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Welcome to the PGCBGC Football home on the Web!

Welcome to the Prince George's County Boys and Girls Club Tackle Football HOME Page!  
Check back frequently for the latest information on the Tackle Football Program including clinics, camps, registration, schedules and more.

 

 

Check out the Pages on the menu to the left. Lots of information, printable forms and schedules are posted as available.

Weather Line: 301-927-0822 (daily updates on scheduled games)
Sign up for FREE NIXLE (emergency closure alerts)

FOOTBALL GAME SCORES:
Coaches - football scores must be reported on the Line-up Sheet through the Field Supervisor. 


 Season Begins: September 6th!
 

HEADLINES  Subscribe to PRINCE GEORGE
Level 2 Tackle Certification
08/28/2014
All Commissioners, Coaches and Team Assistants: It has been noted...
USA Football Level One and Level Two Certification
08/14/2014
 All Presidents, Athletics Directors, Membership Personnel,...
2014 NFL Punt, Pass & Kick Tryouts
08/13/2014
NFL Punt, Pass & Kick Competition 2014 Boys and Girls Ages 6...
Heat Advisory
08/13/2014
Heat Advisory & Hot Weather Guidelines Coaches - be mindful...
For COACHES - Info
08/13/2014
Coaches & Assistant Coaches: Please check the following section...
For CLUBS - Office Procedures
08/13/2014
Club Membership, Coaches and Commissioners 2013 Procedures: ID...
For CLUBS - Team Preparation
08/13/2014
Club Membership, Commissioners and Coaches Please remember, it...
Sign Up for Free NIXLE - Emergency Closings Alert
08/13/2014
This is a great APP to have! For up-to-date weather and emergency...
Football Safety
08/13/2014
Coaches should be aware of the signs of a concussion.  Use...
To Play on a Team
08/13/2014
In order to play on a team: All members on a roster will have to...
Modell's Coupon!
07/11/2014
Modell's Sporting Goods Coupon TEAM Weeks 15% off plus earn...
Football Meeting - July 2nd
06/30/2014
2014 Football Commissioners Meeting For Football Commissioners,...
2014 Field Permit Requests
06/25/2014
All Presidents, Football and Soccer Commissioners   FIELD...
COACHES - Report Your Scores
09/26/2013
COACHES - IMPORTANT! Turn in your 2014 Football Line-up Sheet...
Mouthguard Safety
08/28/2012
Commissioners, Coaches & Parents When worn during contact sports,...
PGCBGC Main Office Location
05/26/2009
Prince George's County Boys and Girls Club M-NCPPC 7833 Walker...
 
Level 2 Tackle Certification
posted 08/28/2014
 

All Commissioners, Coaches and Team Assistants:

It has been noted that some of you have been having a problem taking the level 2 tackle football certification.  According to USA Football, if you have taken the Flag Certification last year, then you can move on to the 6U Certification without a problem.  But, if you are taking the 6U Certification for the first time, then you should take the 8U Certification instead of the 6U Certification.  If this doesn’t resolve your problem, please contact the Executive Director, (301) 446-6800  for assistance.

Calvin L. Massie
Executive Director


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USA Football Level One and Level Two Certification
posted 08/14/2014
 

 All Presidents, Athletics Directors, Membership Personnel, Football coaches and Assistants: 

 

Last Chance!

In a final effort to get as many untrained Heads Up Football® Player Safety Coaches trained, USA Football is hosting two Heads Up Football® PSC Training Clinics in the Baltimore-Washington, D.C.-Northern Virginia area next Saturday and Sunday. Any untrained PSC coaches from Prince George’s County Boys & Girls Clubs must attend one of the PSC training:

Baltimore PSC training details (Aug. 23) http://www2.usafootball.com/schools/details/3286

Alexandria PSC training details (Aug. 24): http://www2.usafootball.com/schools/details/3315

Beginning with the 2014 Football Season, head coaches and assistant coaches of ALL COUNTY TEAMS must complete the USA Football Level One and Level Two Certification. Coaches and team moms must also have a background check before coaching or going on the field. USA Football Certifications must be completed  prior to the start of the regular season (Sept 6).

 

 

In addition, one coach on each team must have received USA Football’s Heads Up training and certification. Coaches completing USA Football Level One and Two training plus Heads Up training will receive an orange badge. An Orange Badge MUST be present on the sidelines for each team in order to play. If no coaches with an orange badge are present on the sidelines, the team will forfeit the game.

