About Flag Football

Updated Sunday September 2, 2018 by Christine Pulsifer.

Flag Football is a growing alternative to full contact football and teaches basic skills and concepts of the game.   NSYFCA Flag Football provides boys and girls in grades K - 3, a fun and exciting opportunity to engage in non-contact, continuous action while learning lessons in teamwork.  This will be our 3rd season offering Flag Football.  Last year we had an amazing season and with the continued growth we will be able to offer two grade levels of Flag Football for the 2018 season.   We will be opening registration for a K/1 team and an 2/3 team.


Our program is designed to educate young people about the techniques and skills of youth football while emphasizing participation and sportsmanship.  Unlike the town recreation league, the NSYFCA Flag league is a TRAVEL league.   Our teams will be competing not only at Alongquin High School, but also in various towns across Central Mass.

Flag Football is played five-on-five with two 40 minute halves with a running clock.