The Green Bay Packers will host the team championship of the annual NFL Punt, Pass and Kick competition prior to the Packers-Patriots game Sunday, Nov. 30.
The participants, 20 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 at 12:30 p.m. in the Don Hutson Center. At Sunday's afternoon game, all 40 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) Diana Hendrickson, Hollandale; Dejah Czekala, Two Rivers; Victoria Wilson, Milwaukee; Makenna Schoof, Brodhead; Logan Murtha, Hudson; Andrew Wickersham, Evansville; Tyler Konrad, Sheboygan; Hunter Heinemeyer, Crivitz; (8 and 9 year olds) Abby Cole, Fond du Lac; Isabella Starr, Verona; Mabel Ciepluch, Milwaukee; Kali Prihoda, Marathon City; Ryan Ferguson, Germantown; Brody Hartig, DeForest; Landis Lindal, Sturgeon Bay; Carson Koss, Mindoro; (10 and 11 year olds) Victoria Lantz, Argyle; Olivia Osborn, Waukesha; Ayianna Johnson, La Crosse; Alayna Suprenand, Fond du Lac; Joe Reuter, Chippewa Falls; Patrick Keelty, Fort Atkinson; Max Teschner, Hartford; Matthew Gyorfi, Eau Claire; (12 and 13 year olds) Shelby Borchardt, Wausau; Autumn Stage, Kimberly; Madison Sieczkowski, Hartford; Calette Lockington, Melrose; Jaden Werner, Green Bay; Mitchell Mahler, Cleveland; Nathan Krommenakker, Rudolph; Charles Dean, Madison; (14 and 15 year olds) Rosie Kearney, Lodi; Autumn Schlader, Green Bay; Kaley Manglitz,Onalaska; Kaylee Learman, Greenwood; Caleb Krommenakker, Rudolph; Nathan Garczynski, Sheboygan Falls; Tyler Evans, Slinger; Joshua Carroll, Spooner.
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/.