FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHAT IS A "COMBINE"?
A "Combine" is an event which tests a combination of several performance characteristics including speed, power, strength, agility, and positional skills. These measurements are used to evaluate an athlete's overall skill level relative to their position.
WHAT DRILLS ARE PLAYERS TESTED IN AND
CAN I ATTEND IF I'VE NEVER DONE THEM BEFORE?
Athlete's are tested in six different drills (40-yard, 3-cone, pro-agility, powerball toss, vertical jump & broad jump). Yes you can attend even if you have never done them before. The morning session will consist of a "clinic" where athlete's will learn the proper way to do each drill. You can also find instructions and video examples of each drill on our Drills/Training page
WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE?
The combine is open to athletes in grades 7 through 12 as of September 2019.
Combine will be divided into 3 groups:
Youth - Grade 7 & 8 (2007, 2006)
Junior - Grade 9 & 10 (2005, 2004)
Senior - Grade 11 & 12 (2003, 2002)
WHAT POSITIONS MAY PARTICIPATE?
All positions are encouraged to participate. In additional to all of the combine testing each position group also participates in a skill development and evaluation period.
Offense: OL, QB, RB, TE, WR
Defense DB, DL, LB
WHAT IS THE COST TO ATTEND?
The cost to attend the Elgin Football Combine is a non-refundable $50.
Included in the registration fee:
Experienced coaches & instructors
Personal on-field skill development
CAN MY FAMILY STAY AND WATCH?
Yes, absolutely! There are bleachers at the field, or feel free to bring your own lawn chair. Please note, due to insurance reasons, only athletes and authorized Elgin Football Clinic & Combine personnel are permitted inside the field and track area.