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Fall Flag Football


Registration Listing

2020 Fall Flag Football League


Please register for school grade player will be in the Fall 2020

We will be modifying our Flag Football League for the Fall of 2020 based upon guidance from the State of Illinois for Youth Sports. 

2020 Coach Meeting - Late August
Practices Begin - Late August
Games Start  - September 12, 2020  

We are planning 6 weeks of games plus playoffs. 


Flag football is non‐contact football for youth in grades 1st-8th*.   Each player’s fee includes rules, game orientation and instruction, practices, team jersey, a flag belt, playbook, a six game season with end of season playoff.  During the season, teams will practice weekly, determined by volunteer coach.

Volunteer coaches must apply.  Application available on Flag Football Webpage here. Volunteer coaches will have a mandatory coach meeting.

Games generally finish within an hour.  Games are played on Saturdays, time TBD by schedule. There is a 6 game regular season schedule and single elimination tournaments culminating in a championship bowl at each level.

Register by July 15th and receive $10 off your registration fee! 
  • Special requests are considered on first come, first serve basis (please get requests in by August 15th)
General League Information:
1st-2nd Grade League: Volunteer coaches play quarterback. Games are two, 25-play halves. Volunteer head coaches may request 5 players to be on their roster.

3-4 Grade League: Players will try-out for quarterback with their coaches at practice.  Games are two, 25-play halves. Volunteer coaches may request 5 players to be on their roster.

5-6 Grade League: Players will try-out for quarterback with their coaches at practice.  Games are two, 30-play halves. Volunteer coaches may bring in an entire team per director approval.

7-8 Grade League: Players will try-out for quarterback with their coaches at practice. Games are two, 30-play halves. Volunteer coaches may bring in an entire team per director approval.

League Fee: $150 per player ($20 late fee per player after August 15, 2020)

      Save $10 and register before July 15th!


1st & 2nd Grade

Registration closes on 08/20/2020 at 11:45 PM
Season Dates: 08/01/2020 to 11/05/2020
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$150.00

3rd & 4th Grade

Registration closes on 08/20/2020 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 08/01/2020 to 11/05/2020
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$150.00

5th & 6th Grade

Registration closes on 08/20/2020 at 12:00 PM
Season Dates: 08/01/2020 to 11/05/2020
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$150.00

7th & 8th Grade

Registration closes on 08/20/2020 at 11:45 PM
Season Dates: 08/01/2020 to 11/05/2020
Show Details
$150.00

Program Information


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


Each league has a player orientation, team practices, scrimmage, games and tournament.  Games are played on Saturdays and coaches will schedule 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: various, TBA 
Min/Max: 48/72-144 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. 

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. Maximum of 12 players per team.

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 8 teams in this division.  Maximum of 12 per team
  • 5th – 6th Grade League — Turkey Bowl Division   Coaches can bring in their entire team! 
    Nine vs. nine.  There will be a maximum of 8 teams in this division. Maximum of 13 per team.
  • 7th – 8th Grade Division - Mega Bowl Division  Coaches can bring in their entire team!
    Nine vs. nine.  There will be a maximum of 8 teams in this division. Maximum of 13 per team

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.

2019 Photo Gallery


1st & 2nd Grade Champions - Buckeyes!  Congratulations! 

Photo Gallery


2018 Season



1st/2nd grade DUCKS win the Pumpkin Bowl The Hurricanes won the 3rd/4th grade 
championship! Candy Bowl game 8-6.



5th/6th Grade BULLDOGS win 7th/8th Grade RAIDERS win their 
Turkey Bowl championship! championship Mega bowl!

Program Announcements

Flag Football League - Tentative Timeline:
Registration Open - July 1, 2020
Coach Meeting - Mid August
Practices Begin - Mid August
Games Start  - September 12, 2020 
We are planning 6 weeks of games plus playoffs. 

Flag Football Camps - Tentative Timeline:

Registration Open - July 3, 2020
Beginners Camp -  July 20-24, 9am-11:30am
5-8 graders/Returning Players Camp: August 3-7, 5:30pm-7:30pm

Rules, Equipment & Directions

Playbook:

Rules:

Playoff Overtime:
  • A coin toss will determine alternating possession. Each team will have a possession in each OT period.
  • Each team will have a four-play possession beginning at their opponent’s 10-yard line.
  • If a team scores, they can attempt a one or two point conversion.
    • Beginning in the 3rd OT period, teams may only attempt a 2-pt PAT after scoring.
  • The team with the most points at the end of each OT period wins the game.

All other rules remain in effect.

Equipment:
  • 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.

Directions

Registration Information


Registration fee: $150 
(Early Bird Pricing: $140 through July 15th)


Coach Application

Rules Orientation & Player Combine: WAA Sports Center (2323 Liberty St. in Aurora)
TBA

Football Officials

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.

Schedule

2020 Game Schedule:

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Aurora, Illinois 60502

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