The Hillsborough, NJ Jr Raiders offers organized youth activities in tackle football, flag football, cheerleading, track & field and girls lacrosse and field hockey.

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American Youth Football (AYF)

Age & Grade Eligibility Requirements


Level of Play Age (as of playing year) Weight Target Grade**
Varisty 14 or younger as of 7/31 Unlimited 

7th & 8th

11U 11 or younger as of 7/31 Unlimited 5th & 6th
9U 9 or younger as of 7/31 Unlimited 3rd & 4th
Youth Flag N/A N/A K, 1st & 2nd


** Target grades are for reference only.  AYF division placement is based strictly on childs age**