Golden Elks Pop Warner Football, Cheer and Challenger is a private non-profit organization dedicated to teaching young men and women the basic fundamentals of football and cheerleading. The program will focus , emphasize and expose youth to important life skills such as: Character, Integrity, Sportsmanship and Teamwork.
As an Organization we want to ensure that all participants have a positive and fun experience, which in turn will create an enthusiastic attitude towards our community. Pop Warner seeks to provide fun athletic learning opportunities for children, while emphasizing the importance of academic success. Specifically, Pop Warner seeks to familiarize players and spirit participants with the fundamentals of football, cheerleading and dance. Pop Warner strives to inspire youth, regardless of race, creed or national origin, to practice the ideals of sportsmanship, scholarship and physical fitness as reflected in the life of the late Glenn Scobie “Pop” Warner.
To encourage and increase youth participation in football, cheerleading and dance. To ensure a safe and positive playing environment for all participants. To instill life-long values of teamwork, dedication and a superior work ethic in the classroom and on the playing field.
Positive Experiences Pop Warner programs have no tryouts or cutting players of rosters. Everyone plays. On-field coaching is allowed for younger age levels. Individual awards are given only for academic excellence, not for on-field activities.Safe Playing Environment Players are matched by age and weight levels. There are strict mandatory equipment requirements.
Pop Warner provides Coaching Clinics and Risk Management Training. An enforced national rule book incorporates time-tested rules. A full-time executive staff supports all local associations and assists in sound policy creation.