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Spring Flag has Divisions: 6u,8u,10u,12u
Spring Season is pushed back until 3/30 (Or when schools open)
West Chester Spring NFL Flag Football
The season is pushed back until this over:
We do not prepare for things like this. We have already bought everything for the season. We will not be issuing refunds. We are not canceling the season. We are pushing the season back until this is over. Please wait to hear from us, as we will communicate when we know more information. (Our refund policy is under the about section)
We are pushing the season back to March 30th when the kids are scheduled to go back to school. The season will start when the schools open back up. The start of the season and detailed email is below:
Practice 1 - March 30th and April 1st
Game 1 - April 5th
Dear Flag Parents, Players and Staff,
During this time of growing concern, we believe it is our role and responsibility to prioritize the health and well-being of our community members.
We are requiring all Parents, Players, Flag Staff, and guests who are not feeling well or have any symptoms such as fever, cough or shortness of breath to stay home until they are feeling better, and to follow up with their healthcare provider.
Like you, we are closely following the news and monitoring the virus’ impact on our community. We are committed to continuing to take the necessary and recommended precaution and to stay in communication with you.
At this time, there is no plan for program cancellations. We are pushing practice back one week and starting the season on March 30th contingent upon fields and schools being open. If fields and schools are closed the season will be pushed back and extended based on our area school district policies. Coaches will still be given there rosters and asked to reach out to there parents to introduce themselves.
Our priority as an organization is to ensure the health and safety of our members and the communities we represent.
We look forward to a healthy, outdoor season.
Start Date 3/30/20
West Chester NFL Flag
For: West Chester and the Surrounding areas
Home Game Field: Rustin High School Turf of Stetson Middle School Field #273
Practice Field- Rustin HS on Monday or Wednesday 5:30-7:00pm
Practice at least once a week and Games once a week
8 Weeks: 7 Games minimum *weather permitting
Official NFL Flag reversible jersey and NFL flags included with registration
Early League Fee $150
*Late Registration Fees Added After March 16h
Divisions by age:
5 years old - 14 years old
Divisions are based upon your age on January 1st 2020
6u example: If you are 5 or 6 on January 1st 2020 you are 6u
8u example: If you are 7 or 8 on January 1st 2020 you are 8u
10u example: If you are 9 or 10 on January 1st 2020 you are 10u
12u example: If you are 11 or 12 on January 1st 2020 you are 12u
14u example: If you are 13 or 14 on January 1st 2020 you are 14u
Who we are
West Chester FLAG Football, powered by USA Football, the NFL’s official youth flag football program, offers boys and girls ages 5 - 17 the fun and excitement of fast-paced football in a non-contact environment. Our organization started in 2016 with only 30 kids. We now have over 300 kids in our wonderful organization. Our growth has been unbelievable in the Chester County area as our organization has spread into Kennett, Unionville, Coatesville and Delaware.
The National NFL Flag Football program, which was launched over 20 years ago, is designed to educate young people about football, while emphasizing participation and sportsmanship. The program is very popular in the Unites States and has been very successful in many locations. Our goal is to give local West Chester and surrounding area players a competitive and fun-filled NFL Flag Football experience.
Participants will be coached to develop their skills in passing, catching, ball carrying, defensive coverages, and route running. We will also cover other important aspects of the game of football. The time commitment of this league is limited (2.5 hours a week minimum - 1.5 for practice during week, 1 for game on weekend). This time commitment hopefully allows our players to develop critical football skills without interfering with other weekend activities. The most important thing is that West Chester Flag Football will be fun for everyone involved in the league.
Kids not only have a blast practicing and playing the game, but they learn valuable lessons in sportsmanship, teamwork, discipline and commitment — traits that will follow them throughout every aspect of their lives.
Flag Football History
Flag Football History. The game of American football has been played since the mid-1800's. The first College game occurred between Princeton and Rutgers on November 6th, 1869. Flag football as we know it today was developed on military bases in the early 1940's as a recreational sport for military personal. The game of flag football has been around for as nearly as long as tackle football. As America prepared to enter World War II, troops stationed at military bases needed a way to blow off steam. Since playing traditional football might result in injuries, flag football was developed as a compromise. While Webster does not have the term flag football listed until 1954, the game is believed to have started in the 1940s (with Fort Meade in Maryland as its generally-accepted birthplace).
West Chester Flag Football History
Our Flag Program Started out with 40 kids 7 seasons ago. We have come a long way. In 2019 we were the largest flag program in all of West Chester, PA. We had over 450 kids come through our program last year. We hosted the biggest flag football event in West Chester Flag Football history this past fall season at our annual flag football tournament. We had 5 different states attend our tournament. In 2020 we expect to have well over 500 kids in our organization. We hope to continue to grow in this wonderful area.