Park District to hold NFL competition

    The Beardstown Park District will host an NFL Punt, Pass & Kick competition on Sunday, Sept. 13 at 3 p.m. Sign-up starts at 2:30 p.m. The competition is free and open to boys and girls ages 6 through 15. All competitors must provide proof of age in order to participate. For competition information, phone 323-2555.  
    To sign up early, forms are available online at or from the park district office at the armory. Age classification is as of Dec. 31 at 11:59 p.m. local time of the current year.
    The top finishers from each of 10 age groups at the local competition will advance to a sectional competition.  The winners at the sectional competition will have their scores compared with other sectional champions.  The top four scorers from the pool of sectional champions advance to the Chicago Bears Team Championship to be held during a Bears game.

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