FAQs

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What is flag football?

Flag football is a safe, exciting non-contact version of football that is played using flag football belts.


Who can play flag football?

Flag football is for everyone! CFL NFL Flag Football tournaments are for boys and girls who are 10 and 11 years of age. That being said, there are no limitations as to who can play flag football. 


How can I register for a tournament?

Good news! You're already in the right spot (kind of). You can register on this website by logging into your account or creating an account (click on the top right LOGIN button). You can also head to the home page to locate your tournament, and begin registration through that page.


Do I need to bring my own equipment?

CFL NFL Flag will provide flags, flag belts and team jerseys. Each player should be prepared to play, rain or shine, with appropriate athletic footwear and clothing. Mouth guards are mandatory for every participant but gloves are optional.


What is the CFL NFL Flag Football program about?

The CFL and NFL have partnered to launch a series of flag football tournaments across Canada to engage young fans with our sport and provide a safe, fun opportunity to play football. 


How do the CFL NFL Flag Football Regional Tournaments work?

Each regional tournament will be played round-robin style to determine the regional champion. Each of the regional champion teams will earn an all-expense paid trip to the Grey Cup host city to participate in the CFL NFL Flag Football Championship during Grey Cup Week. The winner of the CFL NFL Flag National Tournament will then earn a trip to Orlando and the 2019 Pro Bowl presented by Verizon where they will compete in the NFL FLAG Championships!


Can I start my own CFL NFL league?

Not yet! Check back soon for more details.


When is Flag Football season?

CFL NFL Flag football generally runs from June - November, however, flag requires little equipment beyond a football and flag belts! You can be play flag year-round wherever a field can be found!


How long is each game and what is the tournament time commitment?

CFL NFL Flag Football games are 20 minutes in length, running time. Games are broken into two ten minute halves with a one minute halftime! The tournament will likely occupy 5-8 hours of the day, including registration and medal ceremony.


How old must my son/daughter be to play?

In 2018, we are accepting players ages 10 to 11 years old (must be born on or after January 1, 2007).


How many players are required to form a team?

 Rosters must have between 7-10 players and must include one participant from each gender. Please note that game play requires one child of each gender be on the field at all times. We recommend having a minimum of 2 (two) children from each gender on your roster.


What is the cost to register?

The cost to register a team is $300. For a full roster of 10 players, this works out to $30 per player.


What if I have other questions?

No problem! Fill out the form on the Contact Us page and we'll get back to you as soon as we can.

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