 

The Prince George’s County Boys & Girls Club believes in safety and has gone through great measures to ensure our football program and its participants are operating in a safe manner and environment.  To this end, we have embraced USA Footballs’ Heads UP program and instituted new requirements and procedures to ensure our coaches are teaching proper safety techniques to reduce injuries.  This year, all unit clubs MUST have a Player Safety Coach designated and trained and EACH team must have a trained coach on the field at all times. All coaches must have taken and passed the USA Football Level One Certification course as well as the Level Two Player Development course appropriate for the age group they are coaching.

 

A handful of your programs haven’t signed up for Heads Up Football® and/or haven’t nominated their PSC.

 

Association/clubs that need to sign up for Heads Up Football® & nominate their PSC (STEP 1 below):

·         Allentown

·         Bowie

·         Camp Spring

·         Capitol Heights/Seat Pleasant

·         Clinton

·         Forestville

·         Fort Washington

·         Glenarden

·         Greenbelt

·         Hyattsville

·         Kentland

·         Marlboro

·         New Carrolton

·         Port Towns

·         Silver Hill

·         South Bowie

 

The above programs are advised to follow the instructions below to sign up for Heads Up Football® and nominate their PSC. When signing up – they will nominate their PSC – please ensure if  it’s the PSC that attended a training – an accurate email for the PSC is needed. This is one of the reasons they may not be showing up on our Dashboard – for example, a PSC may have attended, yet is not showing up on our Dashboard, because that organization hasn’t signed up for Heads Up Football®.

 

During the clubs’ registration for Heads Up Football® once the commissioner begins typing in the name of his club, they should see their respective name pop up – have them select it (ensure it is the right one – there are a lot of similar named youth programs, i.e. Allentown.

 

Next steps for club commissioners:

 

  1. Register club online for Heads Up Football–this includes naming the club’s Player Safety Coach (PSC): http://usafootball.com/headsup

 

  1. Direct untrained Player Safety Coaches to register for a Player Safety Coach Clinic: http://www2.usafootball.com/schools/browse/pscclinics

 

  1. Share the Coach Membership code you received upon Heads Up Football® registration with head & assistant coaches. (All head & assistant coaches will complete  Level 1 tackle certification or recertification quiz and Level Two, development training—the recertification is for your coaches that already took the longer course last year.

 

In a final effort to get as many untrained Heads Up Football® Player Safety Coaches trained, USA Football is hosting two Heads Up Football® PSC Training Clinics in the Baltimore-Washington, D.C.-Northern Virginia area next Saturday and Sunday. Any untrained PSC coaches from Prince George’s County Boys & Girls Clubs must attend one of the PSC training:

 

Baltimore PSC training details (Aug. 23) http://www2.usafootball.com/schools/details/3286

Alexandria PSC training details (Aug. 24): http://www2.usafootball.com/schools/details/3315

 

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Calvin L. Massie

Executive Director

Prince George's County Boys & Girls Club

7833 Walker Drive, Suite 430

Greenbelt, MD 20770

(301) 446-6800

(301) 446-6801 (fax) 

 

 

 

 


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2014 NFL Punt, Pass & Kick Tryouts
posted 08/13/2014
 

NFL Punt, Pass & Kick Competition 2014
Boys and Girls Ages 6 – 15


Saturday, August 16, 10 am-3 pm
Prince George’s Sports & Learning Complex
8001 Sheriff Road
Landover, MD 20785
301-583-2400

Sunday, September 14, 10 am-3 pm
Tucker Road #2 Athletic Complex
1770 Tucker Road
Fort Washington, MD 20744
301-265-1525

Visit www.nflppk.com to complete a registration form. Walkups welcome!


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Heat Advisory
posted 08/13/2014
 

Heat Advisory & Hot Weather Guidelines

Coaches - be mindful of the heat during workouts. During extreme heat, players should drink plenty of water and be provided breaks as needed.


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For COACHES - Info
posted 08/13/2014
 

Coaches & Assistant Coaches:
Please check the following section for new and updated information.

Coaches Information Section

 


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For CLUBS - Office Procedures
posted 08/13/2014
 

Club Membership, Coaches and Commissioners

2013 Procedures:

  • ID Check Appointments will be used for dropping off material to our staff.  Club membership/coaches/commissioners will no longer be allowed to sit and wait for players ID cards to be made.
  • YELLOW CARDS will not be given out DURING appointments.  They will be available 3-5 days AFTER the paperwork is turned in to our office staff.
  •  Black & White photos will not be accepted for ID Cards.  Therefore, faxed photos will not be accepted.

 
REMINDER for Clubs
In order to pick up paperwork from our office:
  • you must pay membership past dues
  • have a zero balance
  • bring a check for new membership for those that are playing a current sport

By following these procedures, you will be able to quicken the roster process. Thank you.


