Albany Pop Warner is a football league that provides youth Pop Warner Football in the Albany, Oregon area. 

Albany Pop Warner News & Announcements

  • Spring 7 on 7 Pilot Program
    Albany Pop Warner has the privilege of participating in a Pilot program this summer by hosting a 7 on 7 passing league.

    The season starts on June 1st and will end no later than July 17th.  There will be a minimum of 8 players per team with the team not to exceed 16 players.  

    This league will be open for ages 10 - 15 years old.  

    We will have 2 divisions of play:

    Warner Division - 10, 11 & 12 year olds

    Tomlin Division - 13, 14 & 15 year olds

    The player's "play age" is how old they will be on July 31, 2014

    If you would be interested in more information about this program, please contact Corey Womack at

    corey.womack@albanypopwarner.com
    Posted Mar 27, 2014, 4:21 PM by Steve Burkleo
  • 2014 Online Registration
    Online registration now open.

    Posted Mar 12, 2014, 1:33 AM by Steve Burkleo
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About Pop Warner Football
Pop Warner football has been around since the inception of the league in 1929 by founder Joseph J. Tomlin as a four-team conference in Northeast Philadelphia.

Since then, participation has steadily increased to today's record numbers. Over 250,000 youths participated in Pop Warner-sanctioned football programs in 2010, and those numbers are continuing to grow.

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)

WHY THERE ARE NO PERSONAL STATISTICS:

Pop Warner exists to use football, cheerleading, dance and a respect for education to develop strong, smart, responsible, healthy young men and women. We give them experiences that build their appreciation for and understanding of leadership, teamwork, and discipline.

While individual statistics may be more common, particularly among older football players, Pop Warner only recognizes the athletic accomplishments of the team, not the individual. We don't track personal tallies of touchdowns or yards rushing per game. We don't count sacks or blocked kicks. We applaud the athletic efforts of the team to reinforce the importance of teamwork, with each member.

We don't try to build stars. We don't want to over-inflate a young ego, nor do we want to risk injuring the self-esteem of a young person. Whether our kids have good days or bad, they are still an integral part of our team…and always will be.