New Canaan football will host the 7th annual Grip It and Rip It 7-on-7 passing tournament.
WHO: Thirty-eight high school football teams, including 28 from Connecticut, 10 from New York and one from Canada.
WHAT: 7-on-7, non-contact passing camp featuring four games of pool play for each team on Friday and a double-elimination tournament Saturday.
WHERE: New Canaan High School
WHEN: Friday, July 11 and Saturday, July 12.
WHY: To award a spot at the 2015 National Select 7-on-7 championships in Alabama.
- Teams that advance to the semifinals will receive a free tournament t-shirt.
- Dunning Stadium, home of Rams football, will be the site of the championship, and four other New Canaan High School fields will be used for pool and early tournament play.
- Shenendehowa (N.Y.) defeated Rye (N.Y.) in last year’s tournament final.
- Ridgefield, Fairfield Ludlowe, Bridgeport Central, Wilton and Staples are the only FCIAC schools who have not signed up.
- The cost is $400 per team.
- Full schedule and standings can be found here.