Last Updated: June 20, 2015
April 15, 2015
2015 Season Overview
We wanted to pass along an overview as to what to expect for the upcoming 2015 season. Please forward this information along to anyone you know who might be interested in signing their child up for Medford Pop Warner. Also, please don’t hesitate to email us at JSILVA2580@yahoo.com if you have any additional questions or concerns.
3 mandatory fundraisers per player/cheerleader
August 10th and October 19th – canning for cheer
August 24th and October 5th – canning for football
September – saleable item (raffle ticket or calendar)
Option for the 3 in-season fundraisers only
You pay in advance to option out of participating
$50 per canning for August and/or October, $100 for raffle/calendar in September
Additional fundraising will be required if any team(s) advances into post-season football/cheer
Begin: August 1,2015 @TBD
Time: approximately 5:30-8pm) (subject to change depending on coach)
10 hours of practice per week until Labor Day
6 hours of practice per week post Labor Day until season’s end
**Practice days are determined by the coach. E and F squads may have less practice times. Cheerleading practice moves inside come September...location TBD**
MPW Provides Uniforms:
Football – Helmet, shoulder pads, game jerseys/pants and practice jersey and pants
Cheer – uniform skirt, shell and bow
Parent/Guardian Uniform Responsibilities:
Football – cleats, socks, girdle, and 7 pieces pant pad set
Cheer – sneakers, socks, lollipop pants and bodysuit (For E and F teams only)
Every Sunday beginning the Sunday after Labor Day until the end of October unless your team makes playoffs
Time for each game to be determined
Home games are played @ TBD
Away games played at TBD
Teams A through D participate in cheerleading competitions
Teams advance from one level to the next if successful in placement
Leagues: Saturday in early October
New England Finals: mid-November (dates TBD)
Nationals: Disney World, Orlando, Florida – early December (dates TBD)
Mitey Mites (E Team) exhibit at league competition in early October
Tiny Mites (F Team) may be invited to exhibit for Conference competition in October
*ALL DATES SUBJECT TO CHANGE BASED ON GBL SCHEDULING*
2015 Registration Dates
April 14, 2015
Registration dates prior to August 1,2015 are as follows:1. June 27th and 28th-Modells Sporting Goods, Medford,Fellsway Plaza Wellington 11am-2pm2.June 20th,July3rd(6-8pm),11th,25th-Stop and Shop Salem St/Fellsway Medford 1-4pm 3.July 1st and 17th 6-8 pm @ Willis Community Center (South Medford Housing Dev.) 148 Exchange Ave. Medford (pls don't park in resident spaces) 4. Mon. May 18th, 6-8pm @ Stop and Shop Wellington Circle (main store) 760 Fellsway, Medford 5.Boys and girls Club Dates tbd ON AND AFTER THE AUGUST FIRST EARLY REGISTRATION PERIOD(fee for registration will go to $75.00 FROM $40.00 after this date...payment plans always available...no child EVER turned away** WE WILL NOT BE HOLDING REGISTRATIONS AT THE ROSHANKISH SCHOOL OF MARTIAL ARTS THIS YEAR PRACTICES BEGIN WEDNESDAY AUGUST 1,2015 . FIELD TBD MPW is actively looking for coaching volunteers. If you are interested in joining our growing family as a Cheerleading or Football coach, or other volunteer staff positions please feel free to contact us at 617-650-6209 or please forward resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 15, 2015
More than just athletes! – Pop Warner is the only national youth sports organization in America that requires its participants to perform adequately in the classroom before permitting them to play. Pop Warner emphasizes that good athletes strive to be good students that both are physically and mentally alert. We strive to make every football and spirit activity serve as a training ground for life, and a basis for good mental and physical health.
Little Scholars Program – Pop Warner is the only national youth sports organization in America that rewards its members for their outstanding performance in the classroom.
Stability – Pop Warner is the oldest national youth football and cheerleading organization in the world. Founded in 1929 by Joe Tomlin, we now have over 140 leagues and over 425,000 members.
College Scholarships - Each year, we award scholarships for higher education to the most deserving students in our highest grade levels. Pop Warner is proud to have awarded nearly one million dollars in scholarships in just 17 years!!
Programs in 42 states & 7 countries - Pop warner has active programs in 42 states and 7 different countries
It's inexpensive- Signing up for for Pop Warner Football, Cheerleading or Dance is inexpensive. A typical registration fee for each participant ranges from about $50.00 - $200.00 for the session. Registration fees are set by each local program.
Pop Warner National Championships - Each year, Pop Warner hosts the pop Warner Super Bowl and National Cheeer and Dance Championships. For the past 11 years, the event has taken place at ESPN's Wide World of Sports Complex at Disney World. More than 300 cheer and dance squads and 64 football teams compete for the right to be crowned Pop Warner National Champions.
2015 Registration Fees
April 15, 2015
2015 Registration Fees
FYI: PRE REGISTRATION FEE WILL BE GRANTED FROM THE FIRST REGISTRATION UNTIL July 31st 2015.
Registration Fees are as follows:
3 or more children in the program?? The first 2 pay full registration price and the 3rd child receives a FREE registration!
Returning and New participants who refer a friend who registers in full will receive a discounted registration rate!
**NO CHILD WILL BE TURNED AWAY DUE TO FINANCIAL RESTRICTION. PLEASE SPEAK TO THE REGISTRANT OR CONTACT OUR PRESIDENT TO SET UP A PAYMENT PLAN OR DISCUSS YOUR SITUATION**
DIfference between Pop Warner and AYF
WHICH PROGRAM IS SAFEST FOR YOUR CHILD..
POP WARNER VS. AYF
Are you curious to know what the difference is between the 2 youth organizations within our city? Please see below for a breakdown of the differences between the Pop Warner Program and the AYF Program. As always, please feel free to contact us if you have additional questions/concerns. Please see below for a list of the differences:
Please see below for the age/weight requirements for the 2013 season. These are also listed on the National Website www.popwarner.com
AGE AND WEIGHT REQUIREMENTS
Tiny-Mite: 5-7 years old; 35-89 lbs
April 15, 2015
Medford Cheerleader being Recognized for her Scholastic Achievement!
CONGRATULATIONS TO QIAN (JENNY) LU FOR BEING RECOGNIZED ON THE NEW ENGLAND LITTLE WSCHOLARS SCHOLASTICS FIRST TEAM!
The scholastic achievement recognition program nationaly recognizes those participants who achieved a 96% grade point average or better during the school year. We are happy to announce that Jenny made first team which is the highest scores within the New England Region. Jenny has been invited to attend the 54th Annual National Pop Warner Scholastics Banquet in May.
Please help us in congratulating Jenny on a job well done during the school year!! Congratulations Jenny, the MPW Family is very proud of you!!
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