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F-M Athletics Youth Football

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Fargo Athletics, Inc., was formed in 1972 to help promote youth football in the Fargo-Moorhead area.  We are proud to be celebrating our 43nd season in 2014.  We have over 1500 players registered and 68 teams this season.  The organization is a non-profit corporation and all board members are volunteers.

2014 Parent Informational Sheet

See the below link for important information for all parents of registered players.  Any questions please contact your area board contact or FM Athletics at (701) 212-8775.  Thank you!

Online Registration now closed for 2014 season

Online registration is now closed for the 2014 season.  We do have a LIMITED number of roster spots available.  If you wish to still attempt to register please print off a copy of the registration form below and forward with the appropriate fee.  We cannot hold roster spots and do not have a physical office to drop them off.  Please mail to FM Athletics, Inc., PO Box 127, Fargo, ND 58107.  Once received if we are unable to place your child on a team in their home area we will contact you prior to proceeding.  Thank you.

Baseline Concussion Testing - ages 12 & over as of 8-31-2014

The FMA Board, for the safety of your child, has implemented mandatory baseline concussion testing for all FM Athletics players, ages 12 years and older for the 2014 season (must be age 12 before 8-31-2014).  This testing will take place the week of July 28th and takes approximately 45 minutes from start to finish.  Baseline testing will be provided once every two years.  If your child has already had such a test completed last season with FM Athletics or less than two years ago through Sanford for another youth sports porgram the test would not have to be retaken.  Coaches have been provided with those on their rosters who require testing and their time scheduled.   Testing will take place at Sanford Business Center, 200 45th St SW, Fargo.  Map is below.

Important Information regarding Concussions

Please visit the following link for important educational information regarding concussions from the CDC website.   FM Athletics now requires all coaches to complete this training and provide a certificate of completion. 

Coaches required CDC Online Concussion training course link

NEW for 2014 Heads Up Football required coach's training

FM Athletics has partnered with USA Football to participate in their 'Heads Up' football training program for coaches.  All Head Coaches will now be required to be certified and all assistant coaches are encouraged to participate. There is a discounted fee of $5.00 per coach offered through FM Athletics by using the code ' fmathletics14'.  Below is a PDF of detailed registration instructions for registering and the link to create a new membership or sign in to an existing account and renew. 

Any issues with registering, please call USA Football Member Services team at 1-877-536-6822.   If you have questions regarding the program you can contact our board representative, Casey Mittag, at 701-388-0616. 

BSN Team Sports Store

Please see the attached flyer for information on special pricing being offered through BSN Sports for clothing and equipment.  Please access the below BSN Sports link to place orders.  This link will be active from July 28th - August 10th.  The access code is footba7X6 (also on the attached flyer).

Any questions regarding this should be directed to Ben Franson at 701-238-9847 or bfranson@bsnsports.com

Concussion follow-up information

Parents/Coaches - if your player has had their helmet taken because of a suspected concussion as determined by the Sports Medicine personnel at the game, per our rules a medical release is required before the player is allowed to get their helmet back to participate in practices and games.  Please contact our Equipment Manager, Joel Ferrie, at 701-306-2726 to make arrangements to present the release and get the helmet returned.  Thank you.

Parent/Athlete Concussion Information Sheet

This is a link to the Parent/Athlete Concussion Information Sheet referenced on our registration form.    FM Athletics encourages all parents and athletes to review this important information.

3rd Annual FM Athletics Dome Days Food Drive

FM Athletics held our 3rd Annual Dome Days Food Drive during our 2013 FM Athletics Dome Days!  We are thrilled to announce that thanks to the amazing generosity of our FM Athletic's families and fans we collected over 1100 pounds of food this year for the Great Plains Food Bank.  Thank you!!!

Equipment Return Info

If for any reason, a player still have FM Athletics equipment out, please contact our Equipment Manager, Joel Ferrie at (701) 306-2726 to make arrangements to return the equipment as soon as possible.  As acknowledged on our registration form, failure to return all issued equipment will result in a replacement charge up to $400.

Important Upcoming Events

No upcoming events found.

Listen to KFGO - The Mighty 790 for announcements regarding game cancellations due to weather. Please contact your coach for info on weather related practice cancellations

Points of Contact

FM Athletics Main # (701) 212-8775
West Fargo contact Nate Nyhammer (701) 277-1014
DGF contacts Joe Fuchs (218) 498-2508
Darin Edeen (218) 287-4598
Casselton contacts Broc & Karen Lietz (701) 566-2740
Detroit Lakes contacts Dick Groth (218) 847-9239
Matt Carrier (218) 849-9565
Fargo North contacts Doug Huber (701) 232-6385
Dave Holm (701) 232-3256
Moorhead contacts Steve Ingersoll (218) 233-0699
Otto Ferrie (701) 866-3952
Casey Mittag (701) 388-0616
Kindred contacts Mark Schaffer (701) 588-4464
Arlan Mathias (701) 428-3685
Fargo South contacts Marty Haley (701) 367-6624
Rob Devaney (701) 212-0242
Tim Raftevold (701) 371-2384
Jay Matthews
Lake Park contact Kyle Jaster (218) 238-6898
Barnesville contact Jamey Zenzen (701) 361-7365
Hawley contacts Chuck Ames (701) 388-6841
Jen Ames (701) 866-4860
Fundraising Pam Vadnais (701) 412-6514
Equipment Mgr Joel Ferrie (701) 306-2726