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Cancellation of 2020 Season

July 14, 2020

Dear Jr Trojan Families,

Today, we announce the cancellation of our 2020 season for cheer, dance, flag, and tackle.

Since the end of last season, CJT board members and staff have been eagerly planning and preparing for the 2020 season. For the last 5 months our board has monitored daily and weekly reports on the status of COVID-19 in Northern Illinois. We have also closely monitored the development of guidelines published by the Illinois Department of Health, IHSA, and other valued youth sports and health organizations. We have had discussions with our leagues, our peer communities, and within our own board to try to find and develop a plan so that we might have a safe season. Through this process, we have realized that we had a challenging task ahead of us. Many other TCYFL and IRCA communities have felt the same way, and have already decided to cancel their seasons.

In light of these challenges, our parent league, TCYFL ( voted (this evening) to cancel the 2020 season.

CJT is sad to make this announcement, but feel it is in the best overall interest of our youth, youth program, and peer community programs. We hope that 2021 will bring change that will allow us to return to play, and we look forward to seeing everyone back at practices and on the field at that time.


  • You do not need to submit a refund request. 100% refunds will be issued to families via checks.

  • In an effort to get the refunds to our families as quickly as possible, we will have staff at the Cary Jr High concession stand from 10:00-11:30 am on Saturday, July 18th. Please bring a photo ID to receive your check, and make certain that the person who purchased the registration is the person retrieving the check (or is in the immediate family). If you can stop at the Jr High, it will also be a big help to our staff... as it will save us time and money vs sending via postal mail. That said, if you do not pick up your check, we will place the check into the mail in the next 1-2 weeks. Note: If you have moved since January, please confirm your new address with our treasurer at

  • Jersey Fitting Registration has been closed. No further action is required by our parents.

  • Equipment Fitting dates have been canceled.

  • For those enrolled in Speed and Agility camp, it is still going.  It is a non-contact camp with social distancing.

Last, Cary Jr Trojans have always supported and encouraged our players to become multi-sport athletes.

Registration for CGYBS Fall Ball is still open. Please consider joining for this fall, or finding another way to involve your son/daughter in the camaraderie of youth sports and activities.

Any questions may be addressed to


Best regards,

Cary Jr Trojans Board of Directors


Cary Jr Trojans Summer 2020 Speed and Agility Camp

07/01/2020 - CJT announces our summer speed and agility camp.

This is a great opportunity to help athletes get back into shape prior to fall sports season.

Camp registration is limited to the first 40 participants.

Camp age is restricted to athletes going into 4th-8th grade.

July 7-23, Tuesdays/Thursdays:  5-6:30p. 
Cary Lions Park  Lower Bowl

Camp will be conducted in a socially distanced manner, (4) groups of (10) athletes, each with their own coach at separate corners of the Lions Park lower bowl.

Click here for the registration and more details.



Update- June 5th, 2020

Dear Cary Jr. Trojans Families, 

The CJT board continues to work COVID-19 plans with our league and parent organizations for tackle, flag, dance, and cheer.  At this point, we do not know if we will have a normal season, a modified season, or a canceled season.   This uncertainty is not ideal, but our directors are working hard; evaluating and planning all possible options so that we can be ready for the 2020 season.

In an effort to help improve financial certainty for CJT's families, we have voted to extend our 100% refund deadline until the start of the 2020 season.

Warm Regards,

Cary Jr. Trojans Board of Directors 

2020 Registration now open

Registration for the 2020 season is now available! Please go to the registration tab for more information and for details on the 2020 season. The link to registration for all of the CJT programs is included in this section. 

Referral Program for 2020

Please note that for 2020, we have created a promotional program for referring new participants (*new = athletes that did not participate in CJT in 2019).  When new participants register, they will have an opportunity to list (a single) referring CJT family.   The referring CJT family will then receive a $50 credit/refund (applied Oct 1st) to their own registration.  This program is open to all levels of our program.

Please support our Cheer and Dance teams!

