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 2017 FOOTBALL SUMMER INFORMATION

 

#PATRIOTNATION STRENGTH/CONDITIONING CAMP (No charge for camp)

  • June 12th – July 28th (Mondays – Thursdays)
    • 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. – All Football
    • 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. – Open Weight Room
    • Weightroom closed – July 3rd – 7th

#PatriotNation Football Camp

  • August 1st – 3rd
  • 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. (4th to 8th)
  • 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (9th)

GCM Football Information

  • Football Practice begins August 7th
    • Time – 7:00
  • All Team/Individual Pictures
    • August 19th
    • 7:30 a.m.

Scrimmages

  • August 12th– Intrasquad
    • TBD
  • August 18th – Hardin Jefferson (Home)
    • 5:00 p.m. (9th/JV)
    • 6:00 p.m. (Varsity)
  • August 25th – Port Arthur Memorial (Home)
    • 9:00 a.m. – 9th/J.V.
    • 10:15 a.m. – Varsity

 

First Day of School

  • August 28th

Other Important Information

  • You must have a physical and all other medical paperwork completed before the first day of football practice. No equipment will be issued if all paperwork is not turned in.
  • Equipment will be issued the first day of practice
  • Per GCCISD District policy, you must be clean shaven. No facial hair
    • “Mustaches/Beards • Mustaches may be worn as long as they are neatly trimmed and do not extend past the corners of the mouth. • Sideburns shall be neatly trimmed and not extend past the earlobe. • No other facial hair will be allowed.”[1]
    • ANYONE NOT CLEAN SHAVED WILL NOT GET EQUIPMENT UNTIL THEY COMPLY WITH THE DRESS CODE!

 

  • The following football equipment will be issued:
    • Helmet
    • Shoulder Pads
    • Practice Jersey
    • Practice Shirt/Shorts
    • Socks
    • Miscellaneous pads
    • Girdles
    • Practice Cleats
    • Laundry Strap
    • Mouthpiece
    • Locker
  • Gloves can only be worn. However, they will not be worn the first week of practice. Then, it will be the discretion of the coach when they will be worn.

[1] GCCISD Parent/Student Handbook, pg. 14