More than 150 Weston students have signed up to represent their town this fall in youth football and cheerleading, as Weston Youth Football and Cheer continues to accept new registrants.
“This turnout for a sports program in its inaugural year is a great start,” said Steve Santa-Maria, Weston Trojan Youth Football and Cheer board president. “The groundswell of support from the Weston families who have stepped up and joined our growing Trojan family has been critical in building a solid foundation for our young players and cheerleaders. And the support we get from parents who don’t even have kids in the youth program as well as from the schools has also made a difference. I think it says a lot about the pride we have in our community and what we can accomplish when we all work together like this.”
Equipment fitting for all registered tackle football players (fourth through eighth grade) will take place outside the Weston High School cafeteria on Saturday, June 2, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon; Saturday, June 16, from 9 to 12; and Sunday, June 17, from 12 to 3. A security deposit of $150 is required and will only be used if equipment is not returned in good condition at the end of the season.
“Based on current registration levels and commitments, we expect to have at least one team for every grade,” Santa-Maria said. “But we can still benefit from more participation, so to those parents who remain undecided, I encourage you to contact me directly with any questions you might have.”