ADVISORY, Aug. 22, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Pop Warner Little Scholars, Inc., a non-profit organization and the largest and oldest youth football, cheer and dance organization, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square. In June 2012, Pop Warner announced a major rule change limiting contact during practice – a first at any level of sports.
In honor of the occasion, Jon Butler, Executive Director, will ring the Closing Bell.
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Thursday, August 23, 2012 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
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About Pop Warner Little Scholars, Inc.:
Pop Warner Little Scholars, Inc. (PWLS) is a non-profit organization that provides youth football, cheerleading and dance programs for athletes in 42 states and several countries around the world.
Founded in 1929, Pop Warner is the largest and oldest youth football, cheer and dance organization, with approximately 425,000 young participants, ranging from ages 5 to 16 years old.
Pop Warner is the only youth sports organization that requires its participants to maintain academic standards in order to participate. Pop Warner's commitment to academics separates the program from other youth sports organizations around the world.
Each year, Pop Warner honors over nine thousand of its young athletes as All-American Scholars. Pop Warner is proud to grant an average of $110,000 in annual scholarships, and in 2012 awarded its one-millionth scholarship dollar.
Pop Warner is committed to developing America's youngsters both on and off the field. At every level, Pop Warner programs seek to develop well-rounded young men and women who learn not only the fundamentals of the sport but also the importance of teamwork, sportsmanship and education in an atmosphere conducive to developing sound character while having a good time.
Over the years, Pop Warner has taken consistent and significant steps to ensure player safety. In 2012, Pop Warner became the first organization – at any level of sports - to enact a major rule change that limits the amount and type of contact allowed during practice.
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