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4-Corners Football Championship Another Success

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For all the spectators, players, coaches and others that took the weekend for a lot of youth football, the Sixth Annual Four Corners Football Championship was another success story as the weather stayed nice, if not a little warm for the two-day event.

Actually it was a little longer than just the weekend as teams showed up early for the food and entertainment on Friday night, too, and turned it into a long, enjoyable weekend for all. For local businessmen and women, the weekend started on Thursday with a Business After Hours at the Sammy Chioda TDFL Field sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce.

A Gallup team, the Tigers, won the title in the eight-year old division, but three other Gallup teams placed second in the six divisions that were played.

The undefeated Flag Football Cowboys clinched the championship in that division with a 20-6 win over the Broncos.

The TDFL was recognized this past year by the NFL for being 100 percent compliant with the USA Football Heads Up program on concussions. Former Pittsburgh Steeler Kicker Roy Gerela was sent as an ambassador to Gallup specifically for this tournament.