The Ascension Bulldogs football team and cheerleaders will kick off practice for the 2015-16 season on Tuesday, July 14.

Football is for ages 5 to 12 and cheerleading for ages 6 and older.

A parent meeting will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, July 13, at Fellowship Church, 14363 La. 73, Prairieville.

Football practices will be held from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at BREC’s Manchac Park, 19010 Jefferson Highway, Baton Rouge.

WEEK 1: July 14 and 16, shirts, shorts and cleats.

WEEK 2: July 21 and 23, shirts shorts and cleats.

WEEK 3: July 27-30, helmets, shirts, shorts and cleats.

WEEK 4: Aug. 3-6, full pads, helmets, practice jersey and pants and cleats.

Football registration fees are $200 and due in full July 14. Email ascensionbulldogs@gmail.com for information.

Cheer practice will be from 6:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. Tuesdays beginning July 14 at Manchac Park. Optional practice will be Mondays from 6:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. Practice attire is T-shirts, shorts, socks and tennis shoes. No flip-flops or sandals are allowed.

Cheer uniform fitting will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 9, at Cypress Heights Academy, 10420 Barringer Foreman Road, Baton Rouge, and 6 p.m. Monday, July 13, at Fellowship Church in Prairieville.

Registration is $135, due in full by first practice, and includes bloomers and uniform. Cheerleaders are required to purchase one pair of bloomers, cheer shoes, white low-cut socks and cheer bow as designated by the cheer coordinator.

Email ascensionbulldogs cheer@gmail.com for information.