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September 13 2006 - NFL PEPSI PUNT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 12, 2006

For More Information:
Hollee LeBlanc
Media Relations
(903) 531-4806

TMF SPORTSCARE, THE BOYS & GIRLS CLUB & TYLER PARKS & RECREATION TO HOST NFL PEPSI PUNT, PASS & KICK COMPETITION

TYLER, TX -- Young pro football fans will have the opportunity to exhibit their football skills when Trinity Mother Frances SportsCARE, the Boys and Girls Club, and Tyler Parks and Recreation host a local NFL Pepsi Punt, Pass, & Kick competition.

The competition is free and open to boys and girls ages 8 – 15. It will be held on September 23, 2006, from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Pollard Park, 710 East Amherst, Tyler, TX. Registration will take place the morning of the competition, beginning at 8:30 a.m.

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 December 31, 2006.

The top finishers from each of eight age groups at the Local competition in Tyler, TX, will advance to a Sectional competition, to be held in Longview, TX at the Longview High School practice field. The date and time of the Sectional competition will be provided to advancing participants at a later date.

Age group champions at this level will be declared NFL Pepsi Punt, Pass & Kick Team Championships. 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 of 2007.

A number of NFL players have competed in Punt, Pass & Kick, including, top former and current quarterbacks, Dan Marino and Drew Bledsoe. The NFL Pepsi Punt, Pass & Kick competition is produced by NFL Properties LLC and sponsored by Pepsi.

For competition information, call Billy Barnes with Trinity Mother Frances SportsCARE at (903)531-5755.

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John Moore
Media Relations
Phone 531-4542
Fax 525-1206

 
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