The name of this organization shall be the CFA Football League (CFA).
The CFA was incorporated October 24, 1997.
Section 2 - Object
a. The object of this organization is to establish and maintain a program of supervised football for children through the development of the following fundamentals: sportsmanship, mental and physical health, character, and cultural and scholastic achievements.
Section 3 – Mission
The CFA Football League believes that the well being of the sport of youth football depends on the following:
A broad appreciation of the game, excellence in coaching, an emphasis on safety and health, high levels of youth participation and collaborations with the many partner organizations involved in youth football and cheerleading. We will promote this through family, fun and fundamentals as well as "Giving Back" to our youth and their communities.
Article II – Structure.
Note: This Article can only be changed by the Commissioner. However, Associations may request and/or recommend changes to this article for the commissioner to review. When used, the term Commissioner includes all Assistant Commissioners.
Section 1 – Conferences, Divisions, Playoffs and Post Season Games.
a. The CFA will be comprised of three conferences. The conferences will be named American (AAA), National (AA), and Federal (A). All changes made to any part of the bylaws must and will apply to all conferences. Conference alignment to be announced prior to Bylaw committee meeting
b. There will be two divisions in each conference.
c. The commissioner is responsible to develop the criteria to select Associations and their teams for each conference and division. The conference and division structure may and should remain in-tact for two (2) years to maintain the home and away scheduling. However, it may be reorganized every year by the Commissioner as deemed necessary. The regular season football schedule may last for eight or nine weeks.
d. Each Conference, American, National and Federal, will have playoffs and a super bowl.
e. The CFA Playoffs, Super Bowl Championship Schedules and Post Season Turnpike Classic and Senior Bowl Games will be developed by the Commissioner.
f. At the end of the eight game and/or nine game regular season schedule, all CFA Association (Teams) will be ranked in their conference and placed in a playoff bracket according to the criteria set up by the Commissioner.
g. New associations requesting admission to the CFA may be added as deemed necessary by the commissioners. Commissioners will approve and coordinate this action with all CFA Team Reps.
h. New associations will be placed on a one (1) year probationary period. At the end of the first year probationary period season, the commissioners and team reps will vote to accept the Association(s). If an Association is not accepted, the Commissioners and tea reps may vote to place the Association(s) on probation for an additional year.
i. CFA Associations on probation are not eligible to vote on any changes or revisions to the bylaws. However, they can recommend changes and are eligible to vote on daily business.
j. The Commissioner may make any changes to Article II as deemed necessary by the Commissioner.