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Important Dates!!!

2020 Mandatory Kickoff Meeting!!!

In preparation for the season, we will have a mandatory kickoff meeting for all football and cheer/pom participants. This will be at 6pm on Sunday, May 17, 2020  at the Pinckney High School Auditorium. We will be reusing last year's jerseys but new football players (or those that have outgrown their 2019 jersey) must be there to get fitted for jerseys and choose their numbers. 

ALL MANDATORY WAIVERS MUST BE TURNED IN AT THE KICKOFF MEETING!

These items are required to be turned in at the meeting:

- All waivers http://www.piratesfootball.com/player-waiver-forms

- Copy of birth certificate

- Most recent report card (printed from MiStar)

- A physical dated after 1/1/2020

- Deposit checks for equipment and volunteering (please write separate checks for each deposit for each child, date them 9/1/2020, and make them out to HPYFA)

Volunteering Deposit $100 per child:

Every family is required to volunteer 3 times per child each season. A volunteer sign up will be emailed out.

Equipment Deposit $100 per child.

All deposit checks will be returned on equipment return day. Checks are not cashed if you meet your volunteering requirement and return your equipment in good shape. If those conditions are not met, your check(s) will be cashed and considered a donation to HPYFA. 

2020 Season Important Dates:

- 5/17/20 Kickoff Meeting 6pm in the Pinckney High School Auditorium

- 8/10/20 practices begin

- 8/29/20 games begin (no game on Labor Day weekend)

- 10/24/20 final regular season/playoff games

- 10/31/20 championship games

 



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Equipment Pickup

Equipment Pick-up date/time will be announced at our annual kick-off meeting Sunday, May 17th 2020

All equipment pickups/drop off locations are listed below:


Location: Manley Bennett Park/Merrill Field Equipment Shed
Located near the southeast entrance to the park, on the right hand side before the football fields.

 
Grade Breakdown

INSTRUCTIONAL - Grades 1-2  / Weight Limit 110lbs. -  Instructional will be limited to 6 hours of practice a week. Instructional will play a 7 game schedule beginning in September - late October.

FRESHMAN - Grades 3-4 / Weight Limit 130 lbs. - Freshman will be allowed up to 12 hours of practice a week, as of Labor day only 6 hours of practice a week will be allowed.  Freshman will play an 8 game schedule beginning in September - late October.

JUNIOR VARSITY - Grades 5-6 / Weight Limit 155 lbs., ball handling weight 140 lbs. - J.V. will be allowed up to 12 hours of practice a week, as of September 1 only 6 hours of practice a week will be allowed. J.V. will play an 8 game schedule beginning in September - late October.