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Millbrook Football Update: Practice, Pictures, Scrimmage & Saturday's Events

Please read this message in its entirety. We have A LOT going on this week so please read carefully. This week in Millbrook Football Monday & Tuesday

  • Arrive BY 5:45 am for weigh-in. Practice 6-9 am

  • Bring/Wear: Helmet, shoulder pads, mouthpiece, girdle, cleats, sneakers, water bottle, MASK

  • Coach will pass out picture forms

  • VARSITY will receive their GAME UNIFORMs after practice for pictures

Wednesday - Practice, Picture Day & Varsity Scrimmage

  • JV Practice & Pictures: 7-10:30am

    • JV Practice: Weigh-in by 6:45 am, practice 7-9 am. Bring/wear: Helmet, shoulder pads, mouthpiece, girdle, cleats, sneakers, water bottle, MASK (picture forms & money)

    • JV Pictures: Following football practice, Coach will pass out game uniforms for the JV team to change into for pictures. Players do NOT wear pads for the pictures. Headshots will be taken for buttons and then the official pictures for the yearbook will be taken. They should be done by 10:30 am for pickup.

  • SENIOR Pictures - Arrive at 7:30 am in your GAME UNIFORM WITH FULL PADS AND CLEATS. We will meet at the stadium. Seniors will stay for varsity pictures. If you are getting LifeTouch pics, bring your forms/money. Some pics will be in full gear and some will not

  • Juniors & Sophomores on Varsity Pictures - Arrive BY 9 am (Stadium). Wear game uniforms for headshots & pictures (no pads). Can be picked up at 10:30 am. If you are getting LifeTouch pics, bring your forms/money

  • Varsity Scrimmage: The varsity team will scrimmage AT Durham County Stadium at 6 pm.

    • Players will ARRIVE at MILLBROOK BY 3:45 pm

    • Players MUST wear a MASK on the bus to and from the scrimmage

    • Bring/Wear: Helmet, shoulder pads, mouthpiece, girdle, cleats, water bottle, MASK

    • Tickets are $5 and can be purchased online or cash at the gate

    • Scrimmage details can be found here

    • Anyone can attend the scrimmage

Thursday & Friday

  • Arrive BY 5:45 am for weigh-in. Practice 6-9 am

  • Bring/Wear: Helmet, shoulder pads, mouthpiece, girdle, cleats, sneakers, water bottle, MASK

Saturday - Field Clean-up (7-10am), Kickoff Event, Team Meeting & Silent Auction 11am-1pm) It is a mandatory event for all families. Field Clean-Up - 7-10am

  • Varsity and JV players and parents should arrive at the Football Stadium at 7 am

  • If you have any of these items, please bring them with you:

    • Shovels

    • Rakes

    • Pitchforks

    • Wheelbarrows

    • String trimmers

    • Weed eaters

    • Blowers

    • Spray tanks

    • Weedkiller - Roundup

    • Hedge clippers

    • Pruners/loppers

    • Gloves

  • Players should log their community service hours HERE afterward

Kickoff Event & Team Meeting - 11am-1pm Our kickoff event will look a little different than in years past thanks to Covid. WCPSS requires masks to be worn in all Wake Co buildings. So this year, weather dependent, we will have the majority of our event outside. Please bring a mask as the silent auction and other activities will be indoors.

  • We will have a tailgate-style event outside from 11 am-1 pm.

  • Each family should bring:

    • Chairs

    • Tent (if you have one but not required)

    • Something for you and your family to eat for lunch

    • Masks to go indoors

    • Snacks & drinks for the season if you haven't brought them yet

  • We will set up outside of the cafeteria in front of the school in the small parking lot (look for the white Millbrook tent)

  • Coach will have our mandatory meeting with families outside so people don't have to wear masks the whole time we are together.

  • Spirit Wear & Team Gear: If you did not pick up your items from STORE #1, we will have them at the event

  • Each family will get a card with items available for purchase. It helps with the checkout process. The following items will be available for purchase at the event (indoors):

    • Photo Buttons (1 for $7, each additional $5)

    • Vintage Millbrook Jerseys

    • JV Meals ($70 per player - reduced from $80 as we will not have a pre-game JV meal on 8/19)

    • Senior Fee ($20 per senior)

    • Sponsor a Meal or donations

  • The following payment types will be accepted for the silent auction, meals, senior fees, jerseys, buttons, donations, etc.

    • Credit/Debit Cards

    • Checks payable to 'Millbrook WIldcat Club'

    • Cash (exact change preferred)

  • Payments - if you cannot pay for your JV meal or senior fee at the event, Kristin Broughton will accept payments on other dates

  • Wildcat Club Memberships - Michelle Snead from the Wildcat Club will be selling memberships. Family memberships are $180 if purchased by 9/17. Membership includes tickets for ALL regular season HOME games for ALL sports. Bring the completed membership form and payment to the Membership table. 100% of the money stays with Millbrook Athletics.

    • Family Membership & VIP Parking Spot Raffle 11-11:30 am: Raffle tickets are $20 each. The drawing will be at 11:30 am.

Silent Auction - Bid between 11am-12pm We have several great items in our silent auction this year. Here are a few details about the auction:

  • Items will be set up INDOORs

  • Each item has a bid sheet with the retail value, starting bid, and bid increments on it.

  • You can bid on items up until 12:00pm when the bidding ends.

  • If you win an item, you must PAY IN FULL at the end of the event. If you do not pay in full, the item may go to the person who bid before you.

  • Credit/debit cards, checks payable to 'Millbrook Wildcat Club' and cash will be accepted.

  • Winners will be announced at the end of Coach Inscore's meeting. You will then be able to go in and pay for your items/pick up your items

  • The silent auction is open to anyone so if you know someone who likes to bid on great items, have them join us between 11-12pm.

Buttons The football club sells buttons with your player's headshot on it. We only place 1 order for buttons. You must PRE-ORDER the buttons BY SATURDAY 8/14. Orders will be placed on 8/15 with hopes that they will be back for the first game (maybe 2nd game). There are 2 ways to order:

  • Click HERE to order via SIGN-UP GENIUS and pay via Venmo or PayPal:

  • Order & pay at Kickoff event using Cash, Check (payable to "Millbrook Wildcat Club", or credit card

Team Gear & Spirit Wear - Store #3 Will Be Extended We have asked to have Store #3 extended until Tuesday at 11:59 pm. Volunteer for Concessions Click HERE to sign up to work CONCESSIONS. We ask each family to sign up for at least 1 event. JV parents work Varsity games. Varsity parents work JV games. The goal is to have all spots filled by 8/15. Thanks, Heather

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