Founded in 1970, serving 7,000 young participants, and 3,000 adult volunteers in 18 Associations, with 37 years of experience, Palomar Pop Warner is the oldest youth football and cheerleading organization in San Diego. Based in San Diego’s North County, associations include: Carlsbad, Elsinore Valley, Escondido, Fallbrook, La Costa Canyon, Menifee, Murrieta, Oceanside, Poway, Ramona, Rancho Bernardo, Rancho Penasquitos, San Marcos, Scrips Ranch, Temecula, Torrey Pines, Valley Center and Vista.
Palomar Pop Warner Football Conference, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides youth football and cheer. Founded in 1970, with 6 member associations, we now boast 17 associations in San Diego North County and Southwest Riverside County areas. Consisting of approximately 7,000 young people ranging from ages 5 to 15 years old, Palomar Pop Warner is the oldest established youth football, cheer and dance program in San Diego.
Palomar Pop Warner participants are required to maintain academic standards in order to participate. Pop Warner’s commitment to academics is what separates the program from other youth sports around the world.
Goals & Philosophy
The general objectives of Pop Warner are to inspire youth regardless of race, creed, religion or national origin, to practice the ideals of sportsmanship, scholarship, and physical fitness. Pop Warner strives to make the game fun for all boys and girls. The program stresses learning lessons of value far beyond the playing or spirit days of the boys and girls involved, such as: self-discipline, teamwork, concentration, friendship, leadership, and good sportsmanship. With such goals in mind, and providing an opportunity to participate n an organized, supervised environment with emphasis on maximum safety and participation, Pop Warner offers young men and women a unique memorable experience.