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Jul, 2015


Dear Parents:

We are reaching out as many of you have not yet registered your child for the upcoming football/cheer season which officially starts tomorrow night, Friday, July 31 @ 7:00 pm in the Municipal Bldg Courtroom with our"Kickoff Parent Meeting" for all football & cheer parents. 

If you have already submitted your registration form, thank you as it is being processed!

Please make every attempt to attend this important informational meeting. Children are welcome however this meeting is just informational for parents so it is not necessary to bring your child with you!

Practice officially starts next week! Please note...children cannot practice unless they are registered so please get your registration form into the Twp. clerks office, fill one out at tomorrow's meeting or drop off at the Concession Stand Monday-Wednesday August 3-5 from 6-8 pm ASAP!

1st practice for all youth football players --- Monday, August 3 @ 6:00 pm -- @ the youth football fields off Summer Street 

1st practice for all youth cheerleaders -- Tuesday, August 4 @ 6:00 pm --  @ 6:00 pm -- meet at the concession stand area 

Please come to practice wearing shorts, t-shirts, sneakers/cleats and bring your water bottle! If you cannot afford/do not have cleats we have gently used ones you are welcome to try on/have for the season in the upper concession stand. Anyone wishing to donate old cleats, please droop them off at the concession stand window during practice times.


  • Saturday, August 1 -- Bocce Ball Tournament Fundraiser @ 9:00 am @ American Legion on Broad/6th Street in Florence -- $35 to play/eat/drink; $20 to eat/drink only (adults); $10 to eat/drink only (children ages 12+) -- all proceeds help diminish the amount of fundraising expected of the parents this season. 
  • Saturday, August 8 -- Football Equipment/Uniform Fitting -- $50 MANDATORY RAFFLE FUNDRAISER DUE 
  • Monday, August 10 -- Cheer Uniform Fitting --  $50 MANDATORY RAFFLE FUNDRAISER DUE 
    • This will be our ONE (1) MANDATORY fundraiser of the season -- meaning ALL participants MUST be involved. There is NO BUYOUT for this fundraiser. 
    • ALL participants are required to pay $50 on Saturday, August 8th.  You will then receive raffles to either sell or keep for yourself.  If you sell all raffles you will not have put out any money as basically you will make your $50 back.
    • Those participants who do not pay on August 8th (football) or August 10th (cheer) will be placed on a list and contacted by us to sell their raffles at designated times/businesses throughout town during the month of August. A coach and/or Board member will stand with them at local establishments to sell their raffles.  Those who do not sell their raffles by September 12th will not be able to play unless the $50 is paid. 
    • If families are having financial difficulties please don’t just avoid us. Come and talk to us and we’ll set up a payment plan or help in any way to set up selling arrangements. 

We look forward to seeing you at the parent meeting tomorrow night and also at practice next week! Looking forward to another great season! If at any time you have questions/concerns, please reach out to us!


Fred Dunphy, President
Florence Township Football Association (FTFA)