Our Mission

The Junior Buccaneers strive to create a positive environment with an emphasis on self-discipline, self-respect and success. All to aid in the academic, athletic and social prosperity of our student/athletes through character development and community involvement.

Our Vision

To become the Bay Area’s leader in developing and nurturing well-rounded, successful, youth and families.

Who We Are

The Junior Buccaneers Youth Football Organization, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c3) organization participating in the Tampa Bay Youth Football League. Established in 1986, our organization provides the opportunity for approximately 150 children annually to not only participate in an outstanding athletic program, but also learn the importance of teamwork, discipline, sportsmanship and leadership skills, which will all benefit them far beyond the sports arena. The Junior Buccaneers Youth Football Organization, Inc. is financed entirely through registration fees, donations and sponsorships. This organization does not receive any Federal or State funding and is operated solely by it’s dedicated Board of Directors, coaches and volunteers.

Our organization has long been known for our commitment to the athletic, academic and social development of many youth and families in the Tampa Bay Area. To make ensure that our community’s needs are being met, we continuously seek sponsors/donors, raise funds, train coaches and implement new programs which benefit our surrounding community as a whole. We are fully committed to the youth, families and community in which we serve.

Who We Serve

Youth ages 4-14 seeking to participate in youth football and cheerleading, as well as their families.

What We Offer

Football and cheerleading is the foundation of our program. However, we also employ an education enrichment program which includes homework/study and tutoring, community service and volunteerism. We are expanding our program to include food and clothing drives and many other community based programs.

Where We Are

Our organization is located in the University Area. Our home site is The Mort Park NFL YET Field, which is adjacent to Mort Park Elementary School and Mort Park NFL YET Center.

Field Address:  Mort Park / 1815 E. 148th Avenue / Tampa, FL 33549

Our League

Tampa Bay Youth Football League (TBYFL) is the bay area’s premier youth football league. It was established in 1968 and has been a mainstay in the region, operating under the moniker “Leave All Egos At The Gate”. This fourteen team league operates out of Skyway Park Complex, with additional complexes in Lutz, Brandon, Riverview, Oldsmar and now the University Area.