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New England Pop Warner Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine

Regional Scholar Tribute

24th Annual New England Pop Warner Scholar Weekend
Saturday, March 28th, 2020
Gillette Stadium & Patriot Place (Foxboro, MA)

2020 Schedule of Events:


Saturday, March 28th, 2020

7:30 am - Early Registration for Scholars that purchased tickets for the 8:00 am Stadium Tour (Gillette Stadium Entrance W1)
8:15 am - Early Registration for Scholars that purchased tickets for the 8:45 am Stadium Tour (Gillette Stadium Entrance W1)

Scholar Tributes and Senior Scholar Awards Presentation

  • Saturday March 28th, 2020 (All Grades)
    Putnam Suite West Club: Entrance W1
    Registration/Reception: 8:30am
    Tribute: 9:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

  • Saturday March 28th, 2020 (First Team Senior Scholars - 8th Grade and Above)
    Putnam Suite West Club: Entrance W1
    First Team Senior Scholar Awards Presentation: Part of the Scholar Tribute (Not a separate event as in previous years)
    2020 Scholarships awardees will be announced

View 2020 Scholar Weekend FAQ's 

Registration Start Date: February 20, 2020 I Registration Closure Date: March 17 , 2020

2020 Online Registration for Scholar tribute

Use the Registration Link Below:

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE

Registration Start Date:
 February 20, 2020
Registration Closure Date: March 17 , 2020

Hotel Information

We are proud to announce once again that Patriots Place will be our host location, which is also home to Gillette Stadium, The Hall (New England Patriots Hall of Fame) many restaurants, theaters, shops, and stores.

We encourage you to visit the following web site to explore our host location: www.patriot-place.com.

Hotel Rooms:

The Hilton Garden Inn Hotel & Renaissance Boston Patriot Place will be our host hotels and rooms have been blocked for Friday and Saturday night.

Rooms will be available to book up through February 14, 2020. Extension beyond February 14 is possible if rooms are still available, please check back here!

Hall of Fame/Stadium Tours

The Hall:

Tickets can be purchased at a special price for NEPW to the Hall at Patriot Place. Tickets are priced at $5.00 per child (5-12) and $9.00 per adult.


Purchase tickets as part of the on line Tribute registration. Tickets will be included in your registration package on the day of the event.

The Hall is a self guided tour and can be visited AT ANY TIME on Saturday March 28th, 2020 starting immediately after the Tribute through its 9 pm closing.


Stadium Tours: 

Tours will be conducted on March 28th for Scholar Families. The tours will be conducted before and at the conclusion of the Saturday morning Tribute.

Scheduled times are 8:00 a.m., 8:45 a.m., 12:00 p.m. (Noon) and 1:00 p.m.

The special NEPW tickets are $15.00 per person.

Purchase tickets as part of the on line Tribute registration. Tickets will be included in your registration package on the day of the event.

This is a walking tour including outside locations and will be conducted rain or shine. Tours will only be conducted on the days of our events and no refunds can be offered.


2020 Stadium Tour & Hall of Fame Tour Info:

Stadium Tours:

For the 8:00 a.m. tour, Early Registration with confirmation for Stadium Tour begins 7:30 a.m.: Putnam Suite West Club: Entrance W1.

For the 8:45 a.m. tour, Early Registration with confirmation for Stadium Tour begins 8:15 a.m.: Putnam Suite West Club: Entrance W1.
Please note that the Scholar Tribute will not start until the 8:45 a.m. tour is over and the scholars are in their seats.

For the 12:00 p.m. tour, Tour passes will be distributed at registration for the Tribute, tour will begin from the Putnam Club West SW Lounge (near the exit escalators)

For the 1:00 p.m. tour, Tour passes will be distributed at registration for the Tribute, tour will begin from the Hall (Patriots Hall of Fame)

Hall Of Fame Tours:

The Hall is a self guided tour and can be visited AT ANY TIME on Saturday March 28th, 2020 starting immediately after the Tribute ends through 9 pm. 

Hall Tour Tickets will be included in your registration package on the day of the event.

Additional Information

We have a few other special surprises planned…special master of ceremonies and guest speakers…do not miss out on the 2020 New England Pop Warner’s Scholastic Weekend!

Reception period between 8:30 am and the start of the Scholar Tribute includes:

Refreshments (Breakfast sandwiches, Muffins, lemonade, water, Dunkin Regular and Decaffeinated coffee) will be served during the registration/reception. 

New England Patriot Alumni players available for autographs and pictures
Silent Auction for Boston based Sports memorabilia 
Raffle tickets for purchase to special autographed New England Patriots Sport memorabilia
Mid-Coast Photo will be on site to take keepsake pictures of each scholar for ordering pictures on line

We look forward to honoring all of our scholars on this very special weekend.

Please DO NOT contact Gillette Stadium for information pertaining to New England Pop Warner Scholastic Weekend.

Please select the link below for the “2020 Scholar Weekend Frequently Asked Questions”, which will provide more details and answer most of the questions you may have:

View 2020 Scholar Weekend Frequently Asked Questions

Scholastics

Scholastics Overview

 

Pop Warner Little Scholars, Inc. (PWLS) is the only national youth sports organization in America that requires its participants to perform adequately in the classroom before permitting them to play.

We believe that the standards we have set give these children a sense of responsibility and an appreciation for academics and athletics that will help them develop later on in life.

Like such organizations as the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and National Federation of High Schools (NFHS), PWLS has academic guidelines and criteria that need to be met in order for a child to participate.

SCHOLASTIC FITNESS: NATIONAL POLICY

 

Proof of satisfactory progress in school is required. A 2.0/70% or the equivalent shall be the minimum grade point average acceptable to participate. In cases of doubt, conflict of opinion, or if a valid report card is not submitted, the nationally published scholastic eligibility form shall be used and deemed final.

NOTE: This rule as it relates to scholastic grades may not be made more stringent by any team, association, or league, as other rules may be. No local team/squad may be allowed to participate in Regional/National sponsored championships or bowl games if it has not met the nationally published scholastic requirements.

WHAT IF I DON'T HAVE A 2.0/70% GRADE POINT AVERAGE?

 

We understand that not all student-athletes are able to meet our scholastic requirements. If a child does not meet the requirements of scholastic fitness, he/she may fill out and submit a Scholastic Eligibility Form.

This form is to be completed by those participants in the Pop Warner program that have not met the National Scholastic Requirement of 70 percent and/or 2.0 Grade Point Average (GPA) at the time of certification. 

This form must be accompanied by a progressing progress report or report card to be eligible for play after the October 21, 2011 deadline. That report must be dated between Sep. 13, 2013 and Oct 18, 2013.

If no progressing progress report or report card is given in this window then the player shall be found ineligible for the rest of the year. Download the Scholastic Eligibility Form.

POP WARNER ALL-AMERICAN SCHOLAR PROGRAM:

 

Each year, the most academically accomplished Pop Warner kids compete for Academic All-American status. This process begins at the association level and up through each of the eight Pop Warner regions to the national level. 

In 2013 over 425,000 kids participated in Pop Warner. As our numbers once again reached record levels, a record numbers of All-American Scholar applications were once again submitted to us...more than 9,700 applications!

The Pop Warner All-American Program requires a minimum 96% grade point average to apply for All-American status. After the applications have been processed, Pop Warner determines National First Team All-Americans (35 football, 35 cheer per grade), National Second Team All-Americans and National Honorable Mention Scholars.

Contact

New England Pop Warner

Ken Redmond, Region Secretary
Wilmington, Massachusetts 01887

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