Perhaps nothing is scarier to a child than playing a contact sport like football and going up against a against a much, much bigger player. Pop Warner football is aware that matching up players who aren't of similar size may be asking for trouble--be it injuries or just a frightening scenario that might turn children away from football. While it seems complicated on the surface, the intent is to make sure that teams playing against each other are of similar age and size. Each division has both an age range and a weight range that players must fall within.
And, in their biggest game of the season, they certainly delivered. It was the latest dominant defensive effort for the Eagles, who rebounded from a tough start to the season to capture the Orange Bowl hardware. We were and it was tough, but we just kept grinding. I could not be prouder of a group of young men.
Updated: July 27, am. Sheehan said he thought it would undo a rule put in place originally to promote safety. The FMF board had a vote regarding the change.
Pop Warner Little Scholars , commonly known simply as Pop Warner , is a nonprofit organization that provides activities such as American football , for over , youths aged 5 to 16 years old, in several nations. It is the largest youth football organization in the United States. Its headquarters are in Langhorne, Pennsylvania. Pop Warner Little Scholars is named after football coach Pop Warner , who heavily contributed to the organization in its early years. The ages in parenthesis in each division allow "older but lighter" players to also qualify.