The Chili Lions Football and Cheerleading Association is a member of the Greater Rochester Pop Warner Little Scholars Football and Cheerleading League.  The league is made up of teams from the Rochester and Buffalo area and some travel for games is required. 

The Greater Rochester Pop Warner Little Scholars Football and Cheerleading League is part of the Pop Warner Eastern Region which is made up of teams from NY, Pennsylvania, NJ, Maryland, Delaware and Washington, D.C.  Eastern Region Pop Warner is part of the National Pop Warner League which is made up of 8 regions.  The following 8 regions make up the National Pop Warner League.

                                   1.      Southeast Region
                                   2.      New England Region
                                   3.      Southwest Region      
                                   4.      Wescon Region         
                                   5.      Mid-American Region
                                   6.      Mid-South Region 
                                   7.      Eastern Region   
                                   8.      Pacific Northwest Region

 General Information

The Chili Lions start practice on the first week of August for both Football and Cheerleading.  For the month of August all practices are held at Davis Park on Monday through Thursday of each week from 6:00 PM until 8:30 PM.   

After Labor Day football practices move to Memorial Park and will held on Tuesday and Thursday from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM and on Saturday mornings from 9:30 AM until 12:00 PM.  After Labor Day cheerleading practices will be held at the same times except their practices will be indoors at the Total Sports Experience (TSE) in Gates on 880 Elmgrove Rd.

All Chili Lions home regular season football games are played at Memorial Park on Sundays.  All Chili Lions away football games are at the discretion of the home team and possibly could be played on Saturday.  A game schedule will be distributed in August upon approval from the Upstate New York Pop Warner Little Scholars League.

All Chili Lions Football and Cheerleading teams are at a competitive level which requires post season play except the Tiny Mite and Mitey Mite division which is an instructional level only and does not have post season play.  Post season play may include travel outside of the Rochester area and may include travel outside the state of NY, possibly including overnight trips.  Regional post season play runs all the way through the weekend after Thanksgiving for Regional Championships and the National Championships are held the first week of December in Orlando, FL.

 Football General Information

The following is the age and weight schematic for Pop Warner Football and the divisions offered by the Chili Lions.
  
  All ages are the age of the participant as of July 31.
 
2016
Pop Warner Football Weight Schematic
     
Division  Ages Weight Range
Tiny Mite 5-6-7 35 - 75 Lbs.
     
Mitey Mite 7-8-9 50 - 100 Lbs.
     
Jr. Pee Wee 8-9-10 65 - 115 Lbs.
(Older/Lighter) 11 65 - 95 Lbs.
     
Pee Wee 9-10-11 80 - 130 Lbs.
(Older/Lighter) 12 80 - 110 Lbs.
     
Jr. Varsity 10-11-12 95 - 155 Lbs.
(Older/Lighter) 13 95 - 135 Lbs.
     
Varsity 11-12-13-14 110 - 180 Lbs.
(Older/Lighter) 15 110 - 160 Lbs.

 

The following equipment will be issued to each participant and is the property of the Chili Lions and will be returned to the organization at the conclusion of the season. 

Football Helmet
Shoulder Pads
Rib Guards
Game Pant
GameJersey
Practice Pant
Girdle
Hip Pads
Tail Pad
Knee Pads
Thigh Pads
Belt 

The following equipment will be issued by the Chili Lions and does not need to be turned back in at the completion of the season.

Game Socks
Practice Jersey
Mouthpiece
Chin Strap
 
The following equipment will be the responsibility of the participant and will not be supplied by the Chili Lions. 
 
Cleats
 (Rubber cleats only, no metal spikes allowed)
Athletic Supporter
Protective Cup
 
Any questions or concerns please email chililions@chililions.com for more information.

Cheerleading General Information

 

The following is the age schematic for Pop Warner Cheerleading and the cheerleading divisions offered by the Chili Lions. 
All Teams are determined by the Cheer Coordinators

 
 

Division 

Ages

Tiny Mite

5-6-7

 

 

Mitey Mite

7-8-9

 

 

Jr. Pee Wee

8-9-10-11

 

 

Pee Wee

9-10-11-12

 

 

Jr. Midget

10-11-12-13

 

 

Midget

11-12-13-14-15


All ages are the age of the participant as of July 31.
 

The following equipment will be issued to each participant and is the property of the Chili Lions and will be returned to the organization at the conclusion of the season. 

Uniform Skirt
Uniform Shell
Wind suit Pant
Wind suit Jacket
 
The following equipment will be issued by the Chili Lions and does not need to be turned back in at the completion of the season. 
 
Uniform Bow 

The following equipment will be the responsibility of the participant and will not be supplied by the Chili Lions. 

Cheer Sneakers
(Brand to be determined by the Chili Lions)
Lollies
(Brand and color to be determined by the Chili Lions)
Body Suit
(Brand and color to be determined by the Chili Lions)
 
Any questions or concerns please email chililions@chililions.com for more information.