SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Scotch Plains Fanwood PAL will hold a Football Registration Day on Saturday, July 28, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m on the Alan Augustine Green at the Scotch Plains Municipal Building (430 Park Ave.).
It's an opportunity to meet the PAL Board of Trustees and coaches of all levels who will be on site to answer any parent and participant questions.
SPF PAL contact football is for open to Scotch Plains and Fanwood players in grades 3-8. The 3rd grade contact team plays locally, while the rest travel. Register your child for the grade he is entering in September. Note the maximum ages below for each grade as of September 1:
Grade 3: Maximum age 9.5 years old; Grade 4: maximum 10.5 years old. Grade 5: maximum 11.5 years old, etc.
If your child is over the maximum age on September 1, he will be eligible to play in the next higher grade.
SPF PAL flag football is open to Scotch Plains and Fanwood players in grades K-8. Games are played every Sunday at the SPF High School lower grass fields and on the varsity football turf field (when the PAL contact football teams are playing away games). Game times are and 12:15 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. The season begins Sept. 11 and runs eight weeks through Oct. 30. Practice is usually held 30 minutes before each game, so no worries about weekday/weeknight practices.
Newcomers welcome. Families will be alerted on what teams their children are on.
Fees: Flag, $75. Contact 3rd grade, $130. All other contact grades, $180. After the first two players, additional family members in contact football play free. Any other special arrangements must first be approved by SPF PAL. Register here. For additional questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org.