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Ages and Weights

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There are Seven Divisions of play, all determined by a strict age/weight scale to ensure safe and balanced competition.

Ages and Weights for Tackle Football Programs:

  Tackle Football Divisions of Play:  
Age/Weight Division Age(s) Certification Weight Range
TINY-MITE
(older/lighter)
5-6-7
No older/lighter
35-75 lbs
No older/lighter
MITEY-MITE
(older/lighter)
7-8-9
N/A
45-90 lbs
N/A
JUNIOR PEE WEE
(older/lighter)
8-9-10
11*
60-105 lbs
60-85 lbs
PEE WEE
(older/lighter)
9-10-11
12*
75-120 lbs
75-100 lbs
JUNIOR MIDGET
(older/lighter)
10-11-12
13*
90-145 lbs
90-120 lbs
MIDGET
(older/lighter)
12-13-14
15*
105-170 lbs
105-140 lbs
UNLIMITED
(older/lighter)
11-12-13-14
No older/lighter
105 lbs+
No older/lighter


*The asterisked (*) provisions in each division allow the so-called "older but lighter" player to also qualify. The last year of eligibility falls under more stringent weight restrictions, per above.

A child's age on July 31 is his/her age for the season. A player may gain 1 pound per week after the second game, up to a maximum of 9 pounds.

Download the 2013 Pop Warner Age-Weight Matrix

AGES FOR FLAG FOOTBALL:

  >Flag Football Ages:  
Division
Age Range
Cub
5-7
Bobcat
8-10
Wildcat
11-13
Panther
14-16