Howard County TERPS Fall Outdoor Tackle Football regular season begins in August and runs through October.
Practice begins the first of August for ages 7-14 and will be held five nights per week in August before school starts. Practice begins August 10 for ages 5-6 (pitbull). Once school begins, practice will take place three nights per week for the duration of the season. Practice is at East Columbia Library/local school fields.
Games are held on the Saturdays and some Friday nights, and will require travel. Inclement weather make up games may be held on any day of the week. The regular season will run through the end of October. League playoffs will run through mid-November for ages 7-14, except for those teams that continue into post season championships. The Home Game Field is located at Blandair Regional Park located at 5750 Oakland Mills Road, Columbia, MD 21045.
Each athlete will be issued a helmet, shoulder pads, and a game jersey. A $250 deposit check will be required at equipment handout.
Each player must provide: athletic supporter and cup, practice jersey, integrated game pants, mouthpiece, chin strap, socks, and cleats. A signed medical release form from a doctor and a Maryland State ID Card are required.
The Howard County Terps play in the Mid Maryland Youth Football League (MMYFL), hosting both American and Federal Divisions. Financial assistance is available, please contact us to learn more.