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Football Overview


Welcome to Annandale (ABGC) Football!!

Started in 1959, Annandale Bulldogs Football is the oldest program in all ABGC programs. Our program has a long history and tradition of building champions between young men and women of character. Annandale is proud of its successful and historic football program with the Fairfax County Youth Football League (FCYFL). This success is driven by the level of commitment and support delivered by our coaches, players, volunteers, and community that goes above and beyond the average youth program.

Football is open to children between the ages of 7 and 16, with each child being placed on a team according to age, weight and skill level. This ensures that each child has the opportunity to play with others of the same maturity and size so they could enjoy themselves and be successful. Each year practice starts in August with the season continuing into mid-November. Registration is from late May through early August. To register during this time period, go to the Home page, left column under "LINKS" and click on "Register Online for Sports and Camps."

Teams at the highest experience level that win the County Championship for Fairfax County will have the opportunity to compete for the Metro Bowl Championship against teams from Maryland and District of Columbia (DC). These teams season may extend to as early December. Home games are played at Ossian Hall Park, Mason District Park and Annandale High School.

For further information, contact Robert Meadows at 703-750-3895 or 703-298-5498 or by email at [email protected]. If you are interested in volunteering as a coach, assistant coach or in any other capacity please contact our football commissioner. Check the Announcement section in the center column of our home web page for regular updates leading up to the season!!

Robert Meadows Inducted in 2016 as Northern Virginia Football Hall of Famer

Robert heads up the football program as ABGC Football Commissioner and a volunteer coach for 21 years. His leadership has consistently produced 5-8 competitive teams each year in the Northern Virginia Football league. Robert has coached from the Ankle biter Division to the 155 lbs Division and has led a playoff team 15 different times in that weight class level. During the 2009 football season he led the 95 lbs Central Division team to win the Northern Virginia County Championship game and was selected “2009 Coach of the Year.” In the 2012 football season he led the 75 lbs National Division team to runner-up position in the Northern Virginia Championship game.

Robert is also the ABGC “Player Safety Coach” and is responsible for providing information on drills and safety tips to coaches, parents, and players. The Northern Virginia Football League is making the game safer to play and Robert makes sure that the ABGC football program is in compliance with the league ordinance. 

ABGC congratulates Robert on his many accomplishments and this great honor of being inducted into the Northern Virginia Football Hall of Fame. 

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