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Program Information

Non-contact football for 1st – 8th graders, played in a safe and fun atmosphere.

Each league has a player combine (orientation, evaluation, and equipment handout), team practices and games.  Games are played on Saturdays and coaches will schedule one practice during the week.  All teams play an 8-game regular season schedule beginning in late August.  The season will complete with a single elimination tournament culminating in the Bowl Championship Game for each Division.

Dates: August through October
Ages: 1st – 8th grade
Location: TBA 
Min/Max: 48/72-130 players per league (subject to change)

Volunteer coaches are needed. Volunteer coaches play quarterback for 1st-2nd Grade league. Coaches may make player requests  based on location and car pools. Orientation meeting required.

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Grade/Age Divisions

1st – 2nd Grade League — Pumpkin Bowl Division
Eight versus eight. This league develops basic skills and fundamentals and basic game strategy. The volunteer coach plays the quarterback position.

3rd – 8th Grade Leagues
Players rotate at all positions, according to league rules throughout each game. Players may try out for quarterback with 2 players per team selected as quarterback during preseason practice. Quarterbacks will have extra practices assigned for skill development.

3rd – 4th Grade League — Candy Bowl Division 
Eight vs. eight.  There will be a maximum of 6-8 teams in this division.

5th – 6th Grade League — Turkey Bowl Division   Coaches can bring in their entire team!
Nine vs. nine.  There will be a maximum of 6-8 teams in this division.

7th – 8th Grade Division  - Coaches can bring in their entire team!
Nine vs. nine.  There will be a maximum of 6-8 teams in this division.

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We will do our best to honor special requests, however, we do not guarantee them.
Requests and team placement are considered based on making evenly skilled teams, coach requests and the date order received.  We limit special requests to 2 per participant and up to 5 names for head coaches except where specified.  5th - 8th grade can bring in full teams.

WAA may hire and train flag football officials if additional workers are needed. If you are 16 or older and interested in applying, please complete the "Student Worker/Various" application and mail to WAA, 2323 Liberty Street, Aurora IL 60502 Attention: Flag Football Director.

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2017 Dates:

2017 Flag Football Schedules
2017 WAA Flag Football Schedules - Updated 10/17/2017

2017 WAA Flag Football Playoff Brackets

Rules, Equipment & Directions



  • Player Provided: All players should wear plastic/rubber spikes.
  • Optional: Mouthpiece, knee pads and elbow pads. They can be purchased at any sporting goods store.
  • WAA Provided: Each participant receives a team jersey and player flag belt.


Contact Us

Wheatland Athletic Association

2323 Liberty St 
Aurora, Illinois 60502

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Phone : 630-978-2855
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