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The PAL Football Board is happy to announce our Fall football programs. The registration period opened on May 23rd and will remain open through July 31st.
By registering your athlete early we will be able to plan for the upcoming season.
The PAL Football Program is committed to supporting the Wrecker Nation and will continue to follow the recommended guidelines of our public health officials.
We will keep you informed of our policies for the upcoming 2022 season.
WRECKERS, PRIDE, VICTORY!
Our 2022 PAL Football lineup for this Fall
Flag Football House Program
Open to boys and girls in grades 1 - 8. Our program will follow the NFL-based Flag program.
Designed to provide a fun and safe football experience. Each athlete will get an NFL team jersey and flag set to keep.
Play is divided into 1st/2nd grade, 3rd/4th grade, 5th/6th grade, and 7th/8th grade. Our program is guided by NFL Flag rules. PAL Commissioners will attempt to put rosters together based on schools.
Practice will be held once per week with a game on Saturday mornings. Westport may participate with other towns such as Weston, Wilton, and Fairfield.
The season will start the weekend of September 10th.
Modified Travel Flag Football
Westport PAL Football has partnered with Fairfield County Football League (FCFL) to bring together the Modified Travel Flag Football for 3rd and 4th graders.
Tackle football options are not available for grades 3 & 4. Certified Coaches will teach safe football fundamentals and key skills. The program will wear full equipment, but, no tackling. Flags are pulled to down ball carriers. Modified Travel Flag Football is designed for athletes interested in a competitive football experience.
Our program will follow Flag Football rules. Coaches will conduct practices in accordance with PAL and high school curriculum and fundamentals.
Practice will be twice a week with a game on the weekends. Every effort will be made to avoid conflicts with travel soccer.
Teams will compete against other FCFL town teams with a modified field size
PAL Tackle Football – Westport PAL Football and the Fairfield County Football League will continue to offer our traditional tackle football program for 5th-8th graders in the 2022 season. Pre-season will begin on Monday, August 15th this year, continuing with 2 weeks of pre-season of practices. FCFL Jamboree taking place on the weekend of August 27th, 28th The regular season running 8 weeks with single elimination playoffs to follow.
To ensure a great experience for every player, we will hold tryouts for each position. Teams will practice 3 days per week with a game on the weekend.
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2022 Honored Member Scholarships
Awarded to Staples High Seniors
Chief Luciano Athletic - Jaden Mueller, Charlie Howard
Chief Luciano Good Citizenship - Alex Harrington, Kyle Harrington
PJ Romano Scholarship: Brian Fullenbaum | Greg Lavalla Scholarship: Colin Konstanty
Buck Iannacone Scholarship: Nick Augeri | Bernstein Family: Jack Oakley
Deputy Chief John Anastasia Scholarship:Matthew Spada
Front (l-r) Nick Augeri, Charlie Howard, Alex Harrington, Kyle Harrington, Jack Oakley.
Back row: PAL President Craig Bergamo, Brandon Benson, Jaden Mueller, Matthew Spada,
Brian Fullenbaum, Colin Konstanty, and PAL Scholarship Chair Howard Friedman.
Westport PAL (Police Athletic League) was founded with the mission to create a positive experience
for the children of Westport through PAL sponsored sports programs, activities,
education, and community recreational events.
Since it's inception in 1948 and thanks to generous donors and partners
PAL has grown to offer a large variety of sponsored programs such as:
Youth Sports Programs: Basketball | Football | Cheer | Wrestling | Track | Rugby | Lacrosse Town recreational events:Fourth of July Fireworks | Chief Luciano Golf Day
Car Show | Winter Wonderland | Ice Skating Rink at Longshore Education: Award college student scholarships annually.
Westport PAL serves 2,500+ kids each year with your Help!
Westport PAL is a tax-exempt non-profit organization under
section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code,
Help the Westport PAL keep our programs available, our youth active, productive, and safe!
Every donation makes a difference in the lives of a PAL youth!
All Westport PAL families can update their contact information at any time.
It is the responsibility of the LEGAL GUARDIAN who created the family profile to make any changes to address,
phone numbers, email addresses AND adding additional parent/guardian profiles to the player.
1) Click on the 'Edit My Account' tab located on the left margin of the home page.
2) Enter your e-mail address and password. (Don't know your password, just read the instructions above the data entry box.
Still, have questions? Go to the Website Help pages located on the home page and all sports tabs.
3) Click on any family member's name and you will have access to change what you need
Westport PAL Policy prohibits coaches and administrative personnel from making changes to member profiles.
Maintaining profiles for athletes, parent/guardian and families is very important.
All PAL sports rely on the contact information in our database and outdated or incorrect information
may cause you to miss important updates.