The Lehigh Acres Raiders Mission Statement
Lehigh Acres Raiders are a member of the Pop Warner Little Scholar Program within the Peace River Conference. We are a non-profit organization providing football and cheerleading to approximately 400 youths in our community between the ages of 5-16. We have on average 8 football teams and 6 cheerleading squads, 4 of which are competitive. LAFA’s goal is to teach our youths the fundamentals of football and cheerleading, with an emphasis on participation, safety, leadership, and integrity all while having fun.
The mission of Pop Warner Little Scholars is to enable young people to benefit from participation in team sports and activities in a safe and structured environment. Through this active participation, Pop Warner programs teach fundamental values, skills, and knowledge that young people will use throughout their lives. Pop Warner seeks to provide fun athletic learning opportunities for children while emphasizing the importance of academic success. Specifically, Pop Warner seeks to familiarize players and spirit participants with the fundamentals of football, cheerleading, and dance. Pop Warner strives to inspire youth, regardless of race, creed, or national origin, to practice the ideals of sportsmanship, scholarship, and physical fitness as reflected in the life of the late Glenn Scobie “Pop” Warner. Objectives To encourage and increase youth participation in football, cheerleading, and dance. To ensure a safe and positive playing environment for all participants. To instill life-long values of teamwork, dedication, and a superior work ethic in the classroom and on the playing field. Positive Experiences Pop Warner programs have no tryouts or cutting of rosters. Everyone participates under mandatory rules of play. On-field coaching is allowed for younger age levels. Individual awards are given only for academic excellence, not for on-field activities. Safe Playing Environment Players are matched by age and weight levels. There are strict mandatory equipment requirements. Pop Warner provides Coaching Clinics and Risk Management Training. An enforced national rule book incorporates time-tested rules. A full-time executive staff supports all local associations and assists in sound policy creation.
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The Lehigh Acres Raiders League Affilation
The Lehigh Acres Raiders are affiliated with Peace River Conference which is Pop Warner-based. They are currently in Division 1.
The Lehigh Acres Raiders Teams
The Lehigh Acres Raiders offer 5 teams that are aged-based. Those include 6U, 8U, 10U, 12U, 14U. They have offered weighted teams before but no longer do.
Lehigh Acres Raiders Practice Location
Lehigh Acres Raiders practice at Lehigh Acres Park, located off Williams Ave and W 5th St in Lehigh.
Lehigh Acres Raiders Game Location
Lehigh Acres Raiders play at Lehigh Acres Park, located off Williams Ave and W 5th St in Lehigh.
Lehigh Acres Raiders Previous History 2020-