Pop Warner Football

The Harrisburg Parks and Recreation Department offers Pop Warner tackle football for children ages 7 to 12. Pop Warner Football is offered in the fall. Information regarding registration and leagues will typically be made available in late April or early May.

Please be sure to check back periodically for updates regarding Harrisburg Parks and Recreation Pop Warner Football.

Fall 2020 Registration Information: 

Update as of 7-21-2020:

The Harrisburg Parks and Recreation Department is currently evaluating the Fall 2020 Pop Warner Football and Cheer Season. We will be in contact with our participants soon about our plan for the Fall Season due to restrictions as a result of Covid 19.

The National Pop Warner Office has postponed the start of practice until September 1, 2020. Harrisburg Parks and Recreation will notify you of the plan for Fall as soon as it is finalized. Thank you for your patience! 

Coaching

Please visit the link on the left-hand side or click the link provided here.

Fall Youth Pop Warner Football Divisions

Based on the child’s age as of July 31, 2020.

Divisions
Ages as of 7/31/2020
Weight
Mitey-Mite
7, 8, and 9
50-100 lbs.
Junior Pee Wee
8,9, and 1065-115 lbs.
(older/lighter)
11*
65-95 lbs.
Pee Wee
9, 10, and 11
80-130 lbs.
(older/lighter)
12*
80-110 lbs.
Jr. Varsity***10, 11, and 12
95-155 lbs.
(older/lighter)13*95-135 lbs.

*The asterisked provisions in each division allow the so-called "older but lighter" player to also qualify.
The last year of eligibility falls under more stringent weight restrictions, per above.
**Body weight is not a factor in Cheerleading.
***Contact Harrisburg Parks and Recreation if interested in registering for Jr. Varsity, prior to registering.

Fall Youth Pop Warner Cheer and Football Registration Information**

  • Registration: June 1 – July 19, 2020 - Registration has been extended!! 
  • Physicals: July 25, 2020 8am to 10am - at Harrisburg Town Hall - BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
    • $25 Cash only, exact change please
    • To make an appointment: Contact Mike Kirby directly by phone, (704) 455-0725, or by email, mkirby@harrisburgnc.org, to                     schedule.

**The Town of Harrisburg’s Town Hall is currently closed to the public. We will be encouraging participants to register over the phone, by mail, or by scan and sending an email until further notice.

What Is Required to Sign up?

Forms may be emailed or mailed due to Town Hall being closed to the public currently. Forms may be emailed to dvestal@harrisburgnc.org OR ekegley@harrisburgnc.org or mailed to: PO Box 100, Harrisburg NC 28075. Payment can be accepted over the phone in the form of credit/debit at 704-455-7275.

**Note: All forms must be completed and submitted prior to July 31, 2020.**

Fall Youth Pop Warner Football Fees

  • $160 for Cabarrus County resident
  • $190 for Non-Cabarrus County resident

Uniform/Equipment Fee Deposit

  • $100 uniform/equipment fee deposit is required for each participant, in addition to the registration fees

Fall Youth Pop Warner Cheer and Football Important Dates to Remember

  • When to expect to be contacted by a coach by: TBD
  • What to do if you haven’t heard from your coach:
    • Please contact the Town of Harrisburg Parks and Recreation directly by phone starting on TBD.
      • Our phone number is (704) 455-7275.
  • Practices are scheduled to start on TBD.
  • Practice schedules to be posted online by TBD
  • Games are scheduled to start on TBD.
  • Game schedules to be posted online by TBD. 
  • Picture day: TBD

Fall Youth Pop Warner Cheer and Football Information Sheet & & Policies and Waivers

Fall Youth Pop Warner Football Practice Schedules

  • Saturday Practice Schedule (PDF)
  • Weekday Practice Schedule (PDF)

Fall Youth Pop Warner Cheer and Football Game Schedules

  • Mitey-Mite - 7 to 9-year-olds (PDF)
  • Junior Pee Wee - 8 to 11 *-year-olds (PDF)
  • Pee Wee - 9 to 12 *-year-olds (PDF)

Fall Youth Pop Warner Cheer and Football Picture Day Schedule - TBD

  • Fall Youth Pop Warner Cheer and Football Picture Schedule (PDF)

Fall Youth Pop Warner Cheer and Football Picture Day Make-up Schedule - TBD

  • Fall Youth Pop Warner Cheer and Football Picture Make-up Schedule (PDF)

Additional Information

For sport-specific information including schedules, rules, etc. please click the appropriate link below.

BaseballBasketballFlag FootballPop Warner CheerPop Warner FootballSoccerSoftball

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