MORE THAN 70 YOUTH FLAG FOOTBALL TEAMS ACROSS 24 STATES TO COMPETE FOR NFL FLAG CHAMPIONSHIPS AT PRO BOWL IN ORLANDO

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MORE THAN 70 YOUTH FLAG FOOTBALL TEAMS ACROSS 24 STATES TO COMPETE FOR NFL FLAG CHAMPIONSHIPS AT PRO BOWL IN ORLANDO

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​MORE THAN 70 YOUTH FLAG FOOTBALL TEAMS ACROSS 24 STATES TO COMPETE FOR NFL FLAG CHAMPIONSHIPS AT PRO BOWL IN ORLANDO​

More than 70 youth NFL FLAG football teams from 24 states will compete throughout Jan. 25-26 in Orlando, Florida, at the NFL FLAG National Championships at Pro Bowl powered by USA Football.

Teams across four divisions (9-10 Coed, 11-12 Coed, 13-14 Girls and 13-14 Boys) will participate in the annual culmination of the country's premier youth flag football program. Teams qualified for the Championships by winning regional tournaments hosted by USA Football and twelve (12) NFL team markets. NFL FLAG Regional Tournaments in 2018 were hosted by the Arizona Cardinals, Atlanta Falcons, Cleveland Browns, Houston Texans, Los Angeles Rams, New England Patriots, New Orleans Saints, New York Jets, Oakland Raiders, Philadelphia Eagles, Seattle Seahawks and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

In addition to qualifying at regional tournaments, an additional 21 teams in the Boys 13-14 division were nominated by NFL teams to compete in Orlando. All games will be played at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex (700 S. Victory Way, Kissimmee, Fla. 34747).

Championship games for the 9 -10 Coed, 11-12 Coed and 13-14 Girls divisions will be played Saturday, Jan. 26 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports ​Complex and streamed live on ESPN3. NFL Pro Bowl players, Legends, and special guests will serve as guest coaches encouraging teams and engaging with fans. The 13-14 Boys championship game will be played Sunday, Jan. 27 at Camping World Stadium during pregame. Kickoff is 1:15 p.m. ET and can be viewed on ESPN/ABC properties.

More than 450,000 boys and girls age 5-17 played NFL FLAG powered by USA Football in 2018. NFL FLAG is a fun and dynamic non-contact football experience for kids to enjoy the sport's fun and fitness while developing skills in an exciting team-centered atmosphere. Indianapolis-based USA Football is the sport's national governing body and a member of the U.S. Olympic Committee.

NFL FLAG players and coaches will not only compete for national titles, but will attend Play Football Opening Night, have an opportunity to view the Play Football Celebrity Flag Game and participate in Youth Football & Community Day. They also will attend the NFL's Pro Bowl, which will be played Sunday, Jan. 27 at 3 p.m. ET, telecast by ESPN.

Each of the National Championship teams participating in NFL FLAG Championships at Pro Bowl will wear jerseys of their hometown NFL teams.

Participating teams at the 2019 NFL FLAG Nationals powered by USA Football:

9-10 Coed

Hometown NFL Team (Jersey)Team NameHometown
Arizona CardinalsPlaymakers Elite CardinalsGilbert, Arizona
Cleveland BrownsYYFFA BrownsYoungstown, Ohio
Detroit LionsHuron Valley LionsHighland, Michigan
Houston TexansPhantom TexansSpring, Texas
Los Angeles ChargersPlay Sports Hawaii ChargersEwa Beach, Hawaii
Los Angeles RamsHigh Intensity RamsSan Diego, California
Miami DolphinsRed Zone DolphinsMiami, Florida
Miami DolphinsRyan Football DolphinsMiami, Florida
New Orleans SaintsManzella SaintsKenner, Louisiana
Oakland RaidersApex RaidersHenderson, Nevada
Washington RedskinsRenegade RedskinsAshburn, Virginia
Washington RedskinsVXS RedskinsPurcellville, Virginia

