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Piedmont Family YMCA

Charlottesville, VA

Youth | Flag Football

FALL FLAG FOOTBALL LEAGUE

FALL 2019 REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

Our YMCA Flag Football league is designed to introduce boys and girls (rising kindergarten-8th grade) to the fundamental elements of football in a fun, instructional and safe environment. From the moment your child steps on the field, our program is designed to assist each player with the advancement of their individual skill level and football knowledge while enhancing their level of play in a fun and structured environment. Our YMCA Flag Football League is a proud member of the USA Football Association. Each participant will receive a NFL branded jersey, a flag belt, and a USA Football Membership!

Flag Football FAQ

WHO

Boys and girls are welcome to play in this co-ed league. The league is offered to rising kindergarten-8th graders (fall 2019).

WHEN

Practices begin the week of August 19, 2019.
Games run September 7-October 26, with one post season game played on November 2nd. Games are played on Saturday mornings, with the posibility of some Friday evening games depending on field availability.

WHERE

Practices and games will take place at Albemarle County and City of Charlottesville fields. The Y will do its best to have games at centrally located fields.

TIME

Practices are set by coaches in mid-August. Practices are held 1-2 evenings per week. Pratice times are 1 hour and typically between 5:30-7:30pm timeframe.
FEE
$120 Y Members; $160 non-members
Financial assistance is availabe to YMCA members. Financial assistance deadline is July 20, 2019.

REGISTRATION

Registration is open April 3-July 26. When registering, you will have the opportunity to make a team or coach request. While we will do our best to honor requests, we cannot guarantee any team placement. Teams are formed based on the child's grade and home address. Players are not permitted to play up or down their age group or division. Refunds are not issued unless the program is cancelled or a player suffers an injury prior to games beginning. You can register online or at the Brooks Y.

We are looking for volunteer head and assistant coaches. Without voluteers, our program cannot be successful! You can complete a volunteer application here.

Contact Sports Director, Ben Whitener, with any questions at bwhitener@piedmontymca.org.

**NEW** SPRING 2019 FLAG FOOTBALL LEAGUE

WHO

Boys and girls are welcome to play in this co-ed league. Players will receive a YMCA team shirt. Shirt is included in the registration fee. The league is offered to 1st-8th graders.

WHEN

Practices are held once a week beginning the week of March 25.
Games run April 7- May 19 and are played on Sunday afternoons (no games on Easter)

WHERE

Practices and games will take place at Albemarle County and City of Charlottesville fields.

TIME

Practices are set by coaches in mid-March. Practices are held 1 evening per week. Pratice times are 1 hour and typically between 5:30-7:30pm timeframe.
FEE
$90 Y Members; $130 non-members
Financial assistance is availabe to YMCA members.

REGISTRATION

Registration is open January 1-March 15, 2019. Register here.

When registering, you will have the opportunity to make a team or coach request. While we will do our best to honor requests, we cannot guarantee any team placement. Teams are formed based on the child's grade and home address. Players are not permitted to play up or down their age group or division. Refunds are not issued unless the program is cancelled or a player suffers an injury prior to games beginning.

We are looking for volunteer head and assistant coaches. Without voluteers, our program cannot be successful! You can complete a volunteer application here.

Contact Sports Director, Ben Whitener, with any questions at bwhitener@piedmontymca.org.

**NEW** LITTLE RUSHERS FLAG FOOTBALL

WHO

The Little Rushers program is for boys and girls ages 5-6 years old. Players will receive a YMCA team shirt. Shirt is included in the registration fee. Little Rushers uses an instructional/clinic type structure. Players will practice for 30-45 minutes each week, with the remaining time playing a game. The total time per week is 1 hour.

WHEN

April 7- May 19 on Sunday afternoons (no games on Easter)

WHERE

Albemarle County and/or City of Charlottesville fields

TIME

Clinics are held for 1 hour on Sunday afternoons.
FEE
$65 Y Members; $95 non-members
Financial assistance is availabe to YMCA members.

REGISTRATION

Registration is open January 1-March 15, 2019. Register here.

When registering, you will have the opportunity to make a team or coach request. While we will do our best to honor requests, we cannot guarantee any team placement. Teams are formed based on the child's grade and home address. Players are not permitted to play up or down their age group or division. Refunds are not issued unless the program is cancelled or a player suffers an injury prior to games beginning.

We are looking for volunteer head and assistant coaches. Without voluteers, our program cannot be successful! You can complete a volunteer application here.

Contact Sports Director, Ben Whitener, with any questions at bwhitener@piedmontymca.org.
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