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Youth Fall Sports

NEWTON, N.C. (May 6, 2016)—Registration for 2016 youth fall sports is now underway at the Newton Parks and Recreation Department for football and soccer.

Youth Football
To be eligible for participation, players must be at least 4 years old before the final day of registration and cannot turn 13 before Aug. 31, 2016. Youth football leagues are available for boys and girls ages 4-12. Registration is limited in each league. Once a league is full, registrants will be placed on a waiting list.

Youth Fall Soccer
To be eligible for participation, players must be at least 4 years old before the final day of registration and cannot turn 17 before Aug. 31, 2016. Youth fall soccer leagues are available for boys and girls ages 4-16. Registration is limited in each league. Once a league is full, registrants will be placed on a waiting list.

To register for either sport, each child must meet the following requirements:
» Submit a completed registration card signed by a parent or guardian.
» Have a birth certificate on file with the Newton Recreation Department.
» Have emergency medical treatment and consent forms on file and notarized.
» Have a signed parental code of ethics on file.
» Provide proof of residency.
» If applicable, pay a $30 non-resident fee (non-refundable) and return any loaned equipment from a previous sport.
» Tackle football participants must complete a sports physical before registration.

For more information, call the Newton Parks and Recreation Department at 828-695-4317.