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Registration is Open! Tackle Closes May 1, Flag Closes July 15

Registration is open for the 2018 PAFA tackle and flag football seasons.  For the 2018 season, PAFA will offer tackle football for grades 3-8, and flag football for grades 3-6. Pee-Wee flag football registration (K-2) will continue to be managed through the Palatine Park District.

Tackle registration closes May 1. Flag football registration closes July 15.

Please see below for tackle registration information.  Please click here for more information about flag football.

Tackle Registration

Click here to register for the 2018 PAFA tackle season, or copy and paste the following link into your Internet browser:

The first time you access the PAFA registration system, you will need to select the option “create a new account.” If your child participated in PAFA last year, then your existing registration account is still active.

Registration Fees

The registration fees help to pay for referees, league and park district fees, the player’s game jersey, as well as a personalized PAFA yard sign at the start of the season.

The below reflects costs due at the time of registration. If you are registering more than one child, a $25 discount is applied for each sibling. 

  • $100 – Palatine/Park District resident

  • $136 – Non-Palatine resident within Palatine/Fremd High School boundaries

  • $158 - Non-resident outside Palatine/Fremd High School boundaries

Please bring a $350 check to equipment handout to pay for the balance of the registration fees and the equipment rental and reconditioning costs. See below for the equipment handout dates.


All players need to go into Sports Scene between March 1 to May 1 to be fitted for their jersey and to select their jersey number (numbers are assigned on a first come, first serve basis). Players need to bring their registration confirmation.

Sports Scene is located at 712 E. Northwest Highway, Palatine. Please see their website ( for hours of operation (closed Wed., Sat. and Sun.).


Scholarships are available through the Palatine Park District. Please contact the Park District to complete the application. Please plan ahead as the PAFA tackle registration deadline is May 1.


Equipment handout: players need to be present at equipment handout (see date below) to be weighed and fitted for equipment. Please bring to equipment handout the following:

  1. A check in the amount of $350 made out to PAFA for the equipment rental/ reconditioning fee and the balance of the registration fees.

  2. A check in the amount of $300 made out to PAFA for the equipment deposit. This check should be post-dated for October 31, and will be returned to you at the end of the season when you return the equipment in good condition.

Equipment handout is Monday, July 9, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., at the Palatine Community Center. If you are not available to pick up equipment on that date, you can pick up equipment immediately following the first day of practice, July 30.

First day of practice: July 30 - all players report to Ost Field 


Please click here to submit questions about the registration process.