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

Albany Pop Warner News & Announcements

  • Schedule We are still waiting on the final schedule from the league.  As soon as it is made available it will be posted.
    Posted Aug 26, 2015, 11:00 AM by Shannon Barnes
  • PPK Layout Please click on the document below to see the layout of PPK.  It will give all information needed for PPK.  There is a $5 admission for adults.
    Posted Aug 21, 2015, 2:01 PM by Shannon Barnes
  • PPK Schedule MidValley Pop Warner PPK Saturday – August 29, 2015Field #1 HomeField #1 AwayField #2 HomeField #2 Away9:00TM Oly OrangeTM Celtics9:00TM ...
    Posted Aug 19, 2015, 9:47 AM by Shannon Barnes
  • Practice -All practices have begun now and some teams are in full pads working on their skills.  Hope it has been a great few weeks and that teams are looking forward ...
    Posted Aug 15, 2015, 11:50 AM by Shannon Barnes
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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.

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