Equipment Requirements

Dick's Sporting Goods Scarborough Youth Football Appreciation Days

As a supporter of our league, Dick's Sporting Goods wants to recognize your commitment and dedication to youth sports by extending an exclusive invitation to a special two-day Youth Football Appreciation Weekend for our program at the South Portland Dick's Sporting Goods store on July 28th and 29th. Please bring a printed copy of the flyer (see flyer to the right of this screen) to the store with you or show the cashiers the flyer on your phone or tablet and tell them you are with Scarborough Youth Football so that they scan the proper code.

During this two-day event, all our members and families will receive 20% off throughout the entire store! Discount will be good on all your Football needs such as cleats, practice pants, practice jerseys, training gear, mouthpieces, receiver/lineman gloves and more! The offer is valid on anything in store with just a few exclusions as noted on flyer. GREAT SAVINGS on all your football needs for the upcoming season! If the South Portland Store does not have your item, size or color please see an associate and he/she can help you find online and order for you with 20% off plus free shipping!

See below for what you will need to have for the upcoming season that Dick's Sporting Goods carries.

Equipment Required for Scarborough Tackle Football

The Scarborough Football Club (SFC) Board of Directors is happy to announce we are able to provide the football equipment to 2nd-8th grade players this year:

2nd-8th Grade Players - Helmet, shoulder pads, and game jersey will be provided by SYF.

7th-8th Grade Players - Practice jersey will also be provided by SYF.

EQUIPMENT FITTING - In order for the SFC to have adequate and correctly sized equipment available for all players, we ask each player to attend an equipment fitting sessions. If you were unable to attend one of the sessions, please let us know as soon as possible and we will work with you to schedule an alternative date.


The following is a list of equipment players will need to purchase:

  • Mouth Guard - consider buying 3 or 4 inexpensive ones as the players tend to lose/chew them
  • Practice Jersey -
    • Required for 2nd - 6th Grade players ONLY
    • Nothing fancy - usually just a mesh shirt in any color
    • Try on over shoulder pads for proper fit
  • Athletic Supporter (Cup)
  • Black Football Pants -
    • Pants should fit snug - make sure hip pads cover the hip bones and the tail pad is large enough to cover the coxis
    • Many prefer the all-in-one pants that have the pads built into them.
    • If you purchase normal pants withouth pads - will need to purchase the pads (2 hip pads, 2 thigh pads, 2 knee pads, 1 tail pad) separately
  • Cleats - any color
  • Water Bottle - put player's name on bottle
  • Socks


Equipment Required for Scarborough Flag Football

The following is a list of equipment players will need to purchase:

  • Mouth Guard - consider buying inexpensive ones as the players tend to lose/chew them
  • Water Bottle - put player's name on bottle
  • Cleats are recommended, but not required.
Dick's Flyer - 20% Off