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CHICOPEE BRAVES MERCHANDISE

You can now purchase merchandise from the Chicopee Braves!! Tons of great clothing options all in support of our boys and girls! Please Visit:


OCTOBER CALENDAR RAFFLE/ 31 CHANCES TO WIN!

The Chicopee Braves would like to express our gratitude and extend a special THANK YOU To All of the Businesses & Individuals who helped make our October 2019 Calendar Raffle possible! As a Non-Profit Organization we rely on the generous contributions of local and corporate businesses and individuals to help give our football players and cheerleaders a season full of fun, memories and a lasting love of the game… Please Help Express Our Appreciation By Supporting Our Sponsors!
 
CITGO of Grattan St. Chicopee
 
DAIRY QUEEN
 
SPRINGFIELD THUNDERBIRDS
 
SPORTS CLIPS of Springfield
 
DUNKIN DONUTS
 
The HOME DEPOT
 
STUDENT PRINCE CAFE and FORT of Springfield
 
COLD SPRINGS CONUTRY CLUB of Belchertown
 
BIG Y WORLD CLASS MARKET
 
SUPER CUTS of Chicopee
 
UNO’S at the Holyoke Mall at Ingleside
 
BROTHER'S PIZZA of Chicopee
 
D&N NAILS of Grattan St. Chicopee
 
BALISE AUTO of West Springfield
 
BALISE COLLISON REPAIR of West Springfield
 
FLIGHT FIT & FUN at the Holyoke Mall at Ingleside
 
The BOSTON BRUINS & NOEL ACCIARI
 
STARBUCKS
 
TEDDY BEAR POOLS of Chicopee
 
DAMN YANKEES BBQ of South Deerfield
 
WILD & CRAZY EVENTS RENTALS
 
STOP & SHOP
 
HAPPY NAILS of Chicopee
 
F.L. ROBERTS
 
BERNIE'S DINING DEPOT of Chicopee

 


2019 SEASON REGISTRATIONS

We Are Still Accepting Sign-Ups for Our 6U Football Team! All Area Youth, Ages: 5 & 6 (Age on August 1, 2019) are eligible to play. Registrations for 8U, 10U, & 12U Football are FULL. Cheerleading is still accepting Registrations, but time is running out! Once Teams are filled, Registrations will Close.


WEEK #2 MANDATORY PRACTICE SCHEDULE

Please make sure your players stay hydrated throughout the day and bring plenty of water with them to practice.

*Please Note: Parking will be at a Premium on Monday, August 5th due to Chicopee's National Night Out occurring at Sarah Jane Park. Please Arrive Early!


2ND MANDATORY PRACTICE- FOOTBALL ONLY

August 3, 2019 – 08:50 AM

MANDATORY for ALL FOOTBALL PLAYERS!

-STEFANIK SCHOOL FIELD

720 MEADOW STREET, CHICOPEE, MA 01013


*Please Arrive at least 10 minutes prior to the start of practice, so that we can begin promptly at 9:00AM!
-Players should wear comfortable loose fitting clothing (shorts and t-shirt) and cleats or sneakers.
-Please make sure your child brings plenty of WATER to drink (in a container labeled with the FULL NAME written on it)


1ST MANDATORY PRACTICE & PARENTS MEETING

August 1, 2019 – 05:20 PM

 

MANDATORY for ALL PLAYERS & PARENTS/GUARDIANS of PARTICIPANTS!

-STEFANIK SCHOOL FIELD

720 MEADOW STREET, CHICOPEE, MA 01013


*Please Arrive at least 10 minutes prior to the start of practice, so that we can begin promptly at 5:30PM!
-Players should wear comfortable loose fitting clothing (shorts and t-shirt) and cleats or sneakers.
-Please make sure your child brings plenty of WATER to drink (in a container labeled with the FULL NAME written on it)


COME JOIN THE MASSACHUSETTS STATE CHAMPIONS!
We invite anyone with children ages 5-14 who would like to play Football or Cheerleading to Register for the upcoming 2019 Season.

