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Hello DJFL Players & Parents!


All teams have away games tomorrow (Saturday, September 24th). Please find the information below:


All field locations can be found on our website here:

For 5th & 6th, you are playing at “Hibbing (Elementary)”, NOT “CHEEVER”.


3rd & 4th Grade

Denfeld Vs. NW Gold @ Northwestern @ 9:00am

Arrive in Northwestern at 8:00am


5th & 6th Grade

Denfeld Vs. Hibbing @ Hibbing (Elementary) @ 12:00pm

Arrive in Hibbing at 11:00am

Limited space available on the VYC van. Talk with your coaches tonight if you are in need of a ride.


7th Grade

Denfeld Vs. East Red @ Grant @ 2:00pm

Arrive at Grant at 1:00pm


8th Grade

Denfeld Vs. Proctor @ Proctor @ 11:00am

Arrive at Proctor at 10:00am



Good luck to all our teams tomorrow!

Hello DJFL Players & Parents!


Every team has away games this week (9/10/22). Below you will find information on when and where your game will be played.


3rd & 4th Grade:

At Hermantown @ 9:00am. Arrive at 8:00am


5th & 6th Grade:

At Northwestern @ 11:00am. Arrive at 10:00am.

For those riding the Valley Youth Center van, meet at Irving at 9:00am. (Space limited)


7th Grade:

At Northwestern @ 1:00pm. Arrive at 12:00pm.


8th Grade:

At Ashland @ 2:00pm. Meet at Irving at 11:00am.

All athletes must ride there AND back as a team. Bus leaves at 11:20am sharp!


As a reminder, you can find all the field locations and directions for tomorrow’s games here:





Hello DJFL Players & Parents,


As a reminder, there will NOT be practice on Labor Day (Monday).


Practice Schedule This Week:


Tuesday: 5th & 6th, 7th , & 8th

Wednesday: ALL TEAMS

Thursday: 5th & 6th, 7th, & 8th



8th Grade Bus Trip:

This coming Saturday, the 8th grade will have their annual bus trip heading to Ashland. The bus departs Irving at 11:20am SHARP! Game starts at 2:00pm.


Ordering Pictures:

Message from photographer:

Hello, Denfeld Junior Football League parents!  We are excited and thankful for the opportunity to work with you this year.  Derek Montgomery Photography is proud to offer an ordering system, which has a number of benefits compared to the traditional method of paper order forms.  Those include seeing your pictures BEFORE you order, receiving them faster than in the past, picking the packages and the pictures you want for a more customized experience.  


-  To opt into the 2022 Denfeld Junior Football League gallery, simply text DJFL22 to the number 90738.  You'll then receive a link to your athlete's photos as soon as they are uploaded.  


-  Free shipping is available on any order of $30 or more with the code FREESHIP.


Once you text the code to 90738, you will receive a confirmation text letting you know you have signed up for gallery alerts.  You will receive another text at a later date once the gallery is open and the photos are ready to view.  That text letting you know photos are ready to view will say something like "Picture day photos are ready!" and then a link to the gallery will accompany the text.


Curious about how this might work?  Here is a link to a video that will answer many of your questions:


As a reminder, please text DJFL22 to the number 90738 to be signed up to receive updates when your gallery is published.


If you still have questions, feel free to contact Derek at

Hello DJFL Parents & Players,


Practice Schedules:

Just a reminder, the regular practice schedules are now starting. They are as follows:


7th & 8th Grade: Mon-Fri

5th & 6th Grade: Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri

3rd & 4th Grade: Mon, Wed, Fri

Hello DJFL Parents & Players!


Just a reminder, Saturday, August 20th is our Jamboree. All teams will be playing at LINCOLN PARK MIDDLE SCHOOL.


Athletes should arrive at the following times:


3rd & 4th Grade: 7:00am

5th & 6th Grade: 10:00am

7th Grade: 1:00pm

8th Grade: 3:30pm


There will be a lot of teams and athletes there tomorrow so be sure to stick with your team once you arrive. Coaches will not be able to round up all the athletes in-between matches. Stick together!


Also, please remember that the deadline for ordering apparel is this Thursday, August 25th. Follow this link to place your order:


Good luck to all our teams tomorrow!



Hello DJFL Players & Parents!



The online store is open! Be sure to place your orders by Thursday, August 25th. No apparel orders will be taken after this date. Items will arrive 3 weeks after the close of the online store. Please click the link below for more details and to place your order today!





