The NFL Punt Pass and Kick Competition will be held in New Canaan at the Water Tower Field in Waveny Park, on Friday, Aug. 19 at 2:00 p.m. The event is free to all area players.

Boys and girls in five separate age divisions (6-7, 8-9, 10-11, 12-13 and 14-15) compete against each other in punting, passing and place-kicking in a fun and engaging forum.

A guardian or parent must register players prior to the competition. All players must wear sneakers, no cleats will be allowed allowed.

The NFL PPK program is a national skills competition for boys and girls between the ages of six and 15 to compete separately against their peers.

The winners will move onto the sectional competition in Oct. Winners then compete in the National Finals at the Super Bowl.

Registration can be completed at http://www.nflppk.com/competitions/register/index/23659

The event is sponsored by the New Canaan Recreation Dept. and the New Canaan Flag Football League.