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Greater Jacksonville Pop Warner

Greater Jacksonville Pop Warner

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Are you new to Pop Warner Football? Pop Warner participants play in the neighborhoods they live in. The Greater Jacksonville Pop Warner Conference is broken up into 3 Districts. To determine where you can play go to our Where Can I Play page and view the Zip Codes for our Three Districts. Choose the one that describes where you live and then contact the individual associations. I recommend you contact the Football Coordinator or President of the association and ask questions that would directly impact your family’s needs. EACH ASSOCIATION SETS THEIR OWN FEES AND REGISTRATION DATES. 

Good luck to you and thanks for choosing Greater Jacksonville Pop Warner.

Oliver Dixon
Greater Jacksonville League
Football Coordinator

[email protected]

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Pop Warner football has been around since the inception of the league in 1929 by founder Joseph J. Tomlin as a four-team conference in Northeast Philadelphia.Since then, participation has steadily increased to today's record numbers. Over 250,000 youths participated in Pop Warner-sanctioned football programs in 2010, and those numbers are continuing to grow.

SAFETY FIRST:

Kids compete with kids of similar age and size. Pop Warner is the ONLY youth football program (local, regional and national) that sets and enforces a strict AGE & WEIGHT MATRIX that reduces the risk and reality of injuries.

Did you know that Pop Warner football is safer than soccer? Pop Warner football has 12% fewer injuries per capita among 5-15 year olds than organized soccer in the same age range! (U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, NEISS)

HEADS UP FOOTBALL: Did you know that all of our coaches are required to be Heads Up Football Certified by USA Football. Click on the football below to watch a video to see why our coaches are taking the time to be trained and certified to teach your children the safest way to play tackle football.

WHY THERE ARE NO PERSONAL STATISTICS:

Pop Warner exists to use football, cheerleading, dance and a respect for education to develop strong, smart, responsible, healthy young men and women. We give them experiences that build their appreciation for and understanding of leadership, teamwork, and discipline. 

While individual statistics may be more common, particularly among older football players, Pop Warner only recognizes the athletic accomplishments of the team, not the individual. We don't track personal tallies of touchdowns or yards rushing per game. We don't count sacks or blocked kicks. We applaud the athletic efforts of the team to reinforce the importance of teamwork, with each member.

We don't try to build stars. We don't want to over-inflate a young ego, nor do we want to risk injuring the self-esteem of a young person. Whether our kids have good days or bad, they are still an integral part of our team…and always will be.

Contact

GREATER JACKSONVILLE POP WARNER FOOTBALL CONFERENCE
731 Duval Station Road, Suite 107-407
Jacksonville, Florida 32218

Phone: 904-580-4579
Email: [email protected]

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