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WELCOME!
You are now entering Portland JR RAIDER Territory! 

Who we are:

Portland Tackle Football Association Inc., better known as Portland Jr. Raiders, is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that offers youth tackle football and cheerleading programs to fourth through eighth grade boys and girls living within the Portland Public School District in Portland, MI.

Originally founded 1982 as T.A.C.K.L.E. Football Association, Inc. by Charles L. Sandborn, Marlene Lefke and Mary E. Sandborn, today our organization serves roughly 200 area youth each year.  We are a member of the Mid-Michigan Pony Football League. 

While our organization is not affiliated with the Portland Public Schools or the City of Portland Department of Parks and Recreation, we are grateful to have a wonderful working relationship with both of those organizations.

We are proud to be operated 100% by dedicated volunteers. 

To provide and establish a wholesome youth tackle football program that promotes sportsmanship and fair play, where all players get a chance to play each game, and the emphasis is on teaching character, athletic and social skill, sportsmanship and a healthy attitude.  The coaches teach and lead through example, where winning is not the most important objective.

OUR MISSION

Our registration opens May 1st. 2022 and will close July 25th 2022.Click the button below to be taken to the site. The Joe Le Du Memorial Scholarship is available to those with financial need. Please email us at portlandjuniorraiders@gmail.com to confidentiality inquire. 

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