NFL FLAG FOOTBALL

NFL Flag Commissioners – Hannah Weber & Art George

 

 

 

 

 

Welcome to SPYA NFL FLAG FOOTBALL!

REGISTER HERE 

2022 FALL SEASON DATES  *8/15/22 – 11/12/22*

 

REGISTRATION DATES 

  • Fall 2022 Registration OPENS on JUNE 15th, 2022 
  • Fall 2022 Registration CLOSES on JULY 31st, 2022 
  • JUNE Early Bird Registration Fee * 06/15/22 – 6/30/22 $80
  • Regular Registration Fee * 07/01/22 – 07/31/22 $95

 

SEASON DATES 

  • Practices begin the week of 8/15/22
  • Games begin: 9/9/2 – 9/10/22
  • Playoff Weekend: 11/11/2021 – 11/12/22

 

AGE BRACKETS 

  • All age groups and divisions are CO-ED 
  • Players are permitted to play “up” an age group if approved by their coach
  • Double rostering is not permitted 
  • Age eligibility for FALL is determined by the player’s age on JAN 1st, 2022
  • U06 – Ages 4, 5 & 6 (if 4-yrs old on Jan 1, must be enrolled in KG for Fall)
  • U08 – Ages 7 & 8 
  • U10 – Ages 9 & 10 
  • U12 – Ages 11 & 12 
  • U14 – Ages 13 & 14 
  • U17 – Ages 15 – 17 (must be enrolled in high school)

 

FALL Recreation Division (U6, U8, U10, U12, U14, & U17) 

  • Fun and competitive play for all levels of experience with NFL FLAG football
  • The season ends with Playoffs and a Championship game 
  • Rosters have 7-10 players per team 

 

COACHES (GOOGLE FORM) – Head and Assistant Coaches are needed for all age groups!

  • Coaches choose their NFC or AFC NFL Team
  • Coaches may request up to 5 players for their rosters
  • Coaches set the day/time for weekly practices
  • Coaches strive to allow fair playing time (approximately 50% per game) to each player on their roster
  • Max of 3 coaches per team 
  • All coaches must have clearances on file before the start of the season (see below)
  • Interested in Coaching? Please fill out this GOOGLE FORM. There will also be a spot on the player’s registration form to note coaching interest. COACHING INTEREST FORM

 

PRACTICES 

  • 1-2x per week for 60-90 mins each at Grange Park
  • Specific day/time is set by each individual volunteer coach 
  • All practices held at Grange Park 

 

GAMES 

  • 1 game per week on Fri night or Saturdays afternoon
  • All games are played at Grange Park
  • Days/times are subject to change due to weather or scheduled events at Grange Park
  • Make-up games could be played on Monday or Thursday nights

 

EQUIPMENT & UNIFORMS 

  • Reversible NFL Flag Sublimated Jersey (required for games, 1 provided) 
  • Pocketless shorts/pants (required for games, pockets must be taped closed for games) 
  • Mouthguards (required for all games and practices, coaches will have a few extras, but its a good idea to have a spare) 
  • Cleats (strongly suggested) 
  • Water bottle 

 

REFUNDS 

In accordance with SPYA Board Policy, there will be no refunds given if there is a roster spot available for a child to play. Refunds are only for extenuating circumstances and are at the commissioner and executive board’s discretion. 

 

SPYA VOLUNTEER CLEARANCES (LINKS) 

  • ALL ADULTS working with the players are required to have a PA Criminal History Check & PA Child Abuse History Clearance completed and submitted before practices begin. These background checks are free for VOLUNTEERS.
  • To obtain or renew them (valid for 5 years), please follow the links below:
    • PA Access to the Criminal History (PATCH) System
    • Choose RECORD CHECK at the top
  • PA Child Welfare Portal
    • Log In or Create an Account

 

Want to know more about the NFL FLAG program?

Check it out… NFL FLAG

 

PROGRAM CONTACTS 

Hannah Weber – Commissioner

Art George – Commissioner 

EMAIL: flagfootball@spya.org

 

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