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2024 Kent Knights Football & Cheer

Registration for the 2024 Football and Cheer season is open! 

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 the same household. See registration for details. 
  • Refer a player or cheerleader to the Kent Knights and receive a $25 Visa gift card per referral. Referred players or cheerleaders must be on the roster and paid in full by league certification in August.
  • The season will begin Thursday, 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 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 is a grade-based league fielding teams of K, 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.     
Football Registration cost: $300 before June 30 and is $350 after June 30
  • Pay in full at the 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 for cleaning.
Cheer Registration cost: $150 before June 30 and $200 after June 30
  • Pay in full at the time of registration or take advantage of the payment plan option by making a down payment of $75.
  • Online processing fees apply.
  • In addition to the registration fee, each cheerleader will be given a link to purchase a required “Spirit Pack” which includes a 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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Established in 1967, WCS has over 42 years experience serving customers throughout Western Washington.

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