About The Program

Plainfield Optimist Football is for youth in grades one through six. The program is divided into three divisions:  

  • Rookie League (grades 1-2)
  • Minor League (grades 3-4)
  • ‚ÄčMajor League (grades 5-6)

***certain age and weight restrictions also apply

To be eligible to participate in the Plainfield Optimist Football League, youth must reside (or attend school) within Plainfield/Guilford Township.  

Registration begins in late June/early July; teams are formed and practices begin in August; games begin in September and conclude with League playoffs in November.

Club-sponsored traveling all-star teams play through early December.

Plainfield Optimist Football is governed by a Football Board of Directors, and all aspects of each season's program are approved by the Optimist Club's Executive Board of Directors.