American Youth Football, Inc. (AYF), established in 1996, is an international youth football organization established to promote the wholesome development of youth through their association with adult leaders in the sport of American football. Rules and regulations are established to ensure that players play in an atmosphere of safety with a competitive balance between teams. American Youth Football is on a mission to GIVE BACK to the community. The NFL recognizes this firm commitment and AYF has been made a national youth partner of the National Football League. AYF is the fastest growing youth organization in America, founded in 1996 AYF has grown to over 450,000 members with leagues in all 50 states.
As a member of AYF and Central Mass Youth Football and Cheer Conference (CMYFCC), Shrewsbury American Youth Football and Cheer Organization (SAYFCO) provides an opportunity for all children regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, or religious preference an equal opportunity for participation in a safe, competitively balanced and organized setting.
SAYFCO is organized to develop and operate a football and cheer program in affiliation with AYF in conformity with and pursuant to the principles, rules and regulations enunciated by said AYF.In conjunction with such purposes, the objective of this Organization, through the medium of a supervised competitive football and cheerleading program, guided and governed by said AYF and the CMYFCC, is to seek to implant in the youth of Shrewsbury the ideals of good sportsmanship, honesty, loyalty, courage, scholarship, and reverence, so that they may be finer, stronger and happier youth who will grow to be good, healthy adults. Emphasize that winning is the result of good "teamwork".