Northern Kentucky Youth Athletics

2023 NKYA Football and Cheer Registration


Welcome to the 2023 NKYA Football, Flag, and Cheer Registration!

This registration session will allow you to complete contact information, sign up for participation, and submit payment. Please read through each page carefully to ensure that all information is provided accurately. To complete registration through our secure site, please have your Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or checking account information available. Following the completion of this registration, you will see a charge on your account from NKY Athletics.

As of January 1, 2023, the state of Kentucky now requires that all registrations are required to collect sales tax.


 Football Details

Flag Football registration is typically for players 5 years old and under

 the fee is $45 + 6% Sales Tax ($47.70)

Tackle Football registration fee is $120 + 6% Sales Tax ($127.20).

Each division(except Flag) has two teams that compete for their own titles and is based on age. For our Youth Program, we offer teams based on age but will split teams within divisions prior to the start of the season.


 Bandits Flag (4 and 5 year olds)

Bandits Starters (6U and 7U)

Bandits Midgets (8U and 9U)

Bandits Juniors (10U and 11U)


Our Middle School Football Program Is Grade Based

Cougars Middle School (7th and 8th grades)


Bandits Cheer Details


Cheer registration fee is $120 + 6% Sales Tax.

Cheer is made up of four divisions that range from Pre-K to 8th grade

Mascots (3-5 years old) (choose Kindergarten when registering) 

Starters (1st and 2nd grade) 

Midgets (3rd and 4th grade) 

Juniors (5th - 8th grade)


Fundraising Details For Football and Cheer


In order to keep our registration cost low, we offer fundraising during the season. The 2023 fundraising commitment: player 1 is $150, player 2 is $100, Players 3 or more is $50 within each family (including cheerleaders).


Don't want to be bothered with fundraising this year? Pay your fundraising at the same time as registration and exempt yourself from any fundraising!


Practice Information for Bandits Football and Cheer

Start Date: 7/17/2023

Practice Information for Cougars Football

Start Date: 7/24/2023



7th and 8th Player must attend either Conner Middle School or Camp Ernst Middle School to play Cougars football. 

We are not affiliated with the schools but do play in the Kentucky Middle School Football Association State Tournament



Please direct questions to:

Jay Dauwe

NKYA Director of Football

Phone: (859) 803-2056

Corinne Baker

NKYA Cheer Director

Phone: (859) 992-7622