see what it's all about!


No sign-up is necessary, just come on down to say HI!

Have your child bring a friend!

Make sure they wear comfortable clothing and bring water!



Hello All,

Newington Knights Youth Football and Cheer has been a non-profit organization since 1971. We are located in Newington, Connecticut, and play our home games at Clem Lemire Sports Complex in town. 

Our football teams and cheer squads compete in the Shoreline Youth Football Conference.

In accordance with conference rules, eligible youth participants must have their primary residence in Newington.

We offer flag football and cheer from ages 5-7 

Our competitive cheer program is ages 7-14 (Must  turn 7 as of July 31.)

Our tackle football starts at 3rd grade which is instructional, and runs up to 8th grade. Our tackle program is grade based.

If you have any questions please contact Kelvin Perez at

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