The Mission of Odessa Little League Football is to provide a structured football program for the youth of the Odessa R-7 school district.
The objective of this 501C3 organization is to promote and provide a youth football program for the youth of the Odessa R-7 School District. The organization strives to instill in each participate the characteristics of hard work, dedication, teamwork, sportsmanship, physical fitness,and high moral character regardless of race, color, gender, or creed.
The organization will provide a structure of Safety, Knowledge, Organization, and Quality Leadership that will allow each participant to learn, understand, and demonstrate the fundamentals of youth football. This structure, OLLF will foster a sense of pride, spirit, knowledge, and excitement that will be permanently embedded in each player'slife on and off the field.
The organization will strive to build the foundation needed at the youth football level to allow each participant the ability to continue their football careers into Middle School, High School, and beyond. This can only be done through knowledge, dedication, and teamwork by this organization's board, participants, members, and entire community.
League Information - OLLF is a member of the West Central Youth Football League (WCYFL), and, as such, is governed by the rules of WCYFL. The WCYFL includes: Butler, Excelsior Springs,Harrisonville, Oak Grove, Odessa, Pleasant Hill, Ray-Pec, Sedalia, and Warrensburg. Each town has a representative which makes up the WCYFL Board.
Scheduling - All scheduling of games is done by the WCYFL, without regard to specific teams, coaches, or board members. OLLF has no control over the scheduling of games, including the number of home or away games.
Playoffs - Playoff structure may vary from year to year, at the discretion of the league. Playoffs are held the two weeks following the six game regular season. Teams are normally seeded, either by a point system, how they finished in their bracket, or both. Then, the teams will compete against those teams with similar results in a 2-game playoff. For example, the top four teams in the league would compete in their own playoff, the next four in their own playoff, and so on.