Charleston Punt, Pass and Kick scheduled Sept. 8
The Charleston Parks and Recreation Department will hold a local Punt, Pass and Kick competition Sept. 8 at Ackerman Park, at 55 Sycamore Avenue, Charleston.
The event, which is open to boys and girls age 6 to 15, is the official skills competition of the National Football League.
Registration will begin at 9 a.m., with competition for boys and girls in the following age categories: 6-7, 8-9, 10-11, 12-13 and 14-15. Age classification is as of Dec. 31, 2012.
The top finishers from each of the age groups at the local competition will advance to a sectional championship.
Sectional winners will have their scores compared with other sectional champions with the top four scorers from the pool of sectional champions advancing to the team championship.
Age group champions at this level will be declared NFL Punt, Pass and Kick Team Champions.
The top four finishers in the boys’ and girls’ divisions within each age bracket from the pool of all team champions will qualify for the national finals at an NFL playoff game in January.
Pre-registration is preferred by Sept. 4, although walk-up registration will be allowed the day of the event.
Forms may be picked up at the Bees Landing Recreation Center office, 1580 Ashley Gardens Blvd.; the James Island Recreation Center, 1088 Quail Drive; or the Arthur W. Christopher Community Center, 265 Fishburne St.
A birth certificate or baptismal record is required to participate.
For more information, contact Katlin Silberg at 402-7329.