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Frequently Asked Questions

What league does SI Lions participate in?
The SI Lions are a member of the Pop Warner League of  Central New Jersey.

What equipment is provided for Football with registration? 
Players will receive a helmet, and shoulder pads.  Helmet and shoulder pads will be furnished by Lions but must be returned at the end of the season. Cleats, mouthpiece, cup, practice pants w/pads and practice jersey are the responsibility of the player.

Is the uniform include in the registration fee? 
The game pants with integrated pads will be provided by the Lions but must be returned at the end of the season.  For new players or returning players that require a new jersey there will be an additional fee which will be collected during the first week of practice. 

Where is the home field? 
Farrell High School is the home field for the SI Lions

What day of the week do the Lions play games? 
Usually Sunday for the regular season games. 

When will the game schedule be available for the Fall Season? 
 After registration usually by mid to August 

Where are the games played? 
Farrell High School is the home field. The away games will be played at the opposing team's field in New Jersey. Most away games are a short drive from Staten Island. There are four home games and four away games each season.

How long does a football game last? 
Approximately 1.5 hours

When does practice for the Fall Season start?  
The official mandatory practice start date is August 1st. There will be non-mandatory practices during the last 2 weeks of July. 

Where do you practice? 
All practices are on Staten Island at Mount Loretto and Farrell HS football fields.  

How many days a week do you practice?   
During August we practice 4 days a week usually Monday - Thursday. When school starts we practice 2 days a week (week days) with a game walk through practice on Saturday. 

What happens if my child cannot make practice? 
Attendance at all practices and games is required.  Any absence must be reported to the coach or team parent prior to game/practice.  Failure to attend practices may result in reduced playing time, and in some cases, not being able to participate in a game.

Will there be team and individuals pictures taken? 
Yes. We have a professional photographer that takes pictures on a set day during the beginning of the regular season. 

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Staten Island Lions Football

Jim Durkin 
Staten Island, New York 10312
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 347-538-2976

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