11-12 Coed​

Hometown NFL Team (Jersey)Team NameHometown
Arizona CardinalsAZ Elite CardinalsChandler, Arizona
Arizona CardinalsTucson Turf CardinalsTucson, Arizona
Buffalo BillsEast Area Rogue BillsFayetteville, New York
Dallas CowboysMetro CowboysDallas, Texas
Detroit LionsFlight Zone LionsPlymouth, Michigan
Los Angeles RamsHigh Intensity RamsSan Diego, California
Miami DolphinsRed Zone DolphinsMiami, Florida
Miami DolphinsRyan Football DolphinsMiami, Florida
New England PatriotsNSFFL Elite PatriotsWellesley, Massachusetts
New Orleans SaintsDuhe SaintsKenner, Louisiana
Oakland RaidersApex RaidersHenderson, Nevada
Washington RedskinsAFFL RedskinsAnnandale, Virginia

13-14 Girls

Hometown NFL Team (Jersey)Team NameHometown
Arizona CardinalsAZ Red Zone CardinalsPhoenix, Arizona
Arizona CardinalsTucson Turf CardinalsTucson, Arizona
Cleveland BrownsYYFFA BrownsYoungstown, Ohio
Houston TexansTexas Fury TexansAustin, Texas
Miami DolphinsRyan Football DolphinsMiami, Florida
New England PatriotsNSFFL Elite PatriotsBeverly, Massachusetts
New Orleans SaintsManzella SaintsKenner, Louisiana
Oakland Raiders200% RaidersHenderson, Nevada
Oakland RaidersEBFF RaidersOakland, California
Tampa Bay BuccaneersMake it Count BuccaneersTampa, Florida
Washington RedskinsBandit RedskinsArlington, Virginia
Washington RedskinsFusion RedskinsArlington, Virginia

13-14 Boys

Hometown NFL Team (Jersey)Team NameHometown
Arizona CardinalsHCA Az DolphinsPeoria, Arizona​
Arizona CardinalsTucson Turf CardinalsTucson, Arizona
Atlanta FalconsWestside FalconsGainesville, Georgia
Baltimore RavensFrederick Co. RavensFrederick, Maryland
Buffalo BillsBuffalo BillsBuffalo, New York
Carolina PanthersCarolina PanthersMyrtle Beach, South Carolina
Chicago BearsJunior BearChicago, Illinois
Cincinnati BengalsRoute Runner BengalsDayton, Ohio
Cleveland BrownsYYFFA BrownsYoungstown, Ohio
Dallas CowboysMercy Street CowboysDallas, Texas
Denver BroncosWe Sport U BroncosLongmont, Colorado
Detroit LionsFlight Zone LionsBloomfield Hills, Michigan
Green Bay PackersRipon PackersRipon, Wisconsin
Houston TexansTFL TexansSpring, Texas
Indianapolis ColtsShowtime ColtsFt. Wayne, Indiana
Jacksonville JaguarsDuval Dynasty JaguarsJacksonville, Florida
Kansas City ChiefsKansas City YMCA ChiefsKansas City, Missouri
Los Angeles ChargersLA ChargersIrvine, California
Los Angeles RamsHigh Intensity RamsSan Diego, California
Miami DolphinsRed Zone DolphinsMiami, Florida
Miami DolphinsRyan Football DolphinsMiami, Florida
Minnesota VikingsWestside VikingsGainesville, Georgia
New England PatriotsNorth Shore PatriotsBeverly, Massachusetts
New England PatriotsNSFFL Elite PatriotsBeverly, Massachusetts
New Orleans SaintsManzella SaintsKenner, Louisiana
New York GiantsHEWBYL GiantsRobbinsville, New Jersey
New York JetsWest Bronx JetsWest Bronx, New York
Oakland Raiders200% RaidersHenderson, Nevada
Philadelphia EaglesLand of Opportunity EaglesCamden, New Jersey
Pittsburgh SteelersPFF SteelersPittsburgh, Pennsylvania
San Francisco 49ersPeninsula 49ersSan Francisco, California
Seattle SeahawksPick6 SeahawksRenton, Washington
Tampa Bay BuccaneersMake it Count BuccaneersTampa, Florida
Tennessee TitansNashville TitansNashville, Tennessee
Washington RedskinsVXS RedskinsPurcellville, Virginia

For more information about NFL FLAG powered by USA Football, visit: www.nflflag.com.

About USA Football: USA Football designs and delivers premier educational, developmental and competitive programs to advance and grow the sport. As the sport's national governing body, member of the U.S. Olympic Committee and organizer of the U.S. National Team for international competition, USA Football partners with leaders in medicine, child advocacy and athletics to support positive football experiences for youth, high school and other amateur players.​​

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