Held (RAIN or SHINE) at Our Practice Fields behind Stefanik School, 720 Meadow Street, Chicopee, MA 01013 from (6:00PM - 7:30PM)

• Regular Registration Fee: $200 per athlete. Must be Registered and Paid in Full no later than July 31st (includes 1 adult and 1 athlete end of season banquet ticket)

LATE:
• August 1st & After
• Late Registration Fee: $250 per athlete (Paid in Full on August 1st, 2019 & After) (includes 1 adult and 1 athlete end of season banquet ticket)

We Also Offer Discounts for *Siblings, Volunteers, & Parents Who are Active Military.
*Siblings will receive a $25 discount per additional athlete for the 2019 season.

Necessary Documents to Register:
1. Child's Original Birth Certificate with raised seal (No Copies)
2. Health Insurance Card & Information
3. Medical Physical (Dated 2019)
4.Copy of 2018-2019 FINAL Report Card (submitted once the 2018-2019 school year ends) .
All documents will be returned back once Books are Certified by Central Mass Pop Warner Administration.

Both Football & Cheerleading are Open to ALL AREA YOUTH,
Ages: 5–14 (age as of 7/31/18)

You DO NOT have to be a resident of Chicopee to play!
Registration fees are the same for resident and non-resident participants.

FOOTBALL IS AGE BASED & UNLIMITED WEIGHT! Bigger kids can Run, Catch, and Throw the Football! (Not just stuck playing Interior Line like other teams & leagues).

The 2019 Season for Us begins Wednesday August 1st and runs until late November/ early December (with Post Season).

POP WARNER is the ONLY National Youth Sports Organization that emphasizes the importance of education and requires its participants to maintain academic standards in order to participate.

•We're proud of the fact that the majority of our players and cheerleaders earn and receive Scholastic Awards for their performance in the classroom.

• In 2018, The Chicopee Braves featured 6 New England Region Pop Warner All-American Scholars. To be considered an All-American Scholar, one must be in the Top 2% of approximately 325,000 Pop Warner participants across the entire nation!

• Our JV Cheerleaders became Mass State Champions, placed 2nd at the New England Regional Championships, Qualified and Competed at Pop Warner's Cheerleading Nationals in Orlando, Florida placing in the NATION'S TOP 10, at #8 in the ENTIRE COUNTRY!

• Our 6U Football Team once again finished their season Undefeated Winning yet another Tony Perry Bowl Championship.

• Our 8U finished the Regular Season in 1st place, Winning another Shaver Bowl to become "Back To Back" Massachusetts State Champions, as well as East Coast Champions. They were just 1 Win away from playing for a National Championship!

• Our 10U teams finished the Regular Season in 1st place, Winning the 10U Shaver Bowl , joining Our 8U Team as Massachusetts State Champions.

So what are you waiting for? JOIN THE CHICOPEE BRAVES & BECOME A CHAMPION!

•Rosters will close once full.

For more information, please visit our website at: https://www.leaguelineup.com/braves1
or call (413) 459-6321 or (413) 427-6948


2019 SEASON SIGN-UPS

COME JOIN THE MASSACHUSETTS STATE CHAMPIONS!
We invite anyone with children ages 5-14 who would like to play Football or Cheerleading to Register for the upcoming 2019 Season.

2019 Registration Date: Saturday JULY 20th (10:00AM - 1:00PM) Held (RAIN or SHINE) at The VIEW STREET TAVERN, 92 View Street, Chicopee, MA 01020

• Regular Registration Fee: $200 per athlete. Must be Registered and Paid in Full no later than July 31st (includes 1 adult and 1 athlete end of season banquet ticket)

LATE Registrations:
• August 1st & After
• Late Registration Fee: $250 per athlete (Paid in Full on August 1st, 2019 & After) (includes 1 adult and 1 athlete end of season banquet ticket)

We Also Offer Discounts for *Siblings, Volunteers, & Parents Who are Active Military.
*Siblings will receive a $25 discount per additional athlete for the 2019 season.

