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Punt Pass and Kick

Elkhorn Optimist Club
Third Annual Punt, Pass and Kick

Boys and Girls Ages 6 to 15 

Saturday, September 1, 2018
Sart time:  after 5K Run  Approximately 9:00 - 11:30 AM Ta-Ha-Zouka Football Field 20801 Elkhorn NE 68022


Contact:  Jason Gustafson
402-598-6709  or


  1. The contest s open to boys and girls ages 6 to 15, competing in separate gender/age categories.  The age categories are based on the child's age on December 31, 2018.
  2. There shall be no charge for youth to participate.
  3. If the participants win their age category, they must show proof of age (birth certificate, baptismal record, passport, etc. at all local and district contests.
  4. Participants in inter-school football competition during the fall are not eligible to compete in local Tri-Star FB contests according to Nebraska School Activities Association rules.


  1. Each participation will be allow ONE punt, ONE pass and ONE place kick in competition.  If an effort is attempted, but the ball is missed completely, another attempt is allowed.
  2. Scores are based on both distance and accuracy.  A measuring tape will be stretched out straight ahead of the starting line.  Score of each effort will be the total distance minus the deviation from the tape.
  3. Distance is based on where the punt/pass/kick first contacts the ground.
  4. Score is based on exact feet and nearest full inch of the effort after subtracting any deviation.  Lowest score will be "0."
  5. If a participant goes over the starting line before releasing or contacting the ball, a penalty of five (5) feet will be assessed.  Exception: placekicking participants may cross the line without penalty provided the tee is placed on or behind the line.
  6. No penalty if tee is kicked across the line with the football.
  7. Final score is the cumulative total of the three events.


  1. No football shoes, cleats or turf shoes no bare feet or socks only are allowed.
  2. Personal balls and tees may be used during warm-up.  ONLY host provided equipment may be used during competition.
  3. Three sizes of football will be used:  Ages 6-7; Ages 8-11 and Ages 12-15 balls designed by Wilson for the PPK.

Ta-Ha-Zouka Football Field
9:00 AM ~~ September 1, 2018

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