Young pro football fans will have the opportunity to exhibit their football skills when the USD HPER Club hosts an NFL Punt, Pass & Kick competition on Saturday, Sept.18, at 8 a.m. in the DakotaDome on the campus of The University of South Dakota.
The competition is free and open to boys and girls ages 6-15.
For competition information, call Mick Zeman at (605) 201-9343.
Entry forms are available online at NFLyouthfootball.com or at the DakotaDome on the Sept. 18.
The NFL Punt, Pass & Kick football competition allows youngsters to showcase their talents inpunting, passing, and kicking with scores based on distance and accuracy. Age classification is as of Dec. 31 of the current year.
The top finishers from each of 10 age groups at the local competition will advance to a sectional competition. The winners at the sectional competition will have their scores compared with other sectional champions; the top four scorers from the pool of sectional champions advance to the Minnesota Vikings Team Championship.
Age-group champions at this level will be declared NFL Punt, Pass & Kick Team Champions. The top four finishers in the boys' and girls' divisions within each age bracket from the pool of all team champions will qualify for the national finals at an NFL playoff game in January.