The Green Bay Packers will host the team championship of the annual NFL Punt, Pass and Kick competition prior to the Packers-Texans game Sunday, Dec. 4.
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 8:30 a.m. in the Don Hutson Center. At Sunday's 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) Jessie DeMarasse, Whitewater; Makita Ellenbecker, Edgar; Madelynn Medema, Randolph; Audrey Pate, Cecil; Ryder Timmerman, Green Bay; Landyn Randt, Siren; Cooper Schwalbe, Fond du Lac; Anthony Trawicki, Edgar; (8 and 9 year olds) Jolie Jacques, Suamico; Taiya Kolb, Whitewater; Kiersen Oustigoff, Siren; MaKenna Schooff, Broadhead; Blake Buhr, Sheboygan; Noah Canella, Lake Geneva; Tyler Marks, Black Creek; Kanoa Moyer, Oregon; (10 and 11 year olds) Sydney Coker, Athens; Abby Cole, Fond du Lac; Paige Johnson, Green Bay; Nora Tucker, Bangor; Jarrek Boeck, Monroe; Christian Buckmaster, Rice Lake; Dylan Esselman, Appleton; Tyler Johnson, Hartford; (12 and 13 year olds) Victoria Lantz, Argyle; Kayla Radtke, Marathon City; Alayna Suprenand, Fond du Lac; Kiara Swinford, New London; Joshua Cartwright, Dodgeville; Ethan Cole, Fond du Lac; Logan Kobus, Pulaski; Maxwell Teschner, Hartford; (14 and 15 year olds) Chloe Gruszynski, Crivitz; Calette Lockington, Sparta; Callie Podmolik, Phillips; Madison Sieczkowski, Hartford; Koy Brei, Leopolis; Luke Anderson, Grantsburg; Ryan Tuttle, Jackson; Jaden Werner, Wausaukee.
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/.