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: 


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.

Ages as of 7/31/2020
7, 8, and 9
50-100 lbs.
Junior Pee Wee
8,9, and 1065-115 lbs.
65-95 lbs.
Pee Wee
9, 10, and 11
80-130 lbs.
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 weigh 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 2, 2020

July 6 – 10, 2020

  • Additional Registration options:
                   Parks and Recreation Office      July 9, 2020 – 6pm to 8pm*
                                                                      July 11, 2020 – 8am to 10am*
                                                                      *By appointment only

                     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.

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 & the Zero Tolerance Policy/Parent’s Code of Conduct

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

What Is Required to Sign up?

  • 1 copy of current school year report card
    • Must be legible
    • Must provide all four quarters, including final grade
  • 1 copy of birth certificate
  • Harrisburg Parks and Recreation Registration form
  • Pop Warner Participant Contract Consent Form/Parental/Guardian Permission and Waiver
  • Pop Warner Physical Form Section I and II

Download the entire registration packet (PDF).

**Note: All forms need to be completed prior to in-office registration.**

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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