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August 14th, 2008
City of Kyle Blog: City to sponsor Pass, Punt & Kick competition

From the City of Kyle

Young pro football fans will have the opportunity to exhibit their football skills when the City of Kyle, Parks and Recreation Department host an NFL Pepsi Punt, Pass & Kick competition on Sept. 6 at Gregg-Clarke Park football field.
The competition is free and open to boys and girls ages 8-15. For competition information, contact Phil Halberdier with the Kyle Parks and Recreation Department at (512) 262-3939 or come by the second floor of City Hall located at 100 W. Center Street to get an entry form. 
The NFL Pepsi Punt, Pass & Kick football competition allows youngsters to showcase their talents in punting, 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 eight 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 five scorers from the pool of sectional champions advance to the championship round.
Age-group champions at this level will be declared NFL Pepsi 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. A number of NFL players have competed in Punt, Pass & Kick, including top former quarterbacks Dan Marino and Drew Bledsoe.
The NFL Pepsi Punt, Pass & Kick competition is produced by NFL Properties LLC and sponsored by Pepsi.

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