Leonardtown, MD – St. Mary’s County youth, between the ages of 6 and 15, will have an opportunity to compete in the annual NFL Punt, Pass and Kick competition on Saturday, October 3. The competition will take place at Fifth District Park, located on Route 6, New Market Turner Road in Charlotte Hall, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. 

Eligible boys and girls will compete by age (determined by current year ending December 31, 2015.)  Age categories are: 6/7, 8/9, 10/11, 12/13 & 14/15.  Local first place winners will advance to the Sectional Competition to be held later in October. Sectional winners will be then invited to compete in the Redskins Team Championship, to be held at FedEx Field in Prince George’s County. The top four Team Championship scorers from all the first place finalists in each age group will advance to the National Finals. Those winners and their families will travel to the Finals at an NFL playoff game in January.

Millions of kids across the U.S. and Canada have participated in the NFL Punt, Pass & Kick competition since it first started in the 1960s. Any boy or girl 6 to 15 years old can compete for a chance at becoming a national champ. It’s all free!

For more information on the Punt, Pass and Kick Competition, please contact Kenny Sothoron, Sports Coordinator, at (301) 475-4200 extension 1830 or visit the County’s website at www.stmarysmd.com/docs/Punt Pass and Kick Competition.pdf.