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FAQ'S

Q. Why play flag football instead of tackle football?

A: Football is one of the most exciting and popular sports for kids. But whether it's because of limited size or ability, or the desire to keep from getting hurt, not all kids want to play tackle football and many parents are concerned about the violent nature of the game. Flag football has proven to be a much safer sport for kids that still includes the high action appeal of football with far less of the common injuries associated with tackle football: concussions, broken bones, sprains, and dislocations.

Q. Is there physical contact in this league?

A. This is a no-contact league, and penalties for contact will be enforced. Tackling, blocking, stiff-arming or physical contact of any kind is not allowed.

Q. What equipment is needed to participate?

  • Each participant will receive a league provided NFL reversible jersey and flag belt and team shorts
  • Mouth guards are required.
  • Cleats are not mandatory but encouraged. No metal cleats allowed

Q. What size football should my child practice with?

A. We recommend a junior football

Q. What jersey size should I order?

  1. Check the jersey size chart to determine the size jersery you should order for your child

Q. How do I care for the kid's flag football uniform?

  • Machine wash cold with like colors on gentle cycle
  • Do not bleach, but use non-chlorinated detergent
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Do not iron or dry clean

Q. How much does it cost to register with My NFL Flag Football League

A. We are very competitive, especially with everything entailed in our season. Our Fee is $195.00 which, includes an NFL Reversible Jersey, flag belt, game shorts interactive website and plenty of flag football FUN! Our newly created 5-6 Future All Stars is only $99 to register!

Q: Can I pay the registration fee by check?

A: We are accepting credit and debit cards online. If you would like to pay by check or money order, that's fine too. Please mail check to: P.O Box 710542, Santee, CA 92072

Q: What is your refund policy?

A: Full refunds are only given within 7 days of registration. After 15 days of registration, only 50% of the refund will be given. No refunds are given after 30 days of registration. There will be a $10 fee applied to all refunds. Additional charges will occur if uniform items have already been ordered.

Combining Divisions: ***Please understand, at the discretion of My NFL Flag Football, may combine age divisions if there are not enough players in one division to be held on their own. No refunds will be given due to My NFL Flag Football combining divisions***

Q. How are Divisons sorted?

  1. The league is made up of five divisions.
  • 5-6 Future Stars (Newly created division for the young athletes!)
  • 7-8 year olds
  • 9-10 year olds
  • 11-12 year olds
  • 13-14 year olds

Q. What is the length of the Flag Football Season?

  1. The anticipated length of the Season is approximately 10 weeks. 8 regular season games, playoff week, Super Bowl and ProBowl. The 5-6 Future Stars Division runs 8 weeks with no additional games after. The Spring season runs from March to May. The Fall season runs from September to November. These dates are subject to change.

Q. What kind of equipment should my child have?

  • A mouth piece should be worn during any on-field activity
  • We recommend every child wear cleats. No metal spikes

Q. Weather Condition Polices

Games will only be cancelled if the fields are deemed to be unplayable. Cancellations will be posted immediately on the website as well as emailed to all the coaches and parents. During the regular season, if there's a game cancellation, there will be no make-ups except for Playoffs. Playoffs are the only games that will be made up if there's a game cancellation

Lightning/Thunder
  • Any lightning/thunder will result in the current game immediately being called. If the 4th quarter has begun, then the game will be recorded as a final score.
  • Any game scheduled to begin within 30mins of lightning/thunder delay will be cancelled and result in a tie.
Delay of Game due to heavy rain
  • If a game is delayed 15mins or more due to heavy rain, and the game is in progress, then the game will be called and the game will result in a tie.
  • If a game is delayed due to heavy rain and the 4th quarter has begun, then the game will be called and recorded as a final score.
Cancelled Games due to weather conditions
  • If a game cannot begin within 15mins after its scheduled time due to weather conditions, the game will be cancelled and result in a tie.

Q. My child wants to "Play Up" into the next age group, is that possible?

  1. Yes. Playing up into the next age division is allowed. Since the registration system automatically places players into Divisions based on their age, simply add a note in the "Special Requests" field on the registration form to let us know that you would like your child to play up into the next Division and we will make the change. Alternately, you may email us your request. We do not, however, allow "playing down" into a younger Age Division, to be fair to the younger kids.

Q. How are the teams picked?

  1. All Efforts are made to accommodate siblings and friend requests and in most cases are granted. An effort is also made to put kids from the same area on the same team.

Q. When, where and how often is practice?

  1. Coaches will determine what day(s) and location practice will be held. Each team will practice a minimum 1 hour a week and no more than 3 hours a week.

Q. Do you have a copy of the Rule Book?
1. Yes, click 2018 Official Rule Book

Q. When will I hear from my Coach?

  1. You will receive an email from the league as soon as your child has been placed on a team indicating the team information schedule and coach's information. Your coach will contact you at least two weeks prior to the start of the season to introduce themselves. If you haven't heard from your coach and the first game is less than a week away, please contact us for information.

Q. I have other questions. Who do I contact?

  1. You may contact us by email at info@mynflflag.com or call us at 619.244.8607 or 619.312.7574