Joining the SMC
All community run youth football & cheer organizations are invited to join Southern Maryland Conference (SMC). The SMC operates under the AYF’s guiding principles. We are all-inclusive and welcome community youth football & cheer organizations to apply for membership. Membership applications are accepted from January to April of the current season. All youth programs to include affiliates of the Boys & Girls Clubs, Police Athletic, Optimist Clubs, Park and Recreation Leagues, JCC, YMCA, non-scholastic organizations, local community organizations, city leagues, and community centers, independent leagues and others are welcomed and encouraged to participate in the SMC.
-Complete the new association application. Submit your completed application to email@example.com
-You will be contacted within 2 business days to review and discuss your application.
-Your association will be invited to meet with the SMC Board of Directors to complete an in-person interview.
-The interview will consist of a welcome, meet and greet by the SMC Board of Directors and a thorough question and answer session. The interview will take approximately 1.5 hours of your time.
-Your association will be notified in writing of the SMC Board’s decision within 48 hours from the date of your interview.
Learn more about the AYF/AYC.
Our core football teams are Tiny Mites, Mighty Mites, Cadets, Junior Pee Wees and Pee Wees. The weight charts for these age groups are as follows:
The SMC Organizations may apply for acceptance into the SMC in the form of a team, an association (multiple teams), or a league/conference (multiple associations).
The AYF/AYC Membership fee ranges from $15.00 – $30.00 per team / annually. There are NO additional charges for membership.
IT TAKES LESS THEN 10 MINUTES TO BECOME A MEMBER OF AYF!
Once you complete the online registration form – you will have immediate access to MyAYF.com, the members service panel, your organizations’ profile and membership certificate. All members must register/renew their membership each year. The annual membership year is April 1- March 31.
Conference, Associations, and Teams/Squads
If you are an organization looking to join, please go to www.JOINAYF.com to get started. You will be able to register as a group or as an individual team.
AYF does not register individual participants- youth participants must register with the local program in their community. If you need assistance please email firstname.lastname@example.org