Necessary Documents to Register:
1. Child's Original Birth Certificate with raised seal (No Copies)
2. Health Insurance Card & Information
3. Medical Physical (Dated 2019)
4.Copy of 2018-2019 FINAL Report Card (submitted once the 2018-2019 school year ends) .
All documents will be returned back once Books are Certified by Central Mass Pop Warner Administration.

Both Football & Cheerleading are Open to ALL AREA YOUTH,
Ages: 5–14 (age as of 7/31/18)

You DO NOT have to be a resident of Chicopee to play!
Registration fees are the same for resident and non-resident participants.

FOOTBALL IS AGE BASED & UNLIMITED WEIGHT! Bigger kids can Run, Catch, and Throw the Football! (Not just stuck playing Interior Line like other teams & leagues).

The 2019 Season for Us begins Wednesday August 1st and runs until late November/ early December (with Post Season).

POP WARNER is the ONLY National Youth Sports Organization that emphasizes the importance of education and requires its participants to maintain academic standards in order to participate.

•We're proud of the fact that the majority of our players and cheerleaders earn and receive Scholastic Awards for their performance in the classroom.

• In 2018, The Chicopee Braves featured 6 New England Region Pop Warner All-American Scholars. To be considered an All-American Scholar, one must be in the Top 2% of approximately 325,000 Pop Warner participants across the entire nation!

• Our JV Cheerleaders became Mass State Champions, placed 2nd at the New England Regional Championships, Qualified and Competed at Pop Warner's Cheerleading Nationals in Orlando, Florida placing in the NATION'S TOP 10, at #8 in the ENTIRE COUNTRY!

• Our 6U Football Team once again finished their season Undefeated Winning yet another Tony Perry Bowl Championship.

• Our 8U finished the Regular Season in 1st place, Winning another Shaver Bowl to become "Back To Back" Massachusetts State Champions, as well as East Coast Champions. They were just 1 Win away from playing for a National Championship!

• Our 10U teams finished the Regular Season in 1st place, Winning the 10U Shaver Bowl , joining Our 8U Team as Massachusetts State Champions.

So what are you waiting for? JOIN THE CHICOPEE BRAVES & BECOME A CHAMPION!

•Rosters will close once full.

For more information, please visit our website at: https://www.leaguelineup.com/braves1
or call (413) 459-6321 or (413) 427-6948


CONDITIONING PRACTICES

CONDITIONING PRACTICES Begin TUESDAY JULY 9TH And Will Be Every Tuesday & Thursday from 6:00PM-7:30PM Until JULY 30TH!


Welcome!


2019 SEASON SIGN-UPS

COME JOIN THE MASSACHUSETTS STATE CHAMPIONS!
We invite anyone with children ages 5-14 who would like to play Football or Cheerleading to Register for the upcoming 2019 Season.

2019 Registration Dates*: Held (RAIN or SHINE) at Our Practice Fields behind Stefanik School, 720 Meadow Street, Chicopee, MA 01013 from (10:00AM - 1:00PM)

EARLY DISCOUNT REGISTRATIONS:
• Saturday, APRIL 6th, 2019
• Saturday, APRIL 27th, 2019
• Saturday, MAY 18th, 2019
• Early Registration Discount: $150 per athlete. Must be Paid in Full no later than May 31st, NO EXCEPTIONS! (includes 1 adult and 1 athlete end of season banquet ticket)

REGULAR:
• Saturday, JUNE 8th, 2019
• Saturday, JUNE 29th, 2019
• Saturday, JULY 20th, 2019
• Regular Registration Fee: $200 per athlete. Must be Paid in Full no later than July 31st (includes 1 adult and 1 athlete end of season banquet ticket)

LATE:
• August 1st & After
• Late Registration Fee: $250 per athlete (Paid in Full on August 1st, 2019 & After) (includes 1 adult and 1 athlete end of season banquet ticket)

We Also Offer Discounts for *Siblings, Volunteers, & Parents Who are Active Military.
*Siblings will receive a $25 discount per additional athlete for the 2019 season.

