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In a major move, Pop Warner has adjusted its age weight matrix to reflect what is considered to be the safest approach to youth football. There are Seven Divisions of play, all determined by a strict age/weight scale to ensure safe and balanced competition.

The below divisions are based on the child’s age as of July 31st and certified weight (prior to the season starting). For more details, please visit:

Ages 5-6-7 35-75 lbs

Ages 7-8-9 50-100 lbs

JR. PEE WEE (older/lighter)
Ages 8-9-10 65-115 lbs
Age 11 65-95 lbs

PEE WEE (older/lighter)
Ages 9-10-11 80-130 lbs
Age 12 80-110 lbs

JR. MIDGET (older/lighter)
Ages 10-11-12 95-155 lbs
Age 13 95-135 lbs

MIDGET (older/lighter)
Ages 12-13-14 110-180 lbs
Age 15* 110-160 lbs

11-12-13-14 105 lbs min./ No max

In Season weekly weight 1 lb. Weeks 2, 4, 6, 8 (Max. of 4 lbs.), additional 1 lb. at Super Bowl.

Please complete, if you have not done so already, the Bowl Request Form the link to which is on the left hand navigation. ALL teams participating in the Empire State Classic must have a completed form on file with Eastern Region prior to taking the field in the tournament.

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Payments for Empire State Classic

Posted by Empire State Classic at Oct 31, 2014 8:23AM PDT ( 0 Comments )

Conference Presidents:
The Empire State Classic Fees are $175.00 per team and are due immediately.

Please send one check for all teams playing in either tournament to :
Ray Raimondi
21 Kennedy Circle
Rochester, NY 14609

Checks should me made out to Empire State Classic.

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Navigating this site...

Posted by Ron Espinosa at Oct 29, 2014 11:15AM PDT ( 0 Comments )

In order to find your schedule, please click Teams and find your team name. Clicking on your team name will take you to your individual team page where you can find your schedule, results and announcements. In order to see the overall standings for any one age group, navigate to Age Groups and choose the age group you wish to view. The standings for AFL and NFL will be on those pages.


Posted by Empire State Classic at Oct 9, 2014 5:00PM PDT ( 0 Comments )

Welcome to our new website!