Flag Football 2017

Updated Thursday September 7, 2017 by Chris Hillson.

Flag Football 2017

Kindergarten - 3rd Grade

K/1 will be in one group, 2/3 will be in another

Practice will be held every Saturday morning 9:00 - 10:15am at Cheshire High School.

Start date, September 9th and run for 8 weeks ending on October 28th

The first half of practice will be skills and drills, and the second half of practice will be a fun game vs another team.  

Fee $60


Game Schedule

9-9      1v2   3v4

9-16    1v3    2v4

9-23    1v4    2v3

9-30    1v2    3v4

10-7    1v3    2v4

10-14   1v4    2v3

10-21   1v2    3v4

10-28   1v3   2v4


Flag Football Rules of Play

- every kid gets the ball before any kid gets the ball a second time

- 7v7 or 8v8, depending on how many players you have. Center, 2- Guards, 2- WR, QB, RB (2 if 8v8)

- defense must line up 5 yards off the ball, One player can rush in on the snap, everyone else must wait at the line until the ball gets to them.

- Games will be played on a 40 yard field, you have four downs to get to the 20 for a first, then four more downs to score a touchdown. After a turnover on downs or a touchdown the ball will always be returned to the 40

- 9:00-9:35, coaches will work with their teams on fundamentals.

Suggested practice plan
5 min- warm up
5 min- flag pulling
5 min- hand offs
5 min- pass catching
15min- run plays

- feel free to add in other basic fundamentals, just remember it's all about having fun with them.


9:40-10:15 -- Fun Game vs another team