The Hightstown Rams Youth Football is an organization for children ages 5 through 14. Participation is open to residents of Hightstown, East Windsor, Cranbury, Roosevelt, Washington Township, Robbinsville and surrounding towns.
YOUTH FOOTBALL AND CHEERLEADING
PO BOX 1547 · Hightstown · NJ · 08520
The Hightstown Rams Youth Football & Cheerleading is an organization for children ages 5 through 14. Participation is open to residents of Hightstown, East Windsor, Cranbury, Roosevelt, Washington Township, Robbinsville and surrounding towns.
Member of the Central Jersey Conference of Pop Warner Little Scholars.
Season consists of 1 or 2 scrimmages,7 to 8 regular season games, followed by playoffs or bowl games.
All home games will be played at Hightstown High School.
Games will be Sundays, with a possible night game on a Saturday.
Very instructional format.
Home games are played at Hightstown High School.
Cheerleaders perform at all home and away games.
Cheerleaders practice at the same time and place as their associated football team.
Participation in post-season competition will be up to each team’s head coach and parents. (Flag and Mitey Mites have an “exhibition” and do not participate in competition).
Practices will be held at Hightstown High School
Practice will begin TBD (probably last week in July or first week in August)
Every player must complete 10 hours of conditioning practice before they will be eligible for contact drills and 10 hours of contact drills before being able to participate in a scrimmage or a game.
Prior to Labor Day each team will practice 10 hours per week, Monday through Friday nights. After Labor Day each team will practice 6 hours, usually 2 or 3 nights a week.
Rams will supply: practice and game uniforms, helmet, shoulder pads, hip, tail and thigh pads with girdle.
You need Cleats and protective cup. Additional padding is optional.
Rams will supply: skirt, shell (vest). You need cheerleading shoes, bloomers, and a long sleeved bodysuit. Additional equipment (socks, hair ribbons, etc) for competition will be decided on a team-by-team basis.
Each football player in good standing will play a minimum of 8-10 plays per game.To be in good standing a player/cheerleader must attend practices. The games are very competitive. Football and cheerleading more than any sport requires a high degree of teamwork. For every player/cheerleader to contribute they must know what their assignment is. Early season practices are crucial to the team’s and the individual’s development. Please keep this in mind when making your commitment to participate in the program and try to plan vacations and activities accordingly.