Welcome to Portage Rocket Football


PRF Fundraiser with Kalamazoo Menu

We have partnered with Kalamazoo Menu to offer membership cards to discounts at local restaurants. 20% of the proceeds will go to Portage Rocket Football this season. Please visit KzooMenu-Membership Card to purchase a membership card and learn more about the program. Please forward this information to family and friends to help support Portage Rocket Football. 

Important News Regarding our Flag Football Program

Last year, PRF’s flag program joined with the NFLFlag organization, which gave us a new flag jerseys and flag belts. This year, PRF will adopt the NFLFlag rule book with some exception and modifications to the interest of PRF. Flag format will be 5v5 instead of 8v8 last season. The new set of rules are posted on the League Info/Rules tab.

PRF is open to all youths in the Greater Kalamazoo area and not specific to Portage Public Schools. Families from Kalamazoo, Vicksburg, Schoolcraft, Mattawan, Comstock, Parchment, Gull Lake, Climax-Scotts, Galesburg and beyond have all participated in Portage Rocket Football. PRF offers youth flag football in two age divisions and tackle football in two grade divisions.

5-6 year olds flag football
7-8 year olds flag football
3rd/4th grade tackle football
5th/6th grade tackle football

2nd graders: 8 years old on August 1st or weigh greater than 85 lbs with equipment can play tackle in 3rd/4th grade division. 

7th graders: 11 years old on August 1st or less than two years experience or weigh less than 110 lbs with equipment can play tackle in 5th/6th grade division

Upcoming PRF Board Meetings

  • Who can attend: Open to the public!
  • When: 2nd Monday of the month @ 7pm
  • Where: KRESA Administration Building Milham Rd. East of Lovers Lane.
    • Meetings have moved to being web based until further notice due to COVID-19. If you have any questions or concerns to address with the board, please email at portagerocketfootball@gmail.com or contact one of the board members.
  • Upcoming board meeting dates. 
    • January 10
    • February 8
    • March 8
    • April 12

Important dates for 2021 season

  • TBD, Coach’s Mandatory Meeting
  • TBD, Tentative Tackle Combine Assessment
  • TBD, Tentative Flag Combine Assessment
  • TBD, 1st week of practices
  • TBD 1st game of 2021 season (tentative)


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