Individual and team pictures will be taken as follows:


Monday, August 29th: 3rd & 4th Grade and 5th & 6th Grade

Tuesday, August 30th: 7th & 8th Grade and DJFL Cheer Team


All athletes will have their pictures taken and the photographer will post on his website for sale directly to parents. More details on this process will follow as we get closer to picture day. Be sure to mark your calendars as athletes should all arrive in their GAME UNIFORMS.


As a reminder, our schedule for the year can be found on our website here:


Good luck to all our teams this weekend!  



Hello DJFL Parents & Players!


The game schedules are now complete and uploaded to our website here:


All field locations for away games can be found here:


All teams will be practicing Monday through Friday this upcoming week. We understand that the 3rd & 4th grade were originally scheduled for Mon-Wed-Fri, so if you are unable to attend, we will understand! Since school is not yet in session, we will try to get as much practice time in as we can!


Next week, we will be sending out information regarding team/individual pictures and the link to our online store. Both are coming up soon and we are just finalizing details on each of them.


Thank you all for your help during this first week and let’s get ready for our first games!



Hello DJFL Players & Parents!


The 2022 season begin this Monday, August 8th.


We are very excited to start playing football again and we are glad you will be joining us. Below are a few tips to ensure a smooth start to our season and help answer any questions you might have.


Practice starts Monday, August 8th, 5:00-7:00pm. Please arrive 15 minutes early. Location: Irving Football Field (20 S. 57th Ave. W.)


RAIN OR SHINE, practice is required! Games are played in the rain so it is important to practice during inclement weather as well. In the event of severe weather, cancellation notices will be sent via email & Facebook. Given the uncertainty of Duluth weather, sometimes these notices may not go out until right before a scheduled game or practice.


  1. What to bring.

    1. Please come to practice prepared for the weather. This time of year, kids should arrive in shorts, t-shirt, & cleats. (mouthguard & protective cup once light contact begins on Thursday)

    2. We will provide all other necessary equipment.

    3. Athletes will be given their equipment during the first week of practice.

  2. When to arrive.

    1. Practice will be 5:00-7:00pm. You should arrive to practice 15 minutes early to prepare.

      1. 7th & 8th Grade will practice Monday-Friday

      2. 5th & 6th Grade will practice Monday-Friday during the first two weeks. After this, they will practice Mon, Tues, Thurs, & Fri.

      3. 3rd & 4th Grade will practice Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday this week. After this, they will Practice Mon, Wed, & Fri.

    2. Parents & guardians: You must be at the field by 7:00pm to pick up your athlete! All of our coaches are volunteers and many have jobs or families to return to following practices. Please keep this in mind and be on time for pick-ups.

  3. Payments – If you have not yet paid, please bring your payment to the first practice.

  4. Games schedules are not yet complete. With only a few exceptions, games will be played on Saturdays. All teams will have a Jamboree (scrimmage) on August 20th. Games will begin on August 27th. Schedules should be uploaded to our website by the end of this week. (

  5. Make sure your son or daughter is well hydrated leading up to practices and games. Kids should be drinking plenty of water both on and off the field while participating in any athletic sport.

    1. We will have water available so you do not have to bring water bottles.

  6. Player/Parent Handbooks will be handed out during the first week of practice. They will contain coaches contact information and rules and expectations of player and parents for the upcoming season.


Please feel free to contact us with any additional questions. Thank you for participating in the 2022 season.  We look forward to seeing you all on Monday!




Complete your registration online by clicking the link below.


FIRST PRACTICE: August 8th, 2022

LOCATION: Irving Football Field (20 S. 57th Ave. W.)

TIME: 5:00pm

Please arrive 15 minutes early.


Practice schedules are to be determined.  However, all grades should expect that the first two weeks will be Monday-Friday 5:00p-7:00p. After that, teams will generally practice as follows:

3rd & 4th Grade: 3-4 days per week

5th & 6th Grade: 4-5 days per week

7th & 8th Grade: 5 days per week.


Game schedules will be posted to our website by the start of the season.  While mid-week games are sometimes played, most games will be played on Saturdays.

Each grades will have several weeks of regular season games followed by playoffs. 

Athletes will be suited with helmets, shoulder pads, game and practice jerseys, & football pants. You will need to provide a mouth guard, protective cup and cleats. 


If you would like additional information regarding our football league you can email us at


CHEER TEAM INFO: Grades 5th – 8th

INFO Coming Soon! 


FREE FOOTBALL CAMP: July 26th, 27th & 28th

Location - Irving Football Field

Time - 5:00pm - 7:30pm

Come join us for our free football camp open to all kids grades 3rd-8th. Online registration required. Click the link below to register your son or daughter today! 

We are looking forward to another great season!

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