They have once again partnered with Yankee Candle® Fundraising to help achieve their fundraising goal. Yankee Candle® is the world's #1 best-selling candle brand and has something for everyone.

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Cary Jr Trojans Cheer-Dance Yankee Candle Shopping Site
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Enter: Group Number 999978515 in the "Start Shopping" box
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Click on the "Seller Login" button
Fill out the "Sign Up to be a Seller" form and
Enter the Group Number above to register. Add your friends'
and family's email addresses to send them a link to our fundraising
shopping site and all of their purchases are counted toward our goal.

Cary-Grove High School Golf Outing

The CGHS golf outing is the largest fundraiser for our high school football team (and other C-G co-curricular activities.  Please consider playing in the event or sponsoring a hole.  It is a great time.

If you wish to become involved by sponsoring a hole or helping organize a portion of the event, please contact Kevin O'Malley at

If you wish to play in the outing, get your foursome together and register soon!  Early bird registration for the outing ends March 15th.  $500/foursome.  Register at:


Hope For Jack

Super Bowl Results

CJT had (2) tackle teams advance to their respective Super Bowls.

Congratuations to our Middleweight B10, who beat Woodstock 28-0 to win the Middleweight 2A Super Bowl.

Congratulations to our Varsity Blue, who had a great season, but could not overcome a great Warren team.  They are Varsity 3A Super Bowl runner-ups.

Trojan Helmet Run-Through Inflatable

Many thanks to Jonas Contracting for donating the inflatable helmet for the 2019 season.  It is spectacular !

Check out the photo above from Bantam and Feather combine.  This thing is huge, and is a great addition to our pre-game experience at CJH.

We are excited to use this in the upcoming 2020 season! 

Donations to Cary Jr Trojans

The Registration "Home" is not currently available.

All-TCYFL Team

Congratulations to the following Cary Jr. Trojans who were selected to play in the 2019 All-TCYFL game on July 20th:

Thomas Battaglia (Varsity)

Jack Martin (Varsity)

Justin Ramirez (Varsity)

Kyle Jarecki (Lightweight / JV)

 Tessa Capitano (Lightweight / JV)

**Special shout out to Tessa, who is the first female athlete from our program to be selected to the All-TCYFL Team**

SMS Based Weather Notifications

Signup for 2019 Rainedout SMS notifications is open.  All participants need to re-signup for the 2019 season, as the 2018 data has been purged.

Please click this link to signup for CJT SMS Notifications

CJT wishes to thank our members for your support.

We are starting to see donations trickle in using Amazon Smile.

Support Cary Jr Trojans by using Amazon Smile for your purchases.  Use this link to set Cary Jr Trojans as your Amazon Smile charity, and Amazon will give 0.5% back from all purchases to our organization.  Note:  To use Amazon Smile, simply navigate to instead of, and shop as usual.  Amazon smile offers the same selection and prices as


Thank you to former CJT and CGHS alum, Ryan Mahoney for his company's diligent effort creating this great video.

Varsity Blue:  3A Super Bowl Champs!

CJT Varsity Blue: 3A Super Bowl Champs (26-14 over Waukegan)

Parking at Cary Jr. High

When parking at Cary Jr. High for football games, please park legally and NOT in the areas marked in red.  You will be ticketed by the Cary Police Department for parking in a non designated spot.

Please park legally and not in the areas marked in red.

Parking at Cary Jr. High

Keith Battaglia

Keith Battaglia

Football Director

Varsity Blue: TCYFL 2017 Heavyweight 3A Runner-Up

Feather B10 Super Bowl Runner-Ups

Feather Big 10: TCYFL 2017 Feather 5A Super Bowl Runner-Up

Thank you to Northwestern, North Shore, and TCFYL

Thank you to Northwestern, North Shore, and TCYFL for hosting CJT Varsity Blue at Northwestern's Hutcheson practice field this past Sunday.  It is an amazing facility, and our families had a wonderful time.

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