*The season starts the first week in August and goes through mid October.
*You will receive a call from your coach when
your first practice and parent meeting will be.
What to expect?
The first two weeks of practice will be about 2 hours, 4-5days a week so that players can get in the required practice hours in. Each coach is a different with times they practice. Flag players are not required hours.
Games are on Saturdays or Sundays. As soon as schedule is made from CNY Pop Warner, it will be distributed.
Place mouthpiece in mouth. If it is too long cut the back edges with scissors so it is the right length.
Boil water. Place mouthpiece in water holding the end that attaches to helmet for 20 seconds or until mouthpiece goes limp.
Once limp, dip in cold water for one second.
Place in child’s mouth positioned tightly against upper teeth. Have child to bite down for 10 seconds, sucking to pull the mouthpiece tightly against upper teeth. Dip mouthpiece in cold water for 10 seconds.
If child bites a hole in it, then it was too soft.
Wash mouthpieces once per week with soap and water.
Disinfect shoulder pads once per week with something similar to Lysol.
Check wear and tear of shoulder pad strings once per week.
Disinfect helmets once per week with something similar to Lysol.
Shine your helmets with pledge or similar agent before every game.
Check helmet screws to ensure they are all tight once per week.
Pads (knee, thigh, hip, tail)
DO NOT run knee pads, thigh pads, hip pads or tail pads through the dryer, especially thigh pads!
If you have an equipment problem please see the Equipment Coordinator, or your Coach.