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Fall Flag Football

Program Announcements

2020 Fall Flag Football Registration Opens in Spring 2020

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.

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.

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!

Rules, Equipment & Directions



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.

  • 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.


Registration Information

Registration fee  - TBA

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

Coach Application

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

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.


2019 Game Schedule:

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Wheatland Athletic Association

2323 Liberty St 
Aurora, Illinois 60502

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