Youth football, cheer registration begins
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 1:00 AM
Boys and girls ages 3-12 can now sign up for Philly Youth football and cheer for this upcoming season.
Applications can be picked up at Philadelphia Boys and Girls Club, Pearl River Elementary and Philadelphia Elementary. They can be returned to Booker T. Football Field on Wednesday's at 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. until June 25. Registration will continue on July 7, 8, and 10 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Boys ages 3-6 will be in the Tiny Mites division, and registration is $40. Rookies (ages 7-8), Midgets (ages 9-10), and Pee Wees (ages 11-12) registration is $50.
Cheerleaders of all ages have a registration fee of $30. A copy of the child's birth certificate will be needed.
There are weight restrictions in all divisions except for Tiny Mites.
Rookies may only be between 95 and 120 pounds. Midgets must be between 100 and 145 pounds. There is no weight limit for the Pee Wees, but players under 125 pounds must play a skill position.
The season will start the second week of September and play a total of eight games, four at home and four on the road.
For more information, contact Linda Johnson at 601-728-0800 or Lamont Crockett at 601-663-9002.