is conducted to promote sportsmanship, build self-esteem, provide fun
and introduce your child to the fundamentals of football. There
are no weight limitations, tryouts or drafts for players. Everyone
plays regardless of their talent level. Your child will be taught the
rules of the game, as well as team building.
Age requirements are normally from as
young as 5 years old to age 14. Many leagues will group by age to
create a division. For instance the 9-11 middle division or the
12-14 senior division. Often the age bracket from 5-7 is
considered to be PEE WEE flag football and the children are simply
introduced to the sport.
Flag football is usually a 5-5
non-contact sport for boys and girls with co-ed teams. It can be played
indoors or outdoors. Normally teams will contain 10 players.