Local boys and girls who enjoy football will want to start practicing for the NFL’s Pepsi Punt, Pass & Kick Competition. The free Local Competition is scheduled in Chula Vista on Sep 29 beginning at 5:30 p.m. The event will be hosted by the Community Youth Center, 465 L St., and held in the Chula Vista High School Football Stadium adjacent to the center.
Pre-registration is required and starts on Aug. 21at the Youth Center. Both boys and girls will compete in four age groups8-9, 10-11, 12-13 and 14-15. At this Local Competition, ribbons will be given for the first, second and third place winners from each of the boys’ and girls’ age groups. In addition, the competition will determine who advances to the Sectional Competition in October.
The top five first-place scorers in each age group from the pool of Sectional Competition champions will advance to the Team Championship. The team event will take place in Qualcomm Stadium in either November or December, during halftime at a San Diego Chargers game.
More information is available at www.nflyouthfootball.com or by contacting Recreation Supervisor Jimmy Tollefson at (619) 691-5276.