All students interested in playing football MUST register by filling out the online form at http://eepurl.com/dPjzpf .
SUMMER PRACTICE DATES:
Summer Workouts – NEW and RETURNING Players
June 26 – July 21, 2023, Monday through Friday, from 4:00 – 6:30 PM. Incoming 9th graders, new and returning players who wish to play in the fall football season are invited to attend summer workouts beginning on Monday, June 26th. There will be NO PRACTICE on Tuesday, July 4th for Independence Day. However, players are asked to participate in the Palisades community’s annual 4th of July Parade as banner carriers (more info to come) instead.
LOCATION: Palisades Charter High School. Report directly to the football field. Players should wear workout t-shirts, shorts, and running shoes and bring football cleats to the first practice. Official practice gear will be available for purchase by new players at this time if they don’t already have it.
OFFICIAL [MANDATORY] SEASON PRACTICE FOR ALL PLAYERS
Begins Monday, July 24th, Monday-Friday, from 3:00 – 6:00 PM. Please note that during this time, if the player is not present at every single practice, his ability to play in the games during the regular season will be affected. This is a CIF rule, not the coach’s, and is not negotiable.
Once school starts, practice runs from 2 pm – 5 pm daily.
Additional mandatory dates are as follows:
• Saturday, July 29th – ADDITIONAL PRACTICE AND PICTURE DAY FOR ALL PLAYERS 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
EMERGENCY CARD: Players must bring a completed Emergency Card to the 1st Summer Freshman Workout on June 26th. Download at https://palifootball.org/documents-forms/
PHYSICALS: Physicals must be 100% completed and all online forms must be filled out and approved before players can start Official Summer Practice on July 24th. Parents/guardians of all athletes must go online and complete their Athletic Clearance Online Registration at www.athleticclearance.com where you will need to upload a copy of your child’s most recent physical (must be current and not expire in season). More info is here https://palifootball.org/its-physicals-time/
NEW PARENT MEETING: On Monday, June 26th, 2023 at 5 p.m. we will hold a mandatory New Parent meeting with members of the coaching staff & the Pali QB Club to discuss the upcoming season and answer any questions you may have. This will also be an opportunity for parents to purchase the required practice uniforms for their players.
EQUIPMENT NEEDED BY JUNE 26th: New players will need to purchase at least one set of the official practice uniforms (practice shirt and pair of shorts) to be worn during all Summer Practice Sessions. These will be available for purchase at the New Parent Meeting on June 26th and during the first week of summer workouts.
EQUIPMENT NEEDED BY JULY 24th: Players need to have black, black/white, or black/royal blue football cleats (no other colors in cleats are allowed), a mouth guard, and a 7-piece girdle that includes a tail pad, thigh pad, hip pads, and knee pads to be worn under their game pants. Along with your financial contribution (see below), Pali and Pali QB Club will provide helmets, shoulder & knee pads, home and away uniforms (jersey, pants, belt), game-day polo shirts, and an equipment bag for all players to use during the official season.
PLAYER CONTRIBUTIONS: Every family is asked to contribute a minimum of $300 per player per season. These funds help cover the costs of helmets, shoulder pads, equipment, uniforms, game-day polos, hydration during practices/games, coach support, film & technology services, and so much more.
GAME SCHEDULE: 2023 Game Schedule is posted on our website, www.palifootball.org