Punt, Pass and Kick rescheduled for this Saturday

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Officials with the Ascension Parish Department of Recreation and Culture announced that the Punt, Pass and Kick Competition scheduled for has been rescheduled for Saturday, Aug. 31 at 3 p.m.

The event will take place at the South Louisiana Fairgrounds located on the eastern side of Donaldsonville. The fairgrounds are accessible by Church Street and Thibaut Street.

Recreation Program Coordinator Ajia Mitchell said the date for the event was changed due to a conflict of scheduling with a local football league.

Punt, Pass and Kick, sponsored by the National Football League and USA Football, began in 1961 and offers separate competitions for boys and girls ages 6-15. The event is free. Organizers said cleats are not allowed.

Contestants may sign up online at nflppk.com or by calling Program Coordinator Ajia Mitchell at 225-473-3898.