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​The West Orange PAL Mustangs are one of the most exciting teams to watch in West Orange.


We play in the New Jersey Suburban Youth Football League, which is currently comprised of over 25 town programs split between two conferences. There are playoffs, Super Bowl, and an All-Star game to enhance the enjoyment of the participants and help teach the value of competition and good sportsmanship.

We field 5 levels of contact football to serve West Orange’s youth:

  • Peewee: 3rd & 4th graders

  • Peewee: 5th graders

  • JV: 6th graders 

  • JV: 7th graders

  • Varsity: 8th graders

We also field a travel flag football team in the New Jersey Suburban Youth Football League which is open to all West Orange residents in grades K-2. 

Flag Football: Grades K-2 

Players will have home and away games. All players are provided a soft helmet and soft shoulder pads along with a "flag" belt and mouth guard. There is no tackling but a focus on fundamentals of the game of football while having fun. 


Registration 2022 Season 


Online Registration for Football: IS CLOSED EXCEPT for 5th Grade Players - Please contact

Online Registration for Flag Football: IS CLOSED

**Must be registered by July 1st to be guaranteed to have shirt/short for August 1st Practice

Tackle Football Grades 3-8 Registration Costs:

May 1-July 1: $325 + Game Uniform Package

NEW this year!! Game Uniform Package: $100 

Players will receive customized game jersey (name and number) & game pants

Flag Football Grades K-2 Registration Costs:

May 1-July 1: $250 


Payment Options: In Person: Check made out to WOPAL, cash, credit card

Venmo (@west orange pal) - must email the registration form to

Installment Payments must be done through Online Registration


Common Questions:

When does practice start?
The season begins August 1st at the West Orange High School fields.
Practices are held Monday through Friday until our first game in early September.  Then we scale back to 3-4 nights a week.

When are games?
PAL football games are on Sundays mornings with a few Saturday night games. Flag football games are on Saturday mornings. 


Do I need my own equipment?
PAL provides: Helmet, Shoulder Pads, Classic Mouth piece, practice jerseys
You have to provide: Cleats, Cup,
and navy socks
Optional: Gloves,
Backplate, Warmers, Clear Visor, Your own mouthpiece etc.


How do I contact the coach?
Each team will have a Teamsnap account which will allow you to reach out to the coaches.

How do I get involved in the PAL Football Program?

PAL is always looking for volunteers to help promote and create a positive experience for the youth of West Orange. Volunteer options include but are not limited to coaching, game day support, field maintenance, public relations and fundraising.


To get involved or for additional information, please e-mail

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