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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q:  What are the ages for players in the Newport Knights Junior Football & Cheer program?

A:  Eligible players are between 7-14 years of age with 7 year olds needing to be 60 lbs for football.

Q. Where do I register?

A.  http://www.bgcbellevue.org/a/Programs/Athletics/Knights-Junior-Football

 http://www.bgcbellevue.org/a/Programs/Athletics/Cheerleading_Knights
 

Q:  When do I register for the 2018 season?

A: Right now!   Registration continues June 1st through August 12th.

Q:  When do practices begin?

A:  Monday, August 13th, 2018 at Newport Hills Park from 5:30pm-7:30pm

Q:  How often are the practices?

A:  Practices are 5 days per week from August 13th through September 1st from 5:30pm to 7:30pm.  Once school starts we practice 3 days per week Mon, Tues & Thurs. 5:30 to 7:30pm.  Practices are at Newport Hills Park.

Q:  When are the games?

A:  Games are every Saturday beginning Saturday, Sept 8th, 2018.  Our home games are played at Newport HS.

Q:  How many games are there in the season?

A:  Each team is guaranteed 9 games.  Eight regular season games and one playoff games.  If your team advances to the championship they could possibly play two more games for a total of 11 games.

Q:  What equipment does Newport Knights Junior Football program provide?

A:  Helmet, Shoulder Pads, Game Jerseys, mouth guards, Game Pants, Belt, Practice Pants and Pads (if needed)

Q:  What equipment do parents need to purchase?

A:  Football cleats (molded cleats only) are required, Girdle (built in padded pants) are required. Players will need to purchase a pair of Newport Socks for game day uniform.