FOOTBALL OVERVIEW

Updated Monday August 5, 2019 by TPW Sports Association.

OVERVIEW
Tracyton Pee Wee Sports Association offers Flag and Tackle Football.  All football teams are established according to the player’s Pee Wee age on August 31st.

FLAG
- Age 5: Instructional Level

COMPETITIVE FLAG
- D-Level: Age 6 & 7

TACKLE
- C-Level: Age 8 & 9
- B-Level: Age 10 & 11
- A-Level: Age 12 & 13

UNIFORM
Flag Football:
TPW provides Flags, Soft Helmet (Competitive Only) and Game Day Uniform (Shirt, Pants and Belt). The Game Day Shirt is kept by the Player.  One (1) Mouthpiece will be issued and any needed replacements in the season will be the responsibility of the parents.

Equipment Parents Must Provide:
Colored Mouthpiece (No Clear/White), Purple Athletic Socks and Plastic Molded Cleats (No Screw Ons).

Tackle Football:
TPW provides Helmet, Shoulder Pads and Game Day Uniform (Jersey, Pants and Belt).  One (1) Mouthpiece will be issued and any needed replacements in the season will be the responsibility of the parents.  The Game Day jersey is personalized with the player's last name and is kept by the player.

Uniform and Gear Fitting is typically by the first Saturday in August.  Gear will be issued on this date. Game Day jersey will be issued the first week in September prior to game start.  


Equipment Parents Must Provide:
Colored Mouthpiece (No Clear/White), Practice Jersey, Practice Pants (Intergrated or Slotted w/appropriate pads), Athletic Supporter with Protective Cup, Purple Athletic Socks and Plastic Molded Cleats (No Screw Ons). 

Fully paid Registration and a Uniform Deposit is required for gear issuance.  The Uniform Deposit is payable to Tracyton Pee Wees which is securely held, not cashed and returned once all issued gear is received after the end of the season. Uniform Deposit: $225.00 (Tackle), $60.00 (Flag).

PRACTICE
Football practice generally begins August 01st; however no later than the first Monday in August and is held at our home field, Fairview Middle School.  Practice is Monday through Friday from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.  The following week after Labor Day, practice will change to Tuesday through Friday from 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM. 

The first week of August is conditioning week.  Players should be dressed in t-shirt or sleeveless t-shirt, athletic shorts and cleats.  Once contact practice begins, players are required to wear all padding (shoulder, girdle, thigh and knees) and protective equipment (helmet, mouth guard and sports cup).

Please remember to have your player bring plenty of water for hydration.

GAME SCHEDULE
As a member of KPAPWA, our games are determined by the Football Sports Commission.  The Game Schedule will be listed on KPAPWA's website, http://www.kpapwa.com/schedule.  The Game Schedule will also be communicated by your Coach and/or Team Parent and will be detailed on our website.

The first scheduled game is generally the first Saturday after Labor Day.  The season ends no later than the second Sunday in November with the Championship games for eligible teams.

Players are generally scheduled to arrive 30-45 minutes before game time in full game day uniform.  Players may be waived from game play if not properly attired.  Please remember to have your player bring plenty of water for hydration.

SAFETY
At Tracyton Pee Wees, we understand the importance of safety and its utmost priority when it comes to your child's participation. TPW continues to take the necessary steps to make the game safer for all participants.  Our recent development, starting with the 2015 Season, will be our participation in USA Football's Heads Up program.  All Coaching Staff will be USA Football certified.  Details regarding the Heads Up program can be found under the Heads Up tab.