The Green Bay Packers will host the team championship of the annual NFL Punt, Pass and Kick competition prior to the Packers-Vikings game Sunday, Dec. 2.
The participants, 21 boys and 20 girls ages 6 to 15, advanced through local, regional and sectional competitions across Wisconsin to reach the championship contest which will take place Sunday morning in the Don Hutson Center. At Sunday's noon game, all 41 competitors will display their passing talents on Lambeau Field as part of the pregame festivities and the competition's winners will be introduced.
The winners' results will be matched against others across the NFL and qualifying individuals will advance to the national contest, which will be held at a to-be-determined NFL playoff game.
Girls and boys competing Sunday include (6 and 7 year olds) Abby Cole, Fond du Lac; Allison Timm, Menomonee Falls; Ava Reuter, Chippewa Falls; Carly Drew, Westfield; Shawn Escobedo, Waukesha; Caleb Karll, Fitchburg; William Schlader, Green Bay; Brecken Muench, Blue River; Mason Klinger, Oshkosh; (8 and 9 year olds) Reagan Sorensen, Centuria; Olivia Osborn, Waukesha; Jacy Weisbrod, La Crosse; Alayna Suprenand, Fond du Lac; Joe Reuter, Chippewa Falls; Colton Drew, Sullivan; Joshua Bauer, Omro; Maxwell Teschner, Hartford; (10 and 11 year olds) Jenna Ruiz, Webster; Robin Connely, Fennimore; Rachel Peterson, La Crosse; Callie Podmolik, Phillips; Mason Coffren, Marshfield; Brooks Tiedeman, Benton; CJ Dean, Poynette; Preston Junger, Mayville; (12 and 13 year olds) Colleen Stanley, Turtle Lake; McKenzie Poetzel, Menomonee Falls; Rosie Kearney, Lodi; Gabriella Janke, Athens; Tyler Schreifels, Menomonie; Anthony Hendrickson, Hollandale; Jack Noffke, New London; Caiden Haake, Pepin; (14 and 15 year olds) Felecia Kearney, Lodi; Isabella Osborn, Waukesha; Aubry Berlin, Eau Claire; Jenna Curtiss, Webster; Tyler Tayek, McGregor; Blake Marquardt, Oshkosh; Jake Katzenberger, Hartford; and Logan Walzer, Lodi.
The NFL Punt, Pass, and Kick (PPK) program is a nationwide skills competition for youth between the ages of 6 and 15, and is the oldest NFL youth football program. For more information, visit http://www.nflppk.com/.