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Sign-ups for the 2005 South Tahoe Pop Warner Football and Cheer season will take place Wednesday during the South Tahoe Middle School open house in the multi-purpose room.

The cost for ages 5 to 14 is $140 for football players, which includes uniform, pads, helmet, socks and mouthguard and $60 for cheerleaders plus cost of uniform. Discounts are available for multiple children and scholarships are available for eligible participants.

All new and returning players and cheerleaders must bring their birth certificates to registration. They will need to provide a copy of their final 2005 school year report card and a current 2005 physical by the first day of practice. Free physicals will take place in July (date to be announced). Mandatory conditioning and practice will tentatively begin Aug. 1.

A new division for the 2005 season, “Tiny-Mites” for football players and cheerleaders ages 5 to 7, will be offered this year. The new division will give younger children in the community an early start in the Pop Warner organization and provide them with the beginning fundamentals and excitement of the sport.

Also new to the 2005 season is online registration. Registration just got easier. Register your football player or cheerleader from the convenience of your own home. You can pay online with your credit card with the most stringent privacy policy with no shared participant data or account information with third parties. The system uses SSL encryption technology issued by VeriSign to protect all payment information.

Just click on the title (Online Registration for 2005 Season) on the welcome page of the Web Site http://www.southtahoepopwarner.com or click on the “Other Links” tab at the top of Welcome Page of the Web site and it will direct you to the registration site. Or you can also access the registration site at http://www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=1219005.

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After registering online, we will send you the official Pop Warner forms to sign and will keep you updated with all information regarding the upcoming 2005 South Tahoe Pop Warner Football and Cheer season.

Coaching positions are also still available in both football and cheerleading, as well as various board positions. The next monthly South Tahoe Pop Warner board meeting will take place at 5:30 p.m. April 26 at the South Tahoe Recreation Complex Cedar Room, 1180 Rufus Allen Blvd. Everyone is welcome to attend this meeting; elections will continue until all positions have been filled.

Coaches are eligible to be board members in addition to coaching. Anyone interested in coaching, board positions, volunteering for the 2005 season, or learning more about the program should plan to attend the next board meeting.

For more information call Lisa Slater at (530) 544-6736 or Jean Yingling at (530) 577-2503; or visit our Web site at http://www.southtahoepopwarner.com.

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