Last Updated: August 23, 2016
August 27, 2016 – 10:00 AM
This Saturday August 27th from 10am-4pm we are having the Firebird Football Carwash at AutoZone (1515 E. Alexis Rd). Please come out and support our Firebird Football Players. Also, we are still in need of players and volunteers to make this event a success, especially the 12-2 and 2-4 time slots. If you are able to lend a hand, please contact Rachel Williams 419-279-2997. Thank you!
August 25, 2016 – 05:30 PM
Thursday August 25th we will have a scrimmage against Greenwood Knights. Please arrive at 5:30 pm to warm up if possible. Scrimmage will begin promptly @ 6:00pm. All squads will have a scrimmage.
August 24, 2016 – 05:30 PM
If any player needs to exchange any of their equipment for a different size please come to practice Wednesday, August 24th half an hour early and see Coach Matt. He will be there to help with any changes that are needed. Thank you!
September 11th vs Eagle @ home
September 18th vs T-Birds @ White Park
September 25th vs Blue Devils @ home
October 2nd vs Lightning @ home
October 9th Bye No Game possible scrimmages
October 16th vs Warriors @ Mcgregor
October 23rd vs Rams @ Westwood Park
October 30th Playoffs TBA
November 6th Field Day @ Whitmer time TBA
Paperwork and Payment Memo
Payments and paperwork are now past due. Please make sure to turn in any missing paperwork during practice the week of August 22, 2016. If you have not yet made payment, please see Tracie during practice as well to either make payment or sign a payment agreement contract. Thanks!
Firebird Football Carwash Fundraiser
August 27, 2016 – 10:00 AM
Firebird Football will be hosting a carwash fundraiser August 27th from 10am-4pm. We do need volunteers from all squads please. Coaches, parents and player participation is vital for this to be a success! We are signing up volunteers for 2 hour shifts. Please contact Rachel Williams @ 419-279-2997 if you or your player can give a hand. Thank you.
There will be no practice Tuesday August 23rd due to Open House.
Updated practice schedule
Practice times will be as follows until further notice:
All squads including Flag will be Monday thru Thursdays from 6-8 pm.
Practice is cancelled tonight August 15, 2016 due to the weather.
All paperwork and fees are now past due. In an effort to collect all things that are needed for league verification please turn in your paperwork this week during practice. If you have any questions on what is needed, or if you are unsure your items are turned in please contact Tracie Hanna 419-376-7575.
1.) Birth certificate
2.) Two proofs of residence
3.) Last grade card
4.) League Player card
5.) Signed concussion sheet
**Anyone who has or needs to make payment arrangements must see Tracie Hanna AND Area Head Coach Jason Korb. They will both be at the field today and tomorrow from 6-8pm.
3rd Annual Kick-off Picnic
August 12, 2016 – 06:00 PM
Come join us for our 3rd Annual Kick-off Picnic at the Shoreland Football field Friday August 12th 6pm - dark.
**Hot dogs & hamburgers will be provided.
**Please bring your own chairs, beverages & a dish to pass.
**Bring a game: cornhole, ladder toss, frisbees, football, soccer ball, volleyball, etc. (optional)
**Be sure to RSVP to Jason or Tracie by text/voicemail letting us know how many will be attending :) We look forward to seeing everyone!
**Event will be weather permitting. Friday August 19th will be the reschedule date.
Mandatory Volunteer Time Sign ups
Make sure to see Valarie this week during practice to sign up for your Volunteer times. Two volunteer times are required per family. She will be available for sign ups this week Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 7pm until the end of practice. This is a very important duty that we need everyone to participate in to make game day more enjoyable. We appreciate all the help from our Firebird families.
August 8, 2016 – 06:00 PM
Practice times will begin Aug 8 for ALL squads
The first week of practice will be conditioning. All squads will condition together ALL week, including FLAG. Conditioning week will run 6-8 pm. Please be sure to bring LOTS of water. During the first week of conditioning ALL players should wear a white t-shirt with their last name only on it. This does not have to be a new shirt a tip is take an old one use a sharpie and write the name on it. During the first week this is to identify players and coaches.
Beginning the week of Aug 15 practice will be as follows:
FLAG: TUESDAY & THURSDAY from 6-8
JRS & SRS: DAILY MON-FRI from 6-8
**Practice times will move back after school starts beginning the week of August 29th. Those times are TBA.
**Friday practice will stop AFTER Whitmer begins their regular season games. We will keep you informed when these times stop as it gets closer.