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The 2024 Kent Knights 7on7 and 5on5 season starts January 9 2024. Sign up today!

We are ready for 7on7 and 5on5 to start in January. Rosters are limited so sign up today by clicking here. If you have questions about 7on7 or 5on5, please email the board at



2024 Kent Knights Football & Cheer

Registration for the 2024 upcoming tackle football and cheer season will be open later this spring. 



Sign your child up online by clicking here

  • Receive the early registration discount of $50 if signed up by June 30.
  • A sibling discount of $25 is available for siblings living in same household. See registration for details. 
  • Refer a player or cheerleader to the Kent Knights and receive $25 per referral. Referred player or cheerleader must be on the roster and paid in full by August 15.
  • The season will begin Tuesday, August 1, 6pm-8pm. Football practices will be held Monday through Friday for the month of August. Once school begins, practices will be Tuesday through Thursday. The cheer practice schedule will be determined.
  • Practices for football and cheer will be held at Kent Meridian High School on the practice fields behind the tennis courts. 
  • Games will be scheduled for Saturday’s but be prepared for possible Sunday games, based on field availability throughout the league.
  • To hold a spot on a football or cheer roster, you must pay the registration fees in full or be up to date with the payment plan option. .
  • We have committed to play in the Nisqually Junior Football League (NJFL). It is a league that we participated in last year. This league better aligns us with our common core values and addresses the concerns voiced by parents the last couple years. The major change you will notice is it is a grade based league fielding teams of 1st–2nd grade, 3rd-4th grade, 5th-6th grade and 7th-8th grade. 

  • Registration must be paid in full or payment plans up to date for football players to receive football gear.
  • With all the uncertainty surrounding COVID19 if for any reason the season is shorten, money will not be refunded. If the season is cancelled due to COVID19, the board will make a decision about rolling registration funds over to the next season or refund partial registration.          
Football Registration cost: $250 prior to June 30 and is $300 after June 30
  • Pay in full at time of registration or take advantage of the payment plan option by making a down payment of $75.
  • Online processing fee applies.
  • The registration fee includes: the use of Kent Knight gear (helmet, shoulder pads, and pants).
  • Each player gets a practice jersey, a pair of game socks and a mouth guard to keep.  
  • Game jerseys will be issued on game day and collected following the games.
Cheer Registration cost: $100 prior to June 30 and $150 after June 30
  • Pay in full at time of registration or take advantage of the payment plan option by making a down payment of $75.
  • Online processing fees applies.
  • In addition to the registration fee, each cheerleader will be given a link to purchase a required “Spirit Pack” which includes uniform, shoes, bow and pompoms. Spirit pack cost will not exceed $200.

Kent Knights are looking for cheer coaches

Are you interested in volunteering to coach youth cheer? If so, please read the job description below.  If you'd like more information or want to apply, please contact us via email at


Kent Knights 2024 coaching and volunteers

Are you interested in volunteering your time to coach youth football or volunteer on the board? Please fill out the volunteer application below. If you have questions, email the board at  

It's Kent Knight time!!!

Kent Knights Youth Sports Association

Kent Knights Jr. Football is a youth football and cheer program that has been a part of our community since 1979. The organization teaches the children the benefits of being part of a team, while developing good sportsmanship, character, responsibility, respect, safety and the other essentials of being a good athlete.

Our Sponsors

These fine organizations make what we do possible. Please show your support to these amazing sponsors and thank them for their commitment to our organization. 


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