July 21, 2022
Game Day Experience Essential to Our Sport
As we get closer to the start of another season – our 94th – I find myself thinking of our student athletes and what they must be feeling this time of year. Maybe some butterflies. Excitement. Probably an occasional moment of frustration as their friends head off to the lake or the pool and they head off to practice.

But they’re in it together. Cheerleaders and football players. Thousands of them. Different sports but united in so many ways.

Which also makes me think about the Pop Warner experience, specifically the Game Day Experience. There is nothing like a community coming together around a sporting event. [Read more...]
2022 National Event Logos Revealed
The excitement for a new season is building, as we're looking ahead to practices and games, and then the road to Orlando. These event logos are a taste of what's to come in December.
Calitro Discusses Pop Warner Path to NFL
This edition's Alumni Q&A features Austin Calitro, a former Danbury Trojan who went on to play linebacker for Villanova and in the NFL for the Seahawks, Jaguars, Broncos and Bengals.

Austin tells us his favorite Pop Warner memory, the lessons he learned from his coaches and shares some advice for current Pop Warner players as they get ready for the upcoming season. [Read more...]
Our First Board Has Wrapped
Earlier this week we hosted our final conference call with the first class of our Community Advisory Board. When we launched the board last fall, we wanted a forum of open discussion and constructive feedback. Topics included industry leadership, recruitment and growth, and rules and structure. All three of these are interrelated, but the lynch pin is recruitment and growth. As we look to 2023 and beyond, Pop Warner is committed to putting our leagues and associations in the best position to add to their numbers. Stay tuned for more information related to the next class of the Community Advisory Board.
How to Run a Pre-Season Parent Meeting
If you want to set your team up for success, a good pre-season meeting for your kids and their parents is a good way to start. YCADA helps coaches to set the right tone going into the season. Learn more about what to cover during the meeting, including the team calendar, injury procedures, communication plan and sportsmanship. [Read more...]
Cheer & Dance Social
Did you know Pop Warner Cheer & Dance has designated social media accounts?

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Summer Science with the Science Cheerleaders
Are you looking for fun and easy activities to do this summer? The Science Cheerleaders have you covered. Check out these five Citizen Science activities for all ages that you can do at home. From spotting fireflies, learning what ants like to eat, and identifying plants, you can help professional scientists complete their research projects. [Read more...]
Shop Pop Warner Spirit Wear
From t-shirt to hoodies, and from vintage to collegiate, we have Pop Warner-branded styles and designs that will look great on the sidelines and in the grandstands. Check out our collections.