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Welcome to BBFC!

Welcome to the online home of the Brighton Bulldogs Football and Cheer. Our athletes  represent excellence both on and off the field, and we set our expectations high: study hard, train hard, and work hard. Our athletics program is unparalleled, thanks to a supportive community of parents and fans. Our experienced coaching staff specializes in building better athletes, students, and citizens. We emphasize teamwork and demand the personal commitment to "play like champions"—every practice, every game, every time.

The goal of Brighton Bulldogs Football and Cheer is is to win, but that is NOT the primary goal. The primary goal is to teach young athletes the benefits of team sports in a safe manner, to nurture their growth potential, and to provide them with an opportunity to compete with their peers while also demonstrating good sportsmanship and teamwork.





BBFC Football and Cheer Coaching

Interested in Coaching Youth Football or Cheer?

Coaching a youth sports team can be a tremendously rewarding experience, giving you the opportunity to help young players learn the game of football and the sport of cheer in a fun and safe atmosphere. A good coach is enthusiastic, supportive, trustworthy, goal-oriented, knowledgeable/experienced, respectful, patient, and a clear communicator. Sports coaches model excellent sportsmanship and teach teamwork; they serve as the liaison to parents and community; and, they act with integrity at all times.

Football Coach Applicants: Time, dedication, character, and integrity, and organization are a must. Head coaches must be able to communicate well with parents. Football experience and/or previous coaching experience is preferred. Attendance at all events throughout the season is mandatory for all coaches, regardless of level. 

Cheer Coach Applicants: Previous cheerleading experience, coaching experience, and/or dance experience is now required due to areas of teaching choreography, assisting with stunting and tumbling, safety, and MHSAA regulations. Promoting positive teamwork and modeling excellent sportsmanship is a must. Attendance at all events throughout the season is mandatory for all coaches, regardless of level.

Note to ALL Coaching Applicants: Regular and consistent attendance is required for all BBFC coaches at ALL practices and events. Our organization strives to bring on new coaches who have integrity, dedication, patience, experience, and strong ethics. Coaches represent our program and our community; they should act as positive role models at all times, even outside of coaching situations. Good decision-making skills is a must.

Prospective Coaches:
Please complete your Coaching Application and your NCSI Background check by clicking the links below.  You must complete your Coaching Application, USA Football Certification, the CDC Concussion training and complete and pass the NCSI Background check before you can step on the field to coach.

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Coaches need to put down the community they are associated with when registering, obviously we are BBFC. 


Greetings Bulldogs!

We are nearing the first Equipment Handout for Football. Cheer will follow a few weeks later. Equipment Handout for both Football and Cheer takes place at the Maltby Shed. Below, you will find the dates as well as the required paperwork. Without the paperwork, we cannot give your athlete his/her equipment and they will be put on hold for team participation. Paperwork is mandatory for play.



Saturday, July 13:  10 AM to 1 PM
Saturday, July 27:   10 AM to 1 PM
Sunday, July 28:        1 PM to 4PM
Saturday, August 3:  10 AM to 1 PM


Monday,  July 22 (Grades 5-8 only): 6 PM - 8PM

Wednesday, July 24 (Grades 1-4 only): 6PM - 8PM

Sunday, July 28 (Make Up Date, All Grades): 10AM - 1PM


1) Printed copy of 2024 Report Card

2) CHEER ONLY: Printed & signed 2024 Cheer Attendance Policy (will be sent out in head coaches' welcome letter; also available at

3) Signed sports physical from doctor dated ON/AFTER April 15, 2024

4) FOOTBALL ONLY: Copy of athlete's birth certificate

5) Dog Duty Check made out to BBFC for $250 with athlete's first and last name on it (checks are only cashed when parent dog duties are not completed in FULL) 

6) A check made out to BBFC with athlete's first and last name on it for any outstanding registration balances (only necessary for families who did not pay athlete's registration in FULL already online)

All checks must have athlete's first and last names! Some athletes have different last names than parents. No exceptions.

Thank you for your help kicking off the season!


-BBFC Equipment Management Team


Join the BHS high school coaching staff to work on the fundamentals of running, blocking, passing, catching techniques, character, Mad Dog attitude, and other life lessons that only can be taught in football.

Check-in begins 45 minutes before camp.

Participants receive a shirt at the end of camp. No equipment needed.

K - 4th grade    June 26-27    5:30 - 7:30 PM   Stadium    $50.00

5th - 8th Grade   July 17-18   5:30 - 7:30 PM   Stadium     $50.00

Camp registration:

"Play Hard, Play Smart and Play Together”. Hard means with effort, determination and courage; Smart means with proper execution and poise; Together means unselfishly, trusting your teammates and doing everything possible not to let them down.


PRESIDENT - Luke Blangero     (
V.P. FOOTBALL - Matt Putra     (
V.P. CHEER - Kim Oelslager     (
TREASURER - Matt Unsworth     (
SECRETARY - Stephanie Carroll    (

WEBMASTER - Coach Cav    (

BBFC and BHS Games are Cashless!

BHS Games – Youth Night

  • Athletes in uniform get in free (youth night only). Parents will need to purchase tickets at GoFan.
  • Purchase electronic tickets only through
  • The Brighton-specific link is:
  • Or use the GoFan app.
  • Large signs with the GoFan QR code will also be available on-site. No cash sales.
  • Senior Citizens 62+ and kids under 5 are free.

BBFC Games

Similar to the high school, BBFC will also be going cashless this year.  For our cashless option, we will be leveraging Venmo. 

  • At the gate, there will be a QR code that can be scanned to purchase admission.  No cash sales.
  • Price will remain $5 per person, $20 max per family.
  • Senior Citizens 62+ and kids under 5 are free.

How do youth sports boost participants' confidence?
Youth sports gives children a sense of belonging and purpose. It surrounds them with mentors who get involved with their lives and make them feel valued. Sports teaches young athletes that they can handle any challenge that comes their way.

"Winners never quit and quitters never win." -Vince Lombardi

“You either get the job done, or you don’t.” -Bill Belichick

Brighton Bulldogs Football and Cheer Sponsors

Interested in becoming a sponsor of Brighton Bulldogs Football and Cheer?

Contact BBFC

ADDRESS: P.O. Box 468 Brighton, Michigan 48116 


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