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USA Football's League Excellence Program is a way for youth football organizations to earn recognition for their commitment to raising operational standards and providing a great environment for athletes and their families.
You can engage in the program and bring success to your organization by meeting or exceeding the requirements established in each level. Based on your achievement, you will unlock benefits of increased recognition and support from USA Football.
Young football players deserve the best environment to learn, thrive and mature into better athletes and people. This program puts emphasis on providing this experience through operational standards, including coach certification and game type offerings
Parents are the play-callers when it comes to what sport and where their athletes play. Becoming a USA Football Recognized League illustrates the quality of your organization and the commitment you're making for their family.
Be the league that others strive to be. By proving your dedication to the sport and nurturing whole athletes, you're helping raise the youth football landscape across the country and serving as a model for others.
Earn recognition and support for showing your dedication to growing the sport the right way.
The first step towards becoming a Recognized League is enrolling your organization with USA Football.
*Discounts are based on seasonal availability and are not guaranteed to occur.
Bronze Level Requirements plus...
Bronze Level Benefits Plus...
Bronze and Silver Level Requirements plus...
Bronze and Silver Level Benefits Plus...
Find additional ways to increase your League Excellence Program Level through Inclusive Opportunities and USA Football Sponsored Game Types.
Raising operations standards is what your athletes deserve and parents expect.
Take the next step toward bringing success to your organization by becoming a USA Football Recognized League.
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The more you achieve, the more you receive. Earn your designation and receive increased support and recognition.
Understand what it takes to adopt the standards and best practices that make a difference for athletes and their families.
After enrolling with USA Football, the next step in the League Excellence Program
is to get all of your coaches certified.
This year, the new and revamped coach resources will help your coaches develop
the whole athlete based on their age and stage of development.