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Welcome to the 2016 season. Here is all of the information you need to register your child for the upcoming Westport PAL Tackle Football season.

  • Registration begins May 2016.  Click on Register Online to register. 
  • All players must purchase their own pants. You can purchase them at ASF Sports.  The cost will be $ 40.00.
  • MANDATORY registration and uniform fitting at P.J. Romano - Saturday, May 4 from 9 am – 12 pm or Sunday, May 5 from 12 – 3 pm.  All new and returning players MUST attend.   If you are absolutely unable to attend, please send an email to immediately.  Please inform your friends to attend this event if they are interested in playing football.  PLAYERS MUST BE REGISTERED ON OR BEFORE  May 6th  to avoid a $100 late fee.
  • If you miss the uniform fitting, your player will be fitted during the first week of practice in August.
  • You are assured a place on one of our teams provided you submit the registration materials, including the Parental Consent Form, Doctor Certification, FCFL Parent and Participant Code of Conduct Forms and a $200 equipment deposit.
  • You may submit a recent school or sports camp physical form in lieu of ours, provided the medical exam occurred on or after December 9th, 2015.  We reserve the right to require proof of grade or age if necessary.
  • Please note: you must read the Parental Conduct and Player/Cheerleader Conduct information and abide by these guidelines in order to participate in the program. 
  • Tackle Football 2016 Registration Fees:  $575.  A discount of $100.00 per family is offered to families with more than one child in the tackle football and/or cheerleading program (flag not included).
  • $200 Equipment Deposit –mandatory equipment deposit, payable by separate check to Westport PAL Football. Your child will NOT receive equipment without this deposit. This check will not be deposited.  It will be returned when the equipment is returned in good, clean condition, in its entirety, and ON TIME.
  • NO refunds will be issued after August 23, 2016.
  • Preseason Practice for Grades 3rd-6th (tackle only) will begin, Monday August 15th from 5:30pm-7:30pm at Saugutuck Elementary School - PJ Romano Field.
  • Preseason Camp for Grades 7th -8th (Tackle Only) will begin Monday, August 15th from 5pm-7:30pm with Coach Petroccio and the rest of the Staples High School Football Staff at Saugatuck Elementary School - PJ Romano Field.
  • All Players are required to bring two (2) filled water with their name and grade on it.  
  • If your son has not received his equipment yet your coach will fit him the first week of practice.  

PRACTICE SCHEDULE:

  • August 15th - 18th: 7th-8th Graders - 9:00am-11:00am at PJ Romano Field
  • ​August 19th: 7th-8th Graders - 5:30-7:30pm - Practice at PJ Romano Field
  • August 15th-19th 3rd-6th Graders - 5:30pm-7:30pm at PJ Romano Field 
  • August 22nd-27th - PRactice for ALL Grades 5:30pm-7:30pm
  • Starting the week of September 5, practices are 3 days a week (except for 3rd and 4th graders who will practice two days a week) - (See Fall practice page)
  • Wear lightweight shorts, t-shirt and football or soccer cleats (baseball cleats prohibited). Bring a large water bottle. Players are expected to attend all practices, including pre-season preparation camp and practices.   Players must practice for a minimum of (6) Six hours before equipment is issued.  If you are unable to attend all or part of pre-season practice, you must contact us at  or your coach directly in advance. 
  • Mark your Calendar
    • August 27th-28th – FCFL Mandatory Jamboree
    • September 3rd-4th First Week Games
  • Volunteer participation is sought and encouraged.  Please fill in your area(s) of interest on the Volunteer and Checklist Form during your online registration.
  • We encourage you to frequently visit our websites: www.westprtpal.org for up to date information and registration of all PAL programs and at the official Fairfield County Football League website: www.fairfieldcountyfootball.org (look under Westport)  for additional information, calendar of events, game schedules and announcements.
We look forward to seeing you at PJ August 15th! Go WRECKERS!
 
                    Sincerely,
                    Westport PAL Football Association
                    Board of Directors

 
Please note our address for mailing forms and fees:
          Westport PAL Football & Cheerleading
          P.O. Box 3222
          Westport, CT  06680

NOTE:  Tackle registration cancellations are subject to a $75 administrative fee.

ATTENTION OUT OF TOWN PLAYERS: An additional fee of $150 will be assessed for all non-Westport residents.