F.A.Q.


Frequently Asked Questions


Q: Who Can Play?

A: This program is open to Boys and Girls, 4 years of age (as of the registration deadline date) - 8th grade.  Participants from any city can register for any of our programs.  

Q: How are Individual Players Placed on Teams?
A: This is a league designed to keep schoolmates and friends playing together.  Therefore, individuals are placed on teams determined by school, a buddy request, grade and age factors.  Our goal is for each elementary and middle school to have their own flag football teams. Teams are formed using a combination of the following criteria:

School affiliation
Current Grade/Age
A Buddy Request (We try to accommodate requests however, refunds are not provided due to an unfulfilled request)

Most teams will have 8-10 players.  If there are more than 12 players registered in the same grade/age division at the same school, those players will be divided into multiple "School" teams and then the remaining spots could be filled with players from other schools.  

Q: If my child and his/her classmates do not have enough players to form a team? 
A: No worries! We will always try to keep classmates together but if needed we will combine players from other schools to form your team for the season.  

Q: Do We Accept Team Registrations?
A: No, we use the procedure above to form teams.  This ensures parity within the league and prevents stacking. Our buddy request philosophy is just that, a buddy request. This does not mean a coach can request 10 players. It is used for children to request to be placed on a team with one or two friends.   

Q: How many teams can one school have?
A: It depends.  We will not turn any players away.  As many teams that can be formed from each school by grade/age division will be accepted. Everyone who wants to play is welcome.  

Q: How many players are on a team?
A: Most teams have 8-10 players.  However, we do reserve the right to stretch these guidelines if the league deems necessary.  

Q: Does the league supply uniforms?
A: Every Flag Football player in our program receives an NFL reversible team jersey and a flag belt to keep with your registration.  

Q: Who are the Officials and are they Qualified?
A: Most of our referee's are High School Athletic Association certified. These are the same guys who you would find officiating local High School games.  Each official is trained, licensed, insured and certified through the state.  They are very good at what they do and will call a fair game for both sides.  

Q: How much playing time can my child expect?
A: All of our programs promote participation, fun, and fundamentals. Coaches are required to fairly allocate playing time equally among all players on the team. We will do our best to assure all players receive equal playing time.

Q: What do I get for my Registration Fee?
A: A seven-game season including practices, use of well groomed fields, certified officials, NFL reversible team jersey, flag belt and flags, interactive website, organized administration, and a lot of FUN for you and your child!

Q: Are there playoffs?
A: No. This is a recreation league that is designed to teach the fundamentals of flag football. The outcome of each game is irrelevant. The concept is what is important.

Q: What types of awards are given?
A: Each player will receive an individual participation award.

Q: Do all flag football players need mouth pieces?
A: It is absolutely mandatory that all players are wearing a mouth piece before stepping on the field.

Q: How do I register?
A: All of our registrations are taken online.  

Q: How does the refund policy work?
A: Click here to view our refund/transfer policy.

Contact Us

National Headquarters

 2055 Franklin Road
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48302

Phone : 248-454-9700
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