2017 KYMSFA News and Notes - Preseason

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    2017 KYMSFA News and Notes - Preseason

    For Immediate Release:

    Coaches & AD's

    As the weather has warmed up I am sure many of you are gearing up for the upcoming 2017 football season. I want to thank everyone that attended the Coaches Clinic and KYMSFA Annual meeting in March. Attached are the 2017 KYMSFA updated rules and Playoff Presentation documents. Below you will see the highlighted changes and notes for the upcoming season as well as the season time-lines for 2017.

    Regional Host Sites needed - If interested in hosting, please let me know ASAP - Saturday October 21, 2017.

    •Changes for 2017
    –Game requirement for 8th grade changed to 7 games (from 8 games)
    –Game Score Report – Completion of Game score reports will result in 1 bonus point added to team point total
    –D3 Bonus Points – D3 teams that play D1 teams will get 5 bonus points for a loss (30 points only for a win)
    -Regional alignments - regional alignments will be adjusted for 2017 on a per division basis once divisional enrollments are finalized for 2017. More details on this will come later.

    •New Practice rules per KHSAA 1/5/17 – Middle School Regulation Adoptions | Kentucky High School Athletic Association

    Tryouts for All Star & Team Kentucky
    Tryouts for All stars and Team Kentucky will all be at Campbellsville Durham Campus Practice Field (times TBD) – Everyone must tryout (no more nomination forms)
    6th Grade Team KY – Sunday October 22nd
    7th Grade Team KY & All stars – Saturday November 4th
    8th Grade Team KY & All stars – Saturday November 4th

    Changes to All Star Classic Event
    Event Held Thanksgiving Weekend November 24 – 26.
    New format for 2017.
    Friday November 24, 10am Players will register then immediately head over to combine. Then Check into Hotel and family time.
    All Star Classic Awards & Special event will take place at 630pm Friday Evening

    2017 All star Awards and Special Event
    All Star Draft –
    - players will be drafted onto the all star teams
    (no East vs West format like the past)
    - players will find out what team they are on at the awards event
    - players from the same school can be on opposing all star teams
    Saturday November 25th – teams will practice
    Sunday November 26th – All Star Classic games Played.

    Divisional Breakdowns for 2017
    Division 3 - 0-160 males
    Division 2 - 161-255 males
    Division 1 - 256+ males
    7th grade - one division only

    To register/renew your middle school football program membership for the 2017 Football Season, please complete the on-line form listed below and review the attached material to make sure your team will comply with the 2017 Rules adopted by the membership during the Annual Meeting. All forms for the 2017 Football Season will be posted on-line at the Association's website at KYMSFA before the start of the season.

    Online Membership Registration & Payment ($250.00) Due August 31, 2017

    KYMSFA Member Registration 217-218 - Formstack

    Verified Rosters Due August 31, 2017
    Please remember that your Verified Roster Eligibility Form is due to be submitted to the Association by August 31, together with team picture and logo (if we do not already have it on file). Should you have any questions, please let us know.

    KYMSFA Verified Roster Form

    Team Schedule Submission Due August 31, 2017
    For 2017 will be the requirement that each team submit a team schedule by August 31, 2017. See the attached link below to submit schedule.

    KYMSFA Team Schedule Form

    September 21, 2017
    Win Loss Form Submission due for State Playoffs (link for this form will be sent out later in the season)

    September 23, 2017
    2017 State Championship Selection & Bracketing Meeting

    2017 State Championship Dates
    October 3, 2017 - Play in Round Games
    October 7, 2017 - First Round Games
    October 14, 2017 - Second Round Games
    October 21, 2017 - Regional Finals - If interested in Hosting please let me know ASAP
    October 28, 2017 - Semi Finals (Region 1 vs Region 4, Region 2 vs Region 3)
    October 29, 2017 - Finals

    2017 All Star Classic Weekend
    November 24 - 26, 2017

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    Thanks @plantmanky ! You always do a great job here!