The new youth football season doesn’t kick off until September, but the local team is signing up players. The Boothbay Region Youth Football League holds an initial player sign-up from 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 3 at 19 Murphy Road in Boothbay. Registration is open to kids from first through sixth grade who are residents of Boothbay, Boothbay Harbor, Edgecomb, Southport, Westport Island and Wiscasset.
A second registration occurs on Aug. 12 prior to the team’s first practice from 5 to 7 p.m. at the upper field behind Boothbay Region Elementary School. The team will practice on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 5-7 p.m. until games begin Aug. 31 with a seven-game schedule. All games are on Saturdays.