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REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED FOR ALL TEAMS.  

 

Our next tackle season will start to register in the Spring of 2022, with conditioning in May of 2022.

ALL registrations will be online (not in-person), and paid with a credit card or electronic check.


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Program and Registration Information

The PPO Bengals is proud to offer what is widely regarded as the best tackle football program in South Florida.  Our program consists of conditioning training for the month of May, and practices and games beginning in July that continue through the middle of November. The flyer posted below gives more information with what is included with registration, and includes many items that only PPO provides to players making our program stand out from all the rest.

We will form 8 teams:  Mighty Mites, 7U, 8U, 9U, 10U, 11U, 12U, and 13U.     Age cutoff dates are May 1st for Mighty Mites through 12U, and Jan 1st for 13U (only).

We will accept children born between:

01/02/2008 through 04/30/2017  (In the the 2022 season).

Participants will require a physical before the first game.

PPO Bengals has shifted to a FULLY online registration process.  ALL REGISTRATION AND PAYMENTS MUST BE MADE ONLINE USING THIS WEBSITE.  Pembroke Pines Optimist Club NO LONGER accepts cash or registration forms submitted on paper.  Scroll down for detailed information.

Parents will need to submit proof of residency, to be collected by the team managers prior to participation. All players MUST be fully registered and paid prior to being able to participate.  Email registration questions to: PPOFOOTBALL@YAHOO.COM.

NO PARTICIPANTS WILL BE ALLOWED ONTO THE FIELD UNTIL THEY ARE FULLY REGISTERED AND FULLY PAID ON THIS WEBSITE.

 

FEES

(Information on this page relates to the 2021 season.  An update for the 2022 season will be posted in the Spring of 2022).

The base registration fee is $250.    Scroll down this page to the flier to see what is included.

Out of City residents are subject to an additional fee of $95 imposed by the City of Pembroke Pines.

We do offer a multi child discount of $20, starting with the cost of the second player.

The website  accepts  all major credit cards as well as checks (for checks you will enter the routing number and account number online at checkout).

The site will also accept Visa or MasterCard gift cards (with a sufficient balance to cover).  Parents who normally prefer to use cash to pay for registrations may wish to purchase a gift card at any local merchant, and then use that card for registration on our site.  Please note, if you are using a pre-paid or gift credit card, you will need to pay in full at time of registration (pay plan will not be accepted).

NO PARTICIPANTS WILL BE ALLOWED ONTO THE FIELD UNTIL THEY ARE FULLY REGISTERED AND FULLY PAID ON THIS WEBSITE.

REFUNDS

Refunds will only be issued if requested prior to July 9th, and will be subject to a $25 dropped player fee.   All refunds will be made online to the same source of payment as originally used when registering.   It is possible that coaches will cut some players off the team.  If this happens you will be refunded what you paid LESS a $25 tryout fee. 

COVID-19 PROTOCOLS

  • Do not bring your child to practice if he has any symptoms of COVID-19 (fever, cough, shortness of breath, etc..), has been exposed to a known or suspected case, or has traveled out of the area in the past 14 days.
  • Players will not be allowed to share any equipment.
  • The water fountains and concession stand will likely be CLOSED.  Players will need to bring in their own water.  NO SHARING and no water bottles will be provided by the team.
  • Additional stipulations may be added at the direction of PPO, AYFL, City of Pembroke Pines, or other entities.  By registering parents agree to follow all COVID safety protocols for the duration of the season..

PPO is very proud of our own!

PPO is very proud of two of our most famous alumni currently playing in the NFL. 

Congratulations to to former PPO Bengals player Nick Bosa for becoming the 2nd overall draft pick in 2019, reaching the Super Bowl, and being named the Rookie of the Year.

Also, congratulations to another former PPO Bengals player, his older brother, Joey Bosa for being the 3rd overall draft pick in 2016, being the 2016 Defensive Player of the Year, as well as a 2 time Pro Bowl participant.

Contact us

Our Football program is located at the Pines Recreation Center.

7400 Pines Blvd.   Pembroke Pines, Florida  33024

We are located apx 1/2 mile East of University Drive. Between Perry airport and Broward College.  Our Clubhouse / Concession stand is the building directly next to the main athletic field visible from Pines Blvd.

For general information, email us at PPOFOOTBALL@YAHOO.COM