64 football teams and more than 400 cheer squads from around the nation took over ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex for the 2016 Pop Warner Super Bowl. From Dec. 3-10, these young athletes competed against top competition to earn national titles in their respective age groups.
National champions were crowned in five divisions based on age and weight – Jr. Pee Wee (ages 8–11), Pee Wee (ages 9– 12), Jr. Varsity (ages 10–13), Varsity (ages 12–15) and Unlimited (11-14, 105-lb. minimum).
Championship games took place on Friday and Saturday, and eight teams emerged victories.
Below are the results:
Division I Junior Pee Wee:
Far West Steelers (AZ) beat Virginia Beach Mustangs (VA), 22-14
Division I Pee Wee:
Sweetwater Hawks (FL) beat North Raleigh Bulldogs (NC), 25-0
Division I Junior Varsity:
Richmond Perrine Giants (FL) beat North Philly Aztecs (PA), 20-6
Division I Varsity:
Northwest Raiders (PA) beat Santa Clara Lions (CA), 42-0
Gilbert-Chandler Hitmen (AZ) beat St. Pete Silver Raiders (FL), 8-0
Division II Junior Pee Wee:
Point Loma Pointers (CA) beat South Dallas Wolverines (TX), 24-13
Division II Pee Wee:
Northwest Falcons (FL) beat Fort Osage Indians (MO), 34-6
Division II Junior Varsity:
Hoffman Estates RedHawks (IL) beat Riviera Beach Chargers (FL), 35-7
More than 70 percent of active NFL players got their starts competing on Pop Warner teams across the country, including Super Bowl MVP Peyton Manning (Denver Broncos) and eight-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald (Arizona Cardinals).
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