Football & Cheerleading

Junior Colonials
Since 1966, the Junior Colonial Athletic Club, Inc. has offered football and cheerleading programs for children ages 6 to 14. No experience is necessary. The Junior Colonials home field is Cornine Field, adjacent to the Streeter Pool Complex.

For more information or to register, please visit the Junior Colonials website.


All programs slowly prepare kids for high school level competition, focusing on fundamentals. All programs are travel teams and play against other Morris County teams. The club participates in the premier Morris County Midget Football League.

Practice begins in early August; weekly games start in early September, and continue through mid-November. The club offers flag football for children ages 6 and 7, while the tackle program is for ages 8 to 14. Cheerleading is offered for ages 6 to 14.


Wildcats football is competition in the New Jersey Suburban Youth Football League. The season is from August 15 to November 30. Registration will be available after April 1.

Registration is open to all Township of Morris, Morristown, and Morris Plains children. Register on the Morristown Wildcats website.

Ages Requirements
Children must be 6 years of age by September 1, as follows:
  • Cheerleading: 6 years old - eighth grade
  • Flag Football: 6 years old - third grade
  • Tackle Football: Fourth - eighth grades