PAFA Spirit offers girls in grades three through eight the opportunity to participate on a Cheer, Flags or Poms team in support of the Palatine Amateur Football Association's travel football program.
Football games are played in Palatine and surrounding suburbs on weekends, August to November. The PAFA Spirit season will begin in late July with a one-week skills camp followed by weekly practices. In addition to performances at games, the older grades will also participate in various competitions throughout the season.
PAFA Cheer is a program for girls in grades three through eight. The primary focus of the program is teaching sideline cheers and halftime routines in preparation for junior high and high school cheer. Older squads in fifth through eighth grades will have the opportunity to participate in competitions during the season.
PAFA Flags is a program for girls in grades six through eight with a primary focus on teaching halftime routines in preparation for high school flags.
PAFA Poms is for girls in grades six through eight. The primary focus is on teaching poms skills through halftime routines in preparation for junior high and high school poms. Poms squads perform at two football games each weekend the Panthers are home, and squads have the opportunity to participate in competitions during the season.
PAFA Spirit registration is available until June 1 through the Palatine Park District, and an early bird discount of $10 is available through Sunday, March 31.
Registration can be completed online at www.palatineparks.org, by mail, fax, drop off, or in person at Community Center, Birchwood Recreation Center or Falcon Park Recreation Center.
PAFA Spirit is a program of the Palatine Park District.
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