Metropolitan Washington American Youth Football League was created with the vision that all young people will have the opportunity to become "Great". We take pride in the fact that our program is the end result of the vision of our Board of Directors, who, through it all, has made the determination that the youth of today are our future and we must begin to develop them as leaders of tomorrow through the art of competitive sports. The METRO is a division of the American Youth Football national program and membership allows us the opportunity to compete for State, Atlantic Region and National Football, Cheer, Dance and Step Championships. There are no geographic boundaries in the METRO.
The METRO consist of football and cheer associations located throughout Prince George’s and Montgomery Counties in the state of Maryland and the District of Columbia.
The METRO is governed by a Board of Directors, and Executive Officer’s that have adopted AYF’s current governing rules which subscribes to the principles of safety, sportsmanship, and full participation. The “The METRO” will also abide by the AYF rules, which includes age/weight and grade based age protected divisions, in order to participate in AYF state, regional and national tournament competitions.
To be responsible parents and coaches by ensuring that our youth athletes are safe; help them apply life lessons from sports on and off the field; and through the education of sports, develop children of high character, who lead, persevere, overcome adversity, and function as productive team members.