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Fall Flag Football


Registration Listing

2019 Fall Flag Football League

Please register for school grade player will be in the Fall 2019.

Flag football is non‐contact football for youth in grades 1st-8th*.   Each player’s fee includes rules, game orientation and instruction, skill evaluation, preseason practices and scrimmage, team jersey, a flag belt, playbook, an eight game season with end of season playoff.  During the season, teams may practice 1-2 times per week, determined by volunteer coach.

Volunteer coaches must apply.  Application available on Flag Football Webpage here. Volunteer coaches will have a mandatory coach meeting on Monday, July 29th, at the WAA Sports Center. 6:00-7:30p  

Rules Orientation & Player Combines:
* 1-2 Grade: Monday, August 5, 5:00-6:45p, WAA SportsCenter
* 3-4 Grade: Monday, August 5, 7:00-8:45p, WAA SportsCenter
* 5-6 Grade: Tuesday, August 6, 5:00-6:45p, WAA SportsCenter
* 7-8 Grade: Tuesday, August 6, 7:00-8:45p, WAA SportsCenter

Coaches may begin team practice after orientation (August 5-6) (1-2 per week)
Scrimmage Saturday on  August 10.
Games begin Saturday, August 17.

Games generally finish within an hour.  Games are played on Saturdays, time TBD by schedule. There is an 8 game regular season schedule and single elimination tournaments culminating in a championship bowl at each level.

Register Early to take advantage of savings! Plus - register for the league and get $25 off the 2019 Summer Flag Football Skills Camps!
  • $165 - through April 30th!
  • $175 - May 1st - June 30th
  • Special requests are considered on first come, first serve basis BY June 30th
  • Additional $20 Late fee after June 30th
  • Late fees are non-refundable
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.


1st & 2nd Grade

Season Dates: 08/01/2019 to 11/05/2019
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$175.00

3rd & 4th Grade

Season Dates: 08/01/2019 to 11/05/2019
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$175.00

5th & 6th Grade

Season Dates: 08/01/2019 to 11/05/2019
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$175.00

7th & 8th Grade

Season Dates: 08/01/2019 to 11/05/2019
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$175.00

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. 

Registration coming soon...

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 12 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 12 teams in this division.
  • 7th – 8th Grade Division - Mega Bowl Division  Coaches can bring in their entire team!
    Nine vs. nine.  There will be a maximum of 10 teams in this division.

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.

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!

Registration Information

Registration Opens April 1, 2019

Registration fee  - $175
After 6/30 additional late fee - $20

Use coupon code in league registration confirmation receipt and take $25 your Flag Football Summer Camp registration!  

2019 Coach Application

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

Schedule

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.

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Aurora, Illinois 60502

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