Hamlet holding football, cheerleading signs-up through end of September

Staff report

HAMLET — Registration for the city of Hamlet’s flag football, junior football and senior football leagues began Monday, Aug. 29, and will run until Friday, Sept. 23.

The registration site is Hamlet City Hall from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Participants in the flag football league, for ages 6-8, must have turned 6 by April 30, 2016 and cannot have turned 9 before April 30, 2016. There are no weight limits.

Those in the junior football league (ages 9 and 10) must weigh 65-135 pounds, while senior league participants (ages 11 and 12) must weigh 75-160 pounds.

Both the junior and senior leagues have the same age deadline as the flag football league.

There is a $35 fee for flag football and a $60 fee for the junior and senior leagues.

A mandatory weigh-in will take place Saturday, Oct. 1 at Memorial Park — junior league at 9 a.m. and senior league at 10 a.m.

Participants will be weighed in before each game, as players will be allowed to gain one pound per week once the season starts.

Late registration, which will be $10 extra, is from Monday, Sept. 26, until Friday, Sept. 30.


Those who wish to participate as a cheerleader must have turned 5 years old before April 30, 2016 and cannot have turned 14 before April 30, 2016.

The $15 registration fee does not include uniforms and accessories.

Registration (Aug. 29-Sept. 23), late registration (Sept. 26-30), late fees ($10 extra) and the site (Hamlet City Hall) are the same as the football leagues.


Staff report

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