Membership Dues List Form (Club use)

 

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For CLUBS - Team Preparation
posted 08/13/2014
 

Club Membership, Commissioners and Coaches

Please remember, it is your responsibility to get your teams information into our office.

  • You must have your players on a roster.
  • You must have a PGCBGC Official Laminated ID Card (yellow card) for each player on your roster.
  • You must pay your membership dues.
  • You must have your players on the line-up sheet for every game.
  • Your coaches must have passed ASEP.
  • Your coaches must have passed a BACKGROUND CHECK.

We do our best to accommondate everyone and wish all clubs a successful and fun season.  BE PREPARED so you can AVOID emergencies and possible forfeited games.


For detailed information, check the Coaches Info Page.

Thank you!

 


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Sign Up for Free NIXLE - Emergency Closings Alert
posted 08/13/2014
 

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For up-to-date weather and emergency Parks & Rec closings, sign up for your FREE NIXLE account today.  It only takes a minute!

You can choose to be notified by email, text or both.


Sign Up for NIXLE 

Remember to check for field cancellations by calling:
Weather Line at 301-927-0822.



 


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Football Safety
posted 08/13/2014
 

Coaches should be aware of the signs of a concussion. 
Use the following links for important safety information.

CDC Concussions & Head Injuries - Web site & videos
Learn How to Recognize the Signs of a Concussion - Web site

Signs & Symptoms of a Concussion - printable sheet 



 

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To Play on a Team
posted 08/13/2014
 

In order to play on a team:
All members on a roster will have to be cleared and have an official PGCBGC ID Card.

Contact the Membership person in your area for information about registering a child into that club or joining a team.  
Club Contact Information


A cleared played will be given a Stamped Yellow Laminated ID Card after the following has been provided to the PGCBGC Office:

  • White Registration Card (with current address & information)
  • Birth Certificate or other Official Document
  • Current Photo (head shot, front facing, no larger than 1 1/2" x 2")
  • Yellow Card with child's signature
  • Paid Membership Dues with Club

Note:  If the photo is too small or blurred, it will result in a punched ID Card and a new photo will have to be provided.
 


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Modell's Coupon!
posted 07/11/2014
 

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Valid from 7/18 to 8/14, 2014

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Football Meeting - July 2nd
posted 06/30/2014
 

2014 Football Commissioners Meeting
For Football Commissioners, Athletic Directors, Coaches  & Membership Contacts:

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 2 at 6:30 pm
Sports and Learning Complex (Town Hall Room)
8001 Sheriff Road
Landover, MD 20785

 


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2014 Field Permit Requests
posted 06/25/2014
 

All Presidents, Football and Soccer Commissioners

 

FIELD PERMITS – DUE NOT LATER THAN JUNE 30, 2014
2014 Athletic Field Request Application

 

Fall Soccer and Football requests for use of The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission fields only must be submitted to 7833 Walker Dr., Suite 430, Greenbelt, MD  20770 on or before this date.
Permits for use of school fields must be secured from the school.

 

Forms can be mailed, faxed, or emailed.  
Athletic Field Request Form
Emails should be sent to 

 


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COACHES - Report Your Scores
posted 09/26/2013
 

COACHES - IMPORTANT!

  • Turn in your 2014 Football Line-up Sheet (MANDATORY & must submit within 2 days of game)

 Football scores must be reported on the Line-up Sheet through the Field Supervisor.

If a Field Supervisor is not present for your game, each team should check the other team’s yellow cards prior to the start of the game. At the end of the game, scores should be recorded on both team’s lineup sheets and both teams must forward their sheet to 301-446-6801 (fax) or within 48 hours after the game.



 


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Mouthguard Safety
posted 08/28/2012
 
Commissioners, Coaches & Parents
When worn during contact sports, mouthguards prevent and reduce injuries to the teeth, lips and gums.

It is important for the player to have a mouthguard that fits well in order to work it's best.  The better mouthguards absorb shock which can also help protect against jaw and brain injuries.



      

TWG - The WrightGUARD was created by Dr. Michael Wright, a Prosthodontist based in Maryland, to be the last line of defense in reducing the occurrence of severe concussions and devastating mouth injuries in contact sports such as football.

For additional information:

TWG - The WrightGUARD Web site
TWG X The Advantage Test (link takes you to YouTube, this is the same video as on top of this page)
TWG Media (watch other videos, inclucing testimonials, viewed directly on the TWG Web site)




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PGCBGC Main Office Location
posted 05/26/2009
 
Prince George's County Boys and Girls Club
M-NCPPC
7833 Walker Drive
Suite 430 (4th Floor)
Greenbelt, MD  20770
(301) 446-6800



WEATHER LINE:  301-927-0822
EMAIL SCORES:


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