Young pro football fans will have the opportunity to exhibit their football skills when the City of Pittsfield Recreation Program hosts an NFL Punt, Pass & Kick competition on Saturday, September 20, 2014, 11:00 am, at Taconic High School (96 Valentine Rd.). The competition is free and open to boys and girls ages 6-15.
Mayor Bianchi stated, “This is a fun fall activity for youngsters to be involved in. It is exciting that the top finishers will have the opportunity to move on and compete at a higher level.”
A copy of your child’s birth certificate must be presented at registration and sneakers must be worn. For more competition information, call Pittsfield’s Recreation Activities Coordinator at 413-499-9370.
Entry forms are available online at NFLPPK.com or at http://www.cityofpittsfield.org/city_hall/community_development/parks_and_recreation/fall/nfl_punt_pass_and_kick.php. Entry forms and flyers will be sent home with children through the Pittsfield schools.
The NFL Punt, Pass & Kick football competition allows youngsters to showcase their talents in punting, passing and kicking with scores based on distance and accuracy. Age classification is as of December 31 at 11:59 p.m. local time of the current year.
The top finishers from each of ten (10) age groups at the local competition will advance to a sectional competition. The winners at the sectional competition will have their scores compared with other sectional champions. The top four scorers from the pool of sectional champions advance to the New England Patriots Team Championship, to be held at their game on a date to be determined.
Age-group champions at this level will be declared NFL Punt, Pass & Kick team champions. The top four finishers in the boys’ and girls’ divisions within each age bracket from the pool of all Team Champions will qualify for the National Finals at an NFL playoff game in January.
About NFL Punt, Pass & Kick
The NFL Punt, Pass & Kick football competition allows youngsters to showcase their talents in punting, passing and kicking with scores based on distance and accuracy.
A number of NFL players have completed in NFL Punt, Pass & Kick, including top former and current NFL quarterbacks such as Dan Marino and Brett Farve.
The National NFL Punt, Pass & Kick competition is administered by USA Football. This local Punt, Pass & Kick (Local PP&K) competition is officially licensed by NFL Properties LLC, but none of the National Football League (NFL), its member clubs, NFL Ventures, L.P. or any of their respective affiliates or subsidiaries are sponsoring or operating the Local PP&K or will have any liability or responsibility for any claims arising in connection with participation in the Local PP&K. All NFL-related logos and marks, including, without limitation, the NFL Punt, Pass & Kick logo, are trademarks of the NFL or the respective member club.