Pop Warner Announces NEW Age/Weight Matrix

Posted by Empire State Classic on Mar 01 2015 at 05:50AM PST in 2014

In a major move, Pop Warner has adjusted its age weight matrix to reflect what is considered to be the safest approach to youth football. There are Seven Divisions of play, all determined by a strict age/weight scale to ensure safe and balanced competition.

The below divisions are based on the child’s age as of July 31st and certified weight (prior to the season starting). For more details, please visit:

Ages 5-6-7 35-75 lbs

Ages 7-8-9 50-100 lbs

JR. PEE WEE (older/lighter)
Ages 8-9-10 65-115 lbs
Age 11 65-95 lbs

PEE WEE (older/lighter)
Ages 9-10-11 80-130 lbs
Age 12 80-110 lbs

JR. MIDGET (older/lighter)
Ages 10-11-12 95-155 lbs
Age 13 95-135 lbs

MIDGET (older/lighter)
Ages 12-13-14 110-180 lbs
Age 15* 110-160 lbs

11-12-13-14 105 lbs min./ No max

In Season weekly weight 1 lb. Weeks 2, 4, 6, 8 (Max. of 4 lbs.), additional 1 lb. at Super Bowl.


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