Mayor Mark A. Smith has announced that the Recreation Division will host an NFL Punt, Pass & Kick Competition on September 24, 6:30 p.m. at Gorman Field on 1st Street. The competition is free and open to boys and girls ages 8-15. This football competition allows youngsters to showcase their talents in punting, passing, and kicking with scores based on distance and accuracy. Boys and girls compete separately. Age classification is as of December 31 of the current year. The top finishers from each of eight age groups at the Local Competition will advance to a Sectional Competition. The winners at the Sectional Competition will have their scores compared with other Sectional Champions. The top five scorers from the pool of Sectional Champions advance to the Team Championship. Age-group champions at this level will be declared NFL Punt, Pass & Kick Team Champions. The top four finishers in the boys and girls divisions within each age bracket from the pool of all Team Champions will qualify for the National Finals at an NFL Playoff game in January. All participants must fill out an entry form and release of liability. Entry forms are available in the Recreation Division in City Hall, Room #13. In case of inclement weather, call the recreation hotline at (201) 471 7590 or visit www.bayonnerec.com. If you have any questions, please call Pete Amadeo at (201) 858-6129 or email BAYONNEREC@AOL.COM .