St Pius X offers football for all boys entering 5th – 8th grade; we encourage all those interested to sign up in the Spring of the previous year (May). Junior Varsity (5th and 6th) and Varsity (7th and 8th) teams participate in the Dallas Parochial League with other parochial schools.
Practices: Begin late July to early September and held on the SPX field (TBA). Summer practice won’t start until late July and regular season practices are typically held two-three days a week Tues/Thurs. 6:00-8:00pm and Saturdays 8-10am (TBA).
Uniforms: SPX provides football helmets, shoulder pads, practice jersey, game jerseys and pants and associated pads for the pants; **Player must provide or purchase: practice t-shirt, shorts, cleats, practice pants, and mouthpiece.
Games: Regular season games are held on Sundays from early September to late October; Playoffs begin in early November. All games are held at area high school fields or those DPL schools that have fields.
Sports Physicals: All athletes must receive an annual physical to participate in DPL sports; a physical form is on our website for your convenience. We have doctors in our parish that provide this service for $25 per physical (TBA).
Coaches: We need volunteer coaches for this sport (both JV and Varsity); if you’re interested pls. contact Nikki Nester at email@example.com
Football Weigh-In: Saturday in August - TBA
Football Fee: $100 (collected prior to equipment distribution in August).