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2016 Carolinas Youth Football Summit
June 24th  1pm – 5pm | Bank of America Stadium | Charlotte NC
Presented By: NCRPA, Carolina Panthers, and USA Football 

Join leaders in Youth Football to discuss the state of youth football in North and South Carolina. This second annual summit will focus on the success achieved by various programs and challenges administrators in the sport are facing. The agenda will emphasize creating discussion among football administrators to help generate ideas for working together to find effective ways to grow and support safe successful programs in the Carolinas. Additionally, attendees will learn about various resources, tools, and partnerships that can help them enhance their program. Representatives from USA Football, Carolina Panthers, NC Recreation, and Park Association (NCRPA) along with other youth football stakeholders will present and facilitate discussion between attendees. 

12:30pm: Check In/Registration
1:00-1:10pm: Welcome
1:10pm - 1:30pm: “State of Youth Football”
1:30pm – 2:00pm: “Heads Up Football Overview”
2:00pm-2:15pm BREAK
2:15pm - 2:45pm: Keynote from Panthers
2:45pm – 3:45pm: “Alternate Football Options”
3:45pm – 4:00pm BREAK 
4:00pm – 5:00pm: Swap-shop/Round-table Discussions 


Peter Vacho - Carolina Panthers
Gary Del Vecchio - USA FB
Aaron Hill - USA FB
Bob Winstead - Founder, National Youth Football Organization
Richard Bonds - Fayetteville
Richard Haynes - Lincolnton P&R
Coach Adrian Snow - 
Coach Brian Till - 
Coach Matt Beam - 

Stephen Poulos -Watauga County P&R
Troy Blaser - Wilson P&R
Matt Carusona - NC Recreation and Park Association 



Registration for all attendees is free, however Youth football administrators currently working or volunteering in North or South Carolina will be given priority to attend. All attendees will be required to complete an application and only 2 representatives per organization will be allowed to attend. Space is limited to 115 participants. Applications will be reviewed and participants will be notified no later than June 21st if they have been accepted to attend.