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Millard United Jr. Bulldogs (Omaha Burke Program)

For future football players of Omaha Burke High School, the Jr Bulldogs were established in 2005 and merged with MUS in 2018.  The Jr Bulldogs follow the Basic Philosophy of the Burke Program: “To teach players the necessary tools needed in life to be successful through the game of football. We have the most up-to-date football equipment available today and give our players the best chance to compete as safely as possible in the sport of football. 

Matt Fillingness Jr Bulldogs Director

Matt Fillingness Jr Bulldogs Director

Tackle Football Registration Rates

Program 2018 Rate Max Team Size
Tackle 3rd Grade $250 24
Tackle 4th Grade $250 24 for New teams in 2018 going forward
Tackle 5th Grade $250 24 for New teams in 2018 going forward
Tackle 6th Grade $250 24 for New teams in 2018 going forward
Tackle 7th Grade (JV) $300 24 for New teams in 2018 going forward
Tackle 8th Grade (Varsity) $300 24 for New teams in 2018 going forward

Each player will also be responsible for paying the following 2 additional fees upon registration:

  1. Field usage fee of $9.50: this fee is Millard United's best estimate of what the City of Omaha will charge for use of the fields.
  2. Volunteer Verification & Assurance Fee of $5.00: Millard United has always considered the safety of our athletes a serious matter. As a precautionary effort, MUS has expanded upon its longtime background check policy for coaches. This fee will help offset the additional expenses incurred in the effort of safeguarding & continuing to provide a safe & fun environment for our athletes.

Payment Plan Option is Available: 50% is paid at registration with Two additional Payments (25% on May 1st and June 1st).  There is a $10 fee for the Payment Plan Option added to the Registration Fee.

Returning Players must register by May 1st to guarantee placement on their current team.

Late Fee: If spots still remain, a fee of $25 will be added to registration fees starting midnight, 12am, of June 1st, 6/1 .  Team, coach & buddy requests are not guaranteed. 

About Tackle Football

Our Divisions are based on grade levels for the 2018-2019 school year.  

  • Parents can elect to have the child play up one grade level.
  • Players are placed on teams based on school pathways, (Millard North, Millard South, Millard West and OOD-Out Of Distrtict).

Our Season: Games typically begin mid to late August and the season goes through October or early November.  Teams will play 8-9 games during the season and games could be played on Saturdays or Sundays. Game Schedules are usually posted 1-2 weeks prior to first game & Schedules are set by the League not MUS.

  • Practice times & locations - set by coaches and MUS does not keep track of team practice schedules. Please contact coaches for practice schedules. Practices typically don't start until August; most teams practice at least three times per week.
  • Strength and Conditioning Training for Tackle Players, 7th & 8th Graders- Register early for your fall MUS JV or Varsity Football program to take advantage of this strength and conditioning opportunity! Training that is included in your player's registration fee will be twice a week, late March through mid-July. See more information on the Indoor Facilities page; Football 7th and 8th Tackle S & C.  CLICK HERE FOR INFO
  • Strength and Conditioning Training for Tackle Players, 3rd to 6th grade - Register early for your fall MUS Football program to take advantage of the Strength & Conditioning Training that is included in your player's registration fee. It is training that occurs once a week late March through mid-July. For just $30, an additional day of training is an option for purchase. CLICK HERE FOR INFO
  • Position Specific Training (PST)- for Tackle players, 3rd to 8th grade, who are registered for the fall MUS tackle program. CLICK HERE FOR INFO

Our Coaches & Teams: Rosters will be given to coaches at the Coach's Meeting. Coaches will not contact players prior to the meeting.

  • All players are required to have a physical prior to starting practices (can be completed by your doctor or Urgent Care & must be current).  
  • All players that are in 7th grade are required to complete a FREE OrthoNebraska ImPact Test prior to starting practices (dates will be posted within the Tackle Dates page).
  • Players will need to provide a copy of their birth certificate/proof of grade to their coach for team weigh-ins if they are in the Metro Youth Football League.  Players in the Great Plains Football league will not have this requirement.  To find out which league your player will be participating in, please contact your coach.

Zach Barrientos President, Football

Tony Valencia Vice President, Football

Tackle Registration Includes:

Millard United Issued Equipment: Helmet, Shoulder Pads, Hip, Tail, Thigh & Knee Pads, Practice & Game Jersey, Practice & Game Pants. A $300 check deposit will be required to check out equipment (Check is held until equipment is returned) .


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