Thirty-Two NFL Flag Football Teams to Compete for National Championships in Arlington, Texas

Thirty-two (32) teams from across the United States will compete Saturday, Feb. 8, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, in the NFL FLAG powered by USA Football National Championships.

Eight teams in each division (9-10 coed, 11-12 coed, 13-14 boys and 13-14 girls) will participate in the annual flag football event. Teams qualified for the national championships by winning regional tournaments hosted by NFL clubs. In 2013, a record number of 220,000 boys and girls ages 5-17 were part of NFL FLAG powered by USA Football, a fun and dynamic non-contact football experience where kids can develop skills and learn lessons in teamwork, dedication and discipline.

Players and coaches will arrive Thursday, Feb. 6, for a three-day trip to Arlington to compete in the tournament. The stay includes hotel, food, transportation and social events for all teams. Players and coaches also will attend the U.S. Under-19 National Team vs. Team Canada game Friday night at the University of Texas-Arlington Maverick Stadium. Flag Teams will have the opportunity to practice Thursday and Friday before taking the field to compete for a national championship. The tournament begins Saturday morning inside AT&T Stadium.

Pool play for the 9-10 and 11-12 coed divisions is scheduled to start at 8 a.m. CT with championship games at 1:30 p.m. The 13-14 boys and girls divisions begin pool play at 2:30 p.m. with the championship games at 7:45 p.m.

Regional tournaments were hosted by the Arizona Cardinals, Baltimore Ravens, Cincinnati Bengals, Dallas Cowboys, Houston Texans, New Orleans Saints, New York Jets and Oakland Raiders.

For the complete release, click here

Comments are closed.