FOOTBALL - FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

Q: What is the cost to play?
A: Registration for Flag (5-7 years old) is $100. Registration for Tackle (7-14 years old) is $400.

Q: When does the season start?
A: Season begins as early as July 18 (for tackle teams) or the first week of August (for flag teams) and typically runs through October.

Q: What division should I register my child in?  
A: National Pop Warner provides many divisions for kids 5-14 years old.  Parents may have multiple choices depending on the age and weight of your child.  Please reference the Pop Warner age/weight matrix by clicking here for complete division information.

Q: What’s included in the registration fees?
A: Football registration includes:

  • Cost to participate
  • Flag Division includes:
  1. Flags
  2. Uniform
  3. Spirit wear (logo'd t-shirt and shorts)
  4. Picture package
  • Tackle Divisions include:
  1. Safety Equipment: helmet, shoulder pads, knee thigh pads and tailbone pads
  2. Practice pants & practice jersey
  3. Game pants & game jersey
  4. Spirit wear (logo'd t-shirt and shorts)
  5. Picture package

Q: What will I need to purchase?
A: Players will need football cleats, mouth guard, and cup (or) compression shorts.

Q: How far do we have to travel for games?
A: TVPW typically hosts half of our games in Temecula and half at visiting locations.  Locations range from as far north as Wildomar, south as Scripps Ranch, east as Ramona and West as Oceanside.

Q: How often do teams practice?
A: Tackle - teams typically practice 5-days a week through August. Practice will drop to 3-days following the Labor Day weekend.
A: Flag - teams typically practice 3-days a week through August. Practice will drop to 2-days following the Labor Day weekend.

Q: How long are practices?
A: Tackle - 2-hours.
A: Flag - 1.5-hours.