Local youngsters are back in the spotlight again, tuning up their football skills in preparation for the 2018 Kiwanis Punt, Throw & Kick competition will take place on Oct. 6 at the Barnesville High School Stadium

Participants will only compete against others their own age. Any youngster, girl or boy, 8 to 14 years of age, accompanied by a parent or guardian should register to compete that morning starting at 9 a.m. There is no entrance fee and no body contact during the competition. No special equipment is needed and absolutely "NO STEEL SPIKES."

Scoring is based on distance and accuracy with one point added for every foot of punting, throwing, and kicking distance. One point will be deducted for every foot off the center line.

Competition will start at 10 a.m. on Oct. 6.