To provide safe and fun athletic opportunities for youth team sports in a competitive and instructional environment

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Football for Youth/Adults with Special Needs

Registration Dates:  July 1, 2018 - July 31, 2018

(Registration closes at midnight on July 31)

For the YOUTH Program-Register Here (Youth Athletes & Buddy Volunteers)

For the ADULT Program-Register Here (Adult Athletes & Buddy Volunteers)

*Athletes and Buddy Volunteers must register

2018 Take On Sports Football Season Details: 

Dates/Times:  September 9, 2018 - October 21, 2018 (Sundays, between 1 p.m.-3 p.m.)

  • Take On Sports Football is a division of Pop Warner Football program. 
  • This league runs six weeks.
  • A parent, legal guardian, or authorized caregiver is required to remain on-site during any Take On Sports activity.

Youth Program:

  • Registration Fee: $35 (includes T-shirt)

  • A $25 late fee will be assessed on all registrations received after July 31, 2018.

Youth Ages:   

  • Must be 5 years of age as of July 1, 2018.  (Eligible through 22nd birthday)

  • Teams are setup according to skills and abilities instead of age. 

  • Athletes are paired with Buddy Volunteers.

Buddy Volunteers

  • Must be 10 years of age as of July 1, 2018.

Adult Program:

  • No registration fee.  Receive T-shirt and trophy.

  • Athletes age 23 and up.

  • Athletes are paired with Buddy Volunteers.

Buddy Volunteers: 

  • No registration fee (will receive free Buddy Volunteer T-shirt)
  • Must be 18 years of age or older by July 1, 2018. (Background Check required)


Weddington Middle School Athletic Field

Address:  5903 Deal Road, Matthews, NC  28104

Buddy Volunteers Additional Information

  • Assist athletes on the field providing instruction and encouragement.

  • Buddy Volunteers 18 years of age or older are required to have a Volunteer Background Check.  Information on this process will be provided by the Sports Commissioner. 

For more information, please contact:
Take On Sports Football Commissioner:  Tom Geraghty at