Necessary Documents to Register:
1. Child's Original Birth Certificate with raised seal (No Copies)
2. Health Insurance Card & Information
3. Medical Physical (Dated 2019)
4.Copy of 2018-2019 FINAL Report Card (submitted once the 2018-2019 school year ends) .
All documents will be returned back once Books are Certified by Central Mass Pop Warner Administration.

Both Football & Cheerleading are Open to ALL AREA YOUTH,
Ages: 5–14 (age as of 7/31/18)

You DO NOT have to be a resident of Chicopee to play!
Registration fees are the same for resident and non-resident participants.

FOOTBALL IS AGE BASED & UNLIMITED WEIGHT! Bigger kids can Run, Catch, and Throw the Football! (Not just stuck playing Interior Line like other teams & leagues).

The 2019 Season for Us begins Wednesday August 1st and runs until late November/ early December (with Post Season).

POP WARNER is the ONLY National Youth Sports Organization that emphasizes the importance of education and requires its participants to maintain academic standards in order to participate.

•We're proud of the fact that the majority of our players and cheerleaders earn and receive Scholastic Awards for their performance in the classroom.

• In 2018, The Chicopee Braves featured 6 New England Region Pop Warner All-American Scholars. To be considered an All-American Scholar, one must be in the Top 2% of approximately 325,000 Pop Warner participants across the entire nation!

• Our JV Cheerleaders became Mass State Champions, placed 2nd at the New England Regional Championships, Qualified and Competed at Pop Warner's Cheerleading Nationals in Orlando, Florida placing in the NATION'S TOP 10, at #8 in the ENTIRE COUNTRY!

• Our 6U Football Team once again finished their season Undefeated Winning yet another Tony Perry Bowl Championship.

• Our 8U finished the Regular Season in 1st place, Winning another Shaver Bowl to become "Back To Back" Massachusetts State Champions, as well as East Coast Champions. They were just 1 Win away from playing for a National Championship!

• Our 10U teams finished the Regular Season in 1st place, Winning the 10U Shaver Bowl , joining Our 8U Team as Massachusetts State Champions.

So what are you waiting for? JOIN THE CHICOPEE BRAVES & BECOME A CHAMPION!

•Rosters will close once full.

For more information, please visit our website at: https://www.facebook.com/chicopeebraves
or call (413) 459-6321 or (413) 427-6948


Chicopee Braves Red Robin Night


BRAVES MONTHLY ORGANIZATION & EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING

Sunday March 24, 2019, 9:30AM

THIS MEETING IS MANDATORY FOR ALL EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS, HEAD COACHES, & TEAM MOMS.  ALL PARENTS, ASSISTANT COACHES, & VOLUNTEERS SHOULD ATTEND AS WELL.
WE ENCOURAGE AND WELCOME ALL TO ATTEND AND HOPE TO SEE EVERYONE THERE!

CHICOPEE FAMILY MOOSE CENTER

244 Fuller Road

Chicopee, MA 01020

  Any and All Equipment Still Outstanding such as Helmets, Shoulder Pads, Game Pants, Game Jerseys can be dropped it off at this meeting to avoid being charged late fees and/or replacement fees.

   Birth Certificates, Report Cards, Trophies and Awards may also be picked up at this meeting for those who were unable to attend Our Awards Banquet.


PLEASE WELCOME OUR 2019 CHICOPEE BRAVES EXECUTIVE BOARD!

Congratulations & Welcome to these nominated individuals who were voted in and accepted the following positions for Our 2019 Executive Board at this morning's Monthly Organization Meeting.

