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Youth punt, pass, kick event will advance top finishers to regional competitions

August 27 football festival includes PPK-sanctioned event

As a part of the 6th Annual Made in Ada Wilson Football Festival, the Ada Area Chamber of Commerce is coordinating a Punt, Pass & Kick USA, Inc. (PPK) competition on the afternoon of Saturday, August 27. Ada VFW Post 9381 is the sponsor for the 2022 PPK competition.

Young football fans will have the opportunity to exhibit their football skills at Ohio Northern University’s Dial Roberson Stadium beginning at 1:00 p.m. Registration will begin at 11:30 a.m. and the competition will commence at 1:00 p.m.

The competition is free and open to boys and girls ages 6-15.

To participate, register online at

At the bottom of the registration form, the drop down menu will have “Ada Area Chamber of Commerce ‘Made in Ada Wilson Football Festival’, Ada, OH.” Be sure to select this option.

For competition information, call Chamber Director, Lindsay Walden at 567-204-7118 or Event Coordinator Wynn Hauenstein at 419-234-0699.

The festival, including food and drinks, entertainment on the Old Route 69 Brewery stage, and the big Wilson football drop will take place at the village's historic train depot park at Main St. and Central Ave. from 5:00-10:00 p.m.


Punt, Pass & Kick USA, Inc. football competitions allows youngsters to showcase their talents in punting, passing and kicking with scores based on distance and accuracy. Age classification is as of December 31 at 11:59 p.m. local time for the current year.

The top two overall finishers, as well as the top two individual skill finishers, from each of the ten (10) age groups at the local competition will qualify to advance to a Regional competition if one is held.

First-place finishers for each age group at the Regional competition will qualify to advance to the National Championships, to be held in January 2023. If no Regional competition is held, then all qualifiers from the Locals advance to the National Finals.


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