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We are here to support all youth that want to play football and cheer!
Serving over 5,000 Football and Cheerleaders all across Jacksonville. We are a Non-Profit organization made up of 20 associations spread out over the Greater Jacksonville area. 

SAFETY FIRST:
Kids compete with kids of similar age and size. Pop Warner is the ONLY youth football program (local, regional and national) that sets and enforces a strict AGE & WEIGHT MATRIX that reduces the risk and reality of injuries.

Did you know that Pop Warner football is safer than soccer? Pop Warner football has 12% fewer injuries per capita among 5-15 year olds than organized soccer in the same age range! (U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, NEISS)


Press Release 2017 Season

University Community Athletic Association (UCAA) is no longer a part of the Greater Jacksonville Pop Warner Conference.  There are six Pop Warner associations available for players and coaches to participate in the boundary previously serviced by UCAA. Please click the link below for more information on where Pop Warner is available in your area for the 2017 season.

Where Can I Play? Click here to see.




Former Pop Warner & Mandarin Cheerleader

Former Pop Warner & Mandarin Cheerleader received prestigious award. Latrece Brown was selected as Duval County's Teach of The Year. Here is Latrece (Middle White Shirt) receiving her award from Gov. Rick Scott. She cheered for many years at Mandarin Athletic Association and then coached various cheer teams. 

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Basic & TM Coaches Clinic for 2017

Register here for either the Basic, Tiny MIte or both clinics.  Basic and TM handouts are located on the Training tab.  Print and bring a copy of the handout to the clinic.


Cheer Clinic 2017

In person cheer clinic for 2017.  Clinic is 9-5 with check in at 8 am. Don't be late!

 

Cheer Clinic Packet print and bring it to the clinic


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Helmet Safety

GJPW remains vigilant in making sure we maintain the safety of our players. Yesterday at our Jamboree there were teams removed from play due to equipment that has not met the minimum standards as set forth by the NAERA or the equipment manufacturers requirements for reconditioning of their helmets. These are not new requirements and the GJPW board made all of our associations aware of the requirements at our annual administrative meeting in April in order to allow all associations the necessary time to remedy any equipment issues they may have. Again our chief concern is the safety of the participants within our program and we will continue to require our associations to meet or exceed the standards set by Pop Warner as well as the manufacturers and Reconditioners Association. Any questions may be forwarded to our board via email.

1/21/2016