President - D.J. Williams

Vice President - Kyle Schultzki

Secretary - Stephanie Ingle

Cheer Director - Crystal Dunn

Football Director 1 - Ryszard Milewski

Football Director 2 - Eric Lapointe

Treasurer- Stephanie Ingle

Director of Registration - Jennifer Cruz

Fundraising Coordinator - Kayla Fournier

Scholastic Coordinator - NiKi Homer

Webmaster & Social Media Coordinator - Ryszard Milewski

A Special Thank You to all those individuals who served on our 2018 Executive Board, as well as Coaches, and Volunteers that helped make Our 2018 Season a Huge Success! We now look forward towards Our 2019 Season being Our Best Yet! -LET'S GO BRAVES!!!


EQUIPMENT RETURNS -Contact KYLE immediately at 413-887-8818

***EQUIPMENT RETURNS*** We are still Missing Football Equipment!

For anyone who has not yet returned Equipment please contact KYLE immediately at 413-887-8818 to arrange pick up.
For those who have already turned all of your equipment in, Thank You!


Welcome to the Chicopee Braves 2018 Season!!!

 

Our Mission:

We are a non-profit organization whose mission is to: 

• Provide the youth of Chicopee & the surrounding areas with organized competition in a safe environment

• Encourage the players to maintain satisfactory grades in school and to emphasize the importance of keeping a proper relationship and balance between scholastic and athletic endeavors

• Bring our youth closer together through common interest in sportsmanship and competition

• Acquaint the football players with the fundamentals of the game rules; running, kicking, blocking and tackling.

• Acquaint the cheerleaders with the fundamentals of stunting, arm movements, & team spirit.

• Teach sportsmanship, discipline and love of the game

 

Football and Cheerleading are open to both boys and girls!! 

 

Please check our Bulletin Board for upcoming events.

 

You can get ALL the forms needed to sign-up with the Braves from the Handouts/Forms page.

 

Our Calendar will have events and games listed.

 

If you would like to Sponsor Our Organization, please contact: President DJ Williams at: (413) 427-6948

 

Your name and information will be listed on our Sponsors page.

 

Please go to our Contact Info page if you have any questions

 

GO BRAVES!!!!

 

 

 


UNLIMITED DIVSION Continiues For The 2019 SEASON!

CHICOPEE BRAVES POP WARNER will continue in the UNLIMITED DIVISION For The 2019 SEASON
(What does this mean?)
No Maximum Weight
No Minimum Weight
Divisions are AGE BASED, (NOT Grade Based like AYF)
Any Size Player can Run, Throw, and/or Catch The Ball (Bigger players are NOT limited to Interior Line Positions like AYF)
PARTICIPANTS are Eligible to Receive POP WARNER SCHOLARSHIPS
 
Teams are divided up into 5 Age Divisions -6U, 8U, 10U, 12U, & 14U
 
6U (5 & 6 Year Olds) = TINY-MITE
8U (7 & 8 Year Olds) = MITEY MITE
10U (9 & 10 Year Olds) = JR. PEE WEE
12U (11 & 12 Year Olds) = PEE WEE
14U = (JR. VARSITY / VARSITY / UNLIMITED)
 
Unlimited Division means reduced travel for Away Games, More Team Depth, More Teams, and the opportunity to play for 3 Post Season Bowl Games & Championships:
*MA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
*NEW ENGLAND REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
*MID-AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIP
 
Current Pop Warner Leagues Participating in UNLIMITED DIVISION: CENTRAL MASS POP WARNER, NORTHERN CONNECTICUT, SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT POP WARNER, OCEAN STATE POP WARNER, MID-AMERICA POP WARNER, NEW ENGLAND POP WARNER & Many More Set To Join This Season As Well!

HOME GAMES will be played at CHICOPEE COMPREHENSIVE HIGH SCHOOL

ALL CHICOPEE BRAVES HOME GAMES will be played at Chicopee Comprehensive High School's Football Field located at:

CHICOPEE COMPREHENSIVE HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL FIELD (COMP)

617 Montgomery Street #1

Chicopee, MA 01020


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