Optimist Mighty Mites football and cheer leading provides area 1st - 6th graders with a chance to have FUN and learn good sportsmanship.
PARENTS, PLEASE NOTE:
The city of West Plains and the West Plains Optimist Club take the well-being and safety of all its citizens very seriously. The due diligence on Carmichael field in the wake of the flood is almost complete. Please be patient with us while we work towards a resolution. For this reason, shoulder pads and jerseys will be distributed NEXT WEEK (not on Thursday August 17 as originally announced).
Check this page often for updates!
CHEER LEADING GRADES 1-6: Registration will be Tuesday August 22nd and Thursday August 24th at 5:30pm at Carmichael Field. Registration form and cost is below.
* Monday August 28th at 5:30: CHEER CAMP at the civic center with MSU Cheer team.
FOOTBALL GRADES 1-2: Registration TENTATIVELY planned for the evening of August 29 at the civic center; but CHECK BACK FOR CONFIRMATION, as we are still trying to make sure that we will have a location to hold games. Registration form and cost is below.
FOOTBALL GRADES 3-6: Non-contact practices will be held at Carmichael Field at 6:00pm on the following evenings. Players should wear shorts and t-shirts and bring plenty of water. Pre-registration has been happening at practices. Registration form and cost is below.
* Thursday Aug 17
* Tuesday Aug 22
* Thursday Aug 24
First games will be Sept 9 AWAY; game schedule and team rosters to come.
Cost to participate is $35 per child, which includes football or cheer RENTAL uniform (which must be returned at the end of season). Registration Forms are below.
Mighty Mites Rules
Rules can be downloaded below. The last page has rule modifications for 1st & 2nd graders.
ALL GAMES & PRACTICES ARE SMOKE-FREE. Thank you for NOT smoking near fields or parking lots.