ROCKETS BEST OUT OF 1,600 TEAMS

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Rockets Are Midgets National Champions

"I'm very proud of all of our players," said Palm Bay Rockets Head Coach Tim Hooper. "After a rough first half we did what we had to do to win the championship." The Rockets defense was stellar during their title run, shutting out all three opponents they faced by a combined score of 75-0. (Image for SpaceCoastDaily.com)

“I’m very proud of all of our players,” said Palm Bay Rockets Head Coach Tim Hooper. “After a rough first half we did what we had to do to win the championship.” The Rockets defense was stellar during their title run, shutting out all three opponents they faced by a combined score of 75-0. (Image for SpaceCoastDaily.com)

WIDE WORLD OF SPORTS, FLORIDA – The Palm Bay Rockets defeated the West Lynn (Mass.) Rams 6-0 to win the 2013 Midgets Division II National Championship Friday at Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex.

The Palm Bay Rockets defeated the West Lynn (Mass.) Rams 6-0 to win the 2013 Midgets Division II National Championship Friday at Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex. (Image for SpaceCoastDaily.com))

The Palm Bay Rockets defeated the West Lynn (Mass.) Rams 6-0 to win the 2013 Midgets Division II National Championship Friday at Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex. (Image for SpaceCoastDaily.com))

To reach the final game, the Rockets first defeated the Bay City (Calif.) Bulldogs 35-0, and then the New Birth (Ohio) Warriors 34-0 in games also at Disney.

“I’m very proud of all of our players,” said Palm Bay Rockets Head Coach Tim Hooper. “After a rough first half we did what we had to do to win the championship.”

The Rockets defense was stellar during their title run, shutting out all three opponents they faced by a combined score of 75-0.

“We came…we played….we shut them all out for the 2013 Pop Warner Midget Championship,” said the Rocket’s Facebook page. “Palm Bay should be proud as the Rockets are ranked No. 1 out of 1,600 teams.

UPDATE: DECEMBER 12, 2013

After winning two early round games in the Pop Warner Football Championships, the Palm Bay Rockets will take on the West Lynn (Mass.) Rams in the 2013 Midgets Division II National Championship game. (Image for SpaceCoastDaily.com)

After winning two early round games in the Pop Warner Football Championships, the Palm Bay Rockets will take on the West Lynn (Mass.) Rams in the 2013 Midgets Division II National Championship game. (Image for SpaceCoastDaily.com)

After winning two early round games in the Pop Warner Football Championships, the Palm Bay Rockets will take on the West Lynn (Mass.) Rams in the 2013 Midgets Division II National Championship game.

The game will be played at Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex on Friday afternoon at 3:15 p.m.

To reach the final game, the Rockets first defeated the Bay City (Calif.) Bulldogs 35-0, and then the New Birth (Ohio) Warriors 34-0 in games also at Disney.

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE GAME FRIDAY, DEC. 13 ON ESPN3 AT 3:15 P.M.

Palm Bay Rockets Advance To Championship

ORIGINAL STORY: DECEMBER 3, 2013

BREVARD COUNTY • ROCKLEDGE, FLORIDA – The Palm Bay Rockets won the Southeast Regional Championship game last Saturday as they shut out the Rattlers out of Jacksonville 41-0.

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The undefeated Palm Bay Rockets are advancing to the nationals held at Disney’s wide world of sports starting Sat Dec. 7.

The rockets will now advance to the Nationals that will be held at Disney’s Wide World of Sports starting next Saturday, Dec. 7.

The Pop Warner Football Championships (referred to as the Pop Warner Super Bowl) are divided into teams competing in Division I and Division II.

ROCKETS ARE UNDEFEATED ON THE SEASON

The rockets are advancing to the nationals held at Disney’s wide world of sports starting Sat Dec. 7.

Sixty-four football teams will compete for National Championships in four different age/weight ranges, including Jr. Pee Wee, Pee Wee, Jr. Midget and Midget.

In order to advance to the Pop Warner Super Bowl, a team must win its respective League Championship as well as the Regional Championship. Each advancing team is guaranteed to play two games at the Super Bowl, with a Tomlin and Warner Champion being crowned in each age-weight division and competition level.

This season the kids are focused and determined. They have excelled in the classroom and on the field and it’s a testament to an outstanding school system, devoted Parents, and motivated community support.

They will call on that community support to help raise $8,000 by Dec 6th for both teams to compete Dec 6th-Dec 13th. Donations can be listed as a tax deduction. All donations are accepted to include in-kind meals donations.

Donations can be sent to P.O. Box 61466, Palm Bay, Florida 32906 or league treasurer Chasity Harvey at skyali1997@gmail.com

Donations can also be accepted online at www.gofundme.com/5jnzx8.

For more information contact head football coach Tim Hooper 321-615-4095 Tim.Hooper@unishippers.com

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