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Welcome Parents and Football Players to the 2014 season!

Please read below for important information and dates:

Tackle Football Heat Acclimation Period: Aug. 3rd to 7th, 6:30 to 8pm at Elk Ridge.
Bert Bell Conference requires player participation in 5 days of heat acclimation workouts before practice in full pads is permitted. Full practice is to begin on August 10th.  All tackle football players should plan to attend.  Players should wear cleats, shorts and T-shirts.  Bring plenty of water, no carbonated or caffeinated drinks permitted. 
Physicals: Completed physical must be turned in to Coach by the first practice.    
Practices begin August 10th at Elk Ridge School:  Tackle practice is 6 to 8:00 pm, 5 nights a week before school starts, 3 nights a week after school starts.  Flag practice is 6 to 7:30 pm, 3 nights a week before school starts, 2 nights a week after school starts.  
The 120lb Senior and Unlimited teams practice on the front field.   
Flag, sophomore and Junior teams practice on the backfield.   
Parking at Elk Ridge School:  In the back lot, the parking spaces in the front row are reserved for coaches.  Please do not park on the grass. 
Parents: Please attend Parents Player Safety Meeting August 10th at 6:30 pm. 
Equipment Pickup for Tackle Football:  Registration must be paid in full prior to equipment pickup. Equipment will be handed out at Oxford Mini Storage, 256 Barnsley Road in Nottingham at the following times:    
July 27th: Sophomore Football Team.
July 28th: Junior Football Team.
July 29th:  Senior/ Unlimited Football Teams.
Proper practice attire: 

•  OGB to supply:  Helmet, Shoulder Pads, and Set of 7 Pads.  
•  Player to supply:  Practice Jersey and Pants (with pads or girdle), Cleats, Protective Cup, Mouthpiece. 
Field Rules:  We rent the fields and must follow League Rules (Bert Bell) and/or School District Policies:  
•  No smoking (or using tobacco products) or alcohol on the property. 

•  No animals allowed. 

•  No skateboarding. 

•  No parking on the grass. 

•  All trash must be thrown away before leaving the premises. 
Bert Bell ID's:  August 25st at Hockessin Firehouse, time TBD.  Players and coaches are required to have a Bert Bell ID.  If you are a new player, please plan to attend.   
Returning players that require an updated ID will be notified.
Medical Volunteers Needed: Please contact Betsy D’Annunzio (betsyd110@gmail.com) if you are in the medical field and can help
 cover games throughout the season.