The nation's largest youth-football organization announced dramatic steps to limit contact among players amid growing concerns over the long-term impact of concussions, from amateur leagues to the pros.

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  • Sports parenting: Pop Warner taking measures to limit concussions
    Pop Warner players suspected of suffering a concussion can't return to the ... In 2012, Butler said, Pop Warner "became the first football organization at any level to limit the amount and type of contact allowed at practice." This year, the organization ...
    07/31/2016 - 6:56 am | View Link
  • Pop Warner football eliminates kickoffs
    (CNN)Pop Warner ... football organization to limit contact during practices. Rules forbid full-speed, head-on blocking or tackling drills in which the players line up more than 3 yards apart. Additionally, in 2010, Pop Warner implemented a concussion ...
    05/12/2016 - 7:55 am | View Link
  • Pop Warner settles concussion suit filed by former player who committed suicide
    (CNN)Pop Warner, the nation's biggest and oldest youth football ... The program became the first youth football organization to limit contact during practices, in 2013, and rules forbid full speed head-on blocking or tackling drills in which the players ...
    03/9/2016 - 8:03 am | View Link
  • Pop Warner seeks to stem concussions
    Youth football leagues in Greater Boston will sharply limit head-to-head contact during practices ... In addition, he said, Pop Warner has a strict rule when a player has been diagnosed with a concussion. “Any player who suffers a head or neck injury ...
    06/23/2012 - 6:54 pm | View Link
  • Rah! Rah! Rah! Pop Warner Football Addresses Concussion Problems
    Jamie Reidy shares news that Pop Warner ... tackle football teams across the nation — issued new rules on Thursday, concerned about the health effects of hard hits on young athletes’ brains. Practice sessions will now limit the amount of contact ...
    06/19/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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  • Mt. Baldy Pop Warner Football Conference
    Welcome to the Mt. Baldy Pop Warner Football Conference Website. Welcome to the home of the Mt. Baldy Pop Warner Football and Cheer Conference. The Mt. Baldy ...
    08/23/2016 - 5:59 am | View Website
  • Northern Indiana Pop Warner Little Scholars
    Pop Warner now offering NFL/USA Flag and unlimited weight divisions. Please contact your Association President for more details. For signup dates, click on "Town ...
    08/22/2016 - 11:25 pm | View Website
  • Football Safety
    Datalys Institute’s research data show that Pop Warner Rules and Heads-Up Football Training result in injury rate that has 87% fewer injuries than non-Heads-Up/non ...
    08/22/2016 - 7:19 am | View Website
  • Football News
    There are Seven Divisions of play, all determined by a strict age/weight scale to ensure safe and balanced competition. Ages and Weights for Tackle Football Programs:
    08/22/2016 - 12:09 am | View Website
    Posted Aug 2, 2013. Pop Warner Partners with NFL to Endorse USA Football's "Heads Up Football" Program. Roger Goodell and Jon Butler: The Way Forward to a Better ...
    08/21/2016 - 8:17 am | View Website
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