Carrollwood Hurricanes: Welcome




FIRST DAY OF FOOTBALL PRACTICE! Saturday, August 1st, 9am - 11am. Sickles HS Football fields. Kids should wear comfortable workout clothes, cleats and they should bring their helmets. The following week practice will be Monday - Thursday, (August 3rd - 6th) 6pm - 8pm.

Please note: Players cannot take the field to practice with their teams until ALL PAPERWORK and fees have been received by the Canes Registrar, Nina Stevenson.

FUNDRAISING: 2015 SPONSORSHIP AND ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE!  Contact Fundraising Coordinator, Brandy McAdams for details.  Help us 'COVER THE FENCE' in sponsors!


VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Football season is just around the corner! We need volunteers to assist during home games. Concessions, gate, proshop, whatever you are able to help out with would be greatly appreciated.  We are a volunteer run organization and need your help!  Please respond to Canes Secretary, Jackie Robbins @


GAME DAY ANNOUNCER:  Want to get out of the heat and take center seat at the Home Games?  Volunteer to be an announcer!  This is your opportunity to watch the game in the ac from the best seat in the house! No experience necessary! Email Jackie Robbins @ for details. 


Please Note: If your child will be using their own helmet this tackle season, please make sure the certification is current.  Certification is only good for (2) years.  All helmets will be inspected.   





 **Required Forms can be found on the Forms page.


To register by mail, please complete the required forms and mail them along with a $100.00 deposit (or payment in full) to Nina Stevenson, Registrar at: 

Carrollwood Hurricanes 17633 Gunn Highway, Suite 134, Odessa, FL  33556 




  • 1 Aug –1st day of practice;

  • Practices will not exceed 2 hours (per practice day);

  • Practice will be 5 days per week; until first day of public school (projected to be 25 Aug 15), then will move to 3 days of practice per week, days TBD;

  • Conditioning -- 1st 10 hours of practice for all players will be in t-shirts, shorts & helmet (no exceptions); if they are on vacation, the 10 hours of conditioning will commence upon their return;

  • No full 11 vs 11 contact until 3rdday of full pads; contact will be limited to 1/3 or practice day or week.

  • Jamboree day will be either 22 or 29 Aug location/teams TBD;

  • 1st game of the season will be either 29 Aug or 5 Sep, location/opponent TBD.

  • Games schedules will become available after the 2d or 3rd week of Aug.

*These are projected timelines; we are at the discretion of Pop Warner & FYD.  If you have follow up questions, please contact Football Commissioner Ed Luna



  See attached handout for details!


Handout: 2015 Pop Warner Age & Weight Matrix

Board Meetings

General Board Meeting - July 7, 2015 - Westchase Commons

Board meetings are held once a month.  All parents are welcome to attend.  We will have a copy of the Budget and Finance Report at all meetings. Please see Calendar page for date, time and location each month.