August 30, 2018

                                          Welcome To the Barnstable Silver Bullets 32nd Season

  

Coaches:

Midgets Head Coach: Chris Coffin

Pee Wees Head Coach:  Patrick Arnold

Mites Head Coach:  Chris Carol

Practice Schedule: (All practices are at night from 5:45-7:30)

Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday Begins Tuesday, September 4

**Always check your email or our website by 5:00 for cancellations due to weather/field conditions and always before heading to games off Cape.

IMPORTANT DATES:

September 6- MANDATORY WEIGH-IN at DY High School (info below)

September 7- Youth night at BHS (info below)

September 14- Program Ads Due

Games:

Varsity games are all on Sundays starting September 9

JV games are all on Saturdays starting September 15

Helmet Drive HUGE Success-Thank You! Thank You! To all the parents and players who participated in the Helmet Drive.  It was a very successful day for the Bullets that wouldn’t of happened without your support and willingness to contribute.

Mandatory Weigh-In- Thursday, September 6 at DY High School 5:00- All players must attend the weigh-in, this is a league requirement and is NOT optional.  *MANDATORY* We must submit a copy of your birth Certificate for weigh in to make you eligible to play.  IF your copy has not been handed in, please do so by September 5 to be rostered for this weigh-in.  RED GAME JERSEYS MUST BE WORN TO WEIGH-IN with practice pants.  Please remain at the DY field during the weigh in.  Immediately after your team finishes, parents need to transport players back to practice.  Please let us know if you need to find a ride to this weigh in for your player.  

Directions to Dennis Yarmouth (DY) High School-  High School Field: 201 Station Ave South Yarmouth, Ma.  Travel time 30 min.  Take the Mid Cape Hwy to exit 8, stay right onto the ramp, take right onto Station Ave.  Go straight through 2 sets of traffic lights.  DY High School will be about 1 mile up on the left side after 2nd set of traffic lights. 

Youth Night- Friday, September 7th BHS Red Raider Varsity Football Game-  6:00 game vs. DY Each year the Red Raiders recognize the Silver Bullet Players and Cheerleaders during the halftime of their game by introducing our teams and having them march onto the field. Players need to be in their RED game jerseys.  We will assemble at the entrance gate to the track at the beginning of the 2nd quarter.  Same location as where our players take the field at their games.  Coaches will then take the players and line them up.  After the halftime show, parents should meet their players at the same entrance gate .  Please come and connect with your player so they can be turned over to their parens for the remainder of the game.  High School games are very crowded.  Come out and participate as we are recognized as the future of BHS Football!

 2018 Barnstable Silver Bullets Football Program-This program is in production and if you would like to place a personal or business ad or a greeting for your player, please see Keara Doherty at the information table.  Deadline for submitting the ads is September 14th.  All profits go right back to the program.

Volunteer Sign Up is now available online with Sign Up Genius!- Please sign up for your volunteer shifts.  Total of 4 hours required.  Volunteer deposit refunds will be available at home games and the start of practices once your shifts are completed. This link can also be found on our homepage of our website.  www.barnstablesilverbullets.org

School Comes First- We realize there are many Open Houses and Orientations in the next 2 weeks and as always BSB policy is school comes first.  Coaches have asked that if you are able to, please join late after your function and just come in shorts.  **Also if your player is going to miss practice, please email us to let the coaches know. 

**If your player gets hurt at practice, please make sure they stop by the info table before they leave practice and let us know.

Miscellaneous:

-Please have all players bring their own water bottle to practices and games. There will be no water provided at the field.

 

-Throughout the season there will be an Information Handout regarding the upcoming week’s events and schedule given out at the end of practice on Thursday nights.

-Parents, it is a lot of work to run this program and we need volunteer help. There will be a Volunteer Sign-up Sheet posted shortly through Sign-up Genius so please sign up and help.

-Don’t forget to check the website and emails for cancellations, updates, schedules and events at www.barnstablesilverbullets.org

Please visit this website and read some valuable information pertaining to Concussions in youth sports www.cdc.gov/ConcussionInYouthSports 

* View our Facebook page “Barnstable Silver Bullets”   also a great place to check for updates and late breaking info. 

We are looking forward to an exciting and enjoyable football season.

Yours in Football

Chris Joyce, President

Barnstable Youth Football , Inc., a non-profit, 501C3 Corporation

www.barnstablesilverbullets.org

Member of the Old Colony Youth Football League