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84th Pop Warner Season Kicks Off with "Pride Week"

2012 Pride WeekTo celebrate the start of the 2012 Pop Warner season, participants can now take part in the inaugural Pop Warner Pride Week, a week-long celebration of the 84th Season of Pop Warner football, cheer & dance!

Organizations from 43 states across the country will participate in Pop Warner Pride Week celebrations, taking place from August 17 - 25, 2012.

This fun week focuses on engaging Pop Warner groups across the country to show their Pop Warner pride through such activities as:

  • Pep Rallies
  • Jamborees
  • Fundraisers
  • Scrimmages at NFL Games
  • Barbecues
  • And Any Other Creative Ideas Pop Warner Groups Have to Celebrate the Start of the Season!

Pop Warner Pride Week will kick off with regional cheer events in conjunction with Science Cheerleader on August 17, and will include regional pep rallies and fundraisers throughout the week.

Click Here for some celebration examples from Science Cheerleader, and to locate your local Science Cheerleaders.

To celebrate the event nationwide, Pop Warner will be holding a Pride Week Photo Contest on our National Facebook page. A $500.00 grant will be awarded to the local organization that best captures its Pop Warner pride, as well as other prizes for participants including autographed merchandise. You may submit photos using the link below for the Photo Contest.

Fans are also encouraged to share your videos from the event with us. Post any videos to your Facebook or Youtube page, and email us the link.

Photo Contest Rules & Information:

  • The contest will open on Thursday, August 16th.
  • The contest will close on Tuesday, August 28th.
  • Photos must be submitted via the Photo Contest Entry Form (Beginning August 16th)
  • Pop Warner will choose One 1st prize winner & the association will win a $500.00 grant.
  • Four other finalists will be picked and the association will receive a Pop Warner prize pack.
  • All 5 finalists will be featured on Pop Warner's Facebook page.

2012 Pride Week Forms & Event Promotion:

Event Information Form (Notify us of our your Pride Week Events)
Media Advisory/Press Release (To send to your local media)
Pride Week Photo Contest Entry Form (Begins August 16th)