2017 Tackle Football Equipment Pickup Dates

Equipment pickup will occur on the below dates. Please ensure you have a filled out equipment form at pickup, this includes equipment security deposit information. A completed equipment form, registration and payment in full (or payment plan) is required for equipment pick-up. Registration payments CAN NOT be made at time of pickup. Please ensure your are paid online before coming to pickup.

  • Monday July 17th 6:30PM to 7:30PM - 65 (old 55) Pound Team A-M (Coach Martin Murray)
  • Monday July 17th 7:30PM to 8:30PM - 65 (old 55) Pound Team N-Z (Coach Martin Murray)
  • Tuesday July 18th 6:30PM to 7:30PM - 90 (old 65) Pound Team A-M (Coach James Williams)
  • Tuesday July 18th 7:30PM to 8:30PM - 90 (old 65) Pound Team N-Z (Coach James Williams)
  • Wednesday July 19th 6:30PM to 7:30PM - 105 (old 75) Pound Team A-M (Coach Ryan Moore)
  • Wednesday July 19th 7:00PM to 7:30PM - 105 (old 75) Pound Team N-Z (Coach Ryan Moore)
  • Wednesday July 19th 8:00PM to 9:00PM - 125 (old 90) Pound Team ALL (Coach Raheem Bey)
  • Wednesday July 19th 8:00PM to 9:00PM - 145 (old 105) Pound Team ALL (Coach Kyle Kostick)

Make up equipment pick up dates will be every Monday at 6:30PM until 7:00PM until the end of August, except for July 31st.

Equipment Pickup Form

Location: 198 Fairhill Street Willow Grove, PA 19090. The equipment shack is at the bottom of the hill to the right of the lower parking lot. 1st set of doors on the lower building.

If you have any questions, please contact info@wgbears.com or equipment@wgbears.com.

 
Tackle Football Equipment & Uniform FAQ

What equipment is provided, by the club?

Helmet with chinstrap, shoulder pads, game jerseys, thigh and knee pads (limited supply first come first serve), game pants and game socks.

What equipment is not provided, but needed?

Cleats (no metal spikes), mouthguard, girdle, practice pants, knee and thigh pads if not already provided by club, practice jersey, cup with athletic supporter. *Click links for item examples.

Do I pay a deposit for use of the equipment?

Yes. you will be required to provide credit card information at time of equipment pickup in the event you equipment is not returned at the end of the season. Your card will not be charged at pickup, but you authorize the Willow Grove Bears to charge your credit card for the cost to replace the misssing equipment up to $200.00. Equipment turn in happens after the end of the season, on the designated day (TBD)

What kind of cleats do I need?

Cleats must be either a molded plastic cleat No all metal, primarily metal, or metal tipped cleats may be worn.

When and where do I get my equipment?

We will be handing equipment out in July. More information about times by team level will be supplied as we get closer to that time of year. Our equipment storage location is 198 Fairhill Street Willow Grove, PA 19090. The equipment shack is at the bottom of the hill to the right of the lower parking lot. 1st set of doors on the lower building.

When and where do I return my equipment?

Your coach or team parent will send communication notifying you of your designated equipment return day and time at the end of the season (November or early December). Before you return your child's equipment, it must All be cleaned. Helmets must be free of stickers and residue (DO NOT remove the WGB on the helmets).

Can I pickup my Equipment if I'm not yet registered?

No. You can only pick up your equipment if you are fully registered. To be fully registered you must have registered online or in person and have made payment.

What do I need to bring to pick up my equipment?

A parent or guardian must accompany all players to equipment pickup. Equipment pickup requires a completed Willow Grove Bears Equipment pickup form. Form can be found here. This form must be completed prior to pick up of equipment.You must provide a credit card number for equipment security deposit.

What if I can't make it to the equipment hand outs?

We do ask you to make every effort to make it to the assigned date. If you cannot, let us know as soon as possible, and we will work with you.

What if there is a problem with my equipment?

Many problems can be corrected using the tools and supplies that each team has, so contact your coach for assistance. If they cannot resolve the issue, then they will arrange to get you a replacement.

My helmet hurts, can I get a different one?

It is extremely common for your helmet to hurt your head for the first couple of weeks. They must be tight fitting in order to protect the head, and this tightness can result in some discomfort. Every effort will be made during equipment hand out to ensure a correct fit. We recommend that once you get your equipment, you wear your helmet, before camp and practice start, in order to break it in. And remember, when you wear it, pull it all the way down, hard. Here's a video for your reference: http://usafootball.com/health-safety/equipment-fitting

Can I provide my own helmet?

Yes, but must be club approved color with the Willow Grove Bears emblem applied. Emblem will be provided by club.

Where can I send equipment related questions to?

equipment@wgbears.com

 
Tackle Football Equipment and Uniformn Return Dates

Equipment and Uniform returns will occur on the below dates.

Reminder: ALL uniforms (including belts) are to be returned, along with all equipment.

***PLEASE arrive during your assigned time, this allows for organization and most importantly, that your equipment is marked returned and you do not get charged inadvertently**
Monday 12/5:
6:30-7:00 55s last name starting with A thru M
7:00-7:30 55s last name starting with N thru Z
Tuesday 12/6:
6:30-7:00 75s last name starting with A thru M
7:00-7:30 75s last name starting with N thru Z
Wednesday 12/7:
6:30-7:00 65s last name starting with A thru M
7:00-7:30 65s last name starting with N thru Z
7:30-8:00 90s ALL, 105s ALL
***Flag team drop off uniform any night, at any time***
~If you have children on other teams, you can come to one drop off
***Credit cards will be charged for ANY uniforms or equipment NOT returned***

Location: 198 Fairhill Street Willow Grove, PA 19090. The equipment shack is at the bottom of the hill to the right of the lower parking lot. 1st set of doors on the lower building.

If you have any questions, please contact info@wgbears.com or equipment@wgbears.com.


  • Tuesday July 19th 6:30PM to 7:00PM - 55 Pound Team A-M (Coach Geoff Drinkwater)
  • Tuesday July 19th 7:00PM to 7:30PM - 55 Pound Team N-Z (Coach Geoff Drinkwater)
  • Wednesday July 20th 6:30PM to 7:00PM - 65 Pound Team A-M (Coach James Williams)
  • Wednesday July 20th 7:00PM to 7:30PM - 65 Pound Team N-Z (Coach James Williams)
  • Wednesday July 20th 6:30PM to 7:30PM - 90 Pound Team ALL (Coach Raheem Bey)
  • Thursday July 21st 6:30PM to 7:00PM - 75 Pound Team A-M (Coach Ryan Moore)
  • Thursday July 21st 7:00PM to 7:30PM - 75 Pound Team N-Z (Coach Ryan Moore)
  • Thursday July 21st 6:30PM to 7:30PM - 105 Pound Team ALL (Coach Dom Marchesano)

Equipment Pickup Form

Location: 198 Fairhill Street Willow Grove, PA 19090. The equipment shack is at the bottom of the hill to the right of the lower parking lot. 1st set of doors on the lower building.

If you have any questions, please contact info@wgbears.com or equipment@wgbears.com.

 
2015 Equipment Drop-off Schedule

Please see below schedule for team specific equipment drop-off times. If you cannot make the scheduled time, please contact either your team parent or equipment@wgbears.com.

Note: If you have more than 1 child on different teams, you can drop off equipment together at either return.

  • December 5th 11:00 to 11:30 - 55 (Last Name A-M)
  • December 5th 11:30 to 12:00 - 55 (Last Name N-Z)
  • December 5th 12:00 to 12:30 - 90
  • December 6th 10:00 to 10:30 - 65 (Last Name A-M)
  • December 6th 10:30 to 11:00 - 65 (Last Name N-Z)
  • December 6th 11:30 to 12:00 - 75 (Last Name A-M)
  • December 6th 12:00 to 12:30 - 75 (Last Name N-Z)
  • December 9th 6:30 to 7:30 - Make up return 1
  • December 10th 6:30 to 7:30 - Make up return 2

Please make every attempt to attend your scheduled time.


Location: WGB Equipment Shack (UMLL)

Details:

ALL EQUIPMENT/UNIFORMS MUST BE RETURNED OR YOU WILL BE CHARGED. This includes: purple pants, belt, uniform jersey, shoulder pads, hip/knee pads if club issued, helmet, chin strap if club issued. You will be charged for equipment not returned or returned damaged.