August 30, 2017

Welcome To the Barnstable Silver Bullets 31st Season
Coaches:
Midgets Head Coach: Bill Kelly
Pee Wees Head Coach: Pete Monterio
Mites Head Coach: Jonathan Field

Practice Schedule: (All practices are at night from 5:45-7:30) School Schedule
Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday
Begins Tuesday, Sep.5

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:
August 31st- Scrimmage away vs. Sandwich ( VARSITY ONLY) JV will practice at home
September 1- Silver Bullets Football Program ads Due!
September 7th- MANDATORY WEIGH-IN at DY High School – info below
September 15th-Youth Night during BHS Home Game ( more info to follow)

Games:
Varsity games are all on Sundays starting September 10
JV games are all on Saturdays starting September 16

Varsity Scrimmage vs. Sandwich Thursday August 31st
VARSITY ONLY Please arrive at field at 5:30
71 Quaker Meetinghouse rd. Sandwich( Adjacent to the Stop and Shop Lot)
*Sandwich will be holding an ice cream social after the game if interested. $5 per player

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.

 

Weigh-In- Thursday, September 7th- Weigh in at D-Y High School at 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 6th to be rostered for this weigh in. RED GAME JERSEYS MUST BE WORN TO WEIGH-IN with practice pants. Please remain at the D-Y 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 for your player.

 

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

Game Pants- Please try on your game pants for proper fit. Last year players realized the morning of the first game they didn’t fit. Exchanges can be done at practice.

2017 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 1st. All profits go right back to the program.

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 a practice, please email us so we can let the coaches know.

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.
www.signupgenius.com/go/4090d48aeaa2da02-2017
If you have trouble signing up on line, we will have sign up at the table during practices.

Miscellaneous:
-Please have all players bring their own water bottle to practices and games. There will be no water provided at the field. Also we need the players to pick up their water bottles after practice, too